Honduras Study Abroad Program

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The Honduras Maymester study abroad program is designed for all education majors, and offers opportunities for non-majors as well. Participating students combine course work with a teaching field experience in a bilingual elementary school in Zamorano. Additionally, students engage in a service learning opportunity through teaching partnerships with two underfunded rural schools. The program ends with a visit to the Mayan ruins in Copán and the Caribbean coast.Honduras Map

Program dates: May 13 – 30, 2019

Program Information

Program participants should attend the four pre-departure orientation meetings held prior to departure.

Safety & Health

See the U.S. Department of State for information about Honduras.

Attend a callout or meet with program leaders prior to acceptance.
Sign in to participate in Maymester Honduras on the Purdue Study Abroad website www.studyabroad.purdue.edu/

All required information on costs, participation forms etc. are available on the above site.

Preliminary Program Itinerary

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Estimated Program Costs



Purdue Study Abroad Fee
International Medical Insurance
Program Fee**



**A $500 deposit is required by January 31st, 2020 to secure program enrollment, and is credited toward the total program fee.

**Includes internal transportation, accommodation for duration of trip, and meals. Additional costs are airfare (about $700), four meals during trips (less than $10 each), tips ($40), and gifts for host teachers.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are numerous financial aid and scholarship opportunities offered by Purdue University to cover some or all of the costs for study abroad programs.

Academic Information

A combination of 7 course credits are offered through the Honduras Maymester program. The following undergraduate and graduate courses are offered:

  • EDCI 205 Exploring Teaching as a Career
  • EDCI 285 Multiculturalism and Education
  • EDCI 490 Individual Research and Teaching Experience
  • EDCI 491 Global Studies Seminar
  • EDCI 585 Multicultural Education
  • EDCI 590 Individual Research Problem
  • EDCI 684 International Education

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