Faculty-Led Study Abroad

USC Upstate Faculty-Led Study Abroad & Service Learning

USC Upstate offers several faculty-led short-term international engagement programs around the world. These programs are carefully planned by our faculty in consultation with, and the support of, our partners abroad. Program duration varies from 10 days to 4 week long international engagement that may include some pre-and-post travel course work. Such programs may be interdisciplinary, discipline specific, or include service learning, offer academic credits, or of these combinations. Participants engage in cross-cultural and immersive activities. Program cost typically includes international airfare, ground transportation abroad, faculty and international office support, some meals, housing, and international emergency insurance. Students will need to plan for additional expenses of personal nature.

Programs listed below were offered during 2019-2020 Academic Year. 

Community & Public Health Nursing

Faculty Leader: Dr. Stephanie Barnhill & Monique Jones
Course: NURS U461/471p - Community & Public Health Nursing
Program Dates: May 31, 2020 - June 15, 2020
Program Location: Cape Town & Beaufort West, South Africa

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Community and Public Health Nursing in Costa Rica

Faculty Leader: Dr. Colleen Kilgore
Course: NURS U461/471p - Community & Public Health Nursing
Program Dates: June 4 - 17, 2020
Program Location: Guanacaste & San Jose, Costa Rica

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Comparative Criminology and Comparative Victimology

Faculty Leaders: Dr. Tracey Woodard & Dr. Courtney McDonald
Course: CRJU U383 - Comparative Criminal Justice Systems and/or CRJU U484/SOCY U391 - Comparative Victimology
Program Dates: May 15 - 25, 2020
Program Location: Oslo, Norway

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Comparative Perspectives on Global Entrepreneurship

Faculty Leader: Prof. Brian Brady
Course: BADM U398 - Perspectives on Global Entrepreneurship
Program Dates: May 15 - 24, 2020
Program Location: Landshut & Munich, Germany

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Criminal Justice Studies in Madrid, Spain

Faculty Leader: Dr. Courtney McDonald
Course: CRJU U484/SOCY U391: Criminology Summer Institute 
Program Dates: March 4 - March 15, 2020
Program Location: Madrid, Spain

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German Studies Study Abroad

Faculty Leader: Dr. Alexander Lorenz
Course: GERM U250/U350 - Selected German Studies Abroad
 & German language course based on placement
Program Dates: TBD
Program Location: Stendal, Germany

Interpreting Popular Culture from Shakespeare to Harry Potter

Faculty Leader: Dr. Esther Godfrey & Wayne Robbins
Course: ENGL U250/U350 - Selected English Studies Abroad
Program Dates: May 7 - 18, 2020
Program Location: London, United Kingdom

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Lifelong Health Domestic and Abroad

Faculty Leader: Sarah Joseph
Course: EDPH U221 - Lifelong Health and Wellness & 1 Elective Hour in Spanish Gastronomy and Culture
Program Dates: May 9 - 25, 2020
Program Location: Alicante, Spain

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Modern Supply-Chain Operation: USA-China Global Collaboration

Faculty Leader: Dr. Chung-Yean Chinag
Course: LSCM 455 - Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Program Dates: March 6 - 14, 2020
Program Location: Shanghai & Hangzhou, China

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Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

Faculty Leader: Tammy Pike
Course: HIST U493- Topics in European History
Program Dates: June 7 - 21, 2020
Program Location: Multiple locations in Germany

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Spain Study Abroad with Prof. Maria Monteso

Faculty Leader: Maria Monteso
Course: SPAN U250 or U350 - Selected Spanish Studies Abroad & 3 transfer credit hours in Spanish Language based on placement.
Program Dates: May 7 - June 1, 2020
Program Location: Alicante, Spain

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Spring Break in Washington, D.C.

Faculty Leader: Dr. Allison Pingley
Course: POLI U463 - The American President
Program Dates: March 8 - 12, 2020
Program Location: Washington, D.C.

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USC Upstate - UAS Magdeburg Washington, D.C. Program

Faculty Leader: Dr. Emily Kofoed & Dr. David Wallace
Course: COMM U399 - Independent Study (1 credit hour)
Program Dates: March 9 - 14, 2020
Program Location: Washington, D.C.

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