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Music in Argentina (spring intersession)
Mendoza, Argentina (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Intersession
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Intersession 2018 03/23/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/14/2018 05/28/2018

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
APA Program Type: Summer Programs APA Advisor: Marissa Baham
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Credit Type: LSU courses & credit
Program Description:

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Mendoza sign

Connect with Argentinian music and culture over Spring Intersession.

Dr. Dan Isbell and Dr. Ann Marie Stanley will be your guides as you attend concerts, dances, and 
You'll also have the opportunity to take tango lessons, visit vineyards and farms, and spend a weekend in Buenos Aires.  You've never taken a course like this before!

Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee LSU Tuition & Fees
(undergraduate, 3 hours)
May 14 May 28 $3, 700 tbd
 

Program Fee Includes

  • Argentina art market

    Housing
  • Some meals
  • Ground transportation
  • Fieldtrips and cultural events
  • Health insurance

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Tuition and Fees: You must pay tuition and fees for all courses you take through LSU.  The tuition you pay is based on whether or not you are a resident of Louisiana.  If you are an out of state student, you will pay out of state tuition and fees for all courses taken through LSU.

Airfare: Each student arranges his/her own roundtrip airfare.  Your Program Director will let you know when you should purchase airfare. You should not purchase airfare until you are told to do so.

Spending money: Although some meals are provided, you should plan for additional expenditures, including meals not covered by the program fee, snacks, souvenirs, and outings with friends.  You should budget $350 for meals not covered by the program.

Courses

Course Description
MUS 1751 Music Appreciation
MUS 1799/3997 Across the Americas: Children, Music, and Culture

 

Itinerary

May 14 Depart USA, arrive in Mendoza
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May 28 Return home or continue to explore Argentina on your own

Please note: this itinerary is tentative and subject to change

Faculty

Faculty Member Department Photo
Dr. Dan Isbell Music faculty placeholder
Dr. Ann Marie Stanley Music faculty placeholder

Eligibility & Withdrawal

music conservatory

In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students).
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • Have the prerequisites for the courses you take

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other insitutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
March 23, 2018

Although the application deadline is March 23, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $500 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. Students at other universities must send in a check or money order (made payable to "Louisiana State University") for the $500 deposit along with their applications.

The $500 deposit is nonrefundable after February 2, 2018.

Payment Deadlines: the $500 deposit is put on your billing statement when you are accepted into the program and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $500 deposit) and tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your summer fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU in early May and are due in late May (specific dates TBD by the Registrar).

If you withdraw from the program: After February 2, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The withdrawal schedule is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
Withdrawal after February 2, 2018  $500 deposit is non-refundable; student is obligated to pay for any non-refundable reservations the program has already paid, or is already contractually obligated to pay, on the student's behalf