Buenos Aires- Fall Only
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The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in conjunction with the Universidad de San Andrés of Buenos Aires offers USC students the opportunity to study and live in an Argentine environment and small private college on the outskirts of the bustling metropolis. The program courses are taught exclusively in Spanish and will meet the needs of a wide variety of majors. This program is offered only in the Fall.
Buenos Aires is an important hub of the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest cities in the world. It offers unique perspectives on globalization from the developing world. The university is located in the Buenos Aires suburb of Victoria.
Courses are offered in the following fields:
Communication, Journalism, Management, Political Science, International Relations, Educational Science and Economics.
Communication students can typically earn between 4 to 12 units of upper-division COMM credit. There is no guaranteed minimum for approved COMM courses offered in Buenos Aires during any given semester.
Student Life & Activities
The Universidad de San Andrés plans a number of activities for visiting students such as trips to the countryside and into downtown Buenos Aires for cultural experiences such as Tango dancing and Argentine holiday celebrations. Students will have opportunities to explore Argentina and South America independently.
The Universidad de San Andrés will assist in finding housing either with a private family or in an independent flat in Victoria.
Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and minimum sophomore standing as of the commencement of the program. Students must also be proficient in verbal and written Spanish as all classes and assignments will be in Spanish. Students are required to have taken the equivalent of five semesters of college level Spanish, or be able to pass a proficiency test as administered by San Andrés.
The estimated cost of the program for Fall 2013 is approximately $29,209. This amount includes tuition and fess, airfare, housing & meals, orientation, books, cultural activities & excursions, and estimated personal expenses of $2,000.
Financial aid and tuition remission may be applied.