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Programs : Featured
This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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China: Management Challenges of the 21st Century
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China; Shenzhen, China; Xiamen, China

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: This trip will afford students the extraordinary opportunity to experience business up close and personal in multiple cities throughout China. Whittier College Trustee, Edwin Keh, and Professor Jeff Decker wi ll[...]
Denmark: Child and Family Well-Being in Workfare and Welfare States
Copenhagen, Denmark

Terms: May Term
Description: Overview: For the second time, faculty leaders, Paula Sheridan and Lisa Ibanez and their class will explore the ways in which welfare and workfare states contribute to teh well-being of children and families.&nbs p;[...]
Dominican Republic - Chocolate: Production, Politics, and Power in the Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR WAIT-LIST SPOTS ONLY!! This anthropology course will use chocloate as the lense through which we will focus our studies on colonialism, culture, labor, organic agriculture, and ecotourism [...]
England: Financial Markets and Institutions
London, United Kingdom

Terms: January Term
Description:   Overview: The primary objective of this course is to help students obtain a better understanding of the role the financial system (financial markets and institutions) plays in society.  To aid this understanding, we begin [...]
Greece: Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter
Athens, Greece; Delphi, Greece; Nafplion, Greece; Naxos, Greece; Olympia, Greece

Terms: May Term
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Italy- Neorealismo: A Movement in Literature, Film, Politics and History
Rome, Italy

Terms: May Term
Description: Overview: Taught by Professor Charles Eastman, this course introduces students to the literary and cinematic movement known as “Neorealismo,” or Italian Neorealism. Neorealismo was one of the most significant stylistic dev elopments[...]
Los Angeles: Exploring the Business of Sport in Southern California
Los Angeles, United States

Terms: January Term
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Peru: Anthropology in the Andean Highlands: The Enduring Legacy of Inca Culture
Cusco, Peru

Terms: May Term
Description:   Overview: Faculty leader and Professor of Anthropology, Teresa Delfin and her class will explore the enduring presence of Inca culture in the Andean Highlands of Peru. Throughout most of our stay we will be home- based[...]
Puerto Rico - El Beisbol: A Caribbean Religion
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: While other sports contend for the satus of being the national pastime in the United States, el beisbol exerts such a unifying influence in Caribbean nations, particularly Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. [...]
South Africa: Advanced Field Studies
Cape Town, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa

Terms: January Term
Description:   Overview: Professor of Biology, Cheryl Swift, will lead this class for a 4th time to South Africa, for her Advanced Field Studies course, which focuses on understanding riparian systems in the Western Cape.&n bsp; A[...]