Costa Rica

Watch for this program to return January 2017


Comprehensive fee of $3700 includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Chicago O'Hare
  • Accommodations, with breakfast each day
  • 3 semester hours of Bradley credit and all textbooks
  • International Student Identity Card

Course Offerings:

  • ETE 280 Exploring Diversity:Learners, Families, And Communities
    This course is approved for General Education credit (CD category)
    Join us as we explore issues of diversity in families, communities and cultures in a warm, welcoming country. This course is not limited to Teacher Education majors! We live and work in a multicultural country, and learning about diversity in our society is extremely important for many, if not all professions. This unique course will be centered in Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose, and the program also includes travel for 3 days to the beautiful Pacific coastal town of Quepos!

                Dr. Dean Cantu

  • ETE 235 Methods of Teaching English Language Learners - sorry, this class lacks adequate early enrollment; write Dr. Blouch with questions.

  • FLS 316 Contemporary Costa Rica

                      Develop your Spanish language skills in a Spanish-speaking environment.  We will also study the rich culture and society of contemporary Costa Rica as we explore the capital city of San Jose in the Central Valley, as well as the costal town of Quepos.

Dr. Deborah Kessler


A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for study abroad.  

Pre-registration begins March 10, 2014.  The link is on the study abroad home page.  Then you must complete the registration process in person at 8:3am Thursday April 10 in the Student Center Ballroom, where you will enroll in order of cumulative credit hours until classes reach enrollment limits.  A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your registration.  After April 10, enrollment for any remaining class places is first-come, first-served and is in the Study Abroad Office, 325 GCC.