BHSU Led Programs

Upcoming Trips:

Check out the Philippines Tourism website.

Location: Cebu City, Philippines

Application/Registration: The International Service Learning Program is an interdisciplinary program, open to all students from all majors. Students will enroll in EXPL 499/599 and attend weekly pre-departure orientation sessions.

Dates: November, 3-12th 2017* estimated dates. Students must also attend class in addition to the full trip and all orientation sessions.

Team Leaders: Dr. Lois Flagstad

Faculty Lead: Gina Gibson, MFA, Mass Communications/Dr. Jane Klug, Dean of Students

Team Logistics: Dr. Katherine Wildman

(SPRING 2017) History and Geography of Food in Italy - GEOG/HIST 492

This interdisciplinary research course explores the foodways of Italy through the history and geography of the region. Students will explore various food terroirs in Italy, learning about the physical and cultural landscape of the peninsula and how it has changed over time. Highlighted topics will include food in the Renaissance, the migrational diffusion of food and flavors, the politics of food scarcity, the effects of industrialization and transportation networks on food regions, and the role of gender in food production and exchange. Students will develop research projects utilizing problem solving, critical thinking, and hands on field work in Italy over Spring Break. The course will culminate in a final thesis defense of student-led research that may then be presented at a regional or national conference or submitted to JUR(Y) for potential publication.

Location: Florence and Bologna, Italy (and surrounding locations)

Application/Registration: This research course is open to all students from all majors. Students will enroll in GEOG/HIST 492 and attend weekly pre-departure orientation sessions.

Dates: March 2-12, 2017* estimated dates (BHSU Spring Break). Students must also attend class in addition to the full trip and all orientation sessions.

Faculty Lead: Carrie Gray-Wood and Kelly Kirk

(SUMMER 2017) Global Innovation in Manufacturing and Management - BADM 492/MGMT 592

This BHSU-Faculty Led Experience provides a unique opportunity for students to learn about international business with a focus on innovation in manufacturing and management. Prior to departure the faculty-led group will study international business and entrepreneurial development, as well as learning about German culture. 

Location:
 Aalen, Germany (and surrounding locations)

Application/Registration:
 This program is open to all students from all majors. Students will substitute for BADM407 (International Business), BADM336 (Entrepreneurship I), MGMT640 (Entrepreneurship), or as an upper level business elective.

Dates:
 June 3-16, 2017* estimated dates. Students must attend class in addition to the full trip and all orientation sessions. Travel dates are definite and cannot be extended for participants as group flights are purchased in bulk.

Faculty Lead:
 Dr. Jeff Wehrung (For more information, please contact jeffrey.wehrung@bhsu.edu)

(SUMMER 2017) Konkuk University International Summer Program

Travel to South Korea to learn about the vibrant culture in Seoul and to gain a valuable understanding about the South Korean culture. As part of the program, you will take at least one course in Korean History, Society, Business Startup, or Beginner Language. Other courses available include humanity and business courses. At your request, your transcript may be sent to BHSU after completion of the program. The program includes cultural field trips throughout the city, weekend programs, and extracurricular programs such as Tae Kwon Do, museum tours, and local entertainment.

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Application/Registration: Please send your resume to international@bhsu.edu by April 15th, 2017. 

Dates: July 1st-July 15th and/or July 15th-July 29th. Konkuk University offers a two-to-four week-long summer program. Students can choose between two 2-week sessions or participate in both sessions. 

Cost: International and domestic tickets, visas, application fees, program fees, and other travels in South Korea are covered by the student. Program fees include tuition, housing, field trips, and cultural programs. Total all-inclusive student out-of-pocket expenses is approximately $2,900. In addition, students must register for BHSU summer credit(s).

Website: http://summer.konkuk.ac.kr/

Dongguk University Summer School

Engage with over 600 students and learn about the South Korean culture through courses in Buddhist Studies, Korean Studies, Cultural Studies, Film & Media, Criminal Justice, Business & Economy, and Architecture through in class studies and field trips. The cultural program includes a temple stay, city tour, baseball game, and traditional South Korean dance.

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Application/Registration: Please send your resume to international@bhsu.edu by April 15th, 2017. 

Dates: June 30th-July 15th or July 15th-July 28th. Dongguk University offers two two-week-long summer programs. Students can choose which session they would like to participate in.

Cost: Students will be in charge of covering application fees, tuition, visas, housing, and other costs while in Seoul. Total all-inclusive student out-of-pocket expenses is approximately $2,900, including housing and international flights. In addition, students must register for BHSU summer credit(s).

Website: http://diss.dongguk.edu/

Are you ready to go abroad? What you need to do before you go abroad:

1. Make sure you are aware of and meet university requirements: In addition to the program fee (does not include tuition), students are required to maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, be in good academic standing with the University, enroll in a discipline-specific (3 credit hour) academic course and attend weekly pre-departure orientation sessions. Participants are required to enroll in the course associated with their academic program and pay the appropriate program fee. Additionally, all participants must attend a weekly orientation workshop or class associated with their program.

2. Complete required paperwork: In order to travel abroad, students must hold passports that will be valid for at least six months AFTER the end of their International Program. For information on how to apply for a passport, the requirements, the costs, and the estimated processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State passport website. Students need a passport by the first week of class. The International office (115 Woodburn) can help students interested in obtaining a passport. Students will also need to complete the Affiliated International Travel Packet.

3. Fill out the appropriate application: Students interested in registering for this course should apply using this application.

4. Pay for your trip:
 In addition to three course credit hours, a fee of $3500 is applied to the student BHSU tuition bill. All flights, transportation, shared accommodations, travel insurance and relevant activities are included in the course fee. Financial Aid is available for US Citizens who qualify. Please contact the Financial Aid Office prior to applying to learn about financial resources that may be available. Please note that the class fees are posted on student accounts upon your acceptance to the program. Passport, souvenirs, some meals, and additional spending money is not included. 

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We are excited for you to join us on your journey to study abroad! Happy travelling!