Global Classroom Programs


Each summer, faculty members from academic departments across campus organize faculty-led summer programs, which typically focus on a specific topic or foreign language.

CLICK HERE to apply

See below for more details on each specific program:

Winter Break 2014

Undergraduate Courses - Winter Break 2014

India (Mysore)
School of Public Health
Travel Dates: December 11-29, 2014
Credits: 3 undergraduate or graduate  
Taught by Dr. Sudha Xirasagar, Arnold School of Public Health 

Health and Development in India 
This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and will focus on: a) Public health, health services, education, and socio-economic development and b) Culture and heritage in health behavior, lifestyle and development. The program is hosted at Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Vivekananda Institute of India Studies (VIIS), Msore, South India (http://www.viis.in/). (110 miles from Bangalore International Airport). 

For more information Click Here, and contact:
Mitchell Taylor
803-777-1627
taylormw@mailbox.sc.edu
*put “study abroad” in the subject line

Graduate Courses - Winter Break 2014

India (Mysore)
School of Public Health
Travel Dates: December 11-29, 2014
Credits: 3 undergraduate or graduate  
Taught by Dr. Sudha Xirasagar, Arnold School of Public Health

Health and Development in India
This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and will focus on: a) Public health, health services, education, and socio-economic development and b) Culture and heritage in health behavior, lifestyle and development. The program is hosted at Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Vivekananda Institute of India Studies (VIIS), Msore, South India (http://www.viis.in/). (110 miles from Bangalore International Airport).

For more information Click Here, and contact:
Mitchell Taylor
803-777-1627
taylormw@mailbox.sc.edu
*put “study abroad” in the subject line


Spring Break 2015 

Undergraduate Courses - Spring Break 2015

Belize (Belize City)
Honors College, All students
Travel Dates: March 7-15, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Pearl Fernandes

Global Health in Belize
This program will provide students with global perspective of health care as they visit various health clinics and learn first-hand about the health care disparities among vulnerable populations.  Students will gain critical organization, communication, and teamwork skills as well as improve cultural competency which will prepare them for their work in the medical and health fields.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Jim Clark
Harper 223
jclark@schc.sc.edu


Brazil (Salvador de Bahia)
Honors College
Travel Dates: March 5-14, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Kim Simmons

The Africa Diaspora: Afro-Brazilian Culture and Experience
This course will analyze the emergence of Afro-Brazilian and Afro-American identities, communities, and organizations in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.  Students will also discuss the cultural construction of identities as it relates to issues of race, gender, and class as well as the concepts of peoplehood, migration, and defining social moments.  Students will gain an in-depth understanding of Afro-Brazlian culture as they interact with guest speakers on music and dance, visit an Afro-Brazilian museum, tour the Condomble House and Candomble Market, and a take a day-long excursion to a Quilombo.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Jim Clark
Harper 223
jclark@schc.sc.edu


Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany)
School of Music
Travel Dates: March 5-15, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Larry Wyatt

Concert Choir Performance Tour
Students participating in the USC Concert Choir will have the unique opportunity to make a musical, historical, geographical, and cultural connection with cities that have contributed extensively to musical canon.  The Concert Choir will perform concerts in Vienna, Prague, and Berlin, with informal performances in Dresden, Leipzig, and Wittenberg.  Concerts will be a mixture of American music with one selection by a composer from each of the cities visited. 

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Dr. Larry Wyatt
lwyatt@mozart.sc.edu  

Europe (Germany, Czech Republic, Austria)
Sport & Entertainment Management
Travel Dates: March 5-15, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Mark Nagel

Sport and Entertainment in Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria
Students enrolled in this course will get a unique first-hand experience in international sports management.  Students will attend lectures by leading European sport authorities, tour international sporting venues and attend international sport competitions in Berlin, Prague and Vienna.


For more information and to apply, please contact:
Dr. Mark Nagel

Nagel@sc.edu


France (Paris)
FREN, Honors College
Travel Dates: March 5-16, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Lara Lomicka

French Communication and Culture
* Students must be enrolled in Dr. Lomicka-Anderson's FREN 209 section in the fall semester to be eligible to participate on this spring break trip.

The two part sequence French 209 (fall) and French 210/SCHC 263H (spring) focus on the development of interpersonal, interpretive and presentational skills through access to authentic materials and participation in collaborative work with native speakers of French. In order to maintain partnerships and collaborative projects, students are strongly encouraged to participate in the yearlong experience. These two courses integrate learning French with technology through regular communication with students at the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, whom the class visits during Spring Break.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Jim Clark
Harper 223
jclark@schc.sc.edu


Dr. Lara Lomicka
809 Humanities Office Building
lomicka@sc.edu


France (Paris)
All students
Travel Dates: March 6-15, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Quiana Whitted

Black Paris: African-American Writers & Artists in France
This program explores the vibrant cultural and intellectual sanctuary that Paris, France has provided for African-American writers and artists since the turn of the 20th century.  Students will think critically about the meaning of “expatriation” in light of the struggles over racial and gender inequality in the United States and will question why Paris, in particular, has served as a refuge and model of interracial cooperation.  Students will retrace the steps of notable figures and interact with key historical sites, scholarly lectures, and workshops about the city’s art and literary communities.

View this program's website for more information: http://blackparisglobalclassroom.weebly.com/

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Rachel Hardison
Study Abroad Office
hardisor@mailbox.sc.edu


Dr. Quiana Whitted
whittedq@mailbox.sc.edu

Nicaragua (Chinandega)
School of Medicine
Travel Dates: February ??-??, 2015
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Taught by Jeff Hall

Global Health in Primary Care
Medical students and residents will have the opportunity to provide patient care and learn about medical care in developing nations.  Students will have hands-on opportunities to work with patients at the Palmetto Initiative Clinic, various field clinics, and will also visit the local hospital in Chincandega.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Dr. Jeff Hall

jeff.hall@uscmed.sc.edu


Trinidad & Tobago (Port of Spain)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: March 8-15, 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Taught by Rob Rolfe

Social Enterprise in the Caribbean Basin
This program introduces students to the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Trinidad & Tobago.  Students will explore how the country has been able to attract significant foreign investment in its petroleum and financial sectors, yet still sees nearly 20 percent of its population living below the poverty level.  Students will learn how social entrepreneurs provide basic goods and services to this population, discuss the role of tourism in economic development, and develop a basic business plan for a social entrepreneurship company.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400







 

Graduate Courses - Spring Break 2015

Latin America (Argentina & Uruguay)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: March 7-15, 2015
Credits: 3 graduate
Taught by Frank Rydzewski

Exploring Global Business in Latin America
This program focuses on business practices in Latin America, the understanding of institutional and competitive environments, and the managerial challenges of firms operating in this area.  In addition to experiencing the unique culture and history of the region, students will become familiar with Argentinian and Uruguayan business practices as they participate in lectures,  visit various firms and businesses, and will learn about the potential and limitations for international trade and investment in the area.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400


 

Maymester/Summer 2015

Graduate Courses - Maymester & Summer 2015

Italy (Reggio Emilia)
EDUC
Travel Dates: May 10-28, 2015
Credits:  3 graduate
Taught by Angie Baum

Global & Multicultural Perspectives on Education in Reggio Emilia, Italy
This program will immerse students in the culture of the education systems of Reggio Emilia, Italy in order to explore educational settings and practices in a foreign culture.  Students will compare and contrast education techniques used in both the U.S. and Italy, and will gain a better understanding of how national, regional, and global practices and policies have influenced those systems.  Students will engage in lectures, participate in on-site visits to schools in Reggio Emilia, and visit various historical and cultural sites in Italy.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Dr. Angie Baum

bauma@mailbox.sc.edu

Germany (Munich)
JOUR
Travel Dates: May 11-24, 2015
Credits:  3 graduate
Taught by Scott Farrand

Multimedia Maymester in Munich
This program offers hands-on multimedia experience for students  who are interested in learning more about communication and gaining expertise in various forms of multimedia.  Working in teams, students will learn how to find and tell a story using on-the-street learning and multimedia, which may include anything from video to photography to blogging.  Students will also discover the rich culture and history that Germany has to offer during side trips and excursions.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Scott Farrand

farrand@mailbox.sc.edu

Norway (Multi-city)
EDUC
Travel Dates: May 10-24, 2015
Credits:  3 graduate
Taught by David Virtue

Global Perspectives on Education in Norway
This course will provide students with an overview of the education system in Norway while looking closely as government policies, school programs, and classroom practices through multiple levels of the system.  Students will use methods of inquiry in comparative education to analyze the differences between the education systems of the U.S. and Norway and their impact in a national context.  Students will also receive an in-depth cultural introduction to Norway as they are hosted by local families, visit school sites and cultural landmarks, and interact with Norwegian educators and students.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

David Virtue

virtue@mailbox.sc.edu

Singapore & Malaysia (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 9-20, 2015
Credits:  3 graduate
Taught by Julian Dalzell

Exploring Global Business in Southeast Asia
This program offers students the opportunity to explore and compare the business practices of Singapore and Malaysia.  Students will focus on comparing the cultures and HR practices of these two Southeast Asian countries, and will learn about the interdependence of business and culture that create these unique business environments.  Students will participate in lectures, visit local and international companies, and tour diverse cultural sites in order to better understand the interconnection among history, culture, and business in Singapore and Malasia.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

South Africa (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: June 2-13, 2015
Credits:  3 graduate
Taught by Robert Rolfe

Business in Africa
The study tour course introduces students to the changing macroeconomic and institutional environments in southern Africa. Students will gain insights on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the region. Students in this class will be able to; identify the major macroeconomic and institutional challenges for businesses in southern Africa, understand the interdependence of culture and business, and understand the how multinational corporations interact with informal markets in southern Africa.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400





 

Undergraduate Courses - Maymester & Summer 2015

Chile (Multi-City)
GEOG
Travel Dates: May 11-24, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Jerry Mitchell

Geography of Latin America
This course is open to any students who are interested in learning about the cultural, physical, and political geography of Chile.  Although the central valley and northern region are the main focuses of the course, students will have the chance to experience a broad range of geographical locations.  Students will experience historical and metropolitan Santiago, explore the Andes Mountains, visit Valparaiso, and travel to La Serena, where they will visit the Parque Nacional Bosque Fray Jorge and see the stars from the Mamalluca observatory.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Jerry Mitchell

mitchell@sc.edu


China (Multi-City)
JOUR
Travel Dates: June 1-16, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Scott Farrand

Cross-Cultural Communication: Convergence in China
This program will explore the multiple communication techniques used by media and Fortune 500 companies to interface with their communities and consumers.  Students will learn the new communication theories, methods, and skills used in this challenging and fast-paced environment.  Additionally, USC students will gain cultural awareness and professional skills as they work with students from Tianjin Journalism University to produce multimedia stories on the streets of Tianjin.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Scott Farrand

farrand@mailbox.sc.edu

Costa Rica (San Jose)
SPAN
Travel Dates: June 27-August 1, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Ana Cueto

Spanish Language Study Abroad in Costa Rica
This program is designed to introduce students to the vibrant culture of San José, Costa Rica. Participants will spend four weeks immersed in Spanish language and Costa Rican culture, living with a Costa Rican host family and participating in social immersion activities. Included in the program are social and cultural outings, excursions to volcanoes and national parks in the area, as well as full room and board with local families. Students will earn three credits in Spanish language and three credits in Costa Rican culture.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Ana Cueto

cueto@mailbox.sc.edu

England (London)
RETL/HRTM
Travel Dates: May 11-24, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Karen Edwards

The Food and Fashion of London
This course will allow students to exploring the London retail world through the lenses of fashion merchandising and culinary culture.  Students will learn about international and domestic fashion manufacturers and retailers while also experiencing and understanding the retail connection to the purveyance of food and beverages.  London is both a culture and fashion capitol, and students will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, visit fashion retailers, and taste unique culinary offerings in order to understand the vibrant retail industry of London.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Karen Edwards

kedwards@hrsm.sc.edu

England (Multi-city)
ENGR
Travel Dates: August 1-15, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Ed Gatzke

Military Technology Through the Ages
This program examines various engineering developments as they relate to military applications.  Site visits will touch on the topics of material strength, ballistics, transportation technology, cryptography, computing, and control systems.  Students will travel to castles and museums in and around London and engage in academic lectures to further explore the modernization of military technology and its relationship to engineering ethics. 

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Dr. Ed Gatzke

gatzke@sc.edu

England & the Netherlands (Multi-city)
POLI
Travel Dates: May 11-22, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Kirk Randazzo

Foundations of Law & Government
This Political Science course in England and the Netherlands will compare theories of law, governance, and democracy across different political and cultural norms.  Students will apply this knowledge to a set of global and national-level legal issues, contexts, and processes. Students will be encouraged to delve into the culture of England and the Netherlands to develop critical-thinking skills, problem-solving strategies, and the capacity to cope effectively with ambiguous or unfamiliar situations. This is a great way for students to gain experience and insights related to careers in law and government.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Kirk Randazzo

randazzo@mailbox.sc.edu

France & Belgium (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 15-26, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Marc Van Essen

Business Opportunities in the European Market: Crisis and EU Integration
This program will offer students the opportunity to learn how businesses function in the Eurozone, particularly in relation to ongoing economic troubles in the region.  Students will visit France and Belgium to see first-hand the impact of the recent financial economic crisis and the current economic and political trends that impact businesses.  In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit both businesses and cultural sites in order to better understand the relationship between culture and business in these countries.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

Germany (Multi-city)
ENGR
Travel Dates: May 17-30, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Ed Gatzke

Energy & Sustainability in Europe
This program is designed to introduce students to the European approach to sustainable methods of energy production.   Students will be introduced to both cultural and professional attitudes towards sustainability.  The group will tour cities and companies specializing in sustainable energy production techniques, and will also have the opportunity to experience the rich culture of Germany during the many planned excursions. 

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Ed Gatzke
gatzke@sc.edu

Germany (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 11-21, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Tim Doupnik

Business in Germany
This course focuses on the conduct of business in Germany and provides students with the context and factual knowledge to understand the institutional and competitive environment faced by German firms. The course provides students the opportunity to gain insights into the interdependence of business and culture and the resultant unique German business environment.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

Germany (Munich)
JOUR
Travel Dates: May 11-24, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Scott Farrand

Multimedia Maymester in Munich
This program offers hands-on multimedia experience for students  who are interested in learning more about communication and gaining expertise in various forms of multimedia.  Working in teams, students will learn how to find and tell a story using on-the-street learning and multimedia, which may include anything from video to photography to blogging.  Students will also discover the rich culture and history that Germany has to offer during side trips and excursions.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Scott Farrand

farrand@mailbox.sc.edu

Germany (Wittenberg)
GERM
Travel Dates: May 26-June 26, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Kurt Goblirsch

Summer Study in Wittenberg
Students will engage in an intensive language and culture course in the charming town of Wittenberg.  Students will be hosted in homestays and will participate in excursions to historical and cultural sites in eastern Germany in order to gain an immersive German language and cultural experience.  Students will also have a unique introduction to the comparisons and contrasts that still exist between West and East Germany.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Kurt Goblirsch

kurt@sc.edu

Italy (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 12-23, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Courtney Worsham

Marketing Communications in Italy
This course is intended to prepare students for the challenges of competing in the global marketplace with a particular focus on the interdependence of culture, regulation, and marketing communications in Italy. Students will become familiar with the factors entering into the development and management of a marketing communications strategy in Italy by preparing and participating in discussions about specific examples of Italian marketing communications such as cultural tourism, destination marketing, wine marketing, and the automotive and fashion industries.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

Italy (Multi-city)
Capstone Scholars
Travel Dates: May 10-22, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Dan Friedman

Origins and Purpose of Higher Education
This program explores the origins of modern day higher education by looking at the philosophy of educational thought and the development of early colleges and universities.  Students will trace the rise of the medieval university in Italy, the birthplace of higher education, while visiting relevant historical and cultural sites, attending lectures, and reflecting on their own purpose for achieving a college education. 

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Erin Wilson

Capstone

wilsonen@mailbox.sc.edu

Dan Friedman

friedman@sc.edu

Italy (Reggio Emilia)
EDUC
Travel Dates: May 10-28, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Angie Baum

Global & Multicultural Perspectives on Education in Reggio Emilia, Italy
This program will immerse students in the culture of the education systems of Reggio Emilia, Italy in order to explore educational settings and practices in a foreign culture.  Students will compare and contrast education techniques used in both the U.S. and Italy, and will gain a better understanding of how national, regional, and global practices and policies have influenced those systems.  Students will engage in lectures, participate in on-site visits to schools in Reggio Emilia, and visit various historical and cultural sites in Italy.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Dr. Angie Baum

bauma@mailbox.sc.edu

Japan (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 12-21, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Yoshi Sakakibara

Business in Japan
This program offers students the opportunity to gain insight into Japanese culture and business.  Students will develop a deep understanding of the distinct cultural practices in Japan, and how those practices have influenced Japanese business and industry.  Students will attend lectures, visit national and international businesses in three major cities, and tour historical and cultural sites in the country to further compare and contrast the differences in culture and business practices between the U.S. and Japan.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

The Netherlands (Multi-city)
Honors College
Travel Dates: May 15-28, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Pearl Fernandes

Food, Sustainability, and Health-Comparison Between the U.S. and the Netherlands
This course provides students with an introduction to sustainable food production in the Netherlands and its impact on the country’s health.  Students will learn about slow food, the “farm to table” concept, and organic food production and how these ideas have made their way from the Netherlands to South Carolina.  Students will also receive an in-depth cultural look at the Netherlands as they participate in lectures, visit organic farms, and tour historical sites and museums in both Amsterdam and Groningen.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Jim Clark
Harper 223
jclark@schc.sc.edu


Norway (Multi-city)
EDUC
Travel Dates: May 10-24, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by David Virtue

Global Perspectives on Education in Norway
This course will provide students with an overview of the education system in Norway while looking closely as government policies, school programs, and classroom practices through multiple levels of the system.  Students will use methods of inquiry in comparative education to analyze the differences between the education systems of the U.S. and Norway and their impact in a national context.  Students will also receive an in-depth cultural introduction to Norway as they are hosted by local families, visit school sites and cultural landmarks, and interact with Norwegian educators and students.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

David Virtue

virtue@mailbox.sc.edu


Oman
EDUC

Travel Dates: May 2015
Credits: 3 undergraduate

Study Abroad in Oman
 
The Program
Experience the Sultanate of Oman as a travel and learning destination in the Middle East! Opportunities for cultural exploration are in abundance as are academic themes ranging from Education Development, Comparative Education Systems, K-12 Education, Public vs Private Education and Educational Administration. Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Studying in Oman is an opportunity to engage in an area of the world still unexplored by many Study Abroad programs in a safe, yet fascinating environment.

The class will take place in May 2015 with pre-departure meetings in March and April.

About Oman
Oman is an Arab state in Southwest Asia, on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The country is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest.

Course & Credits
Undergraduates: The class is EDUC 360: Global and Multicultural Perspectives on Education in International Settings. It fulfills the GSS Carolina core requirements.
For more info: CLICK HERE

Postgraduates: The class is EDUC 635: Field Problems in Education IV Perspectives on Education in International Settings. It fulfills the GSS Carolina core requirements.
Fore more info: CLICK HERE


For more information contact:
Jody Pritt: pritt@mailbox.sc.edu
803-777-7461
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/StudyAbroadinOman


Spain (Bilbao)
SPAN
Travel Dates: ??, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Andrew Corley

Spanish Language Study Abroad
This program will provide students with an immersive Spanish language and Spanish cultural experience.  Students will take part in language classes, stay with host families, and go on planned cultural excursions.  Bilbao is a perfect city for this immersive study abroad experience as students can independently explore the area while also experiencing the comforts of home with their host families.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Andrew Corley

corleyam@mailbox.sc.edu

Spain (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 11-29, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Randall Rose

Marketing Communications in Spain
This course is intended to prepare students for the challenges of competing in the global marketplace with a particular focus on the interdependence of culture, regulation, and marketing communications in Spain. Students will become familiar with the factors entering into the development and management of a marketing communications strategy in Spain by preparing and participating in discussions about specific examples of Spanish marketing communications such as cultural tourism, destination marketing, wine marketing, and the cruise industry. Students will also be able to articulate Spain's obligations and status within the European Union, particularly as they relate to marketing communications (EU), and illustrate how these cultural, economic, and regulatory factors affect marketing communications strategy and practice within several important Spanish product markets.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

South Africa (Multi-city)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: June 2-13, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Robert Rolfe

Business in Africa
The study tour course introduces students to the changing macroeconomic and institutional environments in southern Africa. Students will gain insights on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the region. Students in this class will be able to; identify the major macroeconomic and institutional challenges for businesses in southern Africa, understand the interdependence of culture and business, and understand the how multinational corporations interact with informal markets in southern Africa.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

Turkey (Istanbul)
Moore School of Business
Travel Dates: May 11-21, 2015
Credits:  3 undergraduate
Taught by Tom Hughes

Business in Turkey
This program introduces students to the changing economic and cultural environments in Turkey. Students will gain insights on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the region. Special emphasis will be given to innovation in overcoming business challenges. See first-hand the challenges and advantages of doing business in a region that is quite literally the bridge between Europe and the Middle East.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Sara Easler
sara.easler@moore.sc.edu
(803)777-4400

Vietnam (Hanoi)
College of Social Work
Travel Dates: March 7-15, 2015
Credits: Not for Credit
Taught by Huong Nguyen

Exploring Social Problems and Social Work in Vietnam
This 2-week Maymester course aims at introducing participants to contemporary Vietnam: its social changes, social problems, social work, and welfare systems, all in the context of globalization and in comparison and contrast to the US and other developing countries. Weaving into the study of these foci, the course will also introduce participants to the cultural and ecological diversity of Vietnam. For two weeks, students will attend lectures at different universities in Hanoi, visit social service agencies, go on excursions, and participate in activities with local people.

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Dr. Huong Nguyen

hnguyen@mailbox.sc.edu