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Spanish in Spain with Dr. Grant Moss 2014

Dates: May 31- June 28, 2014

Estimated cost: $3250 + airfare + plus PSU tuition for three to six credits
(includes classes in Spain, lodging and meals with host family, city tour, welcome and farewell dinners, bullfight, and overnight excursion to Granada, support of PSU faculty member on-site)
(other costs not included: passport, insurance ~$44, textbooks ~$50, public transportation in Alicante ~$35, personal travel, personal expenses) 

Course: MLL 250 or MLL 252 and 254 or MLL 356 and 358 or MLL 450 and 475

COUNTS FOR IKE!

Description:

Join Dr. Grant D. Moss, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department
of Modern Languages and Literature, for an unforgettable Pitt State
University study abroad experience in Alicante, Spain. Alicante is the
pearl of La Costa Blanca located on the southeastern Mediterranean coast.
This unique location combines the charm of a big city with the comfort and
flair of a seaside town. Alicante's diverse culture, history, architecture,
and climate intoxicate anyone who walks its streets.

During the 2014 Alicante program you will hone your Spanish skills as you
study Spanish language, culture and/or literature at La Universidad de
Alicante, an international leader in information technology and
digitalization of literary documents. You will also live and dine daily
with a host family in the Alicante area; your adopted family will remain
with you in your heart when you leave. Your cultural experiences (including
a city tour, a bullfight, and travel to nearby Granada) will increase
your international awareness. The positive interactions that you attain
through the Alicante program will give you a bilingual edge in the
increasingly competitive job market.

Pre-requisite: MLL 154

Faculty leader:
Dr. Grant Moss
Modern Languages
411 Grubbs
620-235-4713
gmoss@pittstate.edu

Proposed Deposit Dates and Payment Deadlines
1st deposit due ($500): December 11, 2013
2nd deposit due ($750): January 17, 2014 
3rd deposit due ($750): February 14, 2014
4th deposit due ($750): March 14, 2014 
5th deposit due ($500): April 11, 2014

Refund Policy
1. If you withdraw from the program at any time, you are liable for the $500 application deposit.
2. If you withdraw after March 14, 2014, but before April 11, 2014, you are liable for $1000 plus costs incurred by the university on your behalf.
3. The final deadline to withdraw from this program is April 11, 2014. The program cannot refund any amount after the April 11 deadline (the last due date corresponds with the date that the faculty leader will send the international wire to the University of Alicante). If you withdraw after this deadline, regardless of the reason for the withdrawal, you are not eligible for any refund from Pittsburg State University. 


This policy applies to all cancellations, regardless of the reason. Your request to withdraw and receive a refund must be made in writing to Pittsburg State University. the deposit is non-refundable once you have submitted your application unless your application is denied due to eligibility requirements wherein Pittsburg State University will refund the entire amount. Alternative payment arrangements (financial aid, payment plans, etc.) do not exempt you from this policy. There will be an initial $500 non-refundable deposit.

All students are encouraged to purchase trip cancellation insurance (link here) to protect their investment.

 

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