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2 female students
Machu Picchu

 

STUDY ABROAD: NEUROSCIENCE:

PROGRAM IN SALAMANCA, SPAIN

 

PROGRAM DATES

May 20 - June 22, 2012

APPLICATION

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Application Deadline: February 27

*There is a dual application process for this program; students must complete both a Hopkins application and a program application. Applications for Summer 2012 are due to the Office of Study Abroad on February 27.

ELIGIBILITY

3.0 GPA; Open to rising junior and senior Neuroscience students. No Spanish language background necessary.

COURSE INFORMATION

(6 credits total)

HA.080.362.31 Neurobiology of Hearing (3 credits)

HA.399.100.31 Medical Spanish Practicum (3 credits)

 

Instructor: Oliver

Students will learn about Neuroscience and Spanish culture by becoming immersed in the vibrant life of Salamanca, a vibrant city rich in history and culture. Students will take 2 courses for a total of 6 credits on this program. The first course, the Neurobiology of Hearing, focuses on sound processing, including current research topics in Auditory Neuroscience, including synaptic physiology, neural circuitry, acoustics, physiology, and behavior. This course will count for an upper-level Neuroscience elective. Students also will take a “Spanish for Science and Pre-med Students” course for 3 credits focusing on Spanish language, culture, and science and medical terminology that might be useful in the context of medical practice or research. Students will live in a residencia, which includes a meal plan.

Neurobiology of Hearing

HA.080.362.3 (3 Credits N)

Focuses on sound processing, including current research topics in auditory neuroscience, synaptic physiology, neural circuitry, acoustics, physiology, and behavior. This course will count as an upper-level Neuroscience elective.

Medical Spanish Practicum

HA.399.100.31 (3 Credits H)

This course will cover Spanish scientific and professional terminology useful in the context of medical practice or research.

PROGRAM COST

$4,007 (Excluding Airfare)

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Please visit the Office of Study Abroad for more information.

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