Contact the Center for Global Programs and Studies for information on our overseas and study abroad opportunities.
WFU/Barcelona – Health and Human Services in a Diverse Society (CNS 335) (CD) Examine health and human services from an international perspective, studying the diverse populations they serve and models used for prevention, maintenance, intervention, rehabilitation and healthy functioning. Jose Villalba, CNS, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum II.
WFU/Dundee – Biochemistry (BIO/CHM/BMB 370) Learn the fundamentals of bio-molecular structure and function and study key metabolic pathways within the context of energy utiliza- tion by organisms, all while experiencing beautiful Scotland. Rebecca Alexander, Chemistry:alexanr @wfu.edu. Sum II.
WFU/EuroTour – (ENG 150) (D) or (MUS 101/MUS 285) (D) Explore some of Europe’s greatest cities while using famous galleries and museums as your classrooms. Visit 7 cities in 6 countries over 30 days while getting divisional credit. Peter Kairoff, MUS, email@example.com. Claudia Kairoff, ENG, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum I.
WFU/Jena, Germany – German Language Study (GER 208) Complete the German language divisional while living in the picturesque German university town of Jena. Experience German life and culture in homestays with local families. GER 153 offered on WFU campus Sum I. Grant McAllister, GER: email@example.com. Sum II.
WFU/London (Worrell House) – Issues and Trends in Education: A Comparison of British and American Schooling (EDU 101) (D) Get first hand experience comparing the British and American school systems by visiting classrooms and examining differences in type of instruction, the curriculum, student-teacher interaction and discipline. Adam Friedman, EDU: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum II.
WFU/London – Literature of the Witch (ENG 302/CRW 286/WGS 377) (D) Track a powerful female archetype across centuries and genres, and consider the literary and social construction of identity through focus on the witch as a marginal and maligned figure and also as a figure of resistance. Sarah Hogan or Joanna Ruocco, ENG. Sum I.
WFU/Portugal and Spain – Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (ANT 318 and ANT 381) (D) Explore the different regions of Portugal and the Islamic occupied areas of western Spain while studying variation in prehistoric human adaptations across past landscapes. Gain experience and skills in archaeological excavation. Paul Thacker, ANT: email@example.com. Sum I.
WFU/Rome – Research in Social Psychology (PSY 355) Learn research methods commonly used in experimental social psychology research and to develop skills in critically evaluating social psychological claims in one of the world’s most exciting and historical cities. John Petrocelli, PSY: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum I.
WFU/Salamanca – Internships in Spain (SPA 199, SPA 391, SPA 303, SPA 315, SPA 319) Spanish language internships offered in a number of professional areas, such as business, COM, health professions, politics, & social services. SPA courses available upon demand. Homestays with Spanish families. Kathy Mayers, SPA: email@example.com. Sum I.
WFU/Salamanca – Spanish Language, Literature and Culture (SPA 212) Complete the Spanish language requirement and improve your language skills abroad in a beautiful, university town. Multiple day excur- sions to different cultural highlights of Spain. Homestays with Spanish families. Claudia Valdez, SPA: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum I.
WFU/Sorrento – Italian Language (ITA 111, ITA 112, ITA 153, ITA 213 and HMN 216) (D) Take Italian in a beautiful town, overlooking the Bay of Naples. Multiple levels of Italian language courses offered. Housing with Italian families. All students take Lit divisional taught by WFU professor. Roberta Morosini, ITA: email@example.com. Sum I.
WFU/Spain, France and Switzerland – Global Perspectives in Food, Activity and Health (HES 384) Study the role of the science and social aspects of foods and physical activity for shaping community and global health. 2 weeks will take place on the WFU campus with the remaining 3 weeks in Spain, France and Switzerland. Gary Miller, HES: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum II.
WFU/Tours – French Language Study (FRH 212 or 216 + 6hrs of French transfer credit) French language study in the beautiful city of Tours, situated along the banks of the Loire River, an hour from Paris. Students can earn 9 hrs of French credit over a 6 week program. Homestays with local families. Faculty leader TBA. Sum I.
WFU/Venice (Casa Artom) – Anthropology of Space (ANT 335) Examine the historical contours of social stratification through the study of the built environment in the great city of Venice taking into account the economic, political, cultural, and regional contexts that influence them. Sherri Lawson Clark, ANT: email@example.com. Sum I.
WFU/Australia – Ecology and Resource Management (BIO 356) Travel through the ecosystems of Australia conducting field exercises that focus on ecosystem functions, resource management and conservation. Visit the Great Barrier Reef, a tropical rainforest, and the Outback. Michael Anderson BIO: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum I.
WFU/India – Culture and Communication in India (COM 370) Examine the ways in which Indian cultural practices have hybridized with traditional components of Indian culture and global trends. Travel to multiple regions of India concluding with a service program in the Himalayas. Ananda Mitra, COM: email@example.com. Sum II.
Latin America Programs
WFU/Buenos Aires – Organic Chemistry II (CHM 223) Learn the principles and reactions of organic chemistry and introductory biochemistry in a beautiful city often described as having a mix of Latin American and European cultures. A required course for CHM and pre-health students. Paul Jones, CHM: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum I
WFU/Cuba – Cuban Culture and Society (SPA 329 or SPA 369) Explore Cuban culture through lectures, workshops and artistic performances by local artists, writers, historians, and scholars. Travel to historical sites and engage in cultural and social entrepreneurship projects. Linda Howe, SPA: email@example.com. Sum I.
WFU/Peru – Tropical Biodiversity and Environmental Journalism (BIO 349 & JOU 288) A biological and journalistic trek across Peru from the Andes to the Amazon Basin. Examine environmental, biological, and human factors affecting diversity, and learn how to report on it in terms of science, adventure, and travel. Miles Silman, BIO/Justin Catanoso, JOU. Sum II.
Africa/Middle East Programs
WFU/Israel – Field Research in Biblical Archaeology (REL 315) A hands-on introduction to the archaeological excavation methods and practices common in the exploration of ancient Near Eastern sites. Investigate the history of ancient Israel and its neighbors through lectures and field trips. Leann Pace, REL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sum II.
WFU/Morocco – Arabic and French Language Studies (6hrs of language credit + MES 310) Take intensive Arabic or French through the Arabic Language Institute in Fez. An additional class will be taught by a WFU professor for a total of 9 hrs over 6 weeks. Cultural immersion through homestays. Ahmad Obiedat, Arabic: email@example.com. Sum I
WFU offers international internship programs in Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague and Hong Kong. Internships are customized to fit your academic and professional goals. Internships can accommodate most majors and are for credit. Mike Tyson, GPS: firstname.lastname@example.org.