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Nicaragua 2016

What You Will Learn

In Multimedia Journalism, students will be introduced to topics related to multimedia journalism. Topics covered will include the new media profession, Web credibility, online reporting sources, cyberlaw including libel and copyright, blogging and podcasting, and basic multimedia design. Students will both critique and create online materials.

The City

Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as the department and municipality by the same name. It is the largest city in Nicaragua in terms of population and geographic size. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Xolotlán or Lake Managua, the city was declared the national capital in 1852. ant industrial, commercial, political and cultural center. Today, Managua is Nicaragua's main political, social, cultural, educational and economic hub. Downtown has been rebuilt and new governmental buildings, galleries, museums, apartment buildings, squares, promenades, monuments, boat tours on Xolotlan Lake, restaurants, night entertainment, and new broad avenues are  part of Managua's vitality.

Although major strides for improvement can be noted, this country remains a third world country in regards to healthcare. Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health, and Communicable disease continue to be a great need for the people of Nicaragua.

Course Options

MC 4356H Multimedia Journalism
MC 4382L Feature Writing
NURS 4280 Community Based Nursing Program

Program Dates for Undergraduate Nursing and MC students

Departure from the USA:  January 4, 2016
First day of classes:  January 5, 2016
Last day of classes in Nicaragua: January 17, 2016 
Departure from Program: January 18, 2016
On campus classes: March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11 and April 18, 2016

Cost $3,167
Includes:

$200 non-refundable application fee
Group Airfare to and from Nicaragua
Lodging
Two meals per day
Scheduled visits and excursions
Transportation to scheduled visits and excursions
International health insurance and travel assistance insurance

Note: Tuition is NOT included in this cost. Please see below to determine the tuition cost for your course

Please go to the following link to determine the tuition amount for your course http://www.sbs.txstate.edu/billing/rates-ug.html


For more information contact:
Holly Wise  |  Phone: 512.245.2656  |  Email: hlw24@txstate.edu 
Harry Bowers |  Phone: 512.245.2656 |  E-mail: hb05@txstate.edu

 

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Nurses in Nicaragua