Short-Term Faculty-Led Trips

Instructional Design

2017-18 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.

The Northern Ireland Peace Process, Ireland

Spring Break 2018

*Total cost for students is approximately $3,000 (pending confirmation), which includes airfare, accommodations, some meals and academic coursework for six full days in Ireland*

As Northern Ireland approaches the 20th anniversary of The Good Friday Agreement, this course will give students the opportunity to study the long political history and conflict between Ireland and the United Kingdom over this territory. This trip will enable students to discover Ireland, and gain insight into its history, people and culture.  

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete an 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.

Biology in the Amazon

Biology Trip to the Peruvian Amazon: Spring Break 2018

*Total cost for students is $2,300, which includes airfare, accommodations, meals and activities for six full days in Peru*

Study the biological diversity of the Amazon River and surrounding areas by helping with field research.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete an application, 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.

Film in Denmark and Sweden 

Sacndinavian Film and Television in Perspective: Spring Break 2018

*Total cost for students is $3,600, which includes airfare, accommodations, some meals and activities for six full days in Denmark and Sweden*

Travel to the two most important cities for Scandinavian film and television: Copenhagen and Stockholm. Trace the continuing importance of Norse myth and sagas that have shaped Scandinavian arts and culture. Beginning in Copehagen, students will visit the Danish Film Institutute along with other historical sites including the Christiansborg Palace, the Round Tower, and the harbor where the famous "Little Mermaid" statue resides. Hop aboard a high-speed train and head to the Swedish capital and archipelago of Stockholm, where students will visit Swedish television studios, Old Town Stockholm and the Royal Palace.

To participate in this trip, students should download and complete an 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.

Engineering Service Learning in Peru

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.

To participate in this trip, students should email professor Kirk Sawyer for approval and to receive the application.

Business and Culture in London

Explore what was once the center of an empire - Great Britain!  Now, the most populous city and the center for fashion and entertainment in the United Kingdom, London is a renaissance capital with a diverse range of cultures and more than 300 spoken languages. With visits to local companies and insightful lectures, you will have an opportunity to compare business practices in the U.S. with those in England, while exploring London's many famous sites and attractions such as the London Eye, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Abbey Road and more!

To participate in this trip students should download and complete an 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.