Study Abroad in the Caribbean

Visit the Caribbean and explore an area with incredible tropical beauty while receiving credit toward your business degree.

From May 17 - May 30, 2015, you will tour Costa Rica and gain insights from experts as they speak about the contemporary business challenges faced by Costa Rica.

Trip highlights include:

  • Analyzing local and global problems concerning recent trade agreements
  • Exploring complex economic, political and cultural issues
  • Observing the operation of manufacturers and cigar factories
  • Visiting museums, historical monuments, beautiful beaches and social institutions

PLEASE NOTE: The BIC 2015 program is now full. But we still want to hear from you! Please follow the instructions on the Application Process page to be placed on our waiting list!

BIC 2014 Group:

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Important Dates
Early FallApplications Accepted
March 27, 2015Program Fee Payment Deadline
April 1, 2015Flight Information Deadline
April 15, 2015 Time TBD, Orientation
Briefing on the basics of planned events and how to prepare for them, along with a review of the structure of the program and academic assignments.
April 29, 2015 Time TBD, Main Briefing
Modules on the history of Spanish thought and conquest in the Caribbean, the political history of Costa Rica, and the country's industrial and commercial conditions.
May 8, 2015Time TBD, Costa Rican History Night
Includes a viewing and discussion of a Costa Rican movie and a conversation about the "national psyche" of Costa Ricans.
May 17, 2015 Depart for Costa Rica