Wayne State College

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Program Details

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This four-week program includes classes, field trips, and a living experience in Costa Rica. The program is offered in conjunction with the COSI-Máximo Nivel Spanish Institute in Costa Rica.

Study in San José and Manuel Antonio

Located in Costa Rica’s Central Valley, San José has a spring-like climate year-round and is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Central America, with vibrant neighborhoods, great restaurants, pedestrian shopping streets, and distinctive architecture, ranging from stately residences and impressive theaters to elegant squares and parks. A short distance away are spectacular natural wonders, including volcanoes and rain forests. 

Manuel Antonio, set high above an enchanting national park, has world-class views and beaches. Students can enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, and parasailing.

Courses of Study

Students earn a minimum of 6 credit hours through Wayne State College. Students may apply the credits to their programs of study as approved by their college through transfer of credit. 

Courses are:

  • SPA 210 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPA 230 Conversation and Composition
  • SPA 440/540 Modern Spanish-American Civilization
  • SPA 496/596 Conversation and Composition II

Credits earned through Study Abroad may be applied to fulfill general education requirements, Spanish major or minor requirements, or graduate school requirements.