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Deadline: February 4, 2019
Travel & Course: July 24-Aug 4, 2019

The primary goal of this course is to provide a firsthand experience to international business students on how to do businesses in Latin American countries. The students will learn about intercultural differences between the United States and Costa Rica as a valid representation of Latin American countries as well as cultural and environmental differences among other countries. The course will also touch on global monetary systems and the role of major international organizations such as World Bank, United Nations, and the International Monetary Fund among others.

Think you can’t afford to study abroad? Scholarships and other ways to fund your study abroad program will be available July 2019.

Available courses – Students must enroll in one course from the list below offered in Costa Rica during the summer 2019 semester. Note: Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites.

Professor: Lori Jones

  • MAN2604 Intercultural Relations in Business
  • GEB2350 Survey of International Business
  • MAN4102 Managing Cultural Diversity

Lead faculty contacts
After you submit the application online, we will review your application and e-mail you with details of scheduling your interview with the Costa  Rica program lead faculty, Lori Jones, 727-420-3489.

Other SPC Study Abroad trips
Learn more about other Study Abroad countries where SPC students have made their mark.

Student Travel Blog – For a taste of what it’s like to study abroad in Costa  Rica, or to follow our students as they travel, read posts from the Costa  Rica blog below.

Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP July events!

Experience Diverse Cultures

You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! It’s Summertime, but SPC global engagement does not take a break! International Opportunities & Events for July 2018 include… Event Date Time Campus/Location Center for International Programs Global Literacy Contest Tues, July 3 12:00 – 2:00 pm Seminole … Continue reading Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP July events!

2017-2018 Study Abroad Orientation was a success!

Study Abroad Orientation

For the 2017-2018 study abroad orientation, the Center for International Programs created a new and exciting process! The meeting was held in the SPC Collaborative Lab in the Epi Tech Building with the option of attending morning or late afternoon meetings. A huge thank you to the Collaborative Lab Staff, along with Center for International … Continue reading 2017-2018 Study Abroad Orientation was a success!

My Costa Rica 2017 Reflection Thanks to St. Petersburg College

Costa Rica Study Abroad Program

In this blog post I will share a section from my Costa Rica 2017 Reflection Journal. Today we left San Jose early to arrive to Tortuguerra, located in the Province of Limon. Wow, what a total change of scenery! We arrived at a boat that would have taken us to the hotel we were staying at. … Continue reading My Costa Rica 2017 Reflection Thanks to St. Petersburg College

My Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Opened My Mind and My Heart

Costa Rica Study Abroad Program

I had the opportunity to participate in the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program this past summer and to say the least it was the experience of a life time! The school program organized trips to main attractions such as beaches, volcanoes, coffee plantations, museums, and more while also providing many hours in the days to … Continue reading My Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Opened My Mind and My Heart

$2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship Extended!

$2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship Extended

The $2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship deadline has been extended to Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm. This is an incredible scholarship opportunity available to SPC students. Scholarship eligibility: Students must be in good academic standing and degree-seeking at St. Petersburg College in order to apply for an SPC Study Abroad scholarship. Ready to apply to the … Continue reading $2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship Extended!

$2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship available

$2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship

The $2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship deadline has been extended to Monday April 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm. This is an incredible scholarship opportunity available to SPC Business majors! Scholarship eligibility: Students must be in good academic standing and degree-seeking at St. Petersburg College in order to apply for an SPC Study Abroad scholarship. Ready to apply … Continue reading $2,000 Costa Rica Business Scholarship available

$2,000 Scholarship to Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Study Abroad Scholarship

Are you interested in Studying Abroad in Costa Rica? Then you may be interested in the St. Petersburg College (SPC) Costa Rica Business program! Get firsthand experience with doing business in Latin American countries. Are you worried about the financial burden of a Study Abroad program? Well, SPC’s got your back! Apply for the $2,000 … Continue reading $2,000 Scholarship to Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Business in Latin America

We are excited to announce that there will be a Costa Rica Business program going this year. The program is geared to emphasize the study of intercultural differences between the United States and Costa Rica as a valid representation of Latin American countries. Students will get firsthand experience with doing business in Latin American countries. … Continue reading Costa Rica: Business in Latin America