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2016 Course Abroad and Passport to Global Citizenship Programs

Below is a tentative listing of the Course Abroad and Passport to Global Citizenship Programs being planned for next year. Individual webpages, complete with program descriptions, pricing information, and registration forms, will be completed over Summer 2015. Please check this page frequently for updated information. Registration forms for Winter 2016 programs will be due October 1. Spring 2016 programs will have a December 1 registration date.

Winter Session 2016 Country Travel Dates Faculty Director(s) Course(s)
Environmental and Public Health Communication South Island of New Zealand December 26, 2015 - January 10, 2016 Dr. Ben Tyson, CCSU Communication Department; Dr. Christine Unson, SCSU Public Health Department Comm 496, Comm 451, Comm 586
Marine Ecosystems of Belize Belize December 27, 2015 - January 5, 2016 Dr. Jeremiah Jarrett, Biological Sciences Department Bio 171, Bio 471, Bio 571
Culture, Tourism & Sustainability Thailand

January 4-17, 2016

Drs. Charles Button and William Price, Geography Department Geog 290, Geog 459, Geog 559
Studies in London Theatre: From Shakespeare to the West End England December 29, 2015 - January 10, 2016 (tentative) Prof. Scott Bartley, Theatre Department TH 475
Passport to Global Citizenship Program for First-Year Students Germany & Czech Republic January 1 - 9, 2016 Ms. Erin Beecher, Center for International Education, and Mr. Patrick Tucker, University Registrar This is a non-credit travel program designed especially for the first-time traveler.
Comparative Study of Construction, Sustainability, and Manufacturing Practices United Arab Emirates January 7 - 17, 2016 Drs. Talat Salama and Linda Reeder, Manufacturing and Construction Management Department SET 490, SET 590
The Arab Persian Gulf in the 21st Century United Arab Emirates January 7 - 17, 2016 Dr. Ghassan El-Eid, Political Science Department PS 490; IS 590
Passport to Global Citizenship Program for Education Majors Jamaica January 9-16, 2016 Ms. Lisa Marie Bigelow, Center for International Education; Ms. Mary Pat Bigley, School of Education & Professional Studies This is a non-credit travel program designed especially for CCSU students accepted into the B.S.-Ed. Professional Program.

 

Spring Semester 2016 Country Travel Dates Faculty Director(s) Course(s)
100 Years of Resistance in Ireland: The Origins and Legacy of the Easter Rising of 1916 Ireland March 17 - 26, 2016 Dr. John O'Connor, Sociology Department; Dr. Louise Williams, History Department Soc 494, Hist 495, Hist 498
Comparison Study of Industry and Business in Three Typical Developed Cities Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen, China March 17 - 27, 2016 Drs. Paul Resetarits and Haoyu Wang, Manufacturing and Construction Management Department SET 490, SET 590
History, Policy and Current Issues for the Counseling Profession Ireland March 18 - 26, 2016 Drs. Cherie King and Margaret Donohue, Counseling Department CNSL 580
Reporting Cuba in Transition Cuba March 18 - 26, 2016 Dr. Vivian Martin and Prof. Darren Sweeney, Journalism Department Jrnl 450
Exercise Abroad England March 18 - 26, 2016 Dr. Kimberly Kostelis and Dr. Sean Walsh, Department of Physical Education and Human Performance EXS 331, EXS 408, EXS 409, PE 598
Passport to Global Citizenship: Language and Culture in Italy Italy March 18-26, 2016 Dr. Carmela Pesca, Modern Language Department and Lisa Bigelow, Center for Int.'l Education This is a non-credit cultural enrichment program.
The Muslim Experience in Iberia Spain and Morocco March 18 - 27, 2016 Dr. Ghassan El-Eid, Political Science Department IS 360, PS 291
A Comparative Exploration of Nursing Profession and Health Systems Canada March 19 - 26, 2016 Drs. Catherine Thomas and Heather Hamilton, Nursing Depatrment NRSE 485
Exploring Mediterranean Cities: Barcelona and Valencia Spain March 21 - 27, 2016 Dr. Paloma Lapuerta, Modern Languages Department ML 300
Comparative Study of Operations Management Germany May 12 - 22, 2016 Drs. Paul Resetarits and Haoyu Wang, Manufacturing and Construction Management Department SET 490, SET 590
Economic Development and Cultural Heritage China May 16 - 31, 2016 Dr. Xiaoping Shen, Geography Department Geog 459, Geog 559, IS 360

 

Summer Session 2016 Country Travel Dates Faculty Director(s) Course(s)
Introduction to Community and Civic Engagement Costa Rica May 16 - 25, 2016 Dr. Abigail Adams, Anthropology Department CEN 200
A Comparative Study of Atchitectural Engineering and Construction Practices England May 21 - 29, 2016 Drs. Linda Reeder and Talat Salama, Manufacturing and Construction Management Department SET 490, SET 590
Location Studies in Art and Biology Ireland and England May 22 - June 15, 2016 Dr. Barbara Nicholson, Biological Sciences Department; Prof. Muriel Miller, Art Department Art 100, Art 494 plus Bio offerings TBD
Exploring Gender Equality in Japan Japan May 23 - June 7, 2016 Dr. Shizuko Tomoda, Modern Language Department; Dr. Fiona Pearson, Sociology Department ML/Hum 330, IS 330, Soc 498/WGGS390
To Eden and Beyond - Sustainability Studies in England England May 17-27, 2016 Dr. Stephen Watton, Chemisty Department; Dr. Charles Button, Geography Department ISCI 104, Geog 459, Geog 559
Religion, Philosophy, and Cultural Tourism in Budapest Hungary May 25 - June 3, 2016 Dr. William Price, Geography; Dr. Mathew Foust, Philosophy Geog 390, HUM 330, IS 330, REL 256
Spanish on the Move Spain May 27 - June 12, 2016 Drs. Gustavo Mejia and Lilian Uribe, Modern Languages Department Span 225, Span 226, ML 400
Resiliency and Citizen Participation: Experiential Learning in Peru Peru May 28 - June 18, 2016 Dr. Cathy Baratta, Social Work Department SW 478
Poland in Early America/Early America in Poland DC, France, Lithuania, and Poland June 3 - June 14, 2016 Dr. Gil Gigliotti, English Department; Ms. Renata Vickrey, Polish Archivist Eng 214, Eng 448
Cuba in Cinema: A Comparative Analysis of the Island's Image in Domestic and Foreign Films Cuba June 23 - July 3, 2016 Dr. Antonio Garcia-Lozada, Modern Language Department; Dr. Jose Carlos del Ama Gonsalo, Communication Department Comm 496; Hum 330
The Global Collaborative Program at Kyung Hee University: Humanity, Civilization, and Global Governance South Korea July 1 - 31, 2016   Choose up to six credits of course work
Southern African Ecology, Culture, and Programs in Environmental Communication Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia July 5 - 26, 2016 Dr. Ben Tyson, Communiation Department Comm 451
Ghana at the Intersection of a Global Community Ghana July 7 - 22, 2016 Dr. Peter Kyem, Geography Department Geog 459, Geog 559, IS 490, IS 590
Ecology and Evolution in the Galapagos Islands Ecuador and Galapagos Islands August 6 - 20, 2016 Drs. Barbara Nicholson and Eileen Roark, Biological Sciences Department Bio 171, Bio 571, Bio 571