Extended Deadlines for Minimester 2015

Attention Towson!

Really want to go abroad this minimester but think you’ve missed your chance? Have no fear – extended deadlines are here!

Four of our minimester programs have extended application deadlines: Thursday, October 30, 2014!

Which programs? Keep reading!

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Program: TU Crime and Punishment Cross-Nationally, UK
Program Director: Dr. Elyshia Aseltine
Courses: CRMJ 311 Crime and Punishment Cross-Nationally
Program Dates: January 4 to 21, 2015
Website: www.towson.edu/CRMJUK

Program: TU History of Venice from the Maritime Republic to Modern Days
Program Director: Dr. Margherita Pampinella-Cropper
Courses: All students will take ITAL 494 Travel Study Abroad (3 credits) plus one of the following for a total of 6 credits:

  • ITAL 101 Italian Elements I (3 credits)
  • ITAL 102 Italian Elements II (3 credits)
  • ITAL 201 Italian Intermediate I (3 credits)
  • ITAL 202 Italian Intermediate II (3 credits)
  • ITAL 301 Italian Composition and Conversation I (3 credits)
  • ITAL 370 Special Topics in Italian (3 credits)

Program Dates: January 2 to 20, 2015
Website: www.towson.edu/ITALVenice

Program: TU Spanish Language and Indigenous Cultures in Antigua
Program Director: Dr. Leticia Romo
Courses: Students will earn 3 credits of LAST 484 Special Topics in Latin American and Latino/a Studies and 3 credits of SPAN, based on their level. The following options are offered:

  • SPAN 101 Spanish Elements I
  • SPAN 102 Spanish Elements II
  • SPAN 201 Spanish Intermediate I
  • SPAN 202 Spanish Intermediate II
  • SPAN 305 Readings in Spanish
  • SPAN 370 Pronunciation and Oral Expression
  • SPAN 391 Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • SPAN 408 Advanced Spanish Conversation

Program Dates: January 4 to 25, 2015
Website: www.towson.edu/SPANGuatemala

Program: TU Sugarball 2015: Sport in the Global Marketplace, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic
Program Directors: Dr. Ryan King-White and Dr. Jake Bustad
Courses: Students choose two of the following for 6 total credits

  • CLST 370 Special Topics in Cultural Studies (3 credits)
  • KNES 285 Sport: A Cross Cultural Perspective (3 credits)
  • KNES 494 Sport and Human Performance in Global Perspective (3 credits)
  • KNES 470 Special Topics in Physical Education (3 credits)
  • KNES 594 Sport and Human Performance in Global Perspective (3 credits) Graduate students only

Program Dates: January 2 to 17, 2015
Website:  www.towson.edu/KNESDRPR

All potential world travelers must submit an online application, including basic information about who they are and their academics, proof that they have a passport, $250 as a program deposit, and a copy of their transcript.

Find your way to our Program Finder (and applications) here: http://www.towson.edu/horizons