Summer 2014 Faculty-led Programs


Applications due January 17, 2014!!

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"Business in London"

Faculty Directors: Dr. LeJon Poole & Dr. Katherine Lawrence
May 16- May 26
*Optional 3 credit course!* BADM 590 Spring 2014 Course - ENROLL NOW!
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See the program brochure HERE!



"Education in Costa Rica"


Faculty Director: Dr. Carol Maidon
May 11 - June 1, 2014
Earn up to 6 credits: Any level of SPAN + EDUC 501 "Human Diversity in the Social Setting: Home, Work, and Community"
See the program brochure HERE!

Travel to Costa Rica with Campbell's School of Education! Live with a Tico (Costa Rican) family, take morning Spanish language classes at ICLC (local language school), and volunteer in the local public school in the afternoon.  Explore the Costa Rican rainforest, beaches, and historical sites on the weekends.



"Fairy Tales in Germany & France"

Faculty Directors: Dr. David Steegar & Dr. Brian Thomas
May 18 - May 29, 2014
*Optional 3 credit course!* HONORS 250 -- WILL FULFILL A GCC 200-level literature course requirement!

See the program brochure HERE!

Visit Sleeping Beauty's castle, Rapunzel's tower, Little Red Riding Hood country, the childhood home of the Brothers Grimm, Germany's Fairy Tale Road, Marie Antoinette's hamlet, and much more!  Bring fairy tales to life and explore the historical, social, and cultural context of Western Civilization's most famous fairy tales.

"Fairy tales say something important about the origins of human culture and community - as the phrase 'Once upon a time' suggests." - Dr. Brian Thomas

"Natural History in Hawaii"


Faculty Director: Dr. Chris Havran
May 27 - June 18, 2014
Earn 4 credits: BIOL 260 "Hawaiian Natural History and Culture" (conduct your own research project!)

See the program brochure HERE!

The Hawaiian islands will serve as a living laboratory for students to study factors that regulate the establishment of biological and cultural diversity in an oceanic island system. Practical field exercises and self-designed research proejcts will help students develop exeprience in plant systematics, ecology, geology, conservation biology, enthomedicine, and enthocology.  Through a series of guest lectures and site visits, students will explore the many biological and cultural influences that have shaped modern Hawaii.

"Psychology and Culture in France, Germany, & Austria"

Faculty Director: Dr. Jutta Street
May 14 - May 30, 2014
*Optional 3 credit course!* PSYC 480 "History of Psychology" - WILL FULFILL a GCC Social Science Requirement!

See the program brochure HERE!

Explore the influence of histoical and cultural events on the development of the discipline of psychology.  Visit historical sites of the famous fathers of psychology: Frued, Mesener, Piaget, Wundt, Frankl, and more! 

Watch videos of 2012 program HERE.


Study Abroad
To find out more about Study Abroad opportunities, contact:

Kendra Erickson
Study Abroad Coordinator