Short Term Study Abroad Courses


Shippensburg University encourages students in all majors to engage in a study abroad experience. Short term study abroad courses offer students the opportunity to have an international educational experience in one of the most cost and time efficient manners possible. The short term study abroad courses are sponsored and taught by Shippensburg University faculty at various times throughout the year, primarily in the summer, and typically range from one to four weeks in duration.

Since there is a growing level of interest and demand for these short term study abroad courses, students are encouraged to attend any informational sessions and register to secure a space in their course of choice in a timely manner. Please visit the course link to view the current short term study abroad courses available at this time.

Winter 2014 Short Term Study Abroad Courses

Costa Rica 

PLS391 Selected Topics: Costa Rica Political Economy (3 credits)

Faculty: Dr. Niel Brasher

For more information, click on the link below or contact Dr. Brasher at cnbras@ship.edu or 717-477-1714

 

Curacao - Netherlands Antilles

GEO190 Selected Topics: Globalization in the Caribbean (3 credits) 

Faculty: Dr. Claire Jantz and Dr. Scott Drzyzga

For more information, contact Dr. Jantz at cajant@ship.edu or 717-477-1399 or Dr. Drzyzga at sadrzy@ship.edu or 717-477-1307

or

GEO450 Geography & Geology Field Studies of Curacao (3 credits)
This course is a spring course but travel to Curacao will be over the winter term.

Faculty: Dr. Sean Cornell

For more information, contact Dr. Cornell at srcornell@ship.edu or 717-477-1310.  His office is located in Shearer Hall 103.

Haiti

FRN400 Seminar on Haitian Linguistics and Culture (3 credits)*
FRN490 Selected Topics: Voices of Haiti: An Exploration of Haitian Literature and Culture (3 credits)*

*Students must enroll in both courses for a total of 6 credits.

Faculty: Dr. Blandine Mitaut and Dr. Agnes Ragone

For more information, contact Dr. Mitaut at bmmitaut@ship.edu or 717-477-1503 or Dr. Agnes Ragone at acrago@ship.edu or 717-477-1559

Summer 2015 Short Term Study Abroad Courses

China

FL190 Selected Topics: Study Abroad in the People's Republic of China 

Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Pomeroy

For more information, Dr. Pomeroy at mailto:gmpome@ship.edu  or 717-477-1776.

Europe

MBA550 Business Environment of Europe

Faculty: Dr. Robert Stephens

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Stephens at mailto:cnbras@ship.edu or 717-477-1684

France

FRN103 Intermediate French and FRN204 Ideas and Cultures from the French-Speaking World (3 credits each = 6 credits total)*

or

FRN204 Ideas and Cultures from the French-Speaking World and FRN300 Advanced French Conversation (3 credits each = 6 credits total)*

*Students are required to take 6 credits and can choose either combination above.

Faculty: Dr. Blandine Mitaut and Dr. Agnes Ragone

For more information, contact Dr. Mitaut at bmmitaut@ship.edu or 717-477-1503 or Dr. Agnes Ragone at acrago@ship.edu or 717-477-1559

Political Science Trip to Europe

INFORMATION COMING SOON!!!!!

 

Registration Information

CURRENT SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Current Shippensburg University students can register for short term study abroad courses by logging into the MyShip portal at https://my.ship.edu using their Shippensburg University email address and password.

NON-DEGREE STUDENTS: Individuals may enroll in Shippensburg University classes without being a degree-seeking student as long as they meet the University’s academic requirements (as described in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs), have completed the prerequisite coursework for the particular course in which they would like to enroll, and are enrolling in a class that permits non-degree students to do so. Non-degree seeking individuals may enroll in a summer online class by following the directions at http://www.ship.edu/PCDE/Non-Degree .

If you have any questions please email pcde@ship.edu.