The Irish Experience
Prerequisites for HU2661: 1000-level HU, EN1011/1015, FY Studies (or permission of instructor)
Check out the Ireland blog.
Primary goal: to explore the rich history and culture of Ireland while living and traveling in Ireland
- Study the history of Ireland while living in and experiencing 21st century Irish culture.
- Spend two weeks in the lively university town of Galway & one week in the busy capital city of Dublin.
- Alternate days in the classroom with all-day field trips, including ancient forts and tombs, museums, medieval churches, castle, and a prison.
- The program involves lots of walking in all kinds of weather.
- Class is often held in the field or on the street.
- Requirements include 10 pages of edited writing by the end of the three weeks. (Academic support is available.)
- Students live in residence halls and shop for/prepare many of their own meals.
Cost for the trip is $6,000* and includes:
- 3-credit class
- Group flights
- In-country transportation
- Field trips and housing
- Some group meals
Price does not include individual spending money.
Limited financial aid is available. Contact Michael Mertes, Director of Financial Aid.