Engage the complexity
Homestays, field studies, and lively classroom exchanges, will expose you to the many realities of Latin America. Enrich your university experience by developing relationships with Latin Americans from diverse walks of life: politicians, religious leaders, community development workers, laborers, youth, elderly, wealthy, and impoverished. Engage these new friends in discussions about the role of the United States in Latin America, responses to poverty, the environmental crisis, economics, human rights, and more...
LASP gives you the opportunity to leave your familiar North American campus to experience firsthand the diversity of Latin America. Become equipped to critically examine and respond to global challenges. Consider joining LASP to experience Latin America for yourself!
LEARN through Spanish language study and interdisciplinary seminars on Latin American politics, economics, religion, history, ecology and culture.
LIVE with host families in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, improving your Spanish and sharing in life with Latin Americans.
ACCOMPANY Latin Americans in a hands-on practicum/field study that provides you a window into Latin American life and allows you to interact intentionally with people outside of the classroom.
TRAVEL through other Central American nations to discover the rich diversity of cultures and peoples in the region.