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2019-2020 Albright Faculty-Led Programs

 Albright Faculty-Led Programs-Albright professors often lead programs abroad during the January interim session, spring break or summer sessions. We especially encourage students with high financial need to consider a faculty-led study abroad program. Scholarships and other special funding may be available. To find out about current faculty-led programs and funding possibilities, please contact Kim Justeson. Please note that students must be in good financial standing before applying payments to a study abroad program.
Upcoming courses include:

Interim 2020 Courses:

-Cross Cultural Understanding in Ecuador: Earn Credits for one of the following: SOC 296 or Advanced Spanish. This course counts as a Synthesis course. For more information contact Dr. Jennings, bjennings@albright.edu or Dr. Couchman, jcouchman@albright.edu; or visit: https://www.albright.edu/academic/faculty-websites/interim-in-ecuador/

-Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica: Earn credits for one of the following: BIO 102 (Foudations-Natural Science) or BIO 317 Tropical Field Ecology. For more information contact Dr. Mech smech@albright.edu or Dr. McGovern amcgovern@albright.edu. Check out a recent video about the Costa Rica course

-Field Research on the Hawaiian Humpback Whale and the Politics of Protection-Hawaii: Learn through experience in Maui. Study the biology and behavior of the very surface-active endangered humpback whale while you directly observe and record their spectacular behaviors from a shore station and from boats in Maui. You will learn and apply the principles of field research design as you participate in an ongoing field study on the impact of boats on the behavior of the humpback whales. This course can count as a Foundations-Natural Science course. Contact Dr. Marsha Green mgreen@albright.edu.  

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Spring 2020 Courses with Early Summer or Spring Break Travel

--Spring Break 2020 in Madrid and Paris: Explore French and Spanish cultural intersections and influences as an optional program related to FRE221 French Global: Literature and Culture from the French-Speaking World and SPA222: Prisoners of Spain: Representation of Women in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. No language experience necessary. Courses count as Connections (Global Humanities). Contact Dr. Albright aalbright@albright.edu or Dr. McGovern amcgovern@albright.edu

-Sociology of Ecotourism and Adventure Sport in Costa Rica: Explore the pros and cons of ecotourism on local communities. This new course counts as SOC 396 and can count as a Global Connections credit. Course meets on campus during the spring semester with travel approximately May 25-June 6. Contact Dr. Jennings bjennings@albright.edu or Dr. Brown cbrown@albright.edu. 

-Twentieth-Century Spain: Literature and Visual Culture: Explore Madrid, Salamanca, Toledo and Barcelona on this program. Students have several options for course credit with this program including SPA 389/ART 389 Twentieth-Century Spain: Literature and Visual Culture and SPA 315 Survey of Peninsular Literature (this is an OPTIONAL 4th hour component of the course). Courses count as Connections (Global Humanities). Approximate travel dates, May 25- June 5. Contact Dr. Amores lamores@albright.edu or Dr. Barragan mbarragan@albright.edu.   

-Art and Fashion in Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid: Experience the fashion and art of three European cities after researching them as a part of class during the spring semester. Course counts as FAS 290 and is designated as Connections (Global Humanities). This course meets on campus during the spring semester with approximate travel dates of May 25-June 6. Contact Professor Oh-Ranck moh-ranck@albright.edu.  

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