Global Perspectives in Speech -
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 8-19). 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 several days of free time for sightseeing in each city.
This program is open to all Auburn Students with preference given to Communication Disorders majors.
- 09 Jan 2019: Date courses begin (on AU Campus)
- 08 March 2019: Date of group travel to Ireland and the U.K.
- 19 March 2019: Date of group return travel to the U.S.
- 26 April 2019: Date courses end (on AU Campus)
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.
Payment and Withdrawal Deadlines (tentative):
- 15 Oct 2018: 1st payment installment of $2,250 billed to eBill
- 18 Oct 2018: Due date for 1st payment installment. There will be no refund of this portion after this date.
- 05 Nov 2018: 2nd payment installment of $2,250 billed to eBill
- 09 Dec 2018: Due date for 2nd payment installment. There will be no refund after this date.
Students will be housed in luxury and safe hotels in the U.K. and Ireland for the duration of the program.
- Dublin-O’Callaghan Stephen’s Green Hotel
- Galway-The House Hotel
- Edinburgh-Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Galway and Dublin, Ireland
- Professional visits (Blanchardstown Primary Care, Pearse Street Primary Care, National University of Ireland-Galway, Queen Margaret University, University of Strathclyde)
- Faculty-led walking tours to famous landmarks in each city
- Opportunity for day trip to the Irish and Scottish countryside
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.
- U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
- Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements