College of the Extended University


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Lima & Cuzco, Peru

Students will spend 5 days in Lima and 4 days in Cuzco learning about Peruvian culture and society through cultural visits and volunteering.

Area(s) of Study

All students take CLS 482/BUS 483:"International Fieldwork in Peru"  (4 Units). The faculty-led program to Peru will take place in Summer 2019.

The course is an introduction to Peruvian society and culture. The social systems and culture of Peru will be analyzed comparatively with those in the Unitd States.

Language(s) of Instruction



Junior standing at time of program start date.

A minimum cumulative CPP GPA of 3.0 for non-Honors students


Students will be lodging in a double-occupancy hotel room.

Open To

All Majors

Program Cost

The program cost includes the following:

  • Lodging
  • Site Visits/Excursion Fees
  • Ground Transportation
  • Student Travel Insurance
  • Meals (as listed below)
    • Welcome dinner in Lima
    • Farewell dinner in Cusco
    • Daily breakfast at hotels

Please obtain a deposit slip from Grace Olguin at the International Center (1-104). Students pay $500 non-refundable application fee and regular Cal Poly Pomona tuition for the Summer course. Students are responsible for obtaining a passport. Scholarships are available!

Additional costs:

  • Tuition
  • Roundtrip flight
  • Personal spending money
  • Meals

Program Dates

Summer: June 16 – June 26

Site Visits

  • Downtown Lima
  • Costa Verde
  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • & more!

Application Deadline: March 1


Contact Dr. Suketu Bhavsar for additional information.