Study AbroadTwo options exist: to go abroad with a program offered by another institution, or to go abroad on an MSCD-sponsored program. Programs offered by MSCD vary by department and year, and only those of the Department of Modern Languages are described below.
In exploring the option of a program offered by another institution, please note that the following information must be read and various forms completed:
Please speak with any faculty advisor in your major or minor areas before deciding on any study abroad programs!
Programs Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages
The MSCD Language and Culture Institute a semester program. Students have the option to earn from 6 to 15 credits. Courses also fulfill the General Studies Level I requirements. Living accommodations are with families and all meals are provided. A special series on Mexican life and culture, including field trips to archeolological and historical sites, is part of the programs. Please contact the Department at 556-2908 for additional information.
The MSCD Language and Culture Institute offers three semester programs: Spring, Summer and Fall. Students have the option to earn from 6 to 15 credits. Courses also fulfill the General Studies Level I requirements. Living accommodations are with families and all meals are provided. A special series on Mexican life and culture, including weekly field trips to archeolological and historical sites, is part of the programs. Please contact the Department at 556-2908 for more information and visit the website for the Universidad de Guadalajara at http://www.udg.mx/ for additional information.
Mexico and the Yucatan
The MSCD Language and Culture Institute offers this one credit program for two weeks each January. The cost is approximately $1,800.00, plus application fee, and includes airfare, room, transfers and tuition. Please contact the Department at 556-2908 for more information. Application deadline is in November.
The 2011 METRO STATE/ELFCA FRENCH LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE
MSCD often offers a 4 week, intensive French program on the Riviera in Hyeres, France, at ELFCA. The goal is to study the French language in an authentic setting, interacting both socially and culturally with French speaking peoples.
Students attend class daily from 8:30 – 12:30 with a possibility of two weekly one-hour workshops. There are also four exciting excursions to rich cultural sites of the French Riviera.
• Metro State credit available is from 3 to 6 credits at three different levels
• Improve your linguistic abilities
• Family stay including breakfast and dinner daily
• The school has a wonderful setting with garden and cafeteria
• Possibility to rent a bicycle to get to the beach (or take a bus)
• Enjoy lovely Provence so well known culturally and artistically by all
DATES: Classes begin Monday June 6, 2011 and end Friday July 1, 2011
COSTS: Between $ 3,144.00 and $3,709.00*
*TRAVEL TO AND FROM DENVER and PERSONAL EXPENSES are NOT INCLUDED and are the FINANCIAL responsibility of the student.
Fares are subject to the evolving rate of the dollar in contrast to the euro.
Pending approval by Metro state committees dealing with student studies abroad
For further information, contact Professor Alain D. Ranwez, Ph.D., at email@example.com or 303-556-3011.
The cost for this program, which is offered some Summer semesters, has been approximately $3000.00. This trip includes 6 credits MSCD tuition, a single room at the Academie Klausenhof, all books and materials, three meals a day, and all excursions with admission fees to a variety of places. Air fare is not included in the program price. This program takes place in the Academie Klausenhof in the North Western part of the Federal Republic of Germany, on the border of Holland. Students will attend a three-week intensive language and culture course. Classes will be held on weekdays, but excursions lead by the German faculty of Klausenhof will take the students to other sites such as Amsterdam, Bonn, Cologne, Xanten, Duisburg and several others. The price of all activities is included in the on-site tuition and fees. This included bus travel, boar rides, museums, cathedrals, water castles and many others.
MSCD also offers credit for study independently at any Goethe Institute located in Germany. The costs vary and do not including airfare and personal expenses. Participants can live in international dormitories and participate in special activities of cultural interest. Contact Professor Glatz at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. More information about Goethe Institutes is at http://www.goethe.de/.