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Study Abroad

Peru 2018

Join other UTA students and Professors Kevin Gustafson and Amanda Alexander for Study Abroad in Peru, Summer I, 2018. Experience the pleasure of living and learning in an international setting, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Program Highlights

  • Receive 6 hours of UT Arlington credit (two courses).
  • Team-taught by Dr. Kevin Gustafson (English) and Dr. Amanda Alexander (Art).
  • Visits to sites of archaeological, historic, and cultural interest, including Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Chinchero, Colca, Arequipa, Puno, Lake Titicaca. The program will involve a good deal of walking, and some hiking, in a variety of weather conditions.

Enrollment is limited, so early application is strongly encouraged. Interviews of applicants will begin in November. Offers of admission will be made on a rolling basis with a view to finalizing the roster of participants by March 2018.

Program Information

  • Program Dates: May 29 through June 15, 2018 (Summer I session).
  • Program Cost: The program fee of $2500 covers lodging (double occupancy); all breakfasts, some lunches, and two dinners; all program-related travel within Peru, including a number of guided tours; entrance fees to archaeological and historic sites and museums. Not included: group-rate roundtrip airfare between Dallas and Lima, some lunches and most dinners, tuition, and books. Scholarships are available through both the Honors College and the Office of International Education.
  • Courses: ENGL 2309: World Literature (Gustafson), ART 4392: Visual Culture in Contemporary Peru (Alexander). All students take both courses, neither of which has a prerequisite. ENGL 2309 satisfies the Core Requirement in Language, Philosophy, and Culture. Honors students are welcome to contract either or both courses for Honors credit.
  • Interest Sessions: Tuesday, November 7th at 4:00 pm in College Hall 100A; Wednesday, November 8th at 2:00 pm in Fine Arts Bldg 2102.
  • Orientation Sessions: mid-May 2018, dates and times TBA.
  • Download an ApplicationThe application form and additional information will be available in early October 2017.
We regret to announce that the program is cancelled owing to undersubscription.