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  • Locations: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UTSA applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

History and Culture of Oaxaca

Summer: June 18 to July 16, 2018
Six credit hours

Faculty Leader
Dr. Caterine Nolan-Ferrell, History - see bio here


You will spend your summer in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, studying with UTSA students and faculty as you learn about Mexican history and develop your Spanish.  All students will take the three-credit interdisciplinary course, Indigenous Peoples and the State, taught by a UTSA faculty member.  Your other three credits will be a Spanish language course that is aligned to your level.  No prior Spanish language ability is required to participate on this program.  Housing is with host families and the program includes multiple excursions to precolonial and colonial sites, museums, markets, artisan cooperatives, and unique natural areas. 

See the program flyer: Summer History in Oaxaca Flyer.pdf
See a brief intro to Oaxaca here: Oaxaca.Intro.pdf

You will enroll in one UTSA course and one local Spanish language course.  See below for how the local Spanish courses transfer back to UTSA.

 Oaxaca Course  UTSA Equivalent
 Beginner Spanish  FL 1034 - Beginning Language Study Abroad
 Intermediate Spanish  FL 2033 - Intermediate Language Study Abroad
 Advanced Spanish  FL 3033 - Advanced Language Study Abroad


All-inclusive estimated cost of $4,198 includes:

  • Tuition
  • Room and board
  • Excursions and special events
  • Transportation to/from Mexico and in country 

How to Apply
All program applicants must click the Apply Now button (found near the top of the page) and complete the application requirements by the deadline.  By clicking Apply Now, the application system will display the requirements for your program.

Application Requirements
The application includes the following components; detailed instructions are provided when you click Apply Now:

  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Application Essays
  • In-person Interview

If you have questions about the program, please contact Dr. Catherine Nolan-Ferrell in the History Department at


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