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 14 - May 27, 2017, 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

We will soon be accepting applications for Summer 2017! Please check the Application Process page for details!

BIC 2015 Group:

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Group Photo
Important Dates
Early FallApplications Accepted
March 25, 2016Program Fee Payment Deadline
March 30, 2016Flight Information Deadline
April 13, 2016 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 27, 2016 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 6, 2016Time 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 15, 2016 Depart for Costa Rica