Maymester in Canada
...like hands on learning. The program mixes time in the classroom with time at important historical and cultural sites, and you'll get to go behind the scenes at some of them!

...have Core Curriculum requirements to fulfill. Both courses fulfill core requirements (in Area C and Area E), so these classes will help first and second year students move towards degree completion.

...or even if you don't. You can use the courses towards the elective credit hours you need to graduate. You can also take more than one XIDS 2100 or 2300 as part of your degree, as long as the topics are different.

... are interested in interdisciplinary studies. No specific major is required. We'll be looking at how different fields in the arts, humanities and social sciences speak to one another on topics like environmentalism and national identity.

...want to make your resume stand out. Study abroad shows employers that you are motivated and capable of adapting to new situations.

...have never been abroad before. Canada is a great place to start, with many similarities to the U.S. but also a number of important differences – in its system of government, in its bilingualism and in its cultural perspective – that will give students lots of new things to explore and experience.
Maymester in Canada is a three week experiential learning program that takes students to Ottawa (Canada's capital), Quebec City and Montreal. Students earn six credits that fulfill core curriculum requirements, and students' classes are enhanced by visits to museums, behind-the-scenes discussions and other instructional field trips.
Parliament and the Rideau Canal
Program dates: May 6-25, 2013 
(one week on campus and two weeks in Canada)

Program Fee: $2580
This includes airfare, housing and program transportation in Canada, two meals a day, travel insurance and all field trip costs.

Courses: 
XIDS 2100: Brave New Worlds
Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities
Dr. Maria Doyle

XIDS 2300: Multicultural Citizenship
Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Dr. Louis Howe

Program Application: also contains instructions for applying for scholarships. Students must submit one letter of reference from a college faculty member with their applications.

Questions?
Contact: Dr. Maria Doyle
678-839-4853

mdoyle@westga.edu

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