CUNY - Macaulay Honors College/CIEE: Dominican Republic - The Global Challenge of Health and the Future of Water

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Macaulay in partnership with CIEE is offering The Global Challenge of Health and the Future of Water study abroad program in the Dominican Republic. Students will earn three credits while studying in Santiago de los Caballeros, the second largest ... read more

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Yes, it was definitely worthwhile. I learned an incredible amount about not just public health issues in the Dominican Republic, but about the local culture as well. - CUNY - Macaulay Honors College View Entire Review

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Macaulay in partnership with CIEE is offering The Global Challenge of Health and the Future of Water study abroad program in the Dominican Republic. Students will earn three credits while studying in Santiago de los Caballeros, the second largest city in the Dominican Republic. This course offers an introduction to public health practice and its particular manifestations in the Dominican Republic, and more generally, the Caribbean and Latin America.This course offers an introduction to public health practice and its particular manifestations in the Dominican Republic, and more generally, the Caribbean and Latin America. The course gives an introduction to basic public health concerns—communicable disease, health-care provision and access, and the social determinants of health—in the context of underdevelopment.

Cost for the Dominican Republic January course: $2237, not including airfare (est $800). Participation in Macaulay travel programs will be underwritten through the Opportunities Fund.  Because the program is pre-approved by Macaulay, only this short application form is required.  All Opportunities Fund eligibility requirements must be met.  Non-Macaulay students
are not eligible for Opportunities Funds and must find their own source of
funding.


Students may be required to submit a separate study abroad application through their home campus Study Abroad Office. Students must complete a permit or course equivalency form with their home campus to receive academic credit. 


Application Deadline: October 17, 2014

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • January Term
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Public Health
  • Environmentall Engineering
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