Study Abroad

Short Term study abroad programs

 

Summer

PERU: ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD SCHOOL 

July 17 - August 15th, 2020

LAST 395
3 credits

Estimated program fees$2000-2500

Course description: This course will give students  the opportunity to actively participate in research and fieldwork at the archaeological site of Cerro Blanco, a Chancay Administrative Center located in central Peru.

Peru

 

 

Spring break

ARGENTINA: HUMAN RIGHTS, POLITICAL CULTURE, AND POLITICS  

Travel over spring break

PS 199
3 credits (first half spring course)

On-campus class meetings: Weekly class meetings on campus during the first half of spring semester.

Estimated program fees: $3,800-$4,100

Course description: This course explores the history of politics and human rights in Argentina through class lectures and cultural immersion, as well as discussions with scholars, activists, and politicians in  Buenos Aires.

Argentina

 

FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE ABROAD: SCIENCE+CULTURE IN BRAZIL

Travel over spring break

LAS 199
3 credits (first half spring course)

On-campus class meetings: Weekly class meetings on campus during the first half of spring semester.

Estimated program fees: $2200 

Course description: In this course, first year STEM students will further develop their technical skills while working alongside Brazilian students at the Universidade Federal de Itajubá (UNIFEI). 

Brazil

 

NATURAL HISTORY OF CORAL REEFS IN BELIZE

Travel over spring break

IB 496
1 credit (first half spring course)

On-campus class meetings: 1 hour weekly lecture, January 21-March 13

Estimated program fees: $2600

Course description: This study abroad course will introduce students to the diverse ecosystem of vertebrates and invertebrates that inhabit and form coral reefs. Students will have ample opportunity to work in the field while studying the ecology of coral reefs and identifying common reef species. 

Belize

 

 

Winter break

PERU: HERITAGE, TOURISM, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE LAND OF THE INCAS

Dates abroad: Dec. 27, 2019 - Jan 7, 2020

ANTH 224
3 credits

On-campus class meetings: Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, and Dec. 11

Estimated program fees: $3,200-$3,580

Course Description: Students will luxuriate in Peru's renowned culture and cuisine while exploring its tourism and heritage policies. Preparatory courses will provide basic historical and cultural knowledge to deepen the students' experience.  

Peru