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Published on Jul 3, 2012
The College of Charleston study abroad program in Havana, Cuba, is designed for students majoring or minoring in Spanish, History, Political Science, Art History, Urban Studies, Latin American Caribbean Studies, and International Studies, or others who can apply this study towards their degree program.
There are many opportunities for students while studying for a semester in Cuba. Some of the program highlights are that the students will be exposed to an array of cultural activities and study trips designed to encourage direct interaction with the Cuban people and explore Cuba's rich African heritage. Classes will be taught by College of Charleston faculty and Cuban scholars from several academic institutions in Cuba through the Instituto de Filosofia in La Habana. Some classes will be held at the National Botanical Garden, the Casa las Américas, Casa de Africa and the Instituto de Filosofia among other sites.
Students must enroll in at least 12 hours (4 courses) to maintain full-time status. LACS 103: Introduction to Contemporary Cuba POLS 321: Latin American Politics POLS 335: The Cuban Revolution POLS 339: Social Movements in Latin America Opportunity for one or two Spanish language courses may be available.