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  • Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Galway, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
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Rolling Admission 03/11/2018 03/19/2018

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Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Liberal Arts Department/School: Communication Disorders
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Allison Plumb, amp0016@auburn.edu, Laura Willis, lbg0003@auburn.edu
Majors: Communication Disorders, Other Majors upon approval Student Level: FR-Freshman, G-Graduate, JR-Junior, SO-Sophomore, SR-Senior
GPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates), 3.0 (Graduates) Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Program Description:

Global Perspectives in Speech -
Language Pathology

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This 3 credit hour course is offered to undergraduate and graduate students. It is preferred that students be enrolled in communication disorders classes concurrently to the course or are planning to enroll in the near future. The course will meet once weekly prior to and after the study abroad portion (March 10-19). The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the study abroad experience through the study of research and cultural aspects of the United Kingdom and Ireland. The faculty have visited and planned extensively with sites in the United Kingdom and Ireland to design programs of particular interest for students. While abroad, students will be able to engage in structured discussion with international professionals and meet students and faculty who will present information regarding ongoing research and their speech-pathology programs. Students will be led on site visits and will have approximately 2 days of free time for sightseeing in each city.

ELIGIBILITY

This program is open to all Auburn Students with preference given to Communication Disorders majors.

IMPORTANT DATES

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Spring 2018:

  • 10 Jan 2018: Date courses begin (on AU Campus)
  • 10 March 2018: Date of group travel to Ireland and the U.K.
  • 19 March 2018: Date of group return travel to the U.S.
  • 27 April 2018: Date courses end (on AU Campus)

COURSES

This course is offered to undergraduates as LBAR 3910 and graduates as CMDS 7970. Both are 3 credit hour courses during the spring semester. The course will meet once weekly prior to and after the study abroad portion. Course content is designed to prepare students for the study abroad experience through study of research and cultural aspects of the United Kingdom and Ireland. The study abroad portion is designed to broaden students’ knowledge and skills in speech-language pathology through exposure to practicum, discussion with international professionals, and review of research at internationally recognized universities. It is preferred that students be enrolled in communication disorders classes concurrently to the course or are planning to enroll in the near future.  

PROGRAM COSTS

Payment and Withdrawal Deadlines (tentative):

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  • 17 Oct 2017: 1st payment installment of $2,800 billed to eBill
  • 23 Oct 2017: Due date for 1st payment installment. There will be no refund of this portion after this date.
  • 31 October 2017: 2nd payment installment of $1,000 billed to eBill
  • 7 Nov 2017: Due date for 2nd payment installment. There will be no refund after this date.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Students will be housed in hotels in the U.K. and Ireland for the duration of the program.

LOCATION

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Galway, Ireland

EXCURSIONS

  • Professional visits
  • Faculty-led walking tours to famous landmarks in Edinburgh and Galway
  • Opportunity for day trip to Cliffs of Moher
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PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATION:

  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements



This program is currently not accepting applications.