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The Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences opens up the world through Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences.

Questions?

If you have questions or want more information about Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences, contact:

Jennifer Taylor, academic program specialist
410.837.5351

International travel can change your life. That's the premise behind the College of Arts and Sciences' Global Field Studies Program in General Education, Arts and Sciences.

In 2016, the college will offer ongoing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to explore the world together. The program incorporates a week or more of international travel into for-credit courses that satisfy general-education or academic program requirements.

2017 Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences Opportunities

  • Northern Ireland (summer 2017): Study playwriting and Irish culture through the Armagh Project.
  • Belize (summer 2017): Study sustainability and cultural diversity. Learn more and apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can you tell me more about the upcoming travel opportunities?

    There are several Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences international travel experiences planned for 2016 that are open to all members of the UB community (students, faculty, staff and alumni).

    Northern Ireland: The Armagh Project (July 2-30, 2017), a month-long playwriting residency led by Kimberley Lynne. Students who participate in this program can receive academic credit. Learn more about The Armagh Project.

    Belize: A Bridge to Belize (June 15-25, 2017, in conjunction with PHIL 497 Sustainability and Cultural Diversity (cross listed as CNCM 620) taught by Darien Ripple. Apply now.

  • Do I have to enroll in the associated course to be able to participate in the Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences travel opportunity?

    For The Armagh Project, course credit is available but course enrollment is not required.

    For the Belize trip, students MUST be enrolled in PHIL 497 Sustainability and Cultural Diversity in order to go on the trip.
  • Is financial aid available to defray some of the cost of the international travel?

    For more information on financial aid opportunities, contact Jennifer Taylor.
  • How do I register for a Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences travel opportunity?

    To register for the Belize trip, contact Darien Ripple. To register for The Armagh Project, contact Kimberley Lynne or visit ieimedia.com/armagh. For general questions about Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences opportunities, contact Jennifer Taylor
Belize 2016

2016 A Bridge to Belize