D-Term Study Abroad
The College is now offering study abroad courses during December Term each year. Some of these courses fulfill the All-College Requirement for intercultural study (ACR).
List of Courses:
- GLS 160-D1 A Journey Through the History of France with Prof. N. Bard
- GLS 160-D2 Journey to China's Great Wall, Beijing and Shanghai with Prof. Jinai Sun
- GLS 260- D1 Psychology, Biology and the Arts in London: Perspectives on Self with Prof. Karl Kelley (Class Closed)
- GLS 260-D2 Argentina and Uruguay: Fables of the South with Profs. Alberto Fonseca (Class Closed)
- GLS 360-D1 International Courts in the Netherlands, Luxembourg and France: Human Rights Across Borders with Profs. William Muck and Jennifer Fredette
- GLS 360 D2 Spectator to Spect-Actor in Brazil with Prof. Kelly Howe (Course Canceled)
- GLS 362- D1 (ACR) Italy and Greece and the European Union with Profs. Robert Moussetis and Thomas Clifton
- GLS 362- D2 (ACR) Germany from Luther to the Present: Castles, Cathedrals and Culture with Prof. Gregory Wolf (Class closed)
- MGT 690- D3 (for graduate students) Costa Rica: Trade, Development and United States-Central American Relations with Prof. Jeffrey Anstine
The information sessions for short study abroad courses during D-term 2013 will be on February 21, 2013 in Goldsphon classrooms; 12:15-1:45 p.m. Course details, application process, cost and deadlines will be discussed at these sessions. Students can attend more than one session. A complete description of the courses will be available at the sessions and later from each professor leading the course and/or the Office of International Porgrams. Here is the the location of the infomation sessions for each course.
D-Term Study Abroad Scholarship
Application forms are available here or from the Office of international Programs. Application deadline is March 1. The scholarship winners will be announced before the airfare deposit deadline of April 5th. The required reference form is available here or from the Office of International Programs.
- Meet with faculty member leading the course
- Get an Instructor Consent Form (green slip) filled out and signed by faculty member
- Consult with academic advisor
- Bring the form to the Office of International Programs in the Abe House: 48 E. Jefferson
- Pay the non-refundable airfare deposit ($400) by April 5th via check or credit card. Bring payment to the Office of International Programs. Once airfare is paid, you will be registered.
- After April 5th, if the course is full, students will be placed on a waiting list. Students with the highest # of credits earned will be given first priority.
- Pay airfare balance by September 13th
- Pay the non-refundable program fee deposit ($500) by October 18th which will not be reflected on the student's account until January
- Program fee will be billed to winter tuition bill
The course descriptions and details will be posted here on February 21, 2013.
For more information contact the Office of International Programs (630) 637-5132
France Interim Course 2006
During Interim Term 2006, Prof. Norval Bard, French, and Prof. Sally Fowler, Philosophy, led a group of 20 from North Central College on a French adventure. The group met twice during Fall Term 2006 to get a head start on the course readings and materials as well as to receive background on international travel topics such as packing, electrical adaptors, GSM cell phones, basic French phrases and other helpful information. This blog is the report of our two week Interim 2006 adventure: