(CO2051 / CO3051)
Prerequisites for CO2051: 1000-level CO class, EN 1011/1015, F.Y. Studies (or permission of instructor)
Prerequisites for CO3051: same as for CO2051 plus EN 1021 & 3 2000-level courses at a C or above (or permission of instructor)
May 19-June 11, 2016
We expect this program to run again in summer 2018
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Pair this program with studying in Japan.
Program Director: Liza Burns
Academic Director: Geoff Burgess
Primary goal: to study how values, attitudes, and assumptions are reflected in aspect of Australian education, media and immigration practices
- Explore Australia's diverse rural, urban, and coastal landscapes around the city of Brisbane in Queensland
- Study how language (verbal and nonverbal) shape modern and traditional cultures
- Participate in everyday life in both urban and island environments, including a week-long homestay with local families
- Renew awareness of American values and practices
- Explore the traditions and cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities
- Visit historical and natural sites for perspective on cultural heritage and modern development
- Experience Australia's unique wildlife (i.e. koalas, kangaroos, dolphins)
- Flights to and from Australia are l-o-n-g (almost 24 hours from New York). Your program will start while you are still experiencing jetlag.
- Weeklong homestay (2 students/home, individual rooms)
Cost for the trip is $6,500* and includes:
- 3-credit course
- Group flights
- In-country transportation
- Field trips and housing
- All breakfasts, and some dinners & lunches
Price does not include individual spending money.
Limited financial aid is available; contact Michael Mertes, Director of Financial Aid.
* Discounts for students who enroll in multiple summer study abroad programs. Pair this program with studying in Japan for a 6-week/6-credit, Pacific Rim experience.