Department of Language & Literature
Programs of Study
- Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad?
Study abroad is one of the most important and exciting parts of any academic program in languages, but no matter what your interest or major, you will benefit from an international study experience. Wayne State College offers a Costa Rica program carefully structured to ensure excellent classroom instruction as well as plenty of time for touring and independent exploration.

 

In the Costa Rica Program, students learn Spanish in a total immersion setting; they gain geographical and historical knowledge and they live with people from a different culture. In this process students may increase their interest in other cultures, become less ethnocentric as they become aware of cultural difference and develop language skills within a cultural context. Students may gain a better understanding of the US by living abroad; they often develop confidence, a strengthened sense of personal identity and flexibility.

 

A group photo of participants in the 2002 program in front of the
institute where they took classes.

Pictures from the 2002 Costa Rica Program
• Brochure for the 2008 Costa Rica Program
      -PDF Version   -MS Word Version
• Application for the 2008 Costa Rica Program
      -PDF Version   -MS Word Version

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Cultural Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Feb. 25-March 26

Teresa T. Schmidt, Drawing/Painting:

"The Line Defines"

Opening Reception

Feb. 25, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Nordstrand Gallery

Artist's Talk

Gardner Auditorium,

3:45-4:15 p.m.

 

March 24

Guest Artist Recital:

Matthew Driscoll, trombone, and

Abbie Brewer, piano

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

 

March 27

WSC Theatre Program Presents:

Bat Boy: The Musical

Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m.

 

March 28

Brittney Pfund, flute, and

Alec Nielsen, trombone

Ley Theatre, 1:00 p.m.

 

March 28

Miranda Musgrave, piano

Ley Theatre, 3:30 p.m.

 

March 28

WSC Theatre Program Presents:

Bat Boy: The Musical

Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m.

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