Tijuana border

Transborder Options

Transborder Courses in the College of Arts & Letters:

LATAM 350 - Globalization and the Americas (Section 1 Tuesdays / Section 2 Thursdays

This course discusses the causes and consequences of international integration in the western hemisphere, including the United States and Canada with an emphasis on Latin America. Multiple dimensions of integration will be examined from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Students from any department may take this course. This course satisfies the international experience requirement for many majors however students should confirm this with their academic adviser.  

LATAM 320 - US/Mexico Border from a Latin American Perspective (Section 1 Tuesdays / Section 2 Wednesdays / Section 3 Thursdays)

Students participate in a course offered by the Center for Latin American Studies. The first and last class sessions meet on campus, while the rest of the sessions take the form of field trips to different locales in Tijuana. The class will include both theory and practice, supplemented by presentations from invited guests and experts in the subject matter. The field trips to Mexico (Tijuana) are vital for attaining an on-site perspective of the subjects examined in class. This course satisfies the international experience requirement for many majors however students should confirm this with their academic adviser.  

Exchange Programs: 

SDSU Exchange at Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC)

Commuter Exchange at COLEF  Through a special exchange agreement, SDSU graduate students may attend classes at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF), a prestigious research institute located in Tijuana, Mexico. SDSU graduate students of ANY department may take classes at COLEF in the areas of Economics, Urban Development, and a handful of other social sciences. This program is administered by the SDSU Center for Latin American Studies. Prospective applicants must complete consult with the program coordinator (Alana Rodriguez)  and their graduate adviser prior to submitting an application.