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Costa Rica: Business in Latin America

Costa Rica Study Abroad


NOTE: Program is now closed.

Travel and course dates
July 25 - August 5, 2016 


Get firsthand experience with doing business in Latin American countries. The courses will emphasize the study of intercultural differences between the United States and Costa Rica as a valid representation of Latin American countries. In addition to regular classes on campus, students will spend 11 days in Costa Rica where they will visit and study at "Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion the Empresas" (Central American Institute of Business Administration), also known as INCAE, one of the top business schools in Latin America. The country's Chambers of Commerce and multinational companies will be used as field-based settings to accomplish the learning objectives for the class. Learn more about Costa Rica. 

Costa Rica trip info

CalendarProgram Meetings

Please mark your calendar for the following mandatory meetings.

All participants are required to attend all meetings in order to participate in the Study Abroad program.

Note: all meetings will take place on the Clearwater Campus at 4 p.m.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - Pre-departure Orientation
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - Farewell Meeting
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Re-Entry Meeting

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For a taste of what it's like to study abroad in Costa Rica, or to follow our students as they travel, read posts from the Costa Rica program.

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InformationAvailable courses

Students must enroll in one course from the list below.

Note: Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites.

Professor: Rina Coronel 

MAN 2604   Intercultural Relations in Business (Prerequisite*) 3 credits
GEB 2350   Survey of International Business 3 credits
MAN 4102   Managing Cultural Diversity (Prerequisite**) 3 credits

*Prerequisite: REA 0001.

**Prerequisites: Admission to Banking (BAS), Technology Management (BAS), International Business (BAS), Management & Organizational Leadership (BAS), Health Services Administration (BAS), Health Services Administration (BASPR), Public Policy and Administration (BS) Business Administration (BS) or Educational Studies (BS).

PhoneLead faculty contacts

After you submit the application online, we will review your application and e-mail you with details of scheduling your interview with the Costa Rica program lead faculty, Rina Coronel, 727-341-3193.