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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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California (U.S.): Seminar in Philosophical Buddhism
Hacienda Heights, United States

Terms: January Term
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China and Hong Kong: Doing Business in China and Hong Kong - Management Challenges of the 21st Century
Beijing, China; Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Shanghai, China; Shenzhen, China; Xiamen, China

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: This trip will afford students the extraordinary opportunity to experience business in China first-hand:  Whittier College Trustee, Edwin Keh, and Professor Lana Nino will be co-teaching a management course that [...]
China and Taiwan: Language Learning and Cultural Enrichment
Hangzhou, China; Shanghai, China; Suzhou, China; Taipei, Taiwan; Xitang, China

Terms: May Term
Description: Overview: Assistant Professor of Chinese, Horng-Yi Lee, will lead a study abroad course this May Term 2015 to Taipei in Taiwan and Shanghai in China.  The course is designed to immerse students in an authentic Chinese-sp eaking[...]
Cuba: Music of Latin America
Havana, Cuba

Terms: May Term
Description: Overview: Hosted in the cities of Camaguey and Havana, Cuba, this course provides a historical and philosophical survey of music in Latin America, in addition to a basic analysis of generic aspects of origins, influences, style ,[...]
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, e conomic[...]
Greece and Rome: Classical Greece and Rome
Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy

Terms: January Term
Description: As of 8/28/14, there is one (1) spot open in the Greece and Rome pair course.  Applications for this remaining spot will be received and reviewed upon completion on a first-come, first-served basis.  After this spot is filled, a waiting lis t[...]
Hawaii: Globalization, Environment, Agricultural Economy
Hilo, United States; Kailua Kona, United States; Maui, United States

Terms: January Term
Description: The Hawaii Jan Term 2015 course is now full as of 10/3/14; waitlist spots available only. Overview: Faculty leaders, Cinzia Fissore and Daniel Duran and their class will explore the ecological and economic challenges associated [...]
Myanmar: Religious Culture and Sacred Space
Mandalay, Myanmar; Yangon, Myanmar

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: Based out of Yangon and Mandaly (and environs) the class will explore the richness and complexity of the country's religious culture, examining the social, political, economic, and gender relations that ar e[...]
Overseas Practicum: Teaching and Learning Abroad
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Terms: Overseas Practicum
Description: Course Description:  This is an intensive, hands-on supervised practicum for juniors, seniors, and recent graduates working toward careers with young children and families. Under supervision of the course instructor(s) and/or a mentor teacher fr om[...]
Peru: Anthropology in the Andean Highlands: The Enduring Legacy of Inca Culture
Cusco, Peru

Terms: January 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 and Bolivia. Throughout most of our stay [...]
Spain: Progressive Teaching & Learning
Granada, Spain; Seville, Spain

Terms: January Term
Description: Overview: This course enables undergraduate and graduate students to understand the principles and practices of community-based education through both participation and academic study at two unique Fifth Dimension progr am[...]