Short-Term Faculty-Led Trips


Instructional Design

2018-19 Faculty-led Trips

These trips provide students with a unique opportunity to complete course requirements through travel and exploration. The number of students who can participate in each trip is limited, so if you are interested in going, apply early. Students selected for these trips are required to enroll in the associated course.

Summer 2019 Trips

*Application Deadline extended to Jan. 11, 2019*
  (Deposit due immediately upon approval)


Application Due Date: Nov. 30, 2018
Non-refundable deposit due Jan. 10. Balance due Mar. 1.
*Financial Aid may be increased to help cover cost of program. Check with your financial aid advisor.

Greek Literature and Culture  (3 credits)

Taught by Professor Frankie Huff, English
Greece Literature and Culture 2019 Flyer

Classical Greek Mythology is central to Western education, literature and art. And, what better place to bring this awareness into consciousness than Greece itself, where the gods were born, humanized and lent their nature to an archetypal pattern of thought. Experience the culture and history of Greece while engaging in a survey of Greek literature and mythology. Travel to the ancient cities of Athens, Delphi, Olympia and Corinth to become immersed in the landscape of the Greek myths of Zeus, Apollo, Artemis and the rest of the Titans. Visit the site of the first Olympic games and ancient temples, markets and ruins of Greece.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Greece Literature and Culture 2019 Application, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information.  

HUM 2410/HUM 2410H Japan Reimagined (3 credits)

Taught by Professor Rachel Braaten, Humanities
Japan Reimagined - Asian Humanities 2019 Flyer

Travel to Japan to examine the arts and events of an ancient and traditional culture that emerged as a leading manufacturer of technology in the 20th Century. Despite suffering overwhelming losses during WWII, the people of Japan rebuilt their cities and reimagined themselves in the modern era, becoming an economic giant, with progressive urban centers. As artists, the Japanese have embraced the 21st Century as digital pioneers, as they merge the old ideas of Shinto, Zen, Bushido, etc. into their current visual products. Explore the evolution of Japanese culture and society by visiting significant sites and engaging in the history, aesthetics and inventiveness of this ingenious country.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Japan Reimagined-Asian Humanities 2019 Application, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information.  

Spring Break 2019 Trips

Application Due Date: Oct. 15
Non-refundable deposit due Nov. 2. Balance due Feb. 1.
*Financial Aid may be increased to help cover cost of program. Check with your financial aid advisor.

INR 2950: Irish Politics, Language and Identity (3 credits) 

Taught by Professor Tracy Harbin, Political Science
Itinerary Politics Ireland 2019

Spring Break 2019
A small island nation made up of two countries, Ireland has layers of complexity that extend beyond language, religion and even geographic location. Learn about the history and politics of Ireland to see how a colonial past changed a nation's future. Study the Great Famine, the emigration of 5 million people during the 19th and 20th Century political battles for an independent Ireland, a united Ireland, and the transformation of a poor Roman Catholic country to a country of economic growth and social reforms. See the past, present and future first hand when the course takes you to Ireland over Spring Beak 2019! 

Program fee: $2,700 * (tuition not included)
Program fee covers airfare, accommodations, most meals, site visits, on-site transportation and international insurance.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Ireland Politics Application 2019 , which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information.

BSC 2950: Biology in the Peruvian Amazon (3 credits)

Taught by Professor Mary Colon, Biological Science

Spring Break 2019
Live in the biological diversity of the Amazon River and surrounding areas, study environmental biology (including principles of evolution, population and community ecology, and biodiversity) and be introduced to the history, culture and politics (as it relates to environmental issues) of Peru. Community ecology and species interactions will be witnessed first-hand in the tropical rainforests of Peru and in biological reserves. Natural habitats, resource management, land use and conservation practices will be discussed.

Program fee: $2,700 - $2,985*  (Tuition not included)
Program Fee covers airfare, accommodations, most meals, site visits, on-site transportation and international insurance.  
          

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Peru Amazon Application 2019, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barabara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information.

NUR 4950/HSC 4950: Nursing & Health Sciences in Ireland

Taught by professors Lyne Chamberlain (Nursing) and Robert McGraw (Health Sciences)

Spring Break 2019
Designed to promote cultural competence and an appreciation for diversity, this course takes students to Ireland and Northern Ireland to interact with its citizens and health-care professionals. Examine the health-care delivery system, the financing of health care, the role and challenges of the nurse and the degree of collaboration within the health-care team. Enjoy the beauty of Ireland and its people during visits to historical sites while studying and comparing the Irish health-care system with the American system.

Program fee: $2800-3,040*  (Tuition not included) 
Program Fee covers airfare, accommodations, most meals, site visits, on-site transportation and international insurance.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Ireland NUR/HSC Application 2019, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information.

GEB 2995/3995: Business and Culture in Dubai (3 credits)

Taught by Professor David Moradian

Spring Break 2019
Explore one of the most exotic, secure, and rich per capita and thriving hubs of business in the world. From visits to local companies, insightful lectures, a design thinking workshop, to a panel discussion, get a comprehensive look at the differences and similarities between the U.S. and Dubai business practices. Immerse yourself in the country’s unique culture, taking time to explore Dubai’s many sites and attractions. 

Program fee: $2,700 - $2,985* (Tuition not included) 
Program fee covers airfare, accommodations, most meals, site visits, on-site transportation and international insurance.

To participate in this trip students should download and complete the Dubai Application 2019, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information. 

EGS 2930: Service Learning in Peru

Taught by Professor Kirk Sawyer
Peru Service Learning Itinerary

Spring Break 2019
Travel to Lake Titicaca, the highest lake in the world, and spend time living with the inhabitants of Luquina Chico, a small village located on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Students will live and work with community members, and will help to implement innovative solutions to problems, such as clean sources of heat for cooking, a lack of hot water and hydroelectric sources of power. Students will have a chance to travel to Machu Picchu and visit one of the seven wonders of the world. 

Program fee: $3,150* (Tuition not included) 
Program fee covers airfare, accommodations, most meals, site visits, on -ite transportation and international insurance.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete the Peru Service Learning Application, which includes a short essay on why they are interested in participating in this trip. Please contact Barbara Prucha by email at pruchab@seminolestate.edu or by phone at 407.708.2627 for more information. 

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