LATIN MUSIC

ABC

COURSE BEGINS JULY 6TH 2020

Students will increase their aesthetic awareness and understanding of the world through music. They will develop a deeper understanding of a variety of popular cultural productions in Mexico.

for more info:

isummer@itesm.mx

PROGRAM

WHY

iSUMMER

MX?

STANDS FOR
INNOVATIVE
INCREDIBLE
ITINERANT
IDEAL
INTERNATIONAL

Students will be embarked on a Tec 21 model journey, an ambitious university wide program to rethink education. IsummerMX will allow flexibility as to how, when and where learning happens through:

Company cisits

Concerts

Workshops

Trips


INVEST

4WEEKS
TRAVELING

AROUND MEXICO

From July 6th to July 31th

isummerMx is a program designed for international students who love traveling and learning about new cultures. During their stay in Mexico, students will experience and learn about culture, traditions, gastronomy and entertainment of three of the most iconic states in Mexico: visit the capital, Mexico-City, walk through historic places at Puebla, explore the amazing and modern Monterrey, and make everlasting memories in beautiful and unforgettable places


iSummer Mx: Latin Music ABC (appreciation+business+creation) is a program designed for international students willing to explore music from different perspectives and approaches. The program is organized around three curricular axes: music appreciation, music business and music creation, with special attention to the multicultural exchange through exposure to the main Latin music genres.


Mexico City
Located in the southern part of Mexico City, a true contemporary megalopolis filled with contrasts, characterized by a variety of museums, theatres, cinemas, festivals and entertainment, hard to find anywhere else. Mexico City Campus is the second largest campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey with approximately 8000 enrolled students each semester. The Campus is built in a space of more than 60 acres, in which students can find the perfect combination modern buildings and large green areas in a controlled environment.

Puebla
Campus Puebla, located in one of the best districts of the city, opened its doors in 2003. On 25 hectares, you find 4 buildings with classrooms, offices, and the Convention Center and Technology Park. All facilities are equipped with state of the art technology. Additionally, there are two auditoriums, a cafeteria, a library, a copy shop, work and study areas, and 7 laboratories. Furthermore, we put at your disposal, a modern gymnasium with dressing rooms, showers, lockers and ample sports fields for soccer, basketball, volleyball and tennis.


Monterrey
The main campus is located in a modern industrial and business center only 230km far from the USA border. The city, also known as Sultana del Norte (Lady of the North), hosts a set of transnational conglomerates with 10 out of 20 of the most important Mexican firms located in Monterrey. The Campus has been designed to create the perfect environment motivating the engagement with intense academic activity and research as well as recreation, and allowing the full innovative and entrepreneurial potential to flourish.

COURSES

Students will learn and advance their skills taking two courses.
Credits per class 3 credits 5 ECTS 8 Tec Units
Credit load 6 credits (two courses) 10 ECTS 16 Tec Units

1. H1041 Music and Society
(Taught in English)

Upon completion of this course, students will have increased their aesthetic awareness and understanding of the world by studying historical contexts, studying musical works, reading texts, using diverse analysis tools, attending concerts and musical events and conducting research projects.


2. H3029 Overview of the Arts and Popular Cultures

(Taught in English)

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the variety of popular cultural productions in Mexico and analyze the possibilities for sustainability of these activities.

FEES AND TUITION

$3600 USD for independent students.

and $1600 USD for exchange* students.

*Nominated by partner institution.

DEADLINE APPLICATION

May 15th 2020

This program includes:

  • Housing.
  • Full transportation from Monday to Saturday, for all the activities in the program, and between cities.
  • Breakfast from 6 days per week.
  • Tickets for all places and events in the program.
  • Project and academic materials.
  • Student Kit.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 JULY 6TH - 12TH CAMPUS MEXICO CITY
WEEK 2 JULY 13TH - 18TH CAMPUS PUEBLA
WEEK 3 AND 4 JULY 20TH - 31ST CAMPUS MONTERREY