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MAYMESTER: ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION IN PERU

 

Peru is a complex and expansive country - home to an ancient culture, natural wonders, and innovative urban landscapes. On this Engineering Communication Maymester, students have the opportunity to explore environmental issues and the sustainable engineering methods being used to combat them. The program is titled Engineering the Past, Present and Future and begins with travel throughout various regions of Peru, where students experience in-depth, in-person encounters with Peruvian communities. Following these travels, students settle into Cusco, offering the opportunity to live and study in the capitol of the Inca Empire.

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Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Course(s)

  • M E 333T - Engineering Communication

Academic Information

Engineering Communication is a required course for all engineering majors. The course provides students with 3 flags: Global Cultures, Writing and Ethics & Leadership.

Faculty

Dr. John Cline teaches Engineering Communication for the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Maymester course is open to all engineering majors).

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The program cost includes housing in shared hostels or hotels for travel portion of program. Housing type in Cusco are homestays.

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

2020 program fee: $5100. Includes housing, excursions, activities, site visits, most meals, transportation within Peru, local student and emergency support services. Excludes international airfare, some meals, passport, personal expenses.

Program Dates:

- Maymester
  • May 29, 2020 to July 3, 2020

Application Code

355106

Additional Resources

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Next Step

Program has filled; accepting applications for waitlist only. 2020 program updates forthcoming. This page is subject to change. Questions? Contact Program Coordinator: Sejal Mehta at smehta@utexas.edu. Walk-in hours: Mondays 12-2pm & Wednesdays 3-5pm.

Program information above is subject to change