Cmat 102 study abroad group projectWebinar Transcript
By: Corey Kaufmann Zachary Price and Erin McKibben
All the different Study abroad programs offered through CMAT and what they will entail: Course title(s), cost, class schedule, class info, and housing Tips for studying abroad Benefits of studying abroad
Course title: International Communication Estimated cost: 4,675 Class Schedule: Monday through Friday morning for 4 hours each day. Class info: The theme of the course is “How is communication manifested in the linguistic, interpersonal, group, organizational, and mass media contexts in Ecuador?” Housing: Students have the choice of living with a host family or in a local hostel
Course title: International Studies Estimated Cost: $4,840 Class Schedule: Winter 2013 Class Info: This course will explore communication in India Housing: During their stay students will live in Mumbai.
Course titles: Introduction to Italian, Internship in Communication Estimated Cost: $11,406 Class Schedule: Students earn 12 credits for the 12 week program Class Info: The semester experience combines intensive study of Italian language with a communication intership Housing: Students are housed in shared apartments located in the city of Florence
Course title: International Studies Estimated Cost:$3,600 Class Schedule: Tentative dates for the 2013 class are January 3-19 Classes meet Monday through Friday mornings followed by an in-field excursion or project each day. Class Info: Coursework includes in-class lectures, readings, and visits to sites throughout Edinburgh and the Scottish highlands. Housing: Students will be housed at Edinburgh Central on Leith Walk, a modern complex built in 2006
•Course title- Costa Rica Semester•Estimated cost- $8,400•Schedule- Spring of 2013•Info- For students who want a range of topics, suchas Spanish language, internationalbusiness, communications, and environmentalstudies.•Housing- Local families in middle to upper classneighborhoods, so you can take in the trueexperiences of Costa Rica.
Course title- American Institute for Foreign Studies: Australia/Fiji Estimated cost- $18,995 Schedule- Fall semester, 10 days Info- At Macquarie University in Sydney, price includes tuition, housing, meals, airfare and cultural activities, earn up to 14 credits.
Research what documents you will needExample- passports or visas What to do if your passport is lost or stolen Have a plan for possible health issues or injury Acquaint yourself with emergency numbers and contact info for the place you are traveling to. Locate the closest US embassy and have the number handy, they are there to help.
You get credit Looks great on a resume Learn a language outside of class Mix up your academic routine
Travel Experience another culture. Question your own Meet new people Gain independence and self-confidence
Studies show nothing but positivity from studying abroad http://www.transitionsabroad.com/publications/m agazine/0403/benefits_study_abroad.shtml It will help prepare you for the future You dont have to stop when you come home
Theyre going to leave one day anyway Will give the students new perspective Wont drain the bank
Use this information wisely and don’t miss out on the study abroad opportunities offered through the Communication Arts Program.
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