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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring Break, Summer
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  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
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Fact Sheet:
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Class Standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.00 Field of Study: Foods and Nutrition, Gerontology, Health Science, Kinesiology, Nursing, Social Work, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Housing Options: Homestay Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: Department-Led Program SDSU Office: Health and Human Services
Program Description:
Application is open only to students that have already been accepted to the program through the College of Health and Human Services

Program Profile

HHS 350 is a 3-unit GE course that meets the SDSU Explorations B (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and the Cultural Diversity requirements, and includes a 9-day international experience in San Jose, Costa Rica!

Lectures from SDSU faculty during the semester-long course will include the following topics:
  • historical aspects of international health and human services
  • economic development and health and social science
  • nutrition in a developing country
  • globalization, health, and HIV/AIDS
For the most up-to-date information about this program, visit CHHS website.

Participate: 
Space is given to those that apply to the program first. Priority is given to graduating seniors. 
**Majors outside of the CHHS are welcome to apply, but priority is given to CHHS majors
Application is open only to students that have already been accepted to the program through the College of Health and Human Services 
Spring Break 2019: Students register during their Spring semester registration date/time on Webportal.


Students in the following CHHS Schools may enroll in HHS 350:
  • Exercise & Nutritional Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences 
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Academic Notes:
Please send an email to: chhsintl@sdsu.edu for any questions or concerns.

Application/Enrollment required: visit HERE for more details. 

Please note: Students who are applying for a Fall program: The international portion occurs during summer and the HHS 350 class occurs Fall semester.                                 Application required, please visit HERE for more details. 


Application is open only to students who have already been accepted to the program through the College of Health and Human Services.  
 

Language Notes
This course will be taught in English and Spanish. Please contact the faculty leading the course to obtain more information on language requirements.

Program Dates
  • Online course during the Fall OR Spring semester 
  • Students must attend 2 mandatory, in-person pre-departure meetings on the SDSU campus. See CHHS International Experience website for details.
  • 9-day instructor-led international field experience during Spring OR Summer break.  See CHHS International Experience website for details. 
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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. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

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

Application is open only to students that have already been accepted to the program through the College of Health and Human Services

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

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