J-Term Programs

Augustana students studying abroad during J-term

The Greek Connection (Students with the Parthenon in the background)Augustana offers a wide array of J-Term courses abroad!  This includes Augustana faculty-led courses that are open to enrollment by Augustana College students only and over 20 courses through UMAIE, the Upper Midwest Association for Intercultural Education.  UMAIE courses are open to Augustana students and students from the six other member colleges of the UMAIE consortium.  Augustana students can also participate in an approved third party provider program.  Each of these options offers unique advantages.  Make an appointment today with a study abroad advisor in the International Programs Office to discuss your options! 

J-Term 2016 Course Offerings

Applications will be accepted beginning April 1.  The priority application deadline is April 15.  All applications received between April 1 and April 15 will receive equal consideration for admission to the course.  Applications for any remaining spots will be accepted on a rolling admission basis until October 2, 2015. 

J-Term 2016 UMAIE Courses taught by Augustana Faculty

  • Inside the Revolution: Life in Socialist Cuba - Cory Conover and Stephen Minister
  • Chile: Land of Contrasts - Sam Ogdie
  • The Political Economy of Thailand - Reynold Nesiba
  • War and the Memory of War: Vietnam as a Case Study - Michael Mullin and Richard Swanson

View Complete List of 2016 UMAIE Courses.

 

J-Term 2016 Augustana Faculty-Led Courses
The following courses, led by Augustana College faculty, are open ONLY to Augustana College students.

  • Biology 397-Explorations in Aotearoa II: The Biogeography and Culture of the New Zealand South Island - Daniel Howard and Carrie Hall
  • The Greek Connection: Exploring our Historical and Cultural Connections in Ancient and Modern Greece - Muriel Larson and Geoffrey Dipple
  • Yucatán Past and Present: Archeology, Culture and Language in Mexico - Landon Karr and Michael Rueter
  • Dharma:  Life, Religion and Music in Contemporary India - Sandra Looney and John Pennington
  • Leadership in Professional Nursing in Ecuador(Nursing 451) - Patricia Waltman
  • Leadership in Professional Nursing in Norway(Nursing 451) - Pam Schroeder

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted beginning April 1.  The priority application deadline is April 15.  All applications received between April 1 and April 15 will receive equal consideration for admission to the course.  Applications for any remaining spots will be accepted on a rolling admission basis until October 2, 2015.

Search by program name on the Augustana StudioAbroad portal.  Click on Apply Now on the program description page to begin the application process.

While all UMAIE courses count for general elective credits (4 credit hours) toward the 130 credit hours needed for graduation, many of the options will be pre-approved for general education credit and/or major elective credit at Augustana.  Pre-approvals for general education credit and/or major elective credit appear after each course listing by mid-March 2015.

For more information, please contact the International Programs Office (IPO) at 605-274-5050 or ipo@augie.edu.

J-Term 2016 Program Provider Options

Four of Augustana's approved study abroad providers offer J-Term programs.  College students from all over the US apply to these programs, so participation can be a great way to meet not only local students from your host country but also peers from different US colleges and universities.  Contact the International Programs Office if you're interested in learning more about any of these programs.