Mercy College will offer a Mayan and Latino immersion trip to the Yucatan in summer 2017 that is open to full-, part-time and guest students. Students from other colleges and universities interested in learning about the cultural and health care delivery system found in Mexico are welcome to participate as guest students in this course.

Course Title: GLS 220-01: Cultural Perspectives on the Yucatan
(a humanities course)

Course Description: This course offers an international educational immersion opportunity in Merida, Mexico. The immersion opportunity includes cultural, historical, environmental, health care, and global concerns in the Yucatan. Learning outcomes and objectives will be achieved through preparatory study modules, excursions, experiential activities, guest speakers, group discussions, and reflective journaling.

Credit Hours: 3

Cost of Course: Based upon total credit hours enrolled; cost will follow 2016-17 tuition structure and rates.

Travel to Yucatan: $1,499 plus airfare (airfare subject to change)

Travel Dates: August 20, 2017 - August 26, 2017

Payment Schedule: To be determined 

Non-Mercy College Students: Students wishing to take courses for academic credit, but who do not wish to seek a degree/certificate from Mercy College are welcome to enroll for non-clinical classes at Mercy College with the permission of the instructor and on a space available basis. They must complete a Guest Student Registration form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office. All course prerequisites and College policies apply to unclassified students. Unclassified students are held to the same academic and behavior standards as degree-seeking students. Unclassified students will pay the regular College tuition and fees and a transcript and grade are generated.

Note: Travel program will occur only if 6 registrants have fully paid by May 2017. All amounts paid to Mercy College are nonrefundable, unless program is cancelled. Mercy College reserves the right to cancel at any time. All airfare terms and conditions apply.