Study Abroad in Quito, Ecuador

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Want to study and serve in one of the most beautiful locations on earth, praised for its eternal springtime? Living and Learning in Quito, Ecuador, is a 13-week semester study abroad program that provides an academically excellent study abroad program where students will engage the challenges of a developing nation and learn to respond with an appropriate Christian Worldview.  For more information, check out Living and Learning in Quito.

General Information

Requirements: Open to all freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have at least a 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and express an interest in service and/or mission

Team Size:   Students are recruited from several CCCU schools.

Housing: Students will start out in program-approved apartments for the first couple of weeks. After adjusting to Quito and improving their Spanish, students will live with Ecuadorian families for a month. After the month with Ecuadorian families students will move back into their apartments.


Course Offerings:

Ecuador 250/350: History, Art & Culture (3-unit)

Community Development 100: Service-Learning (1-unit)

Spanish 101/102/201: Introductory & Intermediate (4-unit)*

Spanish 250/301: Readings & Composition & Advanced (3-unit)*

Additional Courses:

Spiritual Formation 320 (3-unit)

Worldview & Global Religions 300 (3-unit)

Intercultural Communications 360 (3-unit)

Introductory Biology 100 (3-unit)

Luke/Acts 230/330 (3-unit)

Spanish 310: Advanced Grammar & Conversation (3-unit)*

Spanish 400: Ecuadorian Literature & Culture (3-unit)*

Spanish 403: Advanced Composition (3-unit)*

Additional Courses for Fall 2015:

English 230: Literature in Context (3-unit)

* Students are required to take at least 1 Spanish language course

How to Apply:

1. Complete and submit the application on the Application Page of the Living and Learning website.
2. Notify the International Office of your intent to participate by contacting Mindi Stevenson at by October 20th (spring semester deadline) or February 20th (fall semester deadline).


Check the website for current application deadlines.

For More Information, contact:

Mindi Stevenson
International Education Coordinator
John Brown University

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