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Maymester Programs 2013


Our staff will assist with pre-departure preparations and provide an orientation, including program itinerary, course content, cross-cultural communication skills and other important information. All Georgia College study abroad participants are required to attend the scheduled Study Abroad Orientation on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Georgia College Student Code of Conduct applies on all Georgia College study abroad programs. 

To apply:
1. Visit studyabroad.gcsu.edu
2. Use your CAS login credentials to access the site
3. Select the program of your choice and choose Apply
4. Complete Form
5. Choose Submit
6. Stop by the International Education Center in the Bone House to pay your deposit by cash, check, or credit/debit card and submit your waiver of liability
7. Stay tuned to your email for notice of acceptance, requests for further information and updates on payments, orientations, and course requirements.

Download the complete list of Maymester Study Abroad Courses  

Maymester Programs:

Ecology and Community Ecology, BAHAMAS

Exploring Health Perspectives in BELIZE

General Studies in CHINA

Study and Teach in London ENGLAND

Europe: Interdisciplinary Studies in ENGLAND, IRELAND, & SPAIN

Arabic Life and Culture in MOROCCO

Edinburgh, SCOTLAND


Ecology and Community Ecology on San Salvador Island, BAHAMAS: Investigate ecology and environmental science using the unique history and environments of San Salvador Island. The coral reefs, caves and mangrove swamps provide a unique backdrop for understanding the mechanics of ecosystems and how human impact has altered these fragile environments. The scientific, environmental and cultural experience gained in the Bahamas will add diversity to students' academic preparation and enable them to view their own culture more critically and sensitively during both their academic and professional careers. Accommodations at Gerace Research Station. Core-credit option: Ecology, Biology Major option: Ecology or Community Ecology (4 credits).

Dates: May 9-23.
Cost: $2,000 plus tuition.
Contact: Dr. Melanie DeVore, (478) 445-2438, melanie.devore@gcsu.edu


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Exploring Health Perspectives in BELIZE: This course will focus on integrating concepts from various interdisciplinary fields including sociology, history, international relations, government, politics, cultural studies and ethics through a health science perspective. Georgia College students will participate in service projects along with students and faculty from Sacred Heart Junior College in San Ignacio, Belize. The course will be taught through lectures, seminars and field immersion experiences. U.S. and Belizean students will visit a wide range of Belizean historical, archaeological, health and cultural sites. Courses in international studies, kinesiology, nursing, outdoor education, or health sciences. 3 credits.  Accommodations in hotels.


Dates: May 9-23.
Cost: $3,100 plus tuition and some meals.
Contact: Dr. Kirk Armstrong, (478) 387-4469, kirk.armstrong@gcsu.edu





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General Studies in CHINA: Acquire a general grasp of the social, economic, and political systems of a different society and further a comparative world view that can enhance competence in your career. Courses offered in business, communications, English, geography, history and political science. Instruction will include class lectures, written projects, field trips, and weekend excursions. Accommodations in university housing. 6 credits. Program based in Zhengzhou. Excursions to Beijing, Shanghai, Luoyang, Dengfeng, and Anyang.

Dates: May 8 - June 6.
Cost: $3,850 plus tuition and some meals.
Contact: Scott Terry, (478) 445-2368, scott.terry@gcsu.edu

More Information
GC Application (complete first)

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Study and Teach in London:  PROGRAM FULL, apply early for 2014!

Dates: May 5 - 23
Cost: $4,200 plus tuition and some meals.
Contact Dr. Craig Smith, (478)445-6477, craig.smith@gcsu.edu

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Europe:  Interdisciplinary Studies in England, Ireland, and Spain: Explore the political, cultural, commercial, and philosophical dimensions of European governance and the European Union in relation to political science, philosophy, literature, architecture, art, and music. Field trips include visits to cultural, governmental, and international sites and organizations in England, Ireland, and Spain. Honors students and students of political science, English, history, economics, and other related disciplines at the graduate and undergraduate levels will gain valuable insight into and experience with operations of Europe through this program. Accommodations in hotels and residence halls. 6 credits. Based in England, Ireland, and Spain.

Dates: May 13 - June 7
Cost: $5,510 plus tuition and all meals except breakfast.
Contact: Dr. Jerry Herbel, (478)445-7394, jerry.herbel@gcsu.edu or Dr. Hank Edmondson, (478)445-5273, hank.edmondson@gcsu.edu

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Arabic Life and Culture in MOROCCO: Immerse yourself in the study of modern standard Arabic and experience firsthand various aspects of Moroccan life and culture. Faculty from Hassan II University in Casablanca will give guest lectures. Students in the American Studies program at Hassan II will serve as host families. Excursions to Marrakech, Fes, Meknes and Rabat. Accommodations in hotels and with host families. 3 credits. Based in Casablanca.

Dates: May 15 – June 2.
Cost: $2,990 plus tuition.
Contact: Dr. Dwight Call, (478) 445-0875,



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Edinburgh, SCOTLAND: Experience the capital city of Scotland and the seat of the Scottish Parliament. Explore the city's medieval alleyways and glorious architecture, not to mention the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, dramatically perched on an extinct volcano, high above the city center. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, split between the medieval Old Town and the Georgian splendor of the New Town. But Edinburgh isn't just living in the past; it's a vibrant cosmopolitan city, boasting an exceptional blend of contemporary and classical. Accommodations in university housing.


Dates: May 11 - 24

Cost: $2,900 plus tuition and most meals

Contact: European Council 229-259-2591 or Scott Terry, 478-445-2368, scott.terry@gcsu.edu


More Information
GC Application (complete first)
European Council Paper Application


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