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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester / Year Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Program Structure: Integrated Program at Foreign University
Click here for a definition of this term What Financial Aid Applies?: All Current Aid, GI Bill Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Language Study Requirement: Yes Housing: Homestay
Meal Plan: Plan Available Click here for a definition of this term Recommended for Chapman Majors: Art, Communication Studies, Dance, Economics, Environmental Science & Policy, Health Sciences, Political Science, Religious Studies, Spanish, Strategic & Corporate Communication
Click here for a definition of this term Recommended for Chapman Minors: Creative and Cultural Industries, Latinx & Latin American Studies
Program Description:
 
 

Academic Information

Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution.

You may view the entire course catalog for this program by following these instructions:

  1. Go to the CEA San Jose - Spanish Language, Liberal Arts, & Environmental Sciences website.
  2. Choose the correct semester and year next to “Available Sessions” at the top left (e.g. “Spring 2019 Semester”). If students select the optional Early Start program (e.g. “Spring 2019 Semester – Early Start”), students will be billed the additional Early Start program fee and the credits will be calculated into the total semester abroad credits.
  3. Click on the “Course Listing” tab. 
  4. Choose a level under “Available Levels”: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Level and Beyond.
  5. To expand and view all of the courses at once, click on “View All” to the right of the course category headings.
Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.

Credit and Grading Transfer

Credits are articulated based on U.S. credit equivalencies and credit hours earned.

Credits from CEA San Jose, Costa Rica will transfer as follows:

 
Credit at CEA San Jose, Costa Rica Credit at Chapman University
3 credits 3 credits

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
 
Grade at CEA San Jose, Costa Rica Grade at Chapman University
A A
B B
C C
D D
F F
 
Courses are graded according to the US grading conversion scale.

All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.