CLA Faculty-led Travel Program
The College of Liberal Arts strongly encourages students to consider Faculty-led Programs and Study Abroad programs.
Many short-term or semester program opportunities are available throughout the world to help you meet major, minor or graduation requirements. Learn more about international programs or contact email@example.com.
CLA faculty and students traveled to 10 different locations during the 2017-18 school year, including seven foreign countries, an island in the Caribbean and two U.S. cities.
Will you join them this 2018-19 school year?
(Winter Break) - Linda D'Amico (GS 375: Ecuador Faculty-led Program, 3 credits)
Explore how local events are connected to global processes and see firsthand how natives are using "development with identity" in their own ways through intercultural strategies, local and hybrid knowledge sets, and local governance.
Miho Nagai (GS 320: Special Topics in Japanese Studies - Faculty-led Program, 3 credits)
Discover the history and culture of Kyoto and Japan for yourself through this faculty-led travel program! Explore Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital and cultural heart, as well as ancient temples and shrines.
You will get to try various aspects of Japanese culture such as tea ceremony, calligraphy, Zen meditation and crafting traditional Japanese sweets.
J. Paul Johnson (FILM 240: Genres - Indies, Docs, Shorts, etc. or FILM 450: Topics - Film Festivals, 3 credits)
Students will be traveling to Telluride, Colorado for the annual Mountainfilm Festival. They will be volunteering at the festival, listening to speakers, watching films and learning from filmmakers.
Michael Bowler and Connie Kamara (GS 310: Faculty-led Program, 6 credits)
Are you considering a career in global development, education or health sciences? Even if the answer is no, this faculty-led travel program will still be a great opportunity to take guided tours through health facilities, attend seminars and panel discussions, and even help facilitate a health assessment.
This is a great chance to learn about Thailand and its culture.