The Mexico 2018 Spring program is open for applications. Information about and an application to the program can be found through the Office of Education Abroad. Financial assistance may be available.
Policy, Practice and Advocacy in Mexico
College Sponsor: College of Social Science
Policy, Practice, and Advocacy in Mexico is a project of the MSU School of Social Work and MSU Migrant Student Services with support from colleagues in Mexico. Sponsored by the College of Social Sciences, this program combines a spring semester on-line course (SW 822) with eleven days of education abroad (March 1- March 11, 2018) over the MSU spring break.
Course: SW 822, section 750
This three credit hour Spring semester on-line course, SW 822, 750- Topics in Policy Practice and Advocacy in Mexico. The class fulfils the advanced policy requirement for MSW students. Students from other departments are welcome to enroll. Students study content related to policy, practice and advocacy work from a comparative international perspective with an emphasis on human rights, thoughtful intercultural communications, Mexican history, culture, and social justice issues.
Travel: Mexico City & Huatulco, Oaxaca
In their time abroad, students will attend cultural and historic site visits, lectures and engage with government, NGO, and University representatives between two Mexican cities. We will spend five nights in Mexico City and five nights in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Site visits for 2018 will include the pyramids of Teotihuacan, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the bays of Huatulco and time at local children’s homes.
Karen Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org for program and enrollment questions.