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Maya Civilization

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2012
Program Starts: Jan 03, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 30, 2014
Major 1: Area / Ethnic Studies: Central American
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,020
Program Locations: Cancun
Contact Phone: 336-316-2282
Contact Name: Robert G. Williams
Contact Email:
What is Included: Airfare, housing, some on-site meals, on-site transportation
What is not Included: On-campus utility and board fee
Program Description

Students will see first-hand the artistic, architectural, and scientific feats of the Maya Civilization of Mesoamerica that reached a classic peak around 800 A.D. Ten days at Guilford will be devoted to intensive preparation in the history, geography, economics, politics and culture of the Maya Civilization to be followed by a ten day field trip to the Yucatan Peninsula. Requires critical journaling, research and oral presentation of discoveries.

Location: 10 days on campus/10 days in Yucatan, Mexico.
Faculty leader: Robert G. Williams with Hastings College.

Course: 50010, GST 250 005 - 4 credits, Graded.

Application: stage 1 at Study Abroad website; stage 2 is a required interview with instructor.

Cost: $3020 including airfare, housing, and most food off-campus. $300 extra money for non-covered food, $100 materials. Utility and board fee for those living on campus. $1250 deposit.

Quick Facts

Population: 114975406
Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Per-capita GDP: $ 14800
Size: 1964375 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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