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Belize Communication Disorders Program


Program Dates

Wintermester 2014-2015


TAMIU’s College of Education will offer a study abroad program in Belize.  The participating students will get credit for Bilingual Speech Language Pathology. The program will be directed by Ms. Melissa Garcia. There will be complete immersion through research, screenings and cultural excursions. The estimated program cost is of $4,000. This includes airfare, some meals, insurance, and program fees. The program cost excludes TAMIU tuition and fees.



Program Cost

Estimated program cost is $4,000, excluding TAMIU tuition/fees

Timetable for Applications and Payment

September 1

Application and $200 non-refundable application fee due

November 21 Mandatory Orientaton: Culture Shock, Health & Safety
TBA Program payment due

Application Process

  • Turn in your TAMIU study abroad application and process the application fee by the recommended deadline
  • Apply for any of the TAMIU study abroad scholarships for which you qualify
  • OSA will provide your program budget to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and turn in your Waiver and Liability Packet by December 1, 2014

Study Abroad Scholarships

TAMIU offers two scholarships for study abroad. Qualified TAMIU students may complete their application and supporting documents and submit them to OSA together with their study abroad application. You will be notified via email of your award and the award disbursement date.

Course Information

All students are required to enroll in:
CSDO 4300 - Bilingual Speech Language Pathology

Program Requirements

Students must have been approved by Ms. Melissa Garcia and the College of Education for acceptance into the program.


Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be made in writing to OSA. The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by OSA. Refunds will be calculated from the date OSA is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program director due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.

**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event of cancellation, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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