AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL SCIENCE, BUSINESS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, COMMUNICATION STUDIES, ENGLISH, HEALTH, HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, HORTICULTURE, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, LITERATURE, MANAGEMENT, POLITICAL SCIENCE, POP CULTURE STUDIES
WKU Partner Program
London: Mid-Summer (two week program) July 6 – 22, 2018
Program Base Price: $2,699 - $2,899 *
Estimated Airfare: $799 - $949 *
Dates: July 6 – 22, 2018
Scholarships: Yes (see scholarships page)
* Prices estimates based on summer 2017 program. Final prices will be published by September 15, 2017 on the CCSA website.
Earn 3 credit hours in London during CCSA’s two-week mid-summer program. You will reside in en-suite accommodation at Moonraker Point in the exciting Southwark area of London, while studying with faculty and students from other CCSA member schools at the University of London King’s College Waterloo Campus. Scheduled field trips and personal exploration time enable you to see London up close.
The two-week program offers a wide selection of courses to meet your academic needs. This program overlaps the first 2 weeks of the month-long London Summer Program so you can explore the city with students from many CCSA schools.
The price of this CCSA program includes:
accommodations in en-suite single rooms in an apartment-style setting
London Travelcard with unlimited local transport (underground zones 1-2, bus zones 1-6)
health and emergency evacuation insurance
most program excursions, course-related activities and entrances
pre-loaded meal card for Waterloo Campus on class days
A GROUP TRAVEL OPTION through CCSA is available at additional cost and includes:
Round trip air transportation from one of CCSA’s designated US departure cities.
Round trip ground transportation between the destination/departure airport(s) and the accommodation sites.
Travel with friends and other participants on this program as a group all the way to your destination! If this is your first time abroad (or even flying!) we highly recommend you travel as part of the group. Round-trip air transportation from cities other than CCSA-designated airports MAY be considered on a case-by-case basis at an additional cost.
Business / Law / Management
Business Law & Brexit
Course Description: London, one of the world's business centers, offers an initial glimpse of how Britain will deal with the effects of Brexit. This course delves into the global legal environment of London and the effectual changes to businesses in the way they operate and comply with laws and regulations. You will learn general legal principles with an emphasis in business and immigration law. You will see principles learned come to life (from theory to practice) through enhanced discussion, experiential activities and site visits to places like The Supreme Court in Parliament Square and Oxford University. Expect daily walking which tends to fall within 3 to 5 miles each day in the varied activities planned. Take into account time of year (heat/cold), inside/outside, ruggedness and other factors.
Prerequisite: Junior standing. A basic course in commercial law covering contracts, property, creditor rights, torts and other bases for liability and the Uniform Commercial Code.
London's Influence on Pop Culture: Sports, Music, Movies & More
Course Description: From the Beatles to Adele, James Bond to Harry Potter, Wimbledon to the Olympics, this course examines the incredible influence London has on popular culture. Visit the musical roots of the British Invasion with the London Rock Tour of the homes, venues (Royal Albert Hall) and recording studios (Abbey Road) of some of the greatest artists in the history of Rock ?n' Roll. Trace London's impact on the silver screen while touring the London Film Museum (James Bond Exhibit) and Warner Brothers Studio (Harry Potter Tour). Explore some of the world's most historic sports venues: Wimbledon, Wembley Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ability to walk at least 4-6 miles a day. Open to ALL undergraduate majors and can be taken as lower or upper division course.
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Storytelling, and Telling Your Own Tale
Course Description: This two-week summer course in London, designed for English, Creative Writing, Communication, and MCE/AYA Language Arts Majors, is a pilgrimage, reading selected excerpts from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and immersing yourself in London, Canterbury, and other historical sites. Create your own up-to-date Tale, by video/blogging. Reading selected excerpts from ?The Wife of Bath,? ?The Miller,? ?The Knight,? and others, we will use iterary analysis to explore storytelling. Your final will be to write and tell your tale, with the winner getting a free meal. Able to walk 2-4 miles.
Prerequisite: Completion of first year English composition requirements, including research and argumentation.
Course Description: Ever ask yourself how soil and climate (terroir) affect regional or national foods and culture? Recent food science studies have identified terroir as an important factor in dictating what food is prevalent and how it tastes. In this course, students will examine how British environmental and soil conditions affect local crops, how the processing of these products are utilized in fermentation-dependent food production, and ultimately how together terroir and fermentation result in unique flavors in London and throughout Britain. Participants will visit farms, breweries, dairy farms and cheese makers, and bacon producers, as well experience distinctive cuisines and cultures at local restaurants. Through a combination of class activities and field trips, students will not only get an understanding of terroir and its role in food science but an appreciation for the cultural gifts of Britain. Expected physical activity is daily walks of 2-5 miles.
Nursing / Public Health / Health Care Administration / Social Work
Worldview on Chronic Disease Management through the Eyes of British Culture
Course Description: Britain was one of the first countries to develop a system for combating premature death and managing chronic disease (CD). In this course designed for nursing, pre-med, social work, and health care management majors, students will gain insights into how the British pioneered in important aspects of health care through visits to the Science Museum, the Florence Nightingale Museum and Oxford University. By connecting with students from the University of London and visiting medical facilities, you will learn about the roles of health care professionals and compare the CD management models and strategies used in Britain with those of the United States. Students should be able to walk 5 miles a day.
Course Description: London is a Global City! It is a planetary hub, sending, receiving and reshaping global flows in politics, economics, and society. We will explore London as a unique micro-cosmos of global politics and learn about some of the field's main concepts and dynamics, such as interdependence and global currents. Students will document their observations through photography, which will serve as the basis for classroom discussions, presentations, and the writing of analytical journals. The visuals of politics can be found in diverse and fascinating sites, such as in the visual symbols of the British Monarchy, in architecture, and in street graffiti. Expect students to be fit enough to spend hours walking and exploring the city