This course is intended to give students first- hand knowledge of Ireland. With a population of 4.6 million people, Dublin is Ireland’s largest city.
WLS-2990 Study Abroad. Student will have the opportunity to conduct an intensive study or special interest as it relates to history, politics/economy, religion, food/ music, art/dance/theatre, and education of Ireland. Other areas may be presented for approval. Students will conduct research on a topic prior to departure and share that discussion during daily meetings and provide their research and perspective. In addition, we will explore the impact the Irish emigration had on the society. Students will have an opportunity to explore their Irish heritage, if desired. A final paper will be required.
ART 2010-Art Appreciation: Ireland. This course is intended to enhance students' knowledge of the art of Ireland: its architecture, museums, and artwork. The class will consist of online preparatory work, a study abroad to Dublin to view original art and architecture, and an online follow-up class for presentations. We will travel to Dublin to study the characteristics of its art and architecture, so that we can better appreciate the importance of the city has to the art world
June 27-June 29, 2013. The course will begin with readings related to Irish history, art and architecture, culture, and politics, and an Irish literature author. From there, we will spend nine days in the city (including various excursions). Primary focuses will be on (1) an overview of Irish history, with focus on the 20th century; (2) its education, music, food, and art, and (3) its modern culture as a political force in the European Union (4) the art and architecture of the city and the country.
Students must be able to walk 3-6 miles daily.
June 27-29, 2013 (Online)
June 30-July 10, 2013 (Ireland)
July 12, 2013 (On-Campus)
Dr. Joanne Hessmiller (Social Work), and Dr. Tulla Lightfoot (Art) has developed an amazing study abroad in Ireland during Summer II. This 10-day study abroad includes:
Day 1: Depart North Carolina.
Day 2: Arrive Dublin. Orientation and walking tour of Dublin. Welcome Dinner.
Day 3: Leinster House and Dublin Castle.
Day 4: County Clare. Full Day Excursion
Day 5: Dalkey Castle and Heritage Center. Modern Irish Cookery demonstration.
Day 6: Trinity College, Book of Kells, Library, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Christchurch Cathedral.
Day 7: National Museum of Ireland.
Day 8: Rathfarnham Castle. Evening at the Irish Theatre.
Day 9: National Library of Ireland. Opportunity to research Irish Family History, and Kilmainham Jail.
Day 10: Free Day and Farewell Dinner.
Day 11: Departure.
**Above daily schedule is subject to change**
Program Fee includes:
■ Roundtrip airfare from North Carolina to Dublin
■ Housing (private room/bath)
■ Round trip day excursion to County Clare
■ Modern Irish Cookery Class
■ Welcome and Farewell Dinner
■ Entrance fees
■ International Health Insurance (Required)
Program Does Not Include:
■ UNCP Study Abroad Application Fee ($50). Due at time of application.
■ U.S. Passport fees.
■ Meals (except those listed above).
■ Airline baggage fees or overweight baggage fees (if applicable).
■ Tuition/fees for WLS 2990 – Study Abroad and ART 2010-Art Appreciation(6 credits). Must be paid in full prior to departure.
■ Books for WLS 2990-Study Abroad or ART 2010-Art Appreciation: Ireland (if applicable).
You must have approval from the Study Abroad Coordinator. You must be registered for WLS 2990 – Study Abroad and ART 2010 - Art Appreciation: Ireland (6 credits total). The cost of 6 credits plus fees is NOT included in the cost of the Study Abroad in Ireland.
This is an approved study abroad program through the Center for International Programs, the World Studies Department, and the Art Department, and may qualify for financial aid.
In order to qualify for financial aid a student must be registered for full-time studies (minimum6-credits) in the summer. Most grants, loans, or scholarships should apply to this approved program. Please direct all questions about student financial aid eligibility to the Financial Aid Office.
-You will need to have a valid US Passport to participate in this study abroad. Please visit the Department of State website for a US Passport application: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html
-Students must attend a mandatory pre-departure meeting at the end of the spring 2013 semester.
-Students must travel to/from study abroad destination with group.
All students at UNC Pembroke are eligible to participate in Study Abroad, provided that they meet the following minimum requirements:
Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013
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