Group Photo in the Dominican Republic

Faculty-Led Programs

Learn more details about our upcoming Faculty-Led Programs, including program dates, courses offered, and the program leaders for the trip! Contact the appropriate program leader with questions about a specific program, or contact studyabroad@uncw.edu with any general study abroad questions.

Summer 2017

Closed Short-Term Spring 2017 | Closed Summer 2017

2017 SUMMER FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS

Australia

Australia by Annabel Maschal

Photo by Annabel Maschal

Program Dates:
6/30/2017 - 7/27/2017
Application Deadline: 3/20/2017

Courses Offered:

MGT 350: Principles of Management

INB 300: International Business

With over 30 kilometers of breathtaking coastline, pristine beaches, and rich bushland and rainforests, students will find themselves in awe of the beauty and character of Wollongong, Australia. Along with classroom learning, students will have the opportunity to visit Minamurra Falls and Rainforest, a working Australian farm, the great Barrier Reef, Kuranda Village, and of course, the fantastic Sydney, Australia!

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Robert Keating, Jane Bailey

Belize

Belize ruins

Photo by Claire Litzenberger

Program Name: Belize Archaeology Field School
Program Dates:
5/25/2017 - 6/23/2017

Application Deadline:

3/31/2017

Course Offered:

ANT 311: Field Methods in Archaeology

Archaeology is the principal way that people have come to understand certain key developments in humankind’s past. By participating in on-going research at the ancient Maya site of San Pedro, students will be introduced to the field and laboratory methods currently used by archaeologists. This is an awesome opportunity to conduct hands-on excavations and work directly with cultural materials recovered at San Pedro—live within the local culture, enjoy the local cuisine, and interact daily with local Belizeans.

Program Leaders: Scott E. Simmons

Belize 2 by Jordan Hall

Photo by Jordan Hall

Program Name: International Field Experience in Education- Belize
Program Dates:
7/22/2017 - 8/5/2017

Application Deadline:

TBA

Courses Offered:

EDN 455/592: International Education Field Experience

EDL 664: International Internship

Gain education experience working with Camp Enrichment in Belize this summer! English is the official language of Belize, but you will also get the chance to engage with locals who speak Spanish, Creole, and some indigenous languages, such as Garifuna.

Only offered to Education majors

Cameroon

Cameroon
Program Name: Biological and Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation in Cameroon
Program Dates:
5/14/2017 - 6/8/2017

Application Deadline:

2/01/2017

Course Offered:

ANT 492: Biological/Cultural Experience in Anthropology

The summer program in Cameroon offers students unique opportunities to learn about the biological, social, and cultural dimensions of tropical forest conservation through direct interaction and complete immersion. The program focuses on two broad themes, each supported via site visits, informal conversations with Cameroonian scientists and local community members, and readings.

Program Leaders: Carolyn A. Jost Robinson

Chile

Chile by Scott Davis

Photo by Scott Davis

Program Dates:
6/23/2017 - 8/2/2017
Application Deadline:
04/01/17

Courses Offered:

SPN 202: Intermediate Spanish II

SPN 294: El condor y el toro: Indigenous and Spanish Chile

Experience life in astonishingly beautiful Chile in our summer study abroad program. By living with a host family, your Spanish will improve on a daily - sometimes hourly! - basis. On the excursions we take - ¡fantásticas! - we explore the rich beauty of Chile's land, people, animals, and cultural traditions.

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leader: Valerie Rider

China

Shanghai China
Program Dates:
7/7/2017 - 8/4/2017

Application Deadline:

4/1/17

Course Offered:

Students can take this study abroad opportunity to utilize the International Summer Session offered by Fudan University. Fudan’s International Summer Session is hosted by the School of Economics and combine faculty from Fudan University as well as international faculty. ISS encompasses classroom instruction, field trips, lodging, and cultural activities.

Program Leaders: George Schell

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Program Dates: 7/5/2017 - 7/22/2017
Application Deadline: 2/22/2017

Courses Offered:

SPN 495/595: Culture for Transformation and Social Justice

SPN 490: Service-Learning and Research: The Dominican Republic

SPN 394: Dominican Spanish

Study world cultures in real-life, contemporary contexts and become empowered as champions of social justice in your own classroom. Program activities include dance lessons (meringue, bachata, and salsa!), a visit to Los Haitises National Park, and excursions to Samaná, Santo Domingo, and Dajabón.

Prerequisites:
For undergraduate students: SPN 305 or permission of instructor
For graduate students:
graduate standing

France

France by Hannah Edgerly

Photo by Hannah Edgerly

Program Dates:
6/28/2017 - 7/27/2017
Application Deadline: 3/20/17

Courses Offered:

OPS 370: Prin. Of Operations Management

INB 300: International Business

FRH 101 and 102: Introductory French

The following courses may by offered based on availability and student demand:

FRH 201 and 202: Intermediate French

FRH 394: French Study Abroad: A Summer in Marseille

FRH 394: French Study Abroad: Professional French and Role-Play

With Marseille as your 'home base' you will have immediate access to the unsurpassed beauty of Provence, the Alps and the French Riviera; Italy is just 125 miles to the east, Spain 200 miles to the west, with Paris, Switzerland, and the Netherlands easily accessible for weekend travel. Marseille is a celebration of the outdoor life: cafes, cuisine, and the haunting splendor of the Mediterranean Sea.

All majors are welcome to participate

Germany

Germany by Colin Schmidt

Photo by Brian Schmidt

Program Dates: 7/7/2017 - 8/3/2017
Application Deadline:
1/31/2017

Courses Offered:

MIS 313: Management Information Systems

INB 300: International Business

Spend four weeks in the beautiful city of Bremen in northern Germany. Take classes Monday through Thursday, leaving Friday through Sunday for sightseeing and traveling each week!

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Tom Janicki, Judith Gebauer

Germany by Brian Gottwalt

Photo by Brian Gottwalt

Program Dates:
7/1/2017 - 7/31/2017

Application Deadline:

3/20/2017

Courses Offered:

GER 294: Intensive German Study Abroad

GER 394: Intensive German Study Abroad

Under the direction of a UNCW faculty member, participants spend four days in Bonn becoming acclimated to life in Germany and touring the Rhineland. Participants then travel to Bremen and enroll in a German language course.

Students with any - or no - previous German language instruction are eligible for this program.

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leader: Derrick Miller

Greece

Dancing in Greece

Program Dates: 6/23/2017 - 7/8/2017
Application Deadline:
3/24/17

Courses Offered:

EXS 494: From Danger Zone to Blue Zone - Northern Ikaria

REC 494: From Danger Zone to Blue Zone - Southern Ikaria

This 14-day program will help you to comparatively answer the questions of "how and why" individuals in a Blue Zone live to 100 years and beyond. You will examine the healthy lifestyles, purpose of life, and happiness strategies in Ikaria, Greece, and personally apply these longevity lessons to convert your current Danger Zone into a Blue Zone.

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Lisa Sprod

Iceland

Iceland glaciers
Program Dates:
6/4/2017 - 6/17/2017

Application Deadline:

2/1/17

Course Offered:

EVS 431/531: International Field Experience

ISE 101: The Green Program at ISE

This course provides students with a unique cultural immersion into the land of fire and ice. Students will explore southern Iceland’s glaciers, volcanoes and the seemingly infinite waterfalls running from the highlands to the coastline to gain a first-hand understanding of hydroelectric and geothermal energy systems. Students will explore sustainable farms and industries working in biofuels and other renewable energies including wind and participate in restoration plantings to restore Iceland’s lost conifer forests. Team building and investigative skills will be developed working on capstone projects addressing the technical, economic, environmental and political barriers to sustainable industry.

Program Leaders: Amy Long

Indonesia

Indonesia
Program Name: Balinese Macaque Ethnoprimatology Field School
Program Dates:
5/24/2017 - 6/21/2017

Application Deadline:

2/1/17

Course Offered:

ANT 491: Direct Independent Study

ANT 492: Ethnoprimatology Field Methods

The aim of this field school is to provide experiential learning opportunities in biological and cultural anthropology for upper level undergraduate students in Bali, Indonesia. Students attending this field school will be able to address the complex relationship between religion, economics, and tourism while gaining valuable research experience.

Program Leaders: Michaela Howells

Israel

Israel
Program Dates:
6/8/2017 - 6/21/2017

Application Deadline:

4/01/2017

Course Offered:

CMR 592: National Security and Conflict Studies in Isreal            

The goal of CMR 592, National Security and Conflict Management in Israel is to give students a solid understanding of the main theories and types of conflict plaguing the Middle East today, as well as the way in which these conflicts are managed and resolved. As students in the field of Conflict Management and Resolution it is our role to understand conflict type, causes for international and regional conflicts, as well as the conditions under which diplomatic, political, and economic cooperation between countries can be, or are attained.

Program Leaders: Raymonde Kleinberg

Japan

Japan by Jennifer Madden

Photo by Jennifer Madden

Program Name: Japanese Study Abroad
Program Dates:
6/22/2017 - 7/1/2017
Application Deadline: 3/1/2017

Courses Offered:

JPN 294-800: Japanese Summer Study Abroad

Experience how people live in the country where ancient and modern life live in harmony. This program is based in Kyoto, where we will venture out to historic and commercial areas and huge local markets. We will also visit the commercial and historic sites in Tokyo and meet our Japanese peers and homestay family over the weekend.

Pre-requisite: JPN 101 or equivalent

Program Leader: Yoko Kano

Malawi

Malawi

Program Dates: 5/26/2017 - 6/16/2017

Application Deadline:

1/1/17

Courses Offered:

EDN 455/592: International Education Field Experience

Spend 3 and a half weeks in Malawi gaining leadership development, service learning research, sustainability studies, global citizenship and experience in schools. Conduct projects on learning, teaching and leadership while interacting with internationally-recognized global leaders, educators, and learners in Malawi's public schools.

Education and other majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Ann Potts, E. Barber

Morocco

Camel in Morocco
Photo by Madalyn Hodgdon
Program Name: Summer in Morocco
Program Dates: 6/26/17 - 7/29/17

Application Deadline:

3/15/17

Course Offered:

FRH 394: Moroccan Conversations

FRH 394: Mediterranean Journeys: Exchanges and Interactions in the Great Sea

PAR 230: Judaism, Christianity, Islam: Religions in North Africa

Immerse yourself in a multicultural society at the crossroads of Europe and Africa. Live the Moroccan lifestyle: drink mint tea, eat tajines, and discuss Morocco’s regional and global significance with your instructors and your English- or French-speaking family!

Program Leaders: Pascale Barthe, Herb Berg

Multi-Country: France, Netherlands, and Germany

France

Photo by Madeline Martin

Program Dates:
5/20/2017 - 6/14/2017

Application Deadline:

2/24/17

Course Offered:

CRM 294-800: International Criminal Justice

Featuring visits to the International Criminal Court at The Hague and French and German trial and appellate courts. Students will engage in site visits, lectures and discussions concerning national, international and transnational crime and criminal justice issues, and contrasting approaches to criminal justice and crime policy.

Program Leaders: Babette Boyd, Michael Maume

Netherlands

Waterboat in the Netherlands
 
Program Dates: 6/15/2017 - 6/25/2017

Application Deadline:

2/1/2017

Course Offered:

EDN 455/592: International Internship

EDN 595: Special Topics in Education

EDL 646: Global Perspectives in Education

EDL 664: International Internship

Panama

Panama Canal
 
Program Dates: 6/26/2017 - 7/14/2017

Application Deadline:

2/22/2017

Course Offered:

EDN 455/592: International Field Experience in Education

UNCW students will visit urban schools in the capital, talk with Peace Corps Volunteers and trainers that work in rural Panama, and facilitate small workshops at suburban schools in Chiriqui in order to answer their research questions regarding social justice and education in Panama.

Program Leaders: Allen Lynn, Eleni Pappamihiel

Russia

Russia

Photo by Sarah Gymburch

Program Dates:
5/28/2017 - 6/22/2017

Application Deadline:

3/22/2017

Courses Offered:

PSY 270: Cross-cultural Psychology Developmental

RUS 101/102: Russian Language

Russia is an important hub for large-scale international business, providing a wealth of career opportunities for those who combine their economics, business, political science, and art background with the ability to speak Russian.

All majors are welcome to participate

Spain

Spain by Eva Valencia

Photo by Eva Valencia

Program Dates:
5/26/2017 - 6/24/2017

Application Deadline:

3/20/17

Courses Offered:

INB 300: International Business

SPN ###: Spanish Language & Culture

Welcome to Valencia, the third largest city in Spain and among the liveliest. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea and offers ample cultural opportunities with the newly created cultural arts center in the city's old riverbed. Valencia has a beautiful old quarter, some futuristic looking new buildings and a fantastic beach!

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Lisa Scribner, Jeff Cummings

Seville, Spain

Program Name: Summer in Seville for Intermediate Students
Program Dates:
5/9/2017 - 6/6/2017

Application Deadline:

2/27/17

Courses Offered:

SPN 302: Reading Strategies for Spanish

SPN 303: Spanish Conversation

Study Intermediate Spanish in Seville, Spain while living in Spanish culture!

Program Leaders: L.J. Randolph

UK-England

England by Kaitlin McNamara

Photo by Kaitlin McNamara

Program Dates: 6/29/2017 - 7/27/2017
Application Deadline: 2/1/2017

Courses Offered:

MGT 350: Principles of Management

INB 300: Survey of International Business

Take advantage of an incredible opportunity to live and learn in a foreign country while completing required business courses! Attend classes in a British university (Hertfordshire), and live in British town (Hatfield) for four weeks. London, one of the world's great cities, is a short train ride away. Classes are held Monday through Thursday, allowing three day weekends to explore the UK and Europe.

Program Leaders: Steven Hill, Alex Vestal
Stonhenge, UK
Program Name: Healthcare and Nursing in the United Kingdom
Program Dates:
5/15/2017 - 5/23/2017

Application Deadline:

1/27/17

Course Offered:

NSG 492: Global Perspectives of Nursing History and Complementary & Alternative Therapies

NSG 592: Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Healthcare

Visit London, Stonehenge, and Windsor Castle, while integrating an analysis of historical frameworks of nursing practice. You will also study the growing use of complementary and alternative therapies (CATs) in contemporary healthcare. The goal of this program is to emphasize the cultural immersion in another country’s healthcare system to broaden the student’s perspective of the role of the nurse.

London, England

Photo by Julia Ormon

Program Dates:
6/23/2017 - 8/5/2017

Application Deadline:

2/27/17

Course Offered:

Spend your summer undertaking an international internship in your field of interest, gaining valuable résumé building experience, and living in one of the world’s most exciting cities! Take a six-week, credit-bearing international internship and coursework program in London, England! UNCW is collaborating with London South Bank University (LSBU) and will enroll in one of two 3-credit hour courses taught by (LSBU). During this time the program leaders will facilitate workshops for the students regarding UK work culture and etiquette and conduct cultural excursions for the group.

Program Leaders: Kara Pike Inman, Sarah Crockett

London England

Photo by Hayley Kane

Program Dates:
6/21/2017 - 6/30/2017

Application Deadline:

1/31/17

Course Offered:

EDL 664: International Internship

EDL 661: DIS International Travel

Take a walk through history as you explore the streets of London while you engage in classroom instruction and university settings with your British colleagues. You will shadow London’s best teachers and administrators daily and learn about the British educational system. Enjoy your evening tea as you stroll by Big Ben and the London Bridge. Visit the Travel Book Store from the movie, Notting Hill or walk Kate Middleton’s wedding steps through Westminster Abbey. Watch the famous changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace for a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth departing from her home. London is a bustling city of over 8 million people with an energy felt on every street corner and an experience that will be life altering.

Program Leaders: Marsha Carr

London England

Photo by Hannah Clark

Program Dates:
7/8/2017 - 7/16/2017

Application Deadline:

2/20/17

Course Offered:

SWK 595: Introduction to Solution-Focused Practice the BRIEF Version

This course is designed to provide students an applied learning experience in which they will engage in a training presented by the owners of BRIEF. BRIEF is a world-renowned training center for solution-focused (SF) practices and has trained over 55,000 people worldwide. Additionally, students will attend a training facilitated by a London native. The training will focus on social work practice in the UK and focus on the application of SF practice in the UK. This experience will enhance students’ understanding of the SF model and the international context in which it is applied.

Program Leaders: Kristin Bolton

Vietnam

Vietnam
Program Dates:
5/17/2017 - 6/7/2017

Application Deadline:

3/1/17

Course Offered:

REC 494-800: Cultural Tourism in Vietnam

REC 494-801: Adventure Tourism in Vietnam

This program integrates popular cultural sites and activities in and around Vietnam. As we travel through the various provinces students will participate in an eclectic array of activities unique to each area. Highlights include:visiting famous monuments and temples throughout Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City; kayaking and snorkeling in Ha Long bay; riding on a traditional junk boat; hiking and visiting local indigenous hill side communities in the Sapa district; preparing a traditional meal in an interactive cooking class; snorkeling and attending a yoga class on Phu Quoc Island; visiting Paradise Cave, and much more!

Program Leaders: Kristin Bolton
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CLOSED 2017 SHORT-TERM SPRING FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS

Argentina

Argentina photo by Sarah Keasey

Photo by Sarah Keasey

Program Dates: 5/17/2017 - 5/31/2017
Application Deadline: CLOSED

Course Offered:

ENG 294: Buenos Aires: Capital of Culture

SPN 294: Buenos Aires: Capital of Culture

Study the culture of Buenos Aires through its writers, painters, and musicians. Activities include participating in a writer's class about Borges' life and stories, a café meeting with political journalist and Che Guevara biographer, national art museums, live musical events, the San Telmo markets, and historic cafés.

All majors are welcome to participate

Program Leaders: Paula Kamenish, Ashlee Balena

Austria

Austria by Jamie Dreifus

Photo by Jamie Dreifus

Program Dates:
2/3/2017 - 2/12/2017
Application Deadline: 11/15/2016

Course Offered:

MUS 394: Study Abroad in Music

Sing and workshop with renowned musicians in the Choral Workshop in St. Pölten, Austria this spring term. The workshop is presented by the University for Music and the Performing Arts of Vienna and several other organizations including the Archdiocese of Vienna and the Diocese of St. Pölten. It takes place at the Bildungshaus St. Hippolyt in St. Pölten, a small town about 30 minutes from Vienna.

Program Leaders: Joe Hickman

Belize

Canoeing in Belize
Program Dates:
3/3/2017 - 3/11/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

OCN 480: Landscapes of Belize

GEO 580: Landscapes of Belize

Participate in an in-depth exploration of Belize’s physical setting, history, and culture through an analysis of its literature and an exploration of its landscapes along the Sibun River Valley, from the Maya Mountains through the pine savanna to the Caribbean Reef system.

Program Leaders: Andrea Hawkes

Belize by Paulina Capar

Photo by Paulina Capar

Program Dates:
1/2/2017 - 1/10/2017
Application Deadline: CLOSED

Course Offered:

EVS 431: International Field Study: Coastal Environments of Belize

BIO 480: Coastal Environments of Belize

Explore the biological and physical aspects of the coastal ecosystems of Belize, including mangrove, seagrass and coral reef and lagoon habitats. Students will spend a week at the University of Belize Calabash Caye Field Station on Turneffe Atoll. Turneffe Atoll is located along the Belize barrier reef system, the longest barrier reef system in the Caribbean.

Healthcare in Belize
Photo by Anita Aviles
Program Name: Cultural Immersion: People and Healthcare in Belize
Program Dates:
3/4/2017 - 3/11/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

Experience the culture of Belize and practice nursing within a different culture in a third world country. Students will spend 7 days in San Ignacio, Belize hosted by Galen University; they can adapt the nursing process when working with people different than the typical American populations. While working with a local physician and staff in the Cayo district, individuals will provide care to the people of Belize with nursing skills, obtain health histories and perform physical assessments involved within the nursing practice.

Chile

Chile
Photo by Kaitlyn Cock
Program Name: Study Abroad in Patagonia
Program Dates:
3/2/2017 - 3/12/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

REC 494-081: Responsible Tourism

REC 494-082: Societal, Recreational, and Leisure Comparison: Chile vs. U.S.

Patagonia, located in the southern region of Argentina and Chile, offers a diverse landscape of snow-capped mountains, fertile valleys, and large extensions of plains and forests. Experience and understand responsible tourism, a form of tourism that strives to minimize the negative economic, social, and environmental impacts of tourism. Students will experience firsthand the complexities involved with applying the principles of responsible tourism to tourist destinations.

Program Leaders: Alexia Franzidis, Jeffery Nix

Costa Rica

Costa Rican Sunset 

Photo by Kelley Meehan

Program Name: Developing and Implementing Exercise Prescriptions for Adventure Travel: Costa Rica
Program Dates:
3/3/2016 - 3/12/2016

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

EXS 494 001: Designing and Implementing Exercise Prescriptions for Adventure Travel: Costa Rica

This course is designed to provide students an applied learning experience in which they will develop and implement exercise prescriptions prior to a number of demanding outdoor experiences and activities to increase safety and enjoyment of adventure travel.

Only offered to Exercise Science Majors

Program Leaders: Lisa Sprod

Cuba

Cuba by Emma Kenney

Photo by Emma Kenney

Program Dates:
5/7/2017 - 5/13/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

HON 120-304: Becoming a Global Citizen

Learn about what it means to be a global citizen. Students will have the opportunity to experience Cuban culture and food, visit the site of the final battle of the Cuban revolution, observe the Cuban educational system during this week-long program.

Only offered to Honors Scholars Program students or consent of the instructor.

Cuba
Program Name: History and Cinema in Contemporary Cuba
Program Dates:
5/8/2017 - 5/18/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

HIS 370: History in the Caribbean

FST 375: Studies in Global History

In this course you will study the history and aesthetics of Cuban cinema, from pre-revolutionary film culture to Third Cinema and the international breakthroughs of the 1960s, to the Cuban film industry’s place in the contemporary global market. Take the chance to look at films within their specific political and economic contexts, explore issues related to cultural identity, international financing, authenticity and nostalgia. You will also have the opportunity to critically analyze representations of Cuba in films produced in the United States and Europe.

The Czech Republic

Czech Republic by Sarah McComas

Photo by Sarah McComas

Program Dates:
3/4/2017 - 3/12/2017
Application Deadline: CLOSED

Courses Offered:

FIN 495: Seminar in Finance - Prague

MKT 495: Seminar in Marketing - Prague

Take advantage of this opportunity to complete a unique consulting project for a firm in Central Europe. Complete the research during the first half of the semester at UNCW and travel to Central Europe for spring break and present your findings and recommendations to representatives from the client company. While in Prague, tour local businesses and explore the historic city center.

Prerequisites: FIN 335 or MKT 340

Cuba

Cuban Agriculture
Program Dates:
3/4/2017 - 3/11/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

EVS 431/531: Urban Agriculture in Cuba

EDN 517/EDN 592: Methods for Teaching Second Language Learners

BIO 480: Urban Agriculture in Cuba

We will visit the country of Cuba during Spring Break, where we will participate in lectures provided by agricultural experts on the island. Emphasis will be placed on the innovative approaches Cuba has used following a change in available agricultural inputs, including social innovations.

Greece

Parthenon in Greece
Program Dates: 3/3/17 - 3/11/17

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

COM 294: Communication Studies in Greece

Travel to Greece and explore the cities of Athens, Meteora, Hydra, Thermopylae, and Delphi while learning about intercultural communication and Greek rhetoric, mythology, and history!

India

India Taj Mahal

Photo by Brook Cockrell

Program Name: Social Work Exploration into Mental Health in India
Program Dates:
1/4/2017 - 1/16/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

SSW DIS: Assessment of Clinical Social Work in India

Immerse yourself in the status of clinical social work in India! See Banglore through the eyes of a native—each student will have an Indian MSW student as a buddy to take them through the day. You can accompany your buddy in their classes, on trips around Bangalore, and to social events sponsored by St. Josephs College.

Program Leaders: Arthur Frankle

Mexico

Mexico town
Program Dates: 5/7/2017 - 5/16/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

SPN 394: Oaxaca: Here and There

Students will have the opportunity to experience Oaxacan culture and food, visit important cultural sites in Mexico, interact with and learn from Oaxacan immigrants in Wilmington and their family members in Oaxaca, and learn firsthand the effects of immigration and globalization on families and communities during this 10-day program.

Prerequisite: successful completion of SPN 202 or 215, students must enroll in the SPN 394 course during the Spring 2017 semester

Program Leaders: Amanda Boomershine

Multi-Country: Belize & Guatemala

Guatemala

Photo by Erin Buhler

Program Name: Field Course to Belize and Guatemala
Program Dates:
3/3/2017 - 3/12/2017

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

EVS 431: International Field Experience in Belize & Guatemala

Take a journey on this interdisciplinary introduction to environmental field methods and investigation in Belize and Guatemala, Central America. This program integrates field and classroom instruction with hands-on learning combined with how to study environmental issues and problems specific to the target country on local, regional and global scales. Case studies will be emphasized with students developing, researching, and carrying-out an in-country, applied research project.

Peru

Peru lake
Photo by Jade Oakes
Program Name: Honors in Peru
Program Dates: Spring Semester ending 5/26/17

Application Deadline:

CLOSED

Course Offered:

HON 212: El condor y el toro: Indigenous and Spanish Peru

HON 294: Honors in Peru: from the capital to Machu Picchu

Study Spanish while gaining an appreciation of Peru’s indigenous cultures (especially those of the highland Andes), as well as an understanding of what the Spanish conquistadores discovered upon their arrival in Peru, and how the dramatic contact between two vastly different peoples played out through the centuries.

Program Leaders: Valerie Rider

United Kingdom - England

England by Katherine Stokely

Photo by Katherine Stokely

Program Dates:
3/3/2017 - 3/12/2017
Application Deadline: CLOSED

Course Offered:

UNI 294: Global Connections: Chasing Chaos

Gain a global perspective and travel to the United Kingdom this spring! We will share the common reading book Chasing Chaos while learning about the culture of England through a walking tour of London, a bird's-eye view from the London Eye, day tour to Windsor Castle, Bath, and Stonehenge, and more!

Program Leaders: Gina Garera, Ginny Guerry
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CLOSED 2017 SUMMER FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS

Japan

Japan by Jennifer Madden

Photo by Jennifer Madden

Program Dates:
6/10/2017 - 6/24/2017
Application Deadline: CLOSED

Courses Offered:

EDN 350/581: Comparative Education in Japan and US

EDN 455: International Internship Japan

EDN 592: International Internship

Look at education through the eyes of Japanese educators and learn about Japanese culture in this two-week program! In addition to working in a Japanese school, you will have the opportunity to visit temples in Kyoto and Nara, explore Minoo Falls and Peace Park, and tour the Imperial Gardens and various museums.

Only offered to Education majors

Program Leaders: Tracy Hargrove, Kathy Fox