Education Abroad Mexico

Mexico City

Coming in Summer 2020!

Huatulco landscape

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 Science, this program combines a spring semester on-line course (SW 822) with eleven days of education abroad during the MSU summer semester.

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 & Atlixco, Puebla

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 Atlixco, Puebla. Site visits for 2018 will include the pyramids of Teotihuacan, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and time at local children’s homes.

Contact:

Karen Newman at newmankm@msu.edu for program and enrollment questions.

International Social Policy and Practice in Mexico 2013

International Social Policy and Practice in Mexico 2012