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Peru: Culture & Society

Info Sessions: Tuesday, Sept. 12 (A420) & Tuesday, Sept. 26 (A427), 12:30-1:30pm

AUCC or AUCS 190 Peru: Culture and Society (3 credits)
AET 486 Architectural Monuments (3 credits)
ARC 586 or ARC 521 (for graduate students, 3 credits)  

Students will be introduced to the Peruvian and Inca culture, environment, and society through selected readings and other teaching materials, such as movies and documentaries, to learn the unique cultural and social aspects of Peru within the Americas. This is a Spring 2018 full semester course with a travel component to Peru during March 16-25, 2018.

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Program highlights include a tour of colonial Lima with visit to the San Francisco Convent, San Pedro Market, and Pachacamac Temple, and a tour of Cuzco, including the Chocolate Museum, Sacsayhuaman Park, and iconic Machu Picchu. The program concludes with a free day to explore Cuzco.

Program fee: $2700*.  Program fee includes round-trip group flight to Peru, hotel accommodation, transportation, some meals and all scheduled visits and excursions.

*All listed fees are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until 10 deposits have been received. The University reserves the right to cancel the program if the required number of deposits have not been received by the deadline. In the event a program is cancelled, all deposits will be refunded to the student account.  Applications and a program deposit of $1,000 are DUE by November 1st and full payment is DUE December 15th.  Scholarships are available; deadline to apply is November 15th.  Click here to submit your application and for instruction on how to make the program deposit. Applications are not considered complete until application has been submitted and program deposit has been made.


Professor Marco Cupolo,, 860.768.4074

Nicole Kurker-Stewart, Study Abroad Office,, 860-768-5101