The information below is subject to change at any time as the Global Education Center (GEC) receives new applications, cancellations, or change forms.

For the most up-to-date information, contact the GEC in Global Commons 360 or by phone at 336-278-6700.

Linked below for each program is the course listing, prerequisite course description, cost breakdown, and brochure and application.  The brochure lists a tentative itinerary and additional policy and contact information.

All Winter Term 2020 programs are now CLOSED.

Winter Term 2021 programs will post in March 2020.

Last updated 10/25/19, 3:22 P.M.


Spring 2020 Travel-Embedded Courses

French 222: Canada, Montreál, Québec: Les histoires qu’on se raconte “The stories we tell”

Brochure and application

  • Civilization
  • Art history elective
  • World language

Academic catalog

Course Time: TBD

Program Leader(s):

Olivia Choplin

Cost $2,900

Cost breakdown

OPEN

 



Fall 2019 Travel-Embedded Courses

COR 331 Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy

Open only to third- or fourth-year students.

Brochure and application

  • Core Capstone Seminar

Does NOT meet ELR requirement.

Academic catalog

Course Time:

Mondays 5:30-9:00 p.m.

Program Leader(s):

Dr. Rodney Parks

$3,850

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 



Winter Term 2020 Programs

GBL 204 Arizona US/Mexico Borderlands: Culture, Environment, and Immigration

Brochure and application

 

  • Civilization

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 104: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Thursdays

Program Leader(s):

Sandy Marshall

Shayna Mehas

 

$3,900

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 256 Australia: The Stolen Generation

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or Society
  • Sociology elective
  • Anthropology elective

Academic catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 156: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Tuesdays

Program Leader(s):

Raj Ghoshal

Rena Zito

 

 

$7,650

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 245 Barbados: Culture, Politics & Society

Brochure and application

 

  • Civilization or Society
  • AAAS elective
  • Latin American studies elective
  • WGSS elective

Academic catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 145: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

*Meets the second half of fall semester only

Program Leader(s):

Joyce Davis

Damion Blake

 

$5,150

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 208 Boston: Mindful America, Mindful Elon

Brochure and application

  • Society

 

No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar

Program Leader(s):

Julie Lellis

 

Cost TBD

CANCELLED

 


BUS/FIN 277: Business In The Pacific Rim

Brochure and application

  • BUS or FIN elective
  • Asian Studies elective

 

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 177: 3:05-4:45 p.m. Fridays

Program Leader(s):

Raj Gupta

 

$6,950

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


HSS 382 Bolivia Practicum

Brochure and application

  • HSS practicum
  • Society

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 138:  3:05-4:45 p.m. Fridays

Program Leader(s):

Carmen Monico

 

$5300

Cost breakdown

CANCELLED

 


GBL 280 China: The Flying Dragon

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or Society
  • Asian studies elective

Academic Catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 180:  5:30-7:10 p.m. Thursdays

Program Leader(s):

Honglin Xiao

David Fletcher

$7,100

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 252 Costa Rica: Language, Culture and Ecotourism

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or Society
  • Latin American studies elective

Academic Catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 152: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Wednesdays

Program Leader(s):

Vanessa Bravo

Micheal Matthews

Cost $5,200

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 202 Disney: Happiest Place? The Science of Happiness

Brochure and application

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 102: 3:05-4:45 p.m. Fridays

Program Leader(s):

Alexis Franzese

$5,300

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 298 Dominican Republic: Baseball & Tourism

Brochure and application

 

  • Civilization or Society

Academic Catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 198: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Wednesdays

Program Leader(s)

Mark Cryan

Kirsten Doehler

 

$5,250

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


ENG 257 England: Literary Landscapes

Brochure and application

  • Expression (literature)

 

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 157: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Tuesdays

Program Leader(s):

Kathy Lyday

Paula Patch

$5,350 (airfare is not included)

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 205 ESPN: From Bristol to Beyond

Brochure and application

No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar.

Program Leader(s):

David Bockino

$5,600

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 290 Ghana: Performing Arts in Cultural Context

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or Expression (non-literature)

Academic Catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 190: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Tuesdays

Program Leader(s):

Keshia Wall

Deidra Smith

$6,500

Cost breakdown

CLOSED

 


GBL 247 Ghana: West African History & Culture

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or Society
  • AAAS Elective

Academic Catalog

Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

GBL 147: 8-9:10 a.m. Thursdays

Program Leader(s):

Amy Johnson

Cost TBD

CLOSED

 


GBL 296 Great Structures of Europe: Technology & History

Brochure and application

  • Civilization or non-lab Science

Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:
    GBL 196: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
    *Meets the second half of fall semester only
    Program Leader(s):

     

    $7,400

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


     

    GBL 246 Greece: Classics in Context

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization
    • Classical studies minor elective

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:
    GBL 146: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Wednesdays

    Program Leader(s):

    Hui-Hua Chang

    Mary Knight-McKenna

     

    $6,400

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 206 Hawai’i: Nation or State?

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Society

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 106: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Wednesdays

    Program Leader(s):

    Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler

    Cassie Kircher

    $5,500

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 236 India: Education and Development

    Brochure and application

    • Society or Science (non-lab)
    • Asian Studies elective
    • Teaching & Learning elective

    Academic catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 136: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Mondays

    Program Leader(s):

    Terry Tomasek

    Martin Kamela

    Cost $6,000

    CLOSED

     


    PHS 381 India: Public Health Practicum

    Brochure and application

    • Public health practicum
    • Public health elective

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 169: 5:30-7:10 p.m. Mondays

    Program Leader(s):

    Amanda Tapler

    $4,900

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 207 Iowa: The Trail Starts Here

    Brochure and application

    • Society

    No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar.

    Program Leader(s):

    Richard Landesberg

    Mark Dalhouse

    $3,000

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 259 Ireland: Literature, Culture, & History

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Expression (literature requirement)

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 159: 3:05-4:45 p.m. Fridays

    Program Leader(s):

    Kevin Bourque

    Erin Pearson

    $5650

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    COR 463 Italy: Dante’s Inferno: From Poetry to Video Games

    Open only to third- and fourth-year students.

    Brochure and application

    • Core Capstone seminar

    Does NOT meet ELR requirement.

    Academic Catalog link coming soon

    No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar.

    Program Leader(s)

    Brandon Essary

     

    $5,150

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 258/ENG 255 Italy: Myths, Mafia and Migration

    Brochure and application

    • Expression (literature)
    • ENG elective

     

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 158: 5:30- 7:10 p.m. Wednesdays

    Program Leader(s):

    Barbara Gordon

    Kevin Boyle

    $6,500
    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 297 Malawi: The Warm Heart of Africa

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Society
    • Teaching & Learning elective
    • AAAS elective
    • service learning

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 197: 5:30- 7:10 p.m. Tuesdays

    Program Leader(s):

    John Pickett

    Jan Mays

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 233 Mediterranean: East Meets West

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Society

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 133: 3:05-4:45 p.m. Fridays

    Program Leader(s):

    Tina Das

    Jennifer Platania

    $6,400

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    GBL 203 Miami: Ecology and Conservation

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization
    • Lab science

     

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 103: 8:00- 9:10 a.m. Wednesdays

    Program Leader(s):

    David Vandermast

    $4,200

    Cost breakdown

    CANCELLED

     


    GBL 266 New Zealand: Critically Engaged Ecotourism

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Society
    • Adventure-based learning elective

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 166: 8:00- 9:10 a.m. Fridays

    Program Leader(s):

    Carol Smith

    Mike Neiduski

     

    $6,750

    CLOSED


    GBL 244 Spain and Morocco: Historical & Contemporary Encounters

    Brochure and application

    • Civilization or Expression

    Academic Catalog

    Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar:

    GBL 144: 3:05- 4:45 p.m. Fridays

    Program Leader(s):

    Mayte De Lama

    Sophie Adamson

    Cost $6,200

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    COM 366 The Sundance Film Festival Experience

    Brochure and application

    • COM elective

    Academic Catalog

    No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar.

    Program Leader(s):

    J McMerty

    $3,500

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     


    COR 331 Tanzania: Wilderness & Adventure Therapy

    Brochure and application

    • Core Capstone Seminar

    Does NOT meet ELR requirement

    No Fall Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar.

    Program Leader(s):

    Rodney Parks

    Kelly Reimer

    $4,150

    Cost breakdown

    CLOSED

     



     


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