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ARTS 305/405: Pre-architecture Study Abroad

This 3-week intensive Wellington, New Zealand summer course immerses students into a culture that solves architectural problems through a sophisticated appreciation for design, aesthetics and conceptualization. The program introduces students to critical inquiry through shared principles and theories of art, architecture and design, as experienced in New Zealand’s cultural capital. Using the city as our classroom, students will visit well-known sites, museums and monuments as well as hidden gems that reinforce concepts presented in readings, lectures and class discussions.

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Dates: July 2-July 22, 2018

Time: Course meets in Wellington, New Zealand

Instructor: Sally Levine

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Art History and Art, Art Studio, Study Abroad

CLSC 318/418: Archaeological & Epigraphical Field School

This interdisciplinary course takes place in situ in the Mediterranean and will be attached to an active archaeological project. Students will learn the methodological principles of archaeological and epigraphical fieldwork by participating in activities such as surveying, excavation, museum work, geophysical survey, artifact analysis, and other scientific techniques. In addition to work in the field and museum, students will receive an introduction to the history Greco-Roman culture through visits to major archaeological sites in the region. Examples of active archaeological projects may vary, depending on the year. Offered as CLSC 318 and CLSC 418.

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Dates: June 13-July 7, 2018

Time: Course meets in Corinth, Greece

Instructor: Paul Iversen

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Classics, Study Abroad

ECHE 362D: Chemical Engineering Laboratory in Denmark

Chemical Engineering Laboratory in Denmark. A version of ECHE 362 taught during the summer at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Lyngby, Denmark. Prereq: ECHE 260 and ECHE 360 and ECHE 361 and ECHE 363 and ECHE 364.

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Dates: June 29-July 27, 2018

Time: Course meets in Lyngby, Denmark

Instructor: Ramanathan Sankaran

Credits: 4 credits

Departments: Chemical Engineering, Study Abroad

ENGR 200T: Statics and Strength of Materials

An introduction to the analysis, behavior and design of mechanical/structural systems. Course topics include: concepts of equilibrium; geometric properties and distributed forces; stress, strain and mechanical properties of materials; and, linear elastic behavior of elements.  Prereq: PHYS 121.

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Dates: May 28-June 12, 2018

Time: MTuWTh 9:00-11:55a

Instructor: Xiangwu Zeng

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Engineering, Study Abroad

ENGR 225B: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer

Elementary thermodynamic concepts: first and second laws, and equilibrium. Basic fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and mass transfer: microscopic and macroscopic perspectives. The course will be taught at the University of Botswana, and engineering applications will be discussed in the context of regional issues specific to Botswana.  Prereq: CHEM 111, ENGR 145, and PHYS 121. Coreq: MATH 223.

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Dates: TBA

Time: MTuWThF 8:30-11:00a; REC: MTuWThF 1:00p-2:15p

Instructor: Daniel Lacks

Credits: 4 credits

Departments: Engineering, Study Abroad

ETHS 338: The Cameroonian Experience

Immersion learning experience living and studying in Cameroon. The focus of the course is the culture, literature, and language of Francophone Cameroon, with some emphasis on Anglophone Cameroon. Students spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week visiting cultural sites and attending arranged courses at the University of Buea. Students will prepare a research paper. Coursework is in French. To do coursework in English, students should enroll in WLIT 338 or ETHS 338. Offered as ETHS 338, FRCH 338, and WLIT 338.  Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: FRCH 202

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Dates: May 26-June 6, 2018

Session: May Term

Time: TBA

Instructor: Gilbert Doho

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Ethnic Studies, Study Abroad

FRCH 308/408: The Paris Experience

Three-week immersion learning experience living and studying in Paris. The focus of the course is the literature and culture of the African, Arab, and Asian communities of Paris. Students spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week visiting cultural centers and museums and interviewing authors and students about the immigrant experience. Assigned readings complement course activities. Students enrolled in FRCH 308/408 do coursework in French. WLIT 308/408 students have the option of completing coursework in English. Graduate students have additional course requirements. Offered as FRCH 308, WLIT 308, FRCH 408, and WLIT 408. Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: FRCH 202.

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Dates: May 13-June 2, 2018

Session: May Term

Time: Course meets in Paris, France

Instructor: Cheryl Toman

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Modern Languages and Literatures, Study Abroad

FRCH 338: The Cameroonian Experience

Immersion learning experience living and studying in Cameroon. The focus of the course is the culture, literature, and language of Francophone Cameroon, with some emphasis on Anglophone Cameroon. Students spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week visiting cultural sites and attending arranged courses at the University of Buea. Students will prepare a research paper. Coursework is in French. To do coursework in English, students should enroll in WLIT 338 or ETHS 338. Offered as ETHS 338, FRCH 338, and WLIT 338.  Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: FRCH 202.

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Dates: May 26-June 6, 2018

Session: May Term

Time: TBA

Instructor: Gilbert Doho

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Modern Languages and Literatures, Study Abroad

ITAL 308: The Italian Experience

A three-week summer study abroad course spent at a university in an Italian city well-known for its cultural and linguistic heritage and at other important sites during travel. Focus: Language immersion and processing of cultural experience. Main features: 1. Intense collaboration with an Italian university. Students interact with Italian peers; seminars are co-taught by Italian faculty. 2. Creation of an individual journal that synthesizes students’ perception of and reflections on their experience, records the progress of their final project, and documents their improvement in language proficiency. 3. Final project. Students meet M-F in a formal setting for advanced language study designed to improve proficiency in speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. They attend seminars on varied topics in literature, history, and civilization. Visits to museums, galleries, and attendance at cultural events are included.

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Dates: May 14-18 on Campus; May 22-31 in Italy

Session: May Term

Time: TBA

Instructor: Denise Caterinacci

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Modern Languages and Literatures, New 2018 Summer, Study Abroad

WLIT 308/408: The Paris Experience

Three-week immersion learning experience living and studying in Paris. The focus of the course is the literature and culture of the African, Arab, and Asian communities of Paris. Students spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week visiting cultural centers and museums and interviewing authors and students about the immigrant experience. Assigned readings complement course activities. Students enrolled in FRCH 308/408 do coursework in French. WLIT 308/408 students have the option of completing coursework in English. Graduate students have additional course requirements. Offered as FRCH 308, WLIT 308, FRCH 408, and WLIT 408. Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement.

For more information, please visit the course website

Dates: May 13-June 2, 2018

Session: May Term

Instructor: Cheryl Toman

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Study Abroad, World Literature

WLIT 338: The Cameroonian Experience

Immersion learning experience living and studying in Cameroon. The focus of the course is the culture, literature, and language of Francophone Cameroon, with some emphasis on Anglophone Cameroon. Students spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week visiting cultural sites and attending arranged courses at the University of Buea. Students will prepare a research paper. Coursework is in French. To do coursework in English, students should enroll in WLIT 338 or ETHS 338. Offered as ETHS 338, FRCH 338, and WLIT 338.  Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: FRCH 202

For more information, please visit the course website

Dates: May 26-June 6, 2018

Session: May Term

Time: TBA

Instructor: Gilbert Doho

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Study Abroad, World Literature

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