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Study Abroad Education and Social Sciences

College of Education and Social Sciences

Faculty-led programs for 2017-2018

May and summer programs:

TAMU System Colleges of Education: Las Clavelinas Initiative
Go Global: Italy
China: Politics and Culture
 

TAMU System Colleges of Education: Las Clavelinas Initiative

This program offers a unique opportunity for TAMU System faculty and students to participate in service leadership and meaningful research in a rural community situated in central Mexico, near the city of San Miguel de Allende. In addition to the service and field experience, students and faculty will engage in activities designed to increase their knowledge of Mexican culture and increase their cross-cultural competence.

Program Highlights:

  • Program location: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Areas of Study: Education, Psychology, Sociology/Social Work, Political Science, and Criminal Justice.
  • Estimated cost of program: $2,265
  • Program fee includes: airfare, accommodation, meals (three per day), required field trips, local transportation, insurance.
  • Program fee does not include: course tuition and fees, personal spending money, passport fees.
  • Program dates: TBA

For more information, please contact Dr. Henderson for general questions.
For major-specific information, please contact:

Education: Dr. Channel Rodriguez or Dr. Elsa Medrano
Psychology/Counseling: Dr. Yvette Castillo or Dr. Kenneth Denton
Social Work: Mrs. Kristy Bartlett or Mrs. Holly Bellah
Political Science: Dr. Christopher Macaulay

Girl jumping on the beachDowntown Costa RicaGroup by San Miguel Cathedral

 

Go Global: Italy

Students participating in this program will visit the original schools of Reggio Emilia and Montessori and will experience methodology first hand and add to the theoretical foundations they learn in the classrooms.

Program Highlights:

  • Program location: Reggio-Emilia, Italy
  • Course(s) offered: EDPD 4378/6378, EDPD 4388/6388, EDEC 3384, EDRD 6344, EDPD 6303, EDPD 6304, EDPD 6085, COUN 6328, COUN 6330, COUN 6399.
  • Estimated cost of program: $4,380
  • Program fee includes: airfare, accommodation, meals (three per day), required field trips, local transportation.
  • Program fee does not include: course tuition and fees, personal spending money, passport fees.
  • Program dates: May 29-June 8, 2018

For more information, please contact Dr. Leigh Green, Dr. Beth Garcia, or Dr. Betty Coneway.

Vernazza ItalyNight time in Italy

 

China: Politics and Culture

Because of its uniquely influential role in the region and world, China presents a special opportunity for students to experience the politics, society and culture of a major world power. This study abroad program will provide students with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to learn about an important culture and its institutions and practices.

Program Highlights:

  • Program location: Beijing, Nanjing, and Shanghai, China
  • Course(s) offered: EMA 4350, CRIJ/EMA/POSC 4356, POSC 4378.
  • Estimated cost of program: TBA
  • Program fee includes: airfare, accommodation, meals (three per day), required field trips, local transportation.
  • Program fee does not include: course tuition and fees, personal spending money, passport fees.
  • Program dates: May 16-31, 2018

For more information, please contact Dr. Li or Dr. Commissiong.

Girl jumping on the beachDowntown Costa Rica

*Information on this page is subject to change

 

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