Through hands-on experiences, you will gain knowledge, skills and abilities in social welfare practices for transnational work in the United States with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Working in conjunction with Texas A&M Soltis Research & Education Center and site visits to various social service agencies in areas of health, mental health, aging, child welfare and criminal justice, you will explore issues of political and economic development, environmental social movements, history and culture.

Program Details

When: May Mini 2023

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

Program Decision Date: March 31,2023

Travel to Costa Rica for a 9-day immersion in the country and culture geared towards social work majors wanting to impact the world. This program allows students to demonstrate knowledge of the interconnectedness of global dynamics (issues, processes, trends, and systems) in a real-world setting.

Students participating in this program will be provided accommodation at the Texas A&M Soltis Research & Education center. They will be paired with other students in a dorm environment with on-campus and off-campus food options.

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Current Junior, Senior or Graduate Student
  • Eligible to enroll in SWK 492/592.

Estimated Fees paid to Texas A&M-CommerceCost
Direct Cost of Program: This includes airfare, in-country housing & transportation, and program related events and/or activities.$1,700
Estimated Additional Expenses
Passport &Visa$200
International Insurance (Required)$12.24
Personal Expenses$200
Total Estimated Costs$2,412.24

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