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  • Locations: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
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Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 3-Junior Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.00 Field of Study: Child and Family Development, Education, Liberal Studies
Housing Options: Hostel or Hotel Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: Department-Led Program SDSU Office: Education
Program Description:
Program Profile
Mexico City is located at 7,340 feet and surrounded by mountains. Several indigenous groups originally inhabited the area between 100 and 900 A.D. This federal district, known as Distrito Federal is the country's economic and cultural hub. Home to many well known museums such as Museo Casa Frida Kahlo and Museo Nacional de Historia.

Activities :
  • Tour Archeological site of Teotihuacan
  • Visit Zocalo
  • Tour National Palace
  • Visit Basilica of Guadalupe
  • Museum of Anthropology
  • Artisan Market in Zona Rosa
  • Community project, building a rain water catchment system
  • Work with local community members 
  • Teach local children
Price (Estimate) :
  • $1,970 plus $60 for insurance
Included in Program Fee :
  • 2 meals a day including water
  • Transportation
  • Excursions
  • Community Project 
  • Presentations by local experts
  • Travel and Medical Repatriation insurance
  • 24 hour on site support
Not Included in the Program Fee :
  • Airfare
  • Passport fees
  • Food purchased from outside vendors
  • Personal expenses
Additional Information :
  • Students must secure a passport and present it to program director at least 45 days prior to departure. 
  • All participants must enroll in ED 450 
  • All participants must attend two pre-departure meetings, dates TBD

Academic Notes
  • Course: ED 450: Mexico (3 Units)
  • Professor : Dr. Jacki Booth
For more information
  • Contact: Dr. Sarah Maheronnagsh or Dr, Jacki Booth in EBA 259
  • Telephone: (619) 594-3266
  • Email:

Language Notes
This course will be taught in English.

Program Dates
March 23 - 31, 2018

Insurance Requirement
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.