China & Hong Kong May ’18

Course Name: Financial Institutions Professor: Fatos Radoniqi Credits: 4 Lib Ed.:  Culture 2 GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. Cost/Fees: $3100 (estimated) Using economics of information this course analyzes the functioning of financial markets and institutions and their role in allocating […]

Costa Rica May ’18

Course Name: Urban Education Professor: Dr. Ivannia Soto Credits: 3 Lib Ed.:  Culture 6 GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. Cost/Fees: $2900 (estimated) Travel dates: 5/21/18-6/1/18 Prerequisites: ANTH 211, CHDV 105, or SOC 200 In this course students will learn about both historical […]

Southern Italy & Sicily May ’18

Course Name: Rome, Naples, Sicily: The Cultural Mosaic of Southern Italy Professor: David Hunt Credits: 3 Lib Ed.:  Culture 5 GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. Cost/Fees: $3900 All majors are welcome to apply! A three-week study tour of Southern Italy, visiting […]

Hawai’i ’18

Course Name: ‘Ohana in the U.S.A.: Colonialism and Cultural Identity Development in Hawai’i Professor: Dr. Ayesha Shaikh & Dr. Becky Overmyer-Velazquez Credits: 4 Lib Ed.:  Culture 6 GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: No (not international travel) Cost/Fees: $1500 (estimated) Travel dates: 6/7/18 – 6/18/18 All majors are welcome to apply! Early applications are highly encouraged!   Our […]

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London: Experiencing Theater in L.A. and London (Jan 18)

Course: Theater/Theatre: Experiencing Theater as a Visual Art from Los Angeles to London Cost/Fees: $3100 (approximately, does not include airfare) Professor: Dr. Jennifer Holmes GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. We have scholarships for rising Juniors and Seniors too! All majors […]

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CUBA: Baseball as a Caribbean Religion (Jan 2018)

Course Name: Baseball as Religion Professor: Dr. J. Price Credits: 3 Lib Ed.:  Culture 3 Latin America GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. Cost/Fees: $3500 (estimated, does not include airfare to Florida) All majors are welcome to apply!   Cubans are […]

Whittier College Faculty Led Study Abroad Puerto Rico Baseball As Relision

Baseball as Religion: Whittier Students and Faculty Reflect on the Last trip

Dr. Price is moving his Baseball as Religion course from Puerto Rico (2016) to Cuba in 2018!  We thought you might want to see the short film about Whittier’s last trip. But WARNING: IT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO GO TO CUBA next January to share this amazing experience!

South Africa: Environment, Culture and Identity (Jan 2018)

South Africa: Environment, Culture and Identity (Jan 2018) Professors: Dr. Cheryl Swift and Dr. Sara Angevine Dates: Jan 18 (details) Price: $2900 (estimated, does not include airfare to South Africa) GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. This course will focus on exploring […]

Started Whittier in Fall 2016? You have $2000 to spend on study abroad

[GPS] Whittier is proud to announce [GPS]  Global Poet Scholarship Fund to increase student access to study abroad and enhance students’ global education.  The GPS program, to be rolled out over three years, is a commitment to award $2,000 to every student who studies abroad through the Whittier College Office of International Programs.   The GPS program […]

Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Culture (Jan 2018)

Course Name: Afro-Brazilian Culture Professor: Dr. T. Delfin Credits: 3 Lib Ed.:  CUL-6 (Cross) GPS [Global Poet Scholarship] Eligible: Yes! GPS: Students who started in Fall 2016 can subtract $2000 from course fee total. Cost/Fees: $2700 (does not include airfare) Travel dates: 1/6/18-1/18/18 This two-week immersive Brazilian experience will begin in Salvador de Bahía. This […]