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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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*WCU Abroad: Conference, Research, or Performance Abroad
Various Cities, Various Countries

Terms: Fall, Spring, Spring Break, Summer, Summer I, Summer II, Winter, Year
Description: Students who are travelling overseas to represent West Chester University individually at a conference, for a research project, or for a performance must register online.  Click the Apply Now button above to begin.
*WCU Global Ambassador Program for Past Study Abroad Participants
Terms: Academic Year
Description: West Chester University Global Ambassadors are WCU students selected by the Center for International Programs (CIP) to promote global learning and travel experiences.  They are recognized by WCU for their contributions to campus life.  WCU [...]
*WCU Spring Break in Costa Rica: Educating Youth Across Borders
Malpais, Costa Rica

Terms: Spring
Description: The Educating Youth Without Borders Programs is new in 2015.  12 Students from the College of Education have been selected to travel to Malpais, Costa Rica and perform a variety of service projects at 3 local schools, including building a mural [...]
*WCU Spring Break in Costa Rica: Geological Field Studies (ESS 348/548)
San Jose, Costa Rica

Terms: Spring
Description: Students participating in the ESS 348/548 Geological Field Studies Program in Costa Rica must hit the "Apply Now" button above and complete all of the posted online forms. 
*WCU Spring Break in England: Criminal Justice in London
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Spring
Description: Dr. Mary Brewster from the Department of Criminal Justice will be teaching a Spring Semester Course CRJ 455 - Topical Seminar.  All students that have been approved to enroll in this course must hit the "Apply Now" button to begin and [...]
*WCU Spring Break in Greece: Student Leadership in Athens
Athens, Greece

Terms: Spring
Description: All students currently registered to participate in the 2015 Student Leadership Spring Break Program in Greece, must hit "apply now" and complete the posted set of forms. A direct link to the tour's homepage is located here. For m ore[...]
*WCU Spring Break in Guatemala: Building Partnerships through Service Learning
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Terms: Spring
Description: All students who have been selected to participate in the Bulding Partnerships through Service Learning in Guatemala program in Guatemala City, Guatemala led by Dr. Ana Sanchez must hit the "Apply Now" button above and complete the posted f orms. [...]
*WCU Spring Break in Italy: Nutrition in Florence
Florence, Italy

Terms: Spring
Description: All Students who have been selected to participate in the Spring Break 2015 Food and Nutrition in Italy Program with Dr. Subach and Dr. Karpinski must complete the posted forms.  Please hit the "Apply Now" button to begin.  For in formation[...]
*WCU Spring Break in Puerto Rico: Tropical Ecology in San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Terms: Spring
Description: During the spring semester, qualifying students have the opportunity to enroll in BIO 435 Course Topics in Biology - Tropical Ecology with Dr. Jessica Schedlbauer, which will travel to Puerto Rico during Spring Break.  It will be an intensive, f ield-based[...]
*WCU Spring Break in The Bahamas: Special Education in The Bahamas
Eleuthera, Bahamas

Terms: Spring
Description: WCU offers the opportunity for Education students to travel to the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas and work directly with Special Education students during Spring Break.  Participants have been selected for 2015 will need to hit the "app ly[...]
*WCU Summer in Armenia: IAGS Conference
Yerevan, Armenia

Terms: Summer II
Description: WCU students will be particpating in the International Association of Genocide Scholars Conference (IAGS) in Yerevan, Armenia, commerating 100 years since the Armenian Genocide.  Please contact faculty leader Dr. Brenda Gaydosh from th e[...]
*WCU Summer in Austria: Actilingua in Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the Summer of 2015, WCU is offering the inaugural WCU/Actilingua in Austria program with Dr. Joseph Moser from the Department of Languages and Cultures Course Offerings: 6 credits of German, such as Ger 201 and 202 or higher depending on place ment Accommodations: Home-stay[...]
*WCU Summer in China: Chinese Economy
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China

Terms: Summer I
Description: Study Abroad in Beijing and Shanghai China - Summer 1 2015 This program is designed to give students an overview about the transformation of the Chinese economy and its challenges ahead. Students will travel to Beijing & Shanghai to visit [...]
*WCU Summer in China: Guizhou University
Guizhou, China

Terms: Summer I
Description: Through a partnership with the University of Guizhou, students can take up to 6 credits in China this summer.  Please contact Dr. William Lalicker from the Department of English or Dr. Yunong Zhou from the Department of Languages and cultures, o r[...]
*WCU Summer in China: US-China Student Summit
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China

Terms: Summer I
Description: For the second straight year, Department of Marketing Faculty Member Dr. Liz Wang will be leading a group of WCU students attending the U.S.-China Student Summit. Please follow the link and contact Dr. Wang to learn more about this exciting opportuni ty.[...]
*WCU Summer in Costa Rica: Communication Sciences and Disorders Abroad
San Jose, Costa Rica

Terms: Post Summer
Description: During the Post Summer Session of 2015, Dr. Patricia Swasey Washington will be offering SPP 590, a one credit independent study course for students who are selected to travel to Costa Rica to study Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Please c ontact[...]
*WCU Summer in Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Summer I
Description: WCU in Cuba!  Details, including final cost, are still pending regarding the Summer 2015 version of the program.  Please see below for the most updated information and contact program leaders Dr. Gloria Hernandez or Dr. Stacy Schlau with an y[...]
*WCU Summer in Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador

Terms: Summer II
Description: During Summer II Session of 2015, Dr. Cristobal Cardemil-Krause from the Department of Languages and Dr. Christine Mariconi from the Department of Nursing have partnered with the Andean Center for Latin American Studies (ACLAS) to offer a service-lea rning[...]
*WCU Summer in England: Healthcare in the UK
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the Summer of 2015, Dr. Cheryl Schlamb is offering NSG 318: Special Topics in Nursing: Exploration of Global Health in London, England. You've probably heard that the British Healthcare system has something to teach us back home.  Lear n[...]
*WCU Summer in England: Modern Physics in London (Physics 240)
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Summer II
Description: WCU Physics Professor Dr. Matthew Waite will once again offer Modern Physics in London (Physics 240) in the summer of 2015.  If you are interested in enrolling in this program, please contact Dr. Waite prior to completing this online application [...]
*WCU Summer in England: Sustainable Urban Policy From a Global Perspective
London, United Kingdom

Terms: Summer I
Description: This Summer, WCU Professor Dr. Jeremy Phillips is offering a unique opportunity for students in the Master of Public Administration Program to take PPA 510: Topics in Public Administration: Sustainable Policy From a Global Pespective as a hybrid cou rse,[...]
*WCU Summer in Ireland and the UK: Art History in the British Isles
Dublin, Ireland; London, United Kingdom

Terms: Summer I
Description: This summer, join Art History Professor Dr. Ginger Da Costa and Art Professor Dr. Sally Van Orden in England, Ireland, and Wales! Academics:  The summer study course to the British Isles with 3 credits in Art History (ARH 320: Global Art a nd[...]
*WCU Summer in Ireland: Media in Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Terms: Summer II
Description:       Media in Ireland   Dub C in Dublin! River Liffey in Dublin Program Description Spend July exploring the media of Ireland!  The program will run in the second summer session of 2015, from [...]
*WCU Summer in Italy and Greece
Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy

Terms: Summer I
Description: All students who have enrolled in the Tour of Italy and Greece Program through EF College Study Tours, led by  Daniela Ciceri, Italian Professor from the Department of Languages and Cultures, must click the "Apply Now" button to comp lete[...]
*WCU Summer in Italy: Applied Nursing Research in Padua, Italy
Padua, Italy

Terms: Summer I
Description: Designed for Junior Nursing Majors, Dr. Cheryl Monturo will be teaching NSG 313: Applied Nursing Research this Summer at Padua University in Padua, Italy.  It includes a thorough understanding of the mechanism by which evidence is developed in cluding[...]
*WCU Summer in Mexico: Spanish and Service Learning in Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the summer of 2015, WCU is offering the unique opportunity for students to take Introductory Spanish II  (SPA 102) or ESP  300, Latin America Civilization and Culture in beautiful Isla Mujeres, Mexico.  Click here for all of the de tails,[...]
*WCU Summer in Norway
Moss, Norway

Terms: Summer I
Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND ITINERARY Program Name: Summer Study in Norway Host Institution  American College of Norway   ACADEMICS Visit the American College of Norway website for course information, http://www.americancollege .no/[...]
*WCU Summer in Norway: PASSHE Honors Program
Moss, Norway

Terms: Summer I
Description: This Summer at the American College of Norway, WCU Professor Dr. Kevin Dean will be leading students selected from honors programs at all 14 institutions of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.  One selected, students must click [...]
*WCU Summer in Peru: Criminal Justice & Voices4Peru
Lima, Peru

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the Summer of 2015, WCU has developed an opportunity for students to take the course CRJ-455 Desistence from Gang Activity; Findings from Club Deportivo Dan in Lima, Peru, offered by Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Michael Antonio.  Please con tact[...]
*WCU Summer in Rawanda
Kigali, Rwanda

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the Summer of 2015, WCU will be running it's second annual program in Rwanda.  Please contact Dr. Aaron Rundus, arundus@wcupa.edu, Dr. Rebecca Chancellor, rchancellor@wcupa.edu for program details.  Please click here to view an [...]
*WCU Summer in Spain: Allied Healthcare Disciplines
Barcelona, Spain

Terms: Summer I
Description: In the summer of 2015, Dr. Scott Heinerichs along wtih Dr. Melissa Reed will be teaching a special topics course, SMD 400 and KIN473 in Barcelona, Spain for direct WCU credit. All students currently registered for the course both through EF Colleg e[...]
*WCU Summer in Spain: IAU College in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Terms: Summer I
Description: Summer 2015-  Join WCU Languages and Cultures Professors Dr. Maria Van Liew and Dr. Israel Sanz in Barcelona, Spain through a partnership with IAU College! Please click here to download a flyer.       You must apply dire ctly[...]
*WCU Summer in Turkey: Field Study Tour of Istanbul (HIS 460)
Istanbul, Turkey

Terms: Summer II
Description: This Summer, join History Professor Dr. Elizabeth Urban in Turkey, where she will be teaching HIS 460: Field Studies in History during a comprehensive tour of eastern Turkey. This program is run through EF College study tours, click here to view t he[...]
*WCU Winter in Costa Rica
Heredia, Costa Rica

Terms: Winter
Description: Study Abroad in Costa Rica at the Universidad Nacional with WCU Professor Ana Sanchez! Winter Session 2015   WCU's winter program in Costa Rica is usually one of the university's most popular study abroad programs, applications are be ing[...]
*WCU Winter in Peru - Criminal Justice & Voices4Peru
Lima, Peru

Terms: Winter
Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION CRJ455/555 (Topical Seminar Program, 3 credit hours) – Hearing Voices: Exploring the Origins of Voices4Perú and Its Impact on the Youth and Residents of Ventanilla   This two-week study abroad adventure involv es[...]
*WCU Winter: Nursing in India
Kerala, India

Terms: Winter
Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Students will explore core concepts of global health that affect community health and public health access to care in resource-limited settings.  The course will evaluate health concerns of Indian populace such addressing an [...]
*WCU Winter: Nursing in South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa

Terms: Winter, Year
Description: Spend 25 days in South Africa for a foundational experience in your career in Nursing or interest in Women's Health, Global Health of Women and Children, HIV/AIDS pandemic, Mindfulness Medication and Compassion.  [...]
*WCU Winter: Rafiki Africa Foundation Program in Kenya
Kisumu, Kenya

Terms: Winter
Description: All students who have been selected to the 2015 Rafiki Foundation Program with Dr. Beatrice Adera and Dr. Claire Verdan must hit the "apply now" button above and the complete the posted set of forms.  Click here to download a budget sh eet[...]
*WCU in Costa Rica: Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (Exchange)
Heredia, Costa Rica

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has a exchange agreement with the Universidad de Costa Rica in Heredia, Costa Rica. Please click here to access the home page and browse their course listings to see if this program is a fit. Students who participate [...]
*WCU in Germany: University of Kassel (Exchange)
Kassel, Germany

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has a exchange agreement with the University of Kassel in central Germany for students wishing to spend a semester abroad. Please click here for more information about the University of Kassel. Students who partic ipate[...]
*WCU in Ireland: Mary Immaculate College (Exchange)
Limerick, Ireland

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has a exchange agreement with Mary Immaculate College in Ireland.  Please click here to access the home page and browse their course listings to see if this program is a fit.  This agreement was initiated by WCU&# 39;s[...]
*WCU in Japan: Hosei University in Tokyo (Exchange)
Tokyo, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has an exchange agreement with Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan.  During the Academic Year of 2014/15, 2 students from each institution will be participating in this exchange during both the fall and spring semesters. &nb sp;For[...]
*WCU in Mexico: Social Work in a Latin American Context at Augsburg College
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Terms: Spring
Description: The Social Work in a Latin American Context program was jointly created in 2003 by a collaboration of CSWE accredited social work programs in the Minnesota/South Dakota area and has since added partner schools and students from institutions on the [...]
*WCU in Norway: American College of Norway (Exchange)
Moss, Norway

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: WCU's partnership with the American College of Norway allows students to spend a full semester abroad in Moss, Norway.  About ACN American College of Norway (ACN) was founded in 1991 to offer an international American [...]
*WCU in South Korea: University of Ulsan (Exchange)
Ulsan, South Korea

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has an exchange agreement with the University of Ulsan in South Korea. Click here for more information about the University of Ulsan. Contact Jeff Conradi, jconradi@wcupa.edu for more information.
*WCU in Taiwan: Chinese Culture University (Exchange)
Taipei, Taiwan

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has a exchange agreement with Chinese Culture University in Yangmingshan in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan forstudents wishing to spend a semester abroad. Please click here for more information about Chinese Cultural Univ ersity. Students[...]
*WCU in Trinidad and Tobago: University of the West Indies (Exchange)
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: West Chester University has a exchange agreement with the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. Please click here to access the home page and browse their course listings to see if this program is a fit.  This agreement was in itiated[...]
*WCU in the Bahamas: Student Teaching Experience
Eleuthera, Bahamas

Terms: Spring
Description: The 6 Participants that have been selected for Student Teaching in the Bahamas in the Spring of 2015 will need to hit the "apply now" and digitally  sign or upload the posted items to complete their file.   Students interest ed[...]