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American Studies

Study Abroad Programs

United Kingdom – University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland (D)

Fall, spring

Language: English

Eligibility requirements: 3.0 gpa, previous study in your field, coursework relative to the understanding of Scotland

Housing: University assists students find housing in halls of residence or student flats, students provide own meals.

Details: Study with local and international students, wide variety of first and second year courses available, third year courses possible in major with background; classes for study abroad students in: arts, biomedical and life sciences (including a short course in clinical Human Anatomy for students planning to attend medical school), information and mathematical sciences, business and social sciences, physical sciences; lectures and tutorials, some art classes available in the Glasgow School of Art. Some year-long classes not open to spring semester students.

 

Domestic Programs

ACM: Newberry Seminar: Research in the Humanities* (P)

Fall

Eligibility requirements: Junior or Senior status; preparing serious research in the Humanities

Housing: Canterbury Court Apartments, downtown Chicago, students provide own meals.

Details: Work with faculty members to delve into the collection of the Newberry Library in Chicago; the Library's collections focus on the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late middle ages to the early 20th century; designed for mature and motivated students.  

 

ACM: Urban Studies, Chicago (P)

Fall, spring

Eligibility requirements: Junior or senior standing preferred, approval through campus selection process, previous coursework relating to social change.

Housing: Program students housed in double rooms in apartments with cooking facilities located in Chicago neighborhoods; students provide own meals.

Details: Study with ACM program students; 4 units of credit: a city-centered Core Course, a choice of Seminar course topics; an internship connecting academics to the world of work; an independent study project related to the student’s academic goals, often linked to the internship. 

 

Washington Semester- American University, Washington DC* (P)

Fall, spring

Eligibility requirements:  Nomination from home school, strong academic record; introduction to world politics or similar coursework.

Housing: Dormitories on the AU Tenley Campus; choose meal plan.

Details: Enroll in topic of study (e.g. American Politics, Foreign Policy, Peace and Conflict Resolution, International Law and Organizations, International Environment and Development, Transforming Communities and Public Policy); study with U.S. and international students, set of courses related to the topic: Seminar (some include overseas study travel), Internship, Research Project; expert guest speakers; meetings with policy makers; topics vary from year to year.

 

Option Types
Ex = Exchange Program

D = Direct Enrollment

Ex/D = both Exchange and Direct Enrollment are available

P = Program Provider

 

Last updated: 8/10