Past Programs


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Labastide Esparbairenque, France

May 20 – 29, 2019

Takes place at the La Muse Artists & Writers Retreat

Academic Credit

Receive credit for:

COMS 168 – Approaches to Rhetorical Criticism

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

Prerequisites: COMS 100B or instructor permission

Contact Information

Dr. Jacqueline Irwin

Mendocino 5030; office hours: Tues./Thurs., 12 – 1:15 p.m. and Tues., 8:30 – 8:50 a.m. 

Matsuyama, Japan

January 6 – 19, 2019 

Takes place at Ehime University

Academic Credit

Open to undergraduate students

No prerequisites for students

Priority will be given to students who have shown an interest in studying about Japan, either by taking a Japan related course (language, history, etc.) or by participating
in one of the Japan related clubs on campus.

Contact Information

Dr. Jeffrey Dym

Tahoe Hall 3088; office hours: Tues./Thurs., 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Legon, Ghana

July 13 – 24, 2019

Takes place at the University of Ghana


The Division of Criminal Justice plans an exciting study and travel opportunity for summer 2019 to explore the vibrant, peaceful and culturally enriching nation of Ghana in West Africa. The trip will examine comparative perspectives of law, justice, international human rights, and community justice and response to violence, as well as restorative justice and conflict-resolution processes. This is a life-changing opportunity for students to immerse in a diverse, rich African culture, while receiving at least three units of credit for CRJ 172 or CRJ 250. Drs. Nicole Fox and Ernest Uwazie will lead the trip. Visits will include the Ghanaian capital of Accra and the historic towns of Cape Coast and Kumasi.

Deadlines and Dates

Cost: $2,850

Application and $500 deposit deadline: December 1, 2019

Second payment of $1,175 due: February 1, 2019

Final payment of $1,175 due: April 1, 2019

Academic Credit

Receive credit in one of the following classes:

CRJ 172 – Comparative Analysis Criminal Justice

CRJ 250 – Comparative Analysis of the Criminal Justice System

Open to undergraduate, graduate students and the community

No prerequisites for students

Contact Information

Dr. Nicole Fox

Alpine 211

Office hours: Tues./Thurs., 2 – 3 p.m. and 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., or by appointment

Dr. Ernest Uwazie

Alpine 137

Office hours: Thurs. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., or by appointment