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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CSULB Summer Session Program Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Chicano and Latino Studies, GE Capstone, History, Political Science, Sociology
Program Description:
Program Dates:  July , 2020

Course:  CHLS 450: 1492 and Beyond (GE, capstone)

Approximate Travel Costs: $2,400 (includes housing, breakfast and travel within Mexico) + airfare (approximately $350)

Course tuition: $969
Insurance: $85
Course Description:  The course explores cultural changes that resulted from contact among peoples of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas from 1492 to the present. As a study abroad course, we will examine these issues while traveling first to Mexico City and its surroundings. We will visit many of the cultural areas that were affected by the conquest. We will then travel to Taxco Guerrero where students will take courses at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Centro de Enseñanza para Extranjeros –Taxco [National Autonomous University of Mexico, Center of Teaching for Foreigners –Taxco]. The courses will be in History, Culture and Language, while also visiting and learning about the civilizations in local regions that were affected by colonization. 

In Mexico City: 
• El Catedral, El Palacio Nacional, El Zocalo • Plaza de Las Bellas Artes
• Museo Nacional de Antropologia
• Basilica de Guadalupe
• Tlatelolco
• Coyoacan y Museo Frida Kahlo (Casa Azul) • Xochimilco (las Chinampas)
• Museo Dolores Olmedo
• Teotihuacan 

Click here for a flyer with trip details: Taxco Flyer 2019.pdf

This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.

Contact Professor Alfredo Carlos at for more information.

Faculty permission required.

ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $500 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarship: March 9, 2020

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/20/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2021 11/27/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.