Roanoke in the Yucatan, Mexico
The Yucatan program offers a unique opportunity for study abroad and service learning in three sites with residential and teaching facilities across the region: Merida, Kaxil Kiuic, and Oxkutzcab.
For more information about each site, visit Merida, Kaxil Kiuic, and Oxkutzcab.
Each spring semester, a group of Roanoke students travels with a Roanoke faculty member to the Yucatan. Students engage in coursework, cultural excursions, language immersion, and service projects.
Students will receive 4.0 units of credit during this semester this program is open to all majors.
Standing coursework includes the Spanish language (all levels) and ANTH 261, a special topics archaeology course studying the Mayan ruins. The other two courses offered will vary each year depending on the faculty leader's interest and subject area.
There is no language prerequisite.
Standard Roanoke tuition, fees, room, and board apply with an additional $1500 program fee. This includes tuition, room and board, airfare, and excursions.
Regular financial aid will apply to these program costs.
Deadline to apply and $750 deposit due: October 1st
For more information, please see our brochure or contact the International Education Office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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