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Faculty-led study abroad programs announced for 2017–2018

Students pose while on international trip

Faculty-led programs are an excellent opportunity for students to take ISU courses abroad from 10 days to one month in duration.

Illinois State University’s Office of International Studies and Programs is pleased to announce the faculty-led study abroad program offerings for the 2017–2018 academic year.

Faculty-led programs are an excellent opportunity for students to take ISU courses abroad from 10 days to one month in duration. These programs are guided by an Illinois State faculty member(s) and are designed to focus on a specific topic(s) for students. Some programs have a general education focus, while others are major and/or minor specific.

Program pages will be released shortly. Stay tuned for more information!

Fall 2017

Costa Rica: Rainforest Ecology – School of Biological Sciences, led by Ben Sadd and Rachel Bowden

Costa Rica: Fair Trade: Experiential Learning – Department of Politics and Government, led by Noha Shawki and Julian Westerhout

Winter Break 2017

Jamaica: Study Aboard: Introduction to the Cruise Line Industry – School of Kinesiology and Recreation, led by Rachel Smith

Spring Break 2018

Cuba: Honors: City as Text – Honors College, led by* Rocio Rivadenerya

Dominican Republic: HSC Global Contexts: Community Development in the Dominican Republic – Department of Health Sciences, led by Jackie Lanier*

Germany and Switzerland: HSC Global Contexts: The Alpes – Department of Health Sciences, led by Chris Grieshaber*

Panama: Quality Leadership University — Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, led by Marinelly Castillo-Zuniga

Summer 2018

Brazil: School of Communication, led by Phillip Chidester*

Brazil: International Issues in Transcultural Nursing — Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN), led by MCN faculty

Chile: Business and Cultural Experience in Peru — College of Business, led by Aysen Bakir*

China: International Project Management* — College of Applied Sciences and Technology, led by Sally Xie

Costa Rica: Summer Exploration — College of Education, led by Sharon Doubet and Amanda Quesenberry

Croatia: Experiences in International Justice — Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, led by Dawn Beichner

Cyprus: Dance in the Mediterranean – School of Theatre and Dance, led by Darby Wilde*

France: Novancia – School of Communication, led by Julie Navickas and Kristen Smederovac

Greece: A CSD Experience – School of Communication Science Disorders, led by Heidi Harbers and Jennifer Friberg

Italy: ISU in Orvieto — College of Fine Arts, led by Lea Cline and Katie Jasper

Italy: Multi-Cultural Education and Child Development in the International Classroom* — College of Education, led by Sarah Dolan and Derrek Drenckpohl

Panama: Bilingual Pilgrimage to Panama – College of Education, led by Ellis Hurd

Russia: Cross-Cultural Considerations in Special Education — College of Education, led by Christy Borders

Russia: International Issues in Transcultural Nursing — Mennonite College of Nursing, led by MCN faculty

Russia: Vladimir State University Institute of Physical Culture and Sport — School of Kinesiology and Recreation, led by Karen Dennis and David Thomas

Spain: Education Immersion in Alcala — College of Education, led by Maria Zamudio and Elizabeth Skinner

Spain: Spanish Conversation in Avila — Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, led by Patxi Lascurain

Taiwan: University of Taipei – College of Education, led by Miranda Lin

United Kingdom: University of Brighton — TCH — College of Education, led by Erin Mikulec

United Kingdom: Literary London in the Romantic Era, Department of English, led by Brian Rejack*

* Denotes new programs for the 2017-2018 academic year

To explore additional summer study abroad programs, visit our summer destinations page.

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