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USD FLPs 2014 - 2015


SUMMER: Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Islands (PSYC 492; 3 CR)
Quito and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuadora
Led by: Holly Straub

Travel Dates: May 20 - June 1, 2015
Application Deadline: October 1, 2014 (subject to change)

 
This unqiue program will offer students the opportunity to learn biographical information about Charles Darwin, the significance of his visit to the Galápagos Islands, and his contributions to science, in general, as well as his specific contributions to psychological science. Students will arrive in Quito, Ecuador and travel on to several of the Galápagos Islands, including San Cristobal, Isabela, and Santa Cruz, where they will spend 8 days exploring the interactive influences of heredity & environment on human and non-human animals through organized guided tours and exploration of the islands. For more information, contact Holly Straub by emailing Holly.Straub@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites: None.
Program Fee (est.): $5435 + self-support tuition

To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.


SUMMER: London, the Freuds and Darwin (PSYC; 3 CR)
London, England
Led by: Holly Straub
Travel Dates: June 15 - 24, 2015
Application Deadline: February 1, 2015 (subject to change)
 
While visiting London and the surrounding vacinity, this exceptional opportunity will enable students to learn about Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud and Charles Darwin, all well-known and important figures in the history of psychology. During the 10-day program, students will experience how intellectual fashion or dominant school of thought typified and influenced the culture of a particular period in time, while having the opportunity to visit historic and famous landmarks in and around the London area. For more information, contact Holly Straub by contacting Holly.Straub@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites: None.
Program Fee (est.): $4435 + self-support tuition


To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.

 
SUMMER: Global Administration of Health Services (HSAD 492; 3 CR)
Freiburg, Germany
Led by: Carole South-Winter

Travel Dates:  May 10 - 23, 2015
Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

 
This course provides students an opportunity to understand how global issues, developments, and ideas affect their lives and those of others by addressing current issues with increased population (baby boomers in all WWII countries) and decreased funding for health care. It also addresses the global world and prepares students to research, compare and communicate global health care and the social, personal, professional, and civic issues accompanying this topic. Most importantly, this course familiarizes the student with health care delivery in a global market, thus increasing an understanding of the global impact in today’s world. For more information, contact Carole South-Winter by emailing Carole.South-Winter@usd.edu.
 
Pre-requisites: None.
Program fee (est.):  $3550 + self-support tuition 

To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.


 
SUMMER:  Greece Then and Now: Exploring the Origins of Humanistic Psychotherapy
(COUN 493/593; 3 CR)
Athens, Greece

Led by: Gerta Bardhoshi

Travel Dates:  May 16 - 27,2015
Application Deadline: February 1,, 2015

 
Greece Then and Now: Exploring the Origins of Humanistic Psychotherpay will explore the evolution of Greek culture from antiquity to modern times and its influence on Western Civilization. From connecting the works of Socrates and Plato to a way of life, physically experiencing an array of architecture and art throughout the city of Athens, and unraveling the thread of Greek Tragedy amidst a global financial crisis, students will experience Greek civilization and the complexities of pathos and the human achievement and potential. For more information, please contact Gerta Bardhoshi by emailing Gerta.Bardhoshi@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites:  None.
Program Fee (est.): PENDING

To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.

 

SUMMER:  Radicalism and Revolution: Irish Political History and the IRA
(POLS/CJUS/HIST 492/592; 3 CR)
Dublin, Belfast and other locations in Ireland
Led by: Shane Nordyke
Travel Dates: May 12 - 27, 2015
Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

 
Radicalism and revolution, particularly as they intersect with activities we recognize as terrorism,  are complex ideas requiring a nuanced and critical approach to understanding.  In today’s world, terrorism often dominates the media, but few attempt to think critically about the origins and evolution of radicalist groups over the course of history. This course combines an historical perspective with contemporary analysis of the political history of Ireland with a particular focus on the Irish War of Independence in the early 20th century, the “Troubles” of Northern Ireland in the 1970’s and 80’s, and the current iterations of the IRA and Real IRA. For more information, contact Shane Nordyke by emailing Shane.Nordyke@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites: None.
Program fee: $2825 + self-support tuition


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SUMMER:  International Business and Economics in Europe
(BADM 488/588 or ECON 488; 3 CR)
Germany and the Czech Republic
Led by: Tom Martin

Travel Dates: May 10 - 24, 2015
Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

This course will offer students the opportunity to interact with people and students in the business communities and will expose them to the differences in how business is conducted around the world. During this program, students will attend daily tours and briefings at businesses, host universities, government agencies and international institutions to learn about the importance of international business and economics to South Dakota and to their careers. For more information, contact Tom Martin by emailing Tom.Martin@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites: None.
Program fee (est.): PENDING

To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.

 
 
SUMMER: Lean Business and Healthcare in Japan
(HSC 375; 3 CR)
Tokoyo, Hiroshima, Nagoya and other locations in Japan
Led by: Rob Stowe
Travel Dates: May 15 - 31, 2015
Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

 
Lean Business and Healthcare in Japan explores the current state of healthcare delivery in the United States and how it compares to Japan's. Contemporary trends in healthcare will be compared as well as the continuum of care, provider roles, and access issues.   The patient experience, cost structure and efficiency of systems will be explored through lecture, presentation, and demonstration via site visits. Students will also have the unique opportunity to shadow a local Japanese healthcare professional to gain a first-hand look into working in healthcare in Japan. For more information, contact Rob Stowe by emailing Robert.Stowe@usd.edu.

Pre-requisites: None.
USD Program Fee (est.): $5650 + self-support tuition

To review what is included in the program fee, the course syllabus and the program itinerary, and to apply to the program click here.

 

SUMMER:  Field Methods in Archaeology
(ANTH 431/531; 3 or 6 CR)
Lima and Chavin de Huantar, Peru
Led by: Matthew Sayre

Travel Dates: July 3 - August 1, 2015
Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

 
Fields Methods in Archaeology (Peru) will introduce students to the aims, methods, and accomplishments of archaeology. It is a course on archaeological methods (covering the techniques archaeologists use to reconstruct the past). As part of the program, students will spend approximately two days in Lima to visit arhcaeological musuems and learn about the local culture. This course will include not only training in archaeological field methods but also in Andean Archaeology.  In addition to fieldwork during the day, the training will involve evening discussions and visits to museums and to other archaeological sites. For more information please email Matt Sayre at Matthew.Sayre@usd.edu.

Course Pre-requisites: None.
USD Program Fee (est.): $1596.90 + self-support tuition

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