Study Abroad Programs
A&S Study Abroad Programs
2010 Study Abroad Photography Contest: “A picture is worth a thousand words.”
A&S study abroad participants from 2010 share via photography their experiences and memories while traveling and studying abroad.
AND THE WINNERS ARE…
FIRST PLACE: “Santorini, Greece as Night Approaches” By Amy Fossaluzza
SECOND PLACE: “Undara National Park” by Tyler Lloyd
THIRD PLACE: “City of Arts and Sciences” by Katlyn Nasseri
Semester at Sea Voyage
During the Fall 2007 semester, two of our A&S students have had the unique opportunity to embark upon a journey around the world, participating in a Semester-at-Sea with the Institute for Shipboard Education.
Jacie Rowe IV, a junior Political Science major and Keeley Copridge, a junior Psychology major departed from Ensenada, Mexico on August 27, 2007 and returned to Miami, Florida on December 7.
Read more about their journey…
Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS)
Spain I program in Segovia, Spain
Spanish Cinema (with Dr. Regina Roebuck). This course uses Spanish films to explore social and political change in Spain from 1931 to the present.
Spanish Literary Texts in Context (with Herb Delegal). An introductory course in Spanish literature, taught in Spanish. Authentic texts include poetry, short story, drama or excerpts from longer works. (Taught in Spanish.)
France I program in Paris, France
Introduction to French Culture (with Dr. Wendy Yoder). A survey of contemporary French character and society. Using a historical perspective, attitudes, achievements, institutions and life styles of the French people are explored.
French Literary Texts in Context: Paris in ‘their’ Eyes (with Dr. Wendy Yoder). In this course, students work with a variety of texts by French authors through the ages to learn about Paris. The works selected offer a multifaceted view of the city that will be complemented through excursions. The students gain a unique perspective and enrich their understanding of writers whose contributions to the canon of French literature are legend. (Taught in French.)
Introduction to Contemporary Chinese Culture (with Dr. Li Zeng). A survey of the contemporary culture of China, with emphasis on values, behavioral characteristics, social and political systems, and cultural achievements.
Mexico Pre-professional program in Morelia, Mexico
Law Enforcement (with Rodney Brewer). An introduction to the history, practices and issues related to the law enforcement function in our society. Topics included are the history of law enforcement, comparative policing in other areas, sociology of law enforcement, and current administrative/political issues involving law enforcement agencies.
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (with Rodney Brewer). This course is designed to allow the student to do a comparative analysis of the criminal justice systems in both countries. This would include court systems, plea bargaining, punishment, sentencing, correctional institutions, death penalty, mental illness, incarceration trends and current crime issues. Various types of probation and diversionary programs will be discussed.