North Lake College invites you to experience the history and culture of
Latin America while earning 6-7 hours of college credit in Spanish from
July 9 through August 7 in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
The Dallas County Community College District has partnered with The Department of Modern Language
at the University of Texas at Arlington for this year’s Summer Study
Abroad Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Cuernavaca, a colonial city in
the heart of Mexico, is known for its Eternal Spring. Students will
have an opportunity to live with a Mexican family, interact with native
speakers and experience Mexican culture first hand, in the classroom at
the beautiful campus of the Spanish Language Institute, on the cobblestone streets, or in the market.
Students will be able to earn 6-7 credits during the second summer session. Course offerings:
- Spanish 1412: (4 credits): Introduction to Beginning Spanish II
- Spanish 2311: (3 credits): Intermediate Spanish I
- Spanish 2313: (3 credits): Intermediate Spanish II
Costs for the program include the DCCCD tuition for the
semester credit hours you earn plus $1750.00 to North Lake College to
cover expenses such as: room, board, selected excursions and fees for
the Spanish Language Institute. Students purchase their round-trip
tickets to Mexico and depart with the group on July 9 and return on
August 7, 2010.
Students currently enrolled with DCCCD can begin registering for the
summer session on April 20, and new students can begin registering on
For more information, contact Tom Fox, Associate Dean of Liberal Arts, at 972-273-3368 or visit http://nlcmexico2010.wordpress.com/.
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North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County Community
College system. Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas
County Community College system without regard to race, color, age,
national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation.