NOTE: Please note the first day of the program is June 10th, which requires departing the USA on June 9th.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Area of Study:
WCU Faculty/Staff-Led Program Abroad
Direct WCU Credit
Available to Non-WCU Students?:
Sciences & Mathematics
This class is the 2nd year physics course in 20th c. or “Modern Physics”. It is a continuation of where Physics I & II stop, with PHY170/180 (or PHY130/140) as prerequisites. It will consist of two weeks of study in West Chester, followed by three weeks in London, England.
All participants will be housed in a youth hostel arranged by WCU for the duration of the program in London.
The language of instruction for this program is English.
All participants will earn 3 credit hours for PHY 240 – Introduction to Modern Physics.
EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE EXCURSIONS
Stonehenge, The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms, The London Eye, The British Museum, The Science Museum, and more.
In addition to the regular WCU tuition rates for the 3 credit hour course, students will pay a program fee of $2,100 which includes all housing accommodations, administrative fees, all program excursions, in-country ground transportation, and some group meals. In addition, all students will be billed the non-refundable $100 Study Abroad Application fee upon applying to the program and will be required to purchase the mandatory WCU international insurance prior to departure.
Not included in the costs listed above are the round-trip airfare, passport costs, additional meals not included in the program cost, and personal/miscellaneous spending.
Please note that these amounts are estimates and subject to change. Please contact the Program Director listed below to confirm the amount.
Matthew M. Waite, PhD
Associate Professor of Physics
133 Merion Science Center
West Chester University of PA
West Chester, PA 19383