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Summer 2018

 
 
Culture, Place, and Communication in Ireland- FULL
COMM 491/GEOG 491- 6 credits- Fall-listed

Experience all Ireland has to offer through an incredible 6 credit, 2 week journey. You’ll examine the natural & manmade environments of Ireland, and explore the relationship of the Irish to the land. You’ll delve into questions about what it means to be Irish, how the world perceives Ireland, and how the Irish landscape is embedded in the culture. From the pub to the bog, and from the intensity of Dublin to the beautiful countryside in Donegal, this is your chance to see all Ireland has to offer. This course also offers the rare chance to stay with an Irish host family in a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region.

  • Cost: $3,116 plus airfare
  • Dates: July 17th, 2018 – August 1st, 2018
  • Deadline: March 26th, 2018
 For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Dan Dugas – Dept. of Geography, ddugas@nmsu.edu
Dr. Eric Morgan- Dept. of Communication Studies- emorgan@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu
 
 

Spend the summer in COSTA RICA!!- FULL

Spanish Credit- 4 credits of lower division or 6 credits of intermediate/upper division. All levels welcome

Experience the best that Costa Rica has to offer with CPI, Centro Panamericano de Idiomas! This two week program offers everything from rafting, hiking volcanos, nature boat tour of Rio Tarcoles, zip-line tour and more! Immerse yourself in Spanish language while gaining Spanish credits and valuable hands-on volunteer experience.

Earn 4 credits of lower division Spanish or 6 credits of intermediate or upper division Spanish in just two weeks! Students studying any level of Spanish may go on the program.

  • Cost: $3,095 plus airfare
  • Dates: End of May to beginning of June
  • Deadline: April 1st, 2017

For more information on the program, please contact:
Professor Jeff Longwell—Department of Language and Linguistics, jelongwe@nmsu.edu
Angel Palumbo—Director—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, apalumbo@ad.nmsu.edu

 
 

Ceramics of China- FULL

ART 294- 3 credits- Fall-listed

Trace the history of China’s “white gold,” the splendid blue and white pottery of Jingdezhen. Visit historic sites in Ganzhou and Guangzhou, and then spend a week in Jingdezhen visiting workshops and museums, and learning pottery techniques from masters in hands-on classes. Finally, visit the world-class city of Shanghai, to see, among other sights, the Shanghai Museum, built to resemble an ancient bronze vessel, and its large collection of pottery and artifacts. 

  • Cost: $2770 plus airfare and visa
  • Dates: May 29th to June 14th, 2018
  • Deadline: February 15th, 2018
 For more information on the program, please contact:
Professor Glenn Schwaiger- DACC Dept. of Art, gschwaig@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu
 
 

12-Day Migration Crisis Service/Experiential-Learning Study Abroad to Munich, Germany- FULL

GOV 411/517- 3 credits- Fall-listed

Examine the current migration crisis in Europe through the lens of Munich, Germany. Attend workshops, visit civic groups, and engage with migrants and refugees through NGOs, non-profits and government groups. Additionally, you will have a chance to explore Germany’s history firsthand with visits to important sites and museums.

  • Cost: $1590 plus airfare, lunches and dinners
  • Dates: June 25th to July 7th, 2018
  • Deadline: March 1st, 2018
 For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Sabine Hirschauer- Dept. of Government, shirscha@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

Experiential Learning in Berlin- FULL

GER 305/451- 3 credits- Fall-listed

Explore German culture through film while studying German language in Berlin! On this program, you will have the opportunity to live with a German family, study the language, and visit the sites of famous films, as well as to explore German culture at large. You’ll visit numerous museums, and will take take 2 excursions out of Berlin to see a different side of Germany in Potsdam and Leipzig. 

  • Cost: $2090 + airfare
  • Dates: July 21st to August 3rd, 2018
  • Deadline: February 15th, 2018
For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Lucy Zollner- Dept. of Language & Linguistics, lzollner@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu
 

 

From Baroque to Modern: Art in Brazil- FULL

New scholarship available: $400 for the first 10 NMSU main campus students to sign up!

ART 300/500- 3 credits- Spring-listed

Explore the state of Mines Gerais with a local, Dr. Elizabeth Zarur of the Art department. Take workshops with a master of art restoration, explore the most important contemporary art gallery in the world, Inhotim, and experience the beauty of the colonial cities São João del-Rei, Tiradentes, Ouro Prêto, Mariana and more! Not to mention the pao de queijo! 

  • Cost: $1898
  • Dates: May 16th – 31st, 2018
  • Deadline: November 13th, 2017

For more information, contact:

Dr. Elizabeth Zarur— Department of Art, ezarur@nmsu.edu

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

Brewing and Distilling in England and Ireland- FULL

CHME 491- 3 credits- Spring-listed

This course is designed to give students in-context introductions to the brewing and distilling traditions of some of the world’s major production regions for beer, cider, and whiskey. Students will meet and experience the people, processes, and styles indigenous to the targeted locations by speaking to the people who are directly involved in local businesses, making connections with owners and operators, and participating in local practice. The course is offered spring semester with periodic meetings during the semester; travel occurs during the two weeks between the spring and summer terms. Participants must be at least 21 years old by the first day of the spring semester and must acquire clearance from a medical professional to consume alcohol.

Obtain 3 credit hours by taking CHME 491 in England and Ireland! 

  • Student Cost: $3,180 plus airfare and some meals
  • Community Member Cost: $3430 plus airfare and some meals
  • Dates: May 16th, 2018 – May 29th, 2018
  • Deadline: January 12th, 2018

For more information on the program, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Brewer – Assistant Professor of Chemical and Material Engineering, cbrewer@nmsu.edu

Dr. Stephen Taylor – Professor of Chemical and Material Engineering, sptaylor@nmsu.edu 

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

Experience French Culture in Paris- FULL

FREN 306- 3 credits- Spring minimester 2

This course focuses on language and culture, especially as culture intersects with history, social structures, style, and with everyday life. In addition, visits to landmarks (Musée de Cluny, Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Musée du Quai Branley, etc.) and neighborhood guided tours (Ile de la Cité, Ile Saint-Louis, Le Marais, Montmartre, Latin Quarter, etc.) will add dimension to the students’ understanding of the city. Planned excursions outside the city (Giverny, Versailles, and potentially a Loire chateaux) will further develop the students’ understanding of the language, history, and culture. 

  • Cost: $2,430 plus airfare
  • Dates: May 19th, 2018 – June 2nd, 2018
  • Deadline: January 18th, 2018

For more information on the program, please contact:

Dr. Glenn Fetzer – Department of Language and Linguistics, Breland Hall 218, gwfetzer@nmsu.edu

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

 

Pairing Food & Wine in Florence- FULL

New Scholarship Available: $400 for the first 8 NMSU main campus students to sign up!

HRTM 492 & HRTM 450- 6 credits- Spring-listed

This course presents an exploration of the pleasure of food and wine pairing. This course goes beyond a classic approach to pairing, demystifying the terminology and the methodology of matching wine and food. Whether preparing a meal at home or ordering in a restaurant, participants leave with an enhanced knowledge of pairing that can create a harmony and synergy between wine and food, providing a sublime connection of the mind, the mouth,memories and experiences. Particular focus will be given to the Italian cultural approach, tasting the major wine areas and classic Italian recipes. 

Take 6 upper-division HRTM credits while staying in the heart of historic Florence!

  • Cost: $3,600 plus airfare and personal expenses
  • Dates: May 13th, 2018 – June 1st, 2018
  • Deadline: February 1st, 2018

For more information on the program, please contact:

Pete Mitchell, MHM – HRTM Assistant Professor, petemit@nmsu.edu

Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

Cultures in Human and Natural Environments– FULL

FCS 492- 3 credits- Spring-listed

How is life for U.S children and families different or similar from those living in Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France? In this course, we will focus on understanding the strengths and challenges that exist among those individuals and families living in Western European societies – particularly Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France. Students will examine how individuals and children interact with their peers, family members and other community members. Students will also examine how issues such as poverty  and aging impact daily living and well-being among individuals and families in Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France. Finally, students will examine how varies community components such as the housing, markets, schools, and/or health facilities within these four countries impact families and then determine how these might be similar of different from their experiences in the U.S. 

Experience these unique destinations that have claimed prestige and fame for centuries. The varying scenery from country to country will be something to cherish for a lifetime!

Dr. Bryce Jorgensen, professor in Family Consumer Sciences, will lead the program. Earn up to 4 credits of FCS 492 in two weeks! Students in any discipline may go on the program.

  • Cost: $3652 plus airfare. Includes full program cost, fees, Insurance, NMSU Credits, Health Evaluation, and Room. Does not include spending money while abroad
  • Dates: May 14th – May 28th, 2017
  • Deadline: October 31st, 2017

For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Bryce Jorgensen—Department of Family Consumer Sciences, brycej@nmsu.edu
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

 

Education in Ireland- Cancelled

EDUC 181/281 + EDLT368/561 + VWW Waiver- 6 credits+ 3 credit waiver- Fall-listed

Immerse yourself in Ireland for a month while earning required credit for education majors! You’ll be studying at Dublin City University’s beautiful All Hallows campus in the heart of the capitol, but your courses won’t stay in the classroom– excursions and field trips are a critical part of this experience. Not only will you get an insider view of Dublin, you’ll have a chance to explore the entire Emerald Isle, as well as Northern Ireland. To learn more, send us an email, or click here! 

  • Cost: $5,379 plus airfare
  • Dates: June 3-30th, 2018
  • Deadline: April 11th, 2018
 For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Rick Marlatt – Curriculum & Instruction- rmarlatt@nmsu.edu 
Caitlin Dugas—Study Abroad Advisor—Office of Education Abroad, Garcia Annex RM 132, cdugas@nmsu.edu

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