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A&M BIMS Spanish Certificate Study Abroad
Heredia, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Who Can Apply: Texas A&M University applicants only
Texas A&M Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Texas A&M Supervised Direct Enrollment
Academic Area:
Foreign Language, Science, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Academic College: College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Academic Department: Biomedical Science
Language courses available:
Language requirement:
Language of instruction:
Program Advisor:
Nykkiesha Starr
Housing: Homestay Classification: undergrad
Program Description:

BIMS Spanish Certificate Study Abroad

Faculty Leader

Dr. Elizabeth Crouch
Assistant Dean, Veterinary Medicine

Ms. Anna Budvitis
Senior Academic Advisor, Vet Med Biomedical Science


Study Abroad Advisor

Nykkiesha Starr 

BIMS Spanish Certificate

BIMS Spanish Certificate

BIMS Spanish Certificate





Spring Break 2015: March 14-22, 2015
Heredia, Costa Rica

Texas A&M and Sol Education Abroad are offering an innovative undergraduate program in Medical Spanish and community service to provide cultural immersion. Travel to Costa Rica for Spring Break! Fulfill your study abroad requirement for the BIMS International Certificate in Cultural Competency and Communication in Spanish.
This is a 9-day meaningful spring break program to immerse yourself in the wonders of tropical Costa Rica. This program is open to all Texas A&M students and in particular, it is aimed at allowing BIMS students an experience to complete their 9-day international requirement for the BIMS Spanish Certificate. This program is an amazing week full of language and cultural immersion activities, medical Spanish, terminology, community service, homestay, and excursions. Sol Education Abroad coordinates the program in association with Texas A&M University. Sol Education Abroad organizes all on-site programming aspects such as housing, meals, cultural activities, excursions, community service, resident director support, and much more.
  • Open to ALL majors with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and in good academic standing with the University
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) - billed to University Account $1,495
Program Fee Paid to Sol Education to include Lodging, Meals, Cultural Activities, Excursions, Community service $1,395   
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $100  
Estimated Additional Expenses - Not Included in Program Fee $1074+
International Airfare $900  
Travel Documents (passport and visa--if needed) $145  
Costa Rica Airport Exit Tax $29  
Personal Spending varies  
Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office, or website here:

College Station Students Only: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers two scholarship programs: The International Education Fee Scholarship and the Study Abroad Fellowship. Both of these scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit:

Financial Aid:
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form.

This program is currently not accepting applications.