Honors Education Abroad Opportunities

Overview

Please note: In order to receive Honors credits, students must do the Honors section

WHAT: This summer CSU faculty-led program takes students to Livingstone, Zambia to assist Zambians in educational settings (schools, after school programs, adult literacy programs, physical education programs), community health areas (clinics, home-based care, health education programs), gender equality programs, and sustainable building. Coursework focuses on ethics, motivations, and sustainability of development work. 

WHEN: Monday, May 18 - Saturday, June 6, 2020

WHERE: Described by many as "the Real Africa", Zambia is a country of wide open spaces rich in wildlife, with magnificent forests, wild rivers and wetlands - studded with lakes and impressive waterfalls. Livingstone is historically an English speaking community.  Livingstone is also the gateway to Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe to the South. Zambia's National Parks, such as the Kafue, have a staggering amount of wildlife and unparalleled game viewing opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to work on community driven projects and enjoy the natural beauty of all that Zambia has to offer.

PROGRAM LEADER: Ashley Davies, Senior Instructor, Department of English at Colorado State University. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Instructor approval. Good disciplinary standing. Open to all undergraduate (sophomore and above) and graduate students.

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Overview

WHAT: This summer faculty-led program allows University Honors Program students and high achieving English majors/minors to experience Shakespeare off of the written page.  Additionally, students will take an individualized course with Oxford professors for one-on-one tutorials in their field of interest. Check out the Summer 2018 blog to hear from students like you!

WHEN: May 19-June 24, 2020

WHERE: ​This program will take place in Oxford, England, about an hour and a half outside of London. Possible field trips during this summer session include Windsor Castle, the reconstructed Globe Theater, Bath, and various sites around Oxford. Students will also have the chance to see Stratford-upon-Avon to see Shakespeare’s birth and burial place.

PROGRAM LEADER: Roze Hentschell, Professor of English at Colorado State University and affiliate of the University Honors Program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be either be a student in the University Honors Program or English majors/minors with a minimum 3.2 GPA.  Instructor Approval. Good disciplinary standing. Pre-requisites per course are required.

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Program At-a-Glance

WHEN: May 22 to June 26, 2018 (depart the U.S. May 21 to arrive in London on May 22)

CREDITS: All committed students will be registered for 3 credits (HONR 392, HONR 492, E 342 or E343): Shakespeare in Oxford (3 credits) through CSU's Division of Continuing Education. Students will also take a tutorial (3 credits) with Oxford-affiliated faculty members as transfer credit. Students will receive 6 credits total. All tuition and program charges will be billed at the start of the summer term.

COST: See Budget Sheet for details.  The program fee includes tuition, lodging, international medical and evacuation insurance, excursions, some on-site transportation, and faculty support.  Program fees do not include international airfare, meals, passport, books, and personal spending money.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Applicants for this program are eligible for scholarships through the Office of International Program and the Honors Enrichment Award (February 20 deadline). 

PROGRAM LEADER: Dr. Aparna Gollapudi, Associate Professor of English at Colorado State University and affiliate of the University Honors Program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be either be a student in the University Honors Program or English majors/minors with a minimum 3.2 GPA.  Instructor Approval. Good disciplinary standing. Pre-requisites per course are required.

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Overview

 WHAT:  This summer faculty-led program is comprised of two CSU courses that will build intercultural and global communication skills through exposure to, and analysis of, cinematic representations of Rome, Italian identity, and effective strategies for dialogue with a global mindset. Check out the blog from last year here.

WHEN: Summer 2020

WHERE:  Rome is the capital of Italy and one of the most populous and historic cities in the European Union. During the program students will be based at the American University of Rome. Visits include many important cultural sites including the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Vatican.  The program also includes weekend excursions to Tuscany, Sienna, Florence, Sorrento, Isle of Capri, and Pompeii. 

PROGRAM LEADERSDr. Carl Burgchardt, Professor, Communication Studies, Colorado State University and Dr. Julia Khrebtan-Hoerhager, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, Colorado State University.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Instructor approval. Good disciplinary standing. Open to all majors.

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Overview

WHAT:  This CSU faculty-led summer program takes students to Seoul, South Korea to live and learn among international students from around the world at the Ewha International Co-ed summer school at Ewha Women's University.  Students will study a survey of post-1945 South Korean cinema from Golden Age classics of the 1950s and 1960s to the rise of new blockbuster hits and art-house films throughout the contemporary period. Week-to-week students will examine cinematic texts within various historical, sociopolitical, and cultural contexts of postcolonial South Korea, paying particular attention to the issues of Japanese colonialism, national division, civil war, U.S. neocolonialism, military dictatorships, the democratic minjung movement, and globalization. 

WHEN: June 25 - July 25, 2019

WHERE:  Seoul, with a population of approx.10.5 million, is located in the northwest corner of South Korea. Modern high-rises and freeways stand along side of centuries-old temples, palaces, pagodas, and gardens.  Ewha Woman's University is located in the Shincheon District of Seoul, a short subway ride away from many tourist attractions in downtown. As one of the most prestigious Korean universities, Ewha started the International Co-Ed Summer College in 1971, the oldest summer program for international students in Korea.

PROGRAM LEADER: Dr. Hye Seung Chung, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:  2.5 GPA. Instructor Approval. Good disciplinary standing. 

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