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Matsuyama, Japan (ASIA 190)

Course Dates: January 5 – 19, 2021

Takes place at Ehime University

Overview

JAPN 120 is an exciting way to explore the Japanese civilization in both a classroom setting and through field trips to local sites in Ehime and Hiroshima regions.  Students will have the unique opportunity to make friends and practice their Japanese while living in the dorms and staying with host families. Students will also take part in walking a brief section of the 1,200 year-old Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage. 

Payment

Cost: $2,426

Included in cost:

  • 3 units towards JAPN 120
  • Travel insurance
  • 12 nights lodging in Matsuyama, including two nights homestay
  • Some meals
  • Program orientation in Japan (Ehime campus tour and activities)
  • Excursions: Matsuyama Castle, Dogo hot springs, and Uchiko city tour
  • One day trip to Hiroshima/Miyajima
  • 2-night homestay

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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JAPN 120 – Japanese Civilization

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

No prerequisites for students

Contact Information

Dr. Kazue Masuyama

masuyama@csus.edu

Mariposa Hall 2061

Drop-in office hours: Monday/Wednesday:12 – 2 p.m.

Havana, Cuba (HIST 199)

Course Dates: March 21 – 27, 2021

Overview

HIST 199 is an optional and customized study broad experience if you are taking HIST 176: African Cultural Heritage in the Americas. In this intensive 6-day international experience, you will have a very unique opportunity to explore the complex intersection between history, religion, and culture in Cuba, the birthplace of Santería, Afro-Cuban Jazz, and Son and Rumba.

Payment

Cost: $3,697

Included in cost:

  • 3 units towards HIST 199
  • Travel insurance
  • In-country transportation
  • Some meals (daily breakfast and dinner)
  • Accommodation
  • All academic visits and cultural experiences
  • Cuban entry-visa
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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HIST 199 – Cuba Study Abroad

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Priority will be given to students taking HIST 176 in the Spring 2021 semester.

Contact Information

Dr. Antonio T. Bly

antonio.bly@csus.edu

Tahoe Hall 3080

Drop-in office hours: Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Budapest, Hungary (ENGL 120P)

Course Dates: TBA

Takes place at Cornivus University

Overview

Through the coursework and the experience of exploring Budapest and its surrounding areas, students participating in Writing across Borders will gain skills such as communicating across cultures, composing texts for linguistically and culturally diverse readers, critically reading texts composed for an international audience, and presenting themselves professionally in writing to a global community. This program takes the learning objectives from the English Department’s Professional Writing course and uses them to help students understand the role of written communication in an international context.

Payment

Cost: $2,990*

Included in cost:

  • 3 units towards ENGL 120P
  • Travel insurance
  • Instruction at Corvinus University
  • Accommodation in centrally located hostel
  • Some meals
  • All excursions, including Danube River Cruise and Buda Castle
  • In-country transportation

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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ENGL 120P: Professional Writing

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Prerequisites: GWAR placement score of 80 or 81

Contact Information

Dr. Hogan Hayes

hogan.hayes@csus.edu

Calaveras Hall 107

Drop-in office hours: Monday 10 - 11 a.m.; Wednesday 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Alwar and New Delhi, India (ENGL 130N)

Course Dates: TBA

Overview

In this fascinating program, students will have the opportunity to earn 3 units towards ENGL 130N: Creative Non-Fiction and experience India and its culture firsthand. By traveling to India, students will face an inviting and challenging experience, where they will write about a place even as they experience it for the first time. Students from a variety of fields, including English, Journalism, Communications, RPT, and Ethnic Studies, will find the offerings of the course stimulating and enriching.

Payment

Cost: $3,550*

  • 3 units towards ENGL 130N
  • Travel insurance
  • 11 nights in The Park New Delhi and one night in Lemon Tree Hotel Alwar
  • Daily buffet breakfast at both hotels
  • Welcome lunch and farewell dinner
  • All excursions, including a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi, and visits to the mausoleum of Emperor Humayun, India Gate, and Taj Mahal
  • In-country transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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ENGL 130N: Creative Non-Fiction

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Prerequisites: ENGL 30A or ENGL 30B (or equivalent)

Contact Information

Dr. Torsa Ghosal

torsa.ghosal@csus.edu

Douglas Hall 219

Drop-in office hours: Monday/Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00 pm; Wednesday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 

Rome, Italy (HIST 112)

Course Dates: TBA

Overview

HIST 112 is the perfect opportunity for you to study Ancient Rome, engage in global issues, and immerse yourself in Italian culture. Rome is one of the world’s most ancient and vibrant cities, and you will get to explore many of its historic sites as you learn about the Roman Empire and the historical development of cultures and civilizations. Take advantage of this opportunity to study in Rome and gain valuable international experience!

Payment

Cost: $4,560*

Included in cost:

  • 3 units towards HIST 112
  • Travel insurance
  • Welcome dinner
  • 21 nights in apartments
  • All excursions, including tours of the Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, Tiber Island, Panthoen, and more
  • In-country transportation
  • Airport and hotel pick up and drop off

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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HIST 112 – Ancient Rome

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Prerequisites: Upper Division status and a GPA of 2.5 or above in the major

Contact Information

Dr. Nikolaos Lazaridis

lazaridi@csus.edu

Tahoe Hall 3091

Drop-in office hours: Monday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia (ACCY 195)

Overview

This exciting program gives you an international insight into business and tourism from an Australian perspective. During the program, you will meet with local government representatives, learn about Australian tourism from local university faculty, and pose questions about Australian business to senior staff at theme parks and premier tourist attractions. The Down Under Experience is a great opportunity for future international business and tourism professionals who would like insight into two of the main tourism destinations of Australia: Queensland’s Gold Coast and Sydney.

Payment

Cost: $2,950*

Included in cost:
 

  • 3 units towards ACCY 195
  • Travel insurance
  • In-country transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Some meals
  • All excursions and entries to Currumbin Sanctuary, Seaworld, Australia Zoo, Dreamworld, and Sydney Harbour tour

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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ACCY 195: Accounting for Business and Tourism

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

No prerequisites for students

Contact Information

Dr. Roslyn Roberts

roslyn.roberts@csus.edu

Tahoe Hall 2078

Beijing, China (ASIA 190)

Overview

ASIA 190 is your opportunity to study China’s classical history and contemporary society while immersing yourself into Chinese culture. Learn about China’s rapid social and economic changes that are taking place alongside a conservative political system and a society tied to centuries-old traditions. Your trip will begin with visits to China’s civilizational past including the Great Wall and the Imperial Palace of the Forbidden City, followed by visits to museums, Tiananmen Square, the U.S. Embassy, and multinational companies such as Alibaba, Google and Nestle.

Payment

Cost: TBD*

Included in cost:
 

  • Travel insurance
  • 3 units towards ASIA 190
  • In-country transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • All excursion and site visits including the Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Confucius Temple, plus other historical sites, museums, and multinational firms

*Cost does not include round-trip airfare from the United States.

Academic Credit

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ASIA 190: Classical Civilization, Communism, and Contemporary Society

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Prerequisites: 2.7 GPA

Contact Information

Professor James DeShaw Rae

rae@csus.edu

Tahoe Hall 3123

Drop-in office hours: Monday & Wednesday 1 - 2:30 p.m.