Study Abroad and Internship Programs

 

Argentina Cultural Studies Program (Summer)

Open to both graduate and undergraduate students, this program offers advanced students of Spanish the opportunity to live and study in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s intellectual and cultural capital and one of Latin America’s most sophisticated cities. Courses focus on Argentine culture, journalism, politics, and literature, and include discussion of recent literary and intellectual developments. An internship course includes placements in cultural organizations, NGOs, and in the areas of journalism and communications.

Classes take place at the Universidad de Palermo. Course-related excursions provide students with an opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant cultural scene. Upon successful completion of the program, undergraduate students earn 8 Boston University credits; graduate students earn either 4 or 6 credits.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

Undergraduate Courses

  • CAS LS 452 Topics in Latin American Culture: Journalism, Politics, and Language (4 cr)
  • CAS LS 576 Topics in Spanish American Literature: Buenos Aires Through Its Tales (4 cr)
  • CAS IP 406 Internship in Buenos Aires (4 cr)

Graduate Courses

  • CAS LS 576 Topics in Spanish American Literature: Buenos Aires Through Its Tales (4 cr)
  • GRS LS 952 Directed Study (2 cr)

Sydney Internship Program

The Sydney Internship Program combines a full semester of academic coursework with an internship in one of the most progressive cities in the Pacific Rim region. Coursework focuses on various aspects of Australia’s dynamic history and contemporary culture, including its literature, politics, economy, and media. Internship placements are available in advertising, marketing, and public relations; arts and arts administration; business and economics; film and television; health and human services; hospitality administration; journalism; and politics and international organizations/NGOs.

The Sydney semester begins with a six-week period of intensive classroom study, followed by eight weeks of internship during which students spend four days per week in an internship and one day per week in class. The supervised internship experience carries 4 credits, and students enroll in three other courses for a total of 16 course credits.

During the Fall Semester, hospitality students have the opportunity to participate in a 12-credit special curriculum featuring increased internship hours. Students who choose this option will gain valuable professional experience in the field of hospitality, completing a 400-hour internship. Boston University students will fulfill the Work Experience II requirement (SHA HF 240) and the International Experience requirement (SHA HF 440).

Required Course

  • CAS AN 368 Australian Culture and Society (4 cr)

Electives

  • CAS AH 374 Australian Art and Architecture (4 cr)
  • CAS EC 464 The Pacific Rim: Economic and Political Orders (4 cr)
  • CAS EN 383 Australian Literature (4 cr)
  • CAS GE 330 Sustainable Sydney—Sustainable Australia (4 cr)
  • CAS IP 401 Sports Management in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region (4 cr)
  • CAS PO 260 The Australian Political System (4 cr)
  • CAS SO 308 Australian Social Policy (4 cr)
  • COM CM 406 Brand Advertising and Promotion (4 cr)
  • COM CO 350 Mass Media in Australia (4 cr)
  • COM FT 345 Australian Cinema (4 cr)
  • COM FT 352 Film Production Using Video (4 cr)
  • SHA HF 328 The Australian Wine Industry (4 cr)
  • QST MK 463 Services Marketing and Management (4 cr)
  • QST MK 467 International Marketing Management (4 cr)
  • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

Internship Courses

  • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Arts Administration (4 cr)
  • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
  • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
  • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics Abroad (4 cr)
  • CAS PS 495 Internship in Human/Health Services (4 cr)
  • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations (4 cr)
  • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
  • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
  • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)
  • SAR HS 410 Filed Placement in Human Physiology (4 cr)
  • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

Sydney Internship Program (Summer)

The Sydney Summer Internship Program offers students the opportunity to combine professional experience with academic coursework. Offered in summer term, students enroll in courses at the Sydney Academic Center that explore Australia’s political systems, contemporary culture, cinema, and place in the modern world. Students also receive the opportunity to participate in Sydney’s local work life through an internship that earns academic credit. The supervised internship experience carries 4 credits, and students enroll in one other course for a total of 8 course credits.

Students will attend their internships four days a week and will undertake coursework one day and one evening per week to support the academic objectives of the internship program.

Internship placements are available in advertising, marketing, and public relations; arts and arts administration; business and economics; film and television; health and human services; hospitality administration; journalism; and politics and international organizations/NGOs.

Elective Courses

  • CAS EC 464 The Pacific Rim: Economic and Political Orders (4 cr)
  • CAS GE 330 Sustainable Sydney–Sustainable Australia (4 cr)
  • CAS PO 260 The Australian Political System (4 cr)
  • QST MK 467 International Marketing Management (4 cr)
  • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

Internship Courses

  • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Arts Administration (4 cr)
  • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
  • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
  • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics Abroad (4 cr)
  • CAS PS 495 Internship in Human/Health Services (4 cr)
  • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations (4 cr)
  • COM JO 411 Internship In Journalism (4 cr)
  • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)
  • SAR HS 410 Field Placement in Human Physiology (4 cr)
  • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

Sydney Film Festival and Internship Program (Summer)

Scheduled to coincide with the Sydney Film Festival, the coursework of this unique program examines Australian film and filmmaking. Students will gain a knowledge of the Australian film industry—its recent developments, current trends, and influences, as well as the strategies employed to advertise, promote, and market entertainment. Students enroll in two courses for a total of 8 Boston University credits, including a supervised internship experience, which carries 4 credits.

Students will attend their internships four days a week and will undertake coursework one day and one evening per week to support the academic objectives of the internship program.

Required Courses

  • COM FT 554 Cinema in Australia: The Sydney Film Festival (4 cr)
  • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film and Television (4 cr)

For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

Sydney Travel Writing and Internship Program (Summer)

This program is structured around an 8-day guided research trip during which students travel to small-town coastal Australia. While on the road, students will gather a research portfolio for articles and written pieces while also undertaking an online blog. Upon return to Sydney, class sessions and assignments will draw on students’ research gathered on the road trip. An internship placement in journalism will complement the academic course. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

Students will attend their internships four days a week and will undertake coursework one day and one evening per week to support the academic objectives of the internship program.

Required Courses

  • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
  • COM JO 528 Travel Writing in Australia: Journalism and Non-Fiction (4 cr)

For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

Sydney STEM Program

The Sydney STEM Program offers upper-division students of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics the opportunity to pursue courses in their designated fields of study through direct enrollment at the University of Sydney during the fall semesters. Engineering students may also participate in the spring semester.

Students enrolled in this program will typically choose three elective courses related to their major at the University of Sydney, and take the required course on Australian Culture & Society. Students can also choose to participate in the online Global Learning Experience course.

Required Course

  • CAS AN 368 Australian Culture and Society (4 cr)

Optional Courses

  • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

    Sydney Sophomore Engineering Program

    The Sydney Sophomore Engineering program combines coursework at the BU Sydney Academic Center and the University of Sydney with professional work experience in or near Sydney. It is ideally suited for second-semester sophomores in engineering and is designed to fit neatly into engineering students’ existing curriculum. During the semester, students will participate in a credit-bearing internship, engineering coursework, and a course in Australian Culture & Society.

    Required Courses

    • CAS AN 368 Australian Culture & Society (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (4 cr)
    • ENG EK 307 Electric Circuits (4 cr)
    • ENG EK 490 Internship (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • ENG BE 209 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology (4 cr)
    • ENG EC 311 Introduction to Logic Design (4 cr)
    • Natural Science Elective (4 cr)
    • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

    Sydney Management Internship Program

    Boston University Study Abroad and the Questrom School of Business offer Questrom students an exciting opportunity to earn management credit and complete a 4-credit internship in Sydney, Australia. The Sydney Management Internship Program, which is offered only during the Spring Semester, features an extended, six-month semester. At the start of the program, students complete a core course and a full-time internship arranged by the BU Sydney Academic Center. From March to July, students directly enroll at the University of Sydney.

    Students take five courses for a total of 17 credits while in Sydney. At least two of the courses must be management courses.

    Required Courses

    • CAS AN 368 Australian Culture and Society
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics

    Optional Course

    • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

    Sydney School of Education Program

    Students in the field of education have the opportunity to gain international teaching experience through Boston University’s School of Education Program. Students complete a 4-credit core course on Australian Culture and Society during the first six weeks of the semester while completing a teaching practicum.

    Required Course

    • CAS AN 368 Australian Culture and Society

    Practicum Courses

    • SED CH 555 Student Teaching Practicum Elementary 1–6 (10 cr)
    • SED SO 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED SO 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED EN 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—English (8 cr)
    • SED EN 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—English (8 cr)
    • SED SC 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Science (8 cr)
    • SED SC 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Science (8 cr)
    • SED ME 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Math (8 cr)
    • SED ME 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Math (8 cr)

    Optional Course

    • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

    Brussels Internship Program (Summer)

    The Brussels Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to spend eight weeks living, studying, and interning in the heart of Europe. Students are introduced to the city’s important place in European and world politics through coursework that focuses on the current challenges facing the EU. Field trips to political, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations complement the coursework. Students enroll in one course and complete an internship. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS IR 415/GRS IR 709 The European Union in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects (4 cr)

    Internship Courses

    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455/GRS PO/IR 645 Internship in International Organizations*

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit BU Study Abroad.

    Shanghai Chinese Language & Culture Program

    This program is designed to allow beginning Chinese language students the opportunity to study Chinese on an intensive basis while also doing coursework in English on traditional and contemporary Chinese culture at Fudan University. Students register for an 8-credit intensive language course and two 4-credit electives. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    Students enroll in one of the following courses:

    • CAS LC 111/112 Beginning Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 211/212 Intermediate Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 311/312 Advanced Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 411/412 Fourth-Year Chinese (8 cr)

    Elective Courses

    Students choose two of the following courses (taught in English):

    • CAS HI 365/IR 371 Shanghai: The Key to Modern China (4 cr)
    • QST MK 467 International Marketing (4 cr)
    • QST OM 467 Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
    • CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience (1 cr)

    Other elective course offerings at Fudan University are available and change from year to year. See the BU Study Abroad website for a selection of past Fudan University course offerings.

    Shanghai Internship Program

    This program gives students at all levels of Chinese the opportunity to experience the professional culture of China and apply their coursework in language and culture on a day-to-day basis. Courses are taught by Fudan University faculty. Students register for up to 8 credits of Chinese language and 4–8 elective credits, and the supervised internship experience carries 4 credits. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    Students choose one of the following:

    • CAS LC 111/112 Beginning Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 211/212 Intermediate Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 311/312 Advanced Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 111 First-Semester Chinese (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 112 Second-Semester Chinese (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 211 Third-Semester Chinese (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 212 Fourth-Semester Chinese (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 311 Third-Year Modern Chinese 1 (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 312 Third-Year Modern Chinese 2 (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 411 Fourth-Year Modern Chinese 1 (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 412 Fourth-Year Modern Chinese 2 (4 cr)
    • CAS LC 421 Topics in Chinese Language & Culture (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    Students choose one or two of the following elective courses (taught in English):

    • CAS HI 365/IR 371 Shanghai: The Key to Modern China (4 cr)
    • QST MK 467 International Marketing (4 cr)
    • QST OM 467 Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management (4 cr)

    Other elective course offerings at Fudan University change from year to year.

    Internship Courses

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture/Arts Administration (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
    • CAS HU 425 Practicum in the Arts (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations Abroad (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law Abroad (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Radio/Television (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

    Shanghai Chinese Studies Program (Summer)

    The Shanghai Chinese Studies Program at Fudan University offers eight weeks of intensive Chinese language study. Language courses equivalent to a full year of university-level Chinese meet for 15 hours each week and emphasize grammar, oral comprehension, and speaking. Courses are augmented by travel to historic northern cities, weekend travel to a nearby Yangzi River delta city, and visits to local cultural sights.

    Students study the equivalent of two semesters of Chinese language. Students must enroll for a total of 8 credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS LC 111/112 Beginning Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 211/212 Intermediate Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 311/312 Advanced Intensive Chinese (8 cr)
    • CAS LC 411/412 Fourth-Year Modern Chinese 1 and 2 (8 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Prague Internship Program

    The Prague Internship Program is an academically directed and credit-bearing program during which participating students engage in both an internship and an academic learning experience. Students participating in this program will be engaged in supported and guided access to a European center of commerce, communications, industry, finance, and media. The program will run from late May to late July, during which time the students will reside in Prague, Czech Republic. Students earn 4 BU credits upon successful completion of the program.

    Standard Study Abroad eligibility criteria apply.

    All students enroll in one of the following courses:

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in the Arts/Architecture/Art Administration (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business & Economics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health & Human Services (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film, Radio & Television (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising & Marketing (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Public Relations (4 cr)

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the specific professional context of the internship organization, and its mission, challenges, and constraints.
    2. Identify and describe the influence of culture on the workplace, both the professional, industry-specific culture of the placement and the wider context of the host country culture.
    3. Define and clarify professional and career goals through critical analysis of the internship experience or research project.

    Copenhagen Business School Exchange

    The Copenhagen Business School (CBS) exchange programs offer Questrom School of Business students the opportunity to study at one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. Students will enroll directly at Copenhagen Business School for a semester or an academic year.

    Students take four courses (16 credits total), at least two of which must be management courses approved by Questrom as Questrom-equivalent courses. Please refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved courses and browse the full list of CBS courses available to exchange students. This program does not include an internship. Students have the option to study the Danish language through a crash course before the start of classes, or to take a Danish language course during the semester.

    University of Copenhagen Exchange

    Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll at one of Europe’s top universities, the University of Copenhagen, for a semester or an academic year. There is no prior language requirement, and instruction is available in both English and Danish.

    Although most of the courses offered at the University of Copenhagen are taught in Danish, each semester more than 500 courses are offered in English. These classes are primarily selected to be taught in English because of their relevance for foreign and Danish students in international programs. In addition, most of the courses in the English Department (Faculty of Humanities) are also taught in English. Browse courses offered to exchange students at the University of Copenhagen.

    Exchange students must take 30 ECTS credits per semester while studying at the University of Copenhagen, which is equivalent to 15 or 16 BU credits. Exchange students are also encouraged to participate in the Pre-semester Danish Language Course.

    Quito Latin American Studies Program

    The Quito Latin American Studies Program immerses students in the cultural and ecological diversity of the northern Andean country of Ecuador through direct enrollment in university coursework excursions throughout the country.

    Students in this program are considered full-time undergraduates at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), a modern private university located in the valley town of Cumbayá, on the outskirts of Quito. At USFQ, students enroll in four to five courses in the liberal arts and sciences for a total of 16–20 Boston University credits. Students have access to the full curriculum of USFQ. All courses are taught in Spanish by USFQ faculty. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a local community service affiliation for 2 credits. For the most up-to-date listings of courses available, please refer to the USFQ website.

    Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program

    The Ecuador Tropical Ecology Program offers biology and environmental science majors the opportunity to spend a semester studying the vast and diverse ecosystems of Ecuador through intensive hands-on experiences. The program consists of four ecology courses based on field research in the montane, tropical rainforest, and coastal regions, as well as a Spanish language course. All ecology courses are taught in English by faculty from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito and Boston University’s Department of Biology. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 18 Boston University credits. Graduate credit may be awarded to full-time graduate students for conducting additional independent research.

    Students complete four upper-level ecology courses on the various ecosystems of Ecuador. Courses combine lectures at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito with studies lasting from several days to four weeks in different environments in Ecuador, and a capstone course that requires them to analyze field data, prepare reports, and give oral presentations based on individual and group projects conducted in the field.

    Students also enroll in a required, 2-credit, intensive Spanish course during the first three weeks of the program. The highlights of the field experience include a one-week guided scientific excursion to the Galápagos Islands, a ten-day coastal project at Los Piqueros, near Machalilla National Park on the Pacific coast, and a four-week stay in the Amazon rainforest at the Tiputini Biodiversity Station.

    Required Courses

    • CAS BI/EE 438/638 Tropical Montane Ecology (4 cr)
    • CAS BI/EE 439/639 Tropical Rainforest Ecology (4 cr)
    • CAS BI/EE 440/640 Tropical Coastal Ecology (4 cr)
    • CAS BI/EE 441/641 Studies in Tropical Ecology (4 cr)
    • CAS QU 300 Intensive Spanish (2 cr)

    Quito School of Education Program

    Students in the field of education have the opportunity to gain international teaching experience through Boston University’s School of Education Program and the Colegio Menor, a renowned private bilingual school approximately 10 minutes from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in the valley of Cumbayá. In addition to the teaching practicum, students can enroll in one elective for 4 credits at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a local community service affiliation for 2 credits. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn between 12 and 18 Boston University credits.

    Practicum Course

    • SED CH 555 Student Teaching Practicum Elementary 1–6 (10 cr)
    • SED SO 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED SO 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED EN 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—English (8 cr)
    • SED EN 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—English (8 cr)
    • SED SC 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Science (8 cr)
    • SED SC 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Science (8 cr)
    • SED ME 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Math (8 cr)
    • SED ME 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Math (8 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS QU 300 Intensive Spanish (2 cr)
    • Community Affiliation (2 cr)
    • USFQ Elective Course (4 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    London Internship Program

    Based at the BU London Academic Center, the London Internship Program provides undergraduate students with a one-semester experience in London that combines an internship with academic courses offered by British faculty. Students must select one of 13 study areas (referred to as “tracks”): Advertising and Marketing; Public Relations; Arts and Arts Administration; Economics and Finance; Film, Radio, and Television; Hospitality and Tourism; Journalism; Management; Politics; International Relations; Pre-Law; Psychology and Health Sciences; and Theater Studies. The track determines both the core course and internship course students will take in London.

    The London semester begins with a five-week period of intensive classroom study, followed by eight weeks of internship during which students spend four days per week in an internship and one day per week in class. The supervised internship experience includes an academic component and carries 4 credits. In addition, students enroll in another three other courses for a total of 16 course credits.

    Required Courses

    Students must enroll in the required core course and internship course for their track, totaling 8 credits:

    Advertising and Marketing

    • COM CM 521 British and European Marketing Strategy (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising & Marketing (4 cr)

    Arts and Arts Administration

    • CAS AH 320 Modern British Art and Design (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 505 Internship in the Arts/Architecture/Art Administration (4 cr)

    Economics and Finance

    • CAS EC 364 Economic Policy: A British Perspective (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics and Finance (4 cr)

    Film, Radio, and Television

    • COM FT 316 British Film and TV Since 1960 (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film, Radio & Television (2 cr each)

    Hospitality and Tourism

    • SHA HF 365 British Tourism—Knowing Britain Inside and Out (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

    International Relations

    • CAS IR 361/PO 225 Understanding British Foreign and Domestic Policy Processes (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)

    Journalism

    • COM JO 358 British Journalism, Culture, and Society (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)

    Management

    • QST IM 345 International Management Environment (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Management (4 cr)

    Politics

    • CAS PO 221/IR 359 British Political Institutions (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics (4 cr)

    Pre-Law

    • CAS PO 222 The British Legal System (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 203 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)

    Psychology and Health Sciences

    • CAS MA 113 Elementary Statistics (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 365 Psychology Applied to Social Issues (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 405 Health Science Practicum (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 410 Field Experience: Human Physiology (4 cr)

    Public Relations

    • COM CM 413 Problem Solving in British Public Relations (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Public Relations (4 cr)

    Theater Studies

    • CFA TH 440 Experiencing London Theatre In the Postwar World (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 543/544 Professional Theater Initiative Internship (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    Some elective courses are open to all; others are track-specific. Please see the BU Study Abroad website for more details.

    • CAS AH 319 Arts and Media in Britain (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 381 London Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 388 British Painting from Holbein to the Twentieth Century (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 411 Writing about Art and Society: Perception, Display, and Criticism (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 322 Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 330/IR 336 European Business Environment: Institutions and Enterprise (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 346 European Capital Markets (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 360 British Macroeconomic Policy (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 310 British and Irish Writing: Poetry and the Novel Since 1900 (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 357 Modern British Drama: A Critic’s Perspective (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 368 Seminar in Shakespeare Studies (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 387 Writing in Today’s Britain: Meet the Writer
    • CAS EN 388 Contemporary British Literature (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 243/IR 392 Britain and the European Question: The Confluence of History and Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 249/WS 310: London Women’s Social History from Aphra Behn to the Blitz (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 250 British Youth Culture from 1950 to the Present (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 251 Cultural Capital: The History of Popular Culture in London (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 252 Class, Power, and the Making of British Identity (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 253 London at War: From the Home Front to the Frontline (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 427 Seminar in International Business (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 113 Elementary Statistics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 220/IR 335 Britain and Europe—A New Beginning (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 223 Issues in Contemporary Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 224 British Law and Current Issues (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 508 Contemporary British Theatre (4 cr)
    • COM CM 334 Advertising in the UK (4 cr)
    • COM CM 335 Seminar in Advertising Strategy (4 cr)
    • COM CM 447 International Brand Management (4 cr)
    • COM CM 457 Seminar in Global Promotional Strategies (4 cr)
    • COM FT 317 British Cinema and Society (4 cr)
    • COM FT 318 British Television Studies (4 cr)
    • COM FT 344 European Cinema: From Festival Circuit to the Big Screen (4 cr)
    • SAR HP 522 Health and Wellness Through the Lifespan (4 cr)
    • QST FE 449 Corporate Finance Management (4 cr)
    • QST MK 467 International Marketing (4 cr)

    London Internship Program (Summer)

    Based at the BU London Academic Center, the London Internship Program provides undergraduate students with an 11-week experience in London that combines an internship with academic courses offered by British faculty. Students must select one of six study areas (referred to as “tracks”): Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations; Arts and Media; Economics & Finance; Management; Politics, International Relations & Pre-Law; and Psychology and Health Sciences. The track determines both the Core Course and Internship Course students will take in London.

    The London summer term begins with a six-week period of intensive classroom study, followed by five weeks of internship during which students work full time, five days per week. The supervised internship experience includes an academic component and carries 4 credits. In addition, students enroll in another two other courses for a total of 12 course credits.

    Required Courses

    Students must enroll in the required core course and internship course for their track, totaling 8 credits:

    Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

    • COM CM 521 British and European Marketing Strategy (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)

    Arts and Media

    • CAS AH 319 Arts and Media in Britain (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 505 Internship in the Arts/Arts Administration (4 cr)
    • CAS HU 425 Practicum in the Visual/Performing Arts (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 544 Internship: London Theater (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)

    Economics and Finance

    • CAS EC 364 Economic Policy: A British Perspective (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics & Finance (4 cr)

    Management

    • QST IM 345 International Management Environment (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Management (4 cr)

    Politics, International Relations & Pre-Law

    • CAS PO 221/CAS IR 359 British Political Institutions (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organization (4 cr)

    Psychology and Health Sciences

    • CAS PS 365 Psychology Applied to Social Issues (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 405 Health Science Practicum (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 410 Internship in Human Physiology (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS EC 346 European Capital Markets (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 310 British and Irish Writing: Poetry and the Novel Since 1900 (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 243/CAS IR 392 Britain and the European Question: The Confluence of History and Politics (4 cr)
    • COM CM 447 International Brand Management (4 cr)
    • COM CM 334 Advertising in the UK (4 cr)
    • COM FT 318 British Television Studies (4 cr)
    • COM JO 358 British Journalism, Culture, and Society (4 cr)

    London Music Program with the Royal College of Music

    Boston University’s London Music Program is offered through an arrangement with the Royal College of Music (RCM), recognized as a leading institution for the education of the professional musician. Students receive all music instruction through the Royal College of Music (RCM), as well as one-on-one music lessons. Students also join the RCM Orchestra, Chamber groups, and Choral Ensemble.

    Before starting classes at RCM, students take an intense liberal arts course at the centrally located BU London Academic Center. In addition to the required courses, students are enrolled at the RCM in a combination of customized courses dependent on their major, including principle study lessons and musical performance groups. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16–20 Boston University credits. This program is offered during the Fall Semester only.

    Required Courses

    • CAS AH 381 London Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CFA MH 321 Medieval Music (3 cr)
    • CFA MT 301 Music Theory 5 (2 cr)

    London Acting Program with LAMDA

    Boston University’s acting program is offered in conjunction with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), one of the leading drama schools in the English-speaking world. Students enroll in LAMDA coursework designed specifically for this program, and field trips to Stratford-Upon-Avon and West End theaters complement the curriculum. All courses are taught by professors from LAMDA. Upon successful completion of the semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits. This program is offered during spring semesters only.

    Required Courses

    • CFA TH 312 Voice & Speech-LAMDA (3 cr)
    • CFA TH 322 Acting Shakespeare-LAMDA (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 324 Acting Restoration-LAMDA (3 cr)
    • CFA TH 332 Movement-LAMDA (3 cr)
    • CFA TH 338 Historic Dance-LAMDA (3 cr)

    London Art History Program with the Courtauld Institute of Art

    The London Art History Program integrates upper-division art history students into Britain’s preeminent art institute, the world-renowned Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London. Students receive all of the privileges the institute provides, including membership in the student union, library access, email addresses, and identification cards. The BU/Courtauld program includes a 4-credit seminar, Modern British Art and Design, taken prior to the beginning of the Courtauld semester at the BU London Academic Center. Upon successful completion, students will earn 16 credits. This program is offered during the fall semesters only.

    Required Courses

    Students enroll in CAS AH 300 and one 4-credit course option.

    • CAS AH 300 Frameworks for Interpretation: Historiography and Display (6 cr)
    • CAS AH 320 Modern British Art and Design (4 cr)
      CAS AH 388 British Painting from Holbein to the Twentieth Century (4 cr)

    Elective Course

    Students choose one 6-credit Courtauld seminar in a specific period of the history of Western art.

    • CAS AH 430 Seminar in Greek and Roman Art
    • CAS AH 440 Seminar in Late Antique and Medieval Art
    • CAS AH 450 Seminar in Renaissance Art
    • CAS AH 460 Seminar in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
    • CAS AH 490 Seminar: Special Topics in the History of Art

    London History & Literature Program

    The London History & Literature Program is open to all students, but especially designed for those studying English and history. Students take classes at the centrally located BU London Academic Center and have one required class and one research seminar in their chosen field (English or history). The program will help students learn how to conduct advanced research projects and introduce them to the best modern scholarship in their fields—a unique opportunity for students considering advanced study in English or history. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive 16 Boston University credits. The program is offered during the Fall Semester only.

    English Literature Track Required Courses

    • CAS EN 340 Visionary Capital: The Writing of London (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 391 Research Seminar in the Literature of London (4 cr)

    English History Track Required Courses

    • CAS HI 246 London Since 1666: Imperial Capital to World City (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 432 Research Seminar and Tutorial in English History (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    Some elective courses are open to all; others are track-specific. Please see the BU Study Abroad website for more details.

    • CAS AH 319 Arts and Media in Britain (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 381 London Architecture & Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 388 British Painting from Holbein to the Twentieth Century (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 322 Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 330/CAS IR 336 European Business Environment: Institutions and Enterprise (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 346 European Capital Markets (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 310 British and Irish Writing: Poetry and the Novel Since 1900 (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 357 Modern British Drama: A Critic’s Perspective (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 368 Seminar in Shakespeare Studies (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 387 Writing in Today’s Britain: Meet the Writer (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 388 Contemporary British Literature (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 243/CAS IR 392 Britain and the European Question: The Confluence of History and Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 249/WS 310 London Women’s Social History from Aphra Behn to the Blitz (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 250 British Youth Culture from 1950 to the Present (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 251 Cultural Capital: The History of Popular Culture in London (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 252 Class, Power, and the Making of British Identity (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 113 Elementary Statistics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 220/CAS IR 335 Britain and Europe—A New Beginning (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 223 Issues in Contemporary Politics (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 508 Contemporary British Theatre (4 cr)
    • COM CM 334 Advertising in the UK (4 cr)
    • COM CM 457 Seminar in Global Promotional Strategies (4 cr)
    • COM FT 317 British Cinema and Society (4 cr)
    • COM FT 318 British Television Studies (4 cr)
    • COM FT 344 European Cinema: From Festival Circuit to the Big Screen (4 cr)
    • QST FE 449 Corporate Finance Management (4 cr)

    London School of Education Program

    The London School of Education Program, offered only in fall semesters in partnership with University of Roehampton in southwest London, provides BU students the opportunity to gain international teaching experience through specialized coursework in cross-cultural studies and student teaching in a community institution.

    Each student is appointed a tutor at Roehampton to monitor the student’s classroom performance and to act as a resource if the student has any questions or concerns. In addition to their teaching practicum, the students on this program take the liberal arts course CAS SO 301 British Education. This course is taught by Roehampton faculty throughout the term and is scheduled around the students’ teaching hours.

    Students will begin their full-time teaching placements during the third week in London. Over the course of the semester, the student teacher will work with the cooperating teacher to increase their responsibility in the classroom. The practicum experience will culminate in a two-week takeover. Students are supported by their cooperating teachers as well as their practicum tutor. Evaluations will be conducted throughout the semester.

    Required Course

    • SED SO 301 Challenge and Change in British Education (4 cr)

    Practicum Courses

    • SED CH 555 Student Teaching Practicum Elementary 1–6 (10 cr)
    • SED SO 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED SO 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Studies (8 cr)
    • SED EN 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—English (8 cr)
    • SED EN 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—English (8 cr)
    • SED SC 509 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Science (8 cr)
    • SED SC 510 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Social Science (8 cr)
    • SED ME 507 Student Teaching Practicum 5–8 Middle School—Math (8 cr)
    • SED ME 508 Student Teaching Practicum 8–12 High School—Math (8 cr)

    London College of General Studies Program

    The London College of General Studies (CGS) Program provides a unique opportunity for first-semester CGS sophomores to study in London. Over the course of the 16-week program, students take the CGS core curriculum along with one 4-credit elective and a 3-credit British culture course at the BU London Academic Center. Excursions to museums and historical sites complement the curriculum.

    The first six weeks are spent taking a Natural Sciences, Humanities, and British Culture class. In the last nine weeks, students continue their British Culture and Humanities classes along with a Social Science course and an elective, for a total of 19 credits.

    Required Courses

    • CGS BC 201 British Culture and Identity (3 cr)
    • CGS HU 201 Humanities III (4 cr)
    • CGS NS 201 Natural Science I (4 cr)
    • CGS SS 201 Social Science III (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS AH 381 London Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 357 Modern British Drama: A Critic’s Perspective (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 368 Seminar in Shakespeare Studies (4 cr)
    • COM FT 317 British Cinema and Society (4 cr)
    • COM FT 344 European Cinema (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 392/CAS HI 243 Britain & the European Question: The Confluence of History & Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 223 Issues in Contemporary Politics (4 cr)

    London College of General Studies in the Humanities (Summer)

    The London College of General Studies (CGS) Summer Program in the Humanities offers a unique opportunity for CGS students who have completed their first year and are interested in literature, the arts, and philosophy. The required courses focus on how the humanities reflect and affect the social, political, and scientific contexts in which they are produced. Students take classes at the BU London Academic Center. Field trips to museums, parks, famous homes, and theaters of London and surrounding areas complement the coursework. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

    Required Courses

    • CGS HU 102 Breaks with Tradition in the Humanities (4 cr)
    • CGS HU 201 Western Ethical Philosophy I (4 cr)

    London College of General Studies in the Natural Sciences (Summer)

    The London College of General Studies (CGS) Summer Program in the Natural Sciences is for CGS students who have completed their first year and provides a hands-on historical approach to the acquisition of knowledge in the sciences. Students take classes at the BU London Academic Center. Field trips to museums and historical sites in and around London complement the coursework. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

    Required Courses

    • CGS NS 201 Biology I (4 cr)
    • CGS NS 202 Biology II (4 cr)

    London Graduate Mass Communication Program (Summer)

    Students spend 11 weeks studying global marketing communication and mass media while participating in a full-time internship. The first five weeks are spent taking two core courses. In the last six weeks, students work full time in their internships and complete a research project or thesis. All courses are offered at the graduate level and students take classes at BU London Academic Center. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 credits.

    Required Courses

    • COM CM 738 Global Marketing Communication (4 cr)
    • COM CM 744 British Media in the Digital Age (4 cr)
    • COM CM 809 Graduate Internship (4 cr)
    • COM CM 909 Thesis or Project Research (4 cr)

    Geneva & London International Conflict Resolution Program (Summer)

    Please see Switzerland section for more information on this program. For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Paris & London: Architecture and Urbanism Program (Summer)

    Please see the France section for more information on this program. For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Grenoble French Studies Program

    The Grenoble French Studies Program offers a semester or academic year of intensive language study and university coursework in one of France’s most beautiful cities.

    The Grenoble program has two levels—Level I: Intensive French Language, for students at the intermediate level, offers an intensive French language curriculum at the university’s Centre Universitaire d’Études Françaises (CUEF); and Level II: Advanced University Studies, for students already proficient in French, offers advanced students the opportunity to enroll directly in the Université de Grenoble.

    Students earn 16 Boston University credits upon successful completion of a semester’s work, or 32 credits for the academic year.

    Level I: Intensive French Language

    Level I offers an intensive French-language curriculum at the Centre Universitaire d’Études Françaises (CUEF) of the Université de Grenoble, which is among the best French-language teaching centers in France. Level I students take four classes for a total of 16 credits. Students are placed in a sequence of three language courses based on previous coursework and a placement exam; the language courses use audiovisual instruction and intensive drilling to improve speaking, writing, and reading skills, and allow students to complete three semesters of French in three months. In addition to 12 credits of language coursework, students also take a course in the development of French civilization and culture.

    Required Course

    • CAS LF 261 French Civilization (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS LF 211 Third-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 212 Fourth-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 261 French Civilization (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 303 French Composition and Conversation I (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 304 French Composition and Conversation II (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 306 Advanced Oral Expression (4 cr)

    Level II: Advanced University Studies

    Level II offers advanced students the opportunity to enroll directly in the Université de Grenoble. Eligibility for coursework at the university is determined by a placement exam administered in Grenoble. Qualified students select four upper-level academic courses from offerings in the Faculté des Langues, Lettres et Communication (Université Stendhal), the Faculté des Sciences Sociales (Université Pierre Mendès), the CUEF, or a combination thereof. Students choose from a variety of subjects such as history of art & architecture, French literature, cinema, economics, political science, international relations, psychology, and more. In addition, all Level II students take a semester-long, advanced, 4-credit course in written and oral French through CUEF. Level II students take five classes for a total of 16 credits.

    Required Courses

    • CAS FR 303 Travaux Pratiques I (4 cr)
    • CAS FR 304 Travaux Pratiques II (4 cr)

    Academic Courses

    Students select four 3-credit academic courses from CUEF or Université de Grenoble offerings. These 3-credit courses meet for one-and-a-half to two hours per week and require a final paper and/or exam. All coursework is upper level.

    Grenoble French Studies (Summer)

    The Grenoble French Studies Program offers intensive language study and university coursework at the Université de Grenoble, an institution that dates from the fourteenth century. For the Summer French Studies Program, students enroll in one of two tracks based on their level of language proficiency and specific academic interests. Upon successful completion, students earn 8 credits.

    Track I: Intermediate Language and Civilization

    Students enroll in one course on French civilization and culture and one French language course. The courses are not taught simultaneously; the French language course is taught in the first half of the program. Students then move on to their civilization and culture course in the latter half. All courses are conducted in French.

    Required Course

    • CAS LF 261 French Civilization (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS LF 211 Third-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 212 Fourth-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 303 Composition & Conversation I (4 cr)

    Track II: Advanced Language and Culture

    Students enroll in one course on French civilization and culture and one French language course. The courses are not taught simultaneously; the French language course is taught in the first half of the program. Students then move on to their civilization and culture course in the latter half. All courses are conducted in French.

    Required Course

    • CAS FR 342 French Culture (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS LF 304 Composition & Conversation II (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 306 Advanced Oral Expression (4 cr)

    Grenoble Science Program

    This program is designed for science students who want to combine science coursework in English with the study of French and an introduction to French life and culture. It is further designed to fit neatly into the existing curricula and requirements for pre-health and other science majors.

    Students take an intensive French language course at their level, then choose three or four elective courses taught in English. This program is offered during fall semesters only. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16–18 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • French Language (4 cr) Students are placed according to their level.

    Students who have studied French previously can enroll in a 4-credit language course at the intermediate or advanced level.

    Elective Courses

    • CAS BI 203 Cell Biology (4 cr)
    • CAS CH 203 Organic Chemistry I (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 299 Approaches to Contemporary French Society and Culture (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 213 Basic Statistics and Probability (4 cr)
    • CAS NS 291 Introduction to Scientific Research (2 cr)

    Grenoble Engineering Program

    Students study at the Université de Grenoble Alpes, an institution that dates from the fourteenth century, located in Grenoble at the foot of the French Alps. The Grenoble Engineering Program, offered only in the spring semester, is ideally suited for second-semester sophomores in engineering. The program carries no prior language requirement; engineering courses are taught in English by French faculty, and guided field trips allow observation of French research institutions, industries, and technical museums.

    Students take four required courses and can select one elective course. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 20 credits.

    Required Courses

    • French Language (4 cr) Students are placed according to their level.
    • CAS LF 299 Approaches to Contemporary French Society and Culture (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (4 cr)
    • ENG EK 307 Electric Circuits (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS PY 313 Modern Physics (4 cr)
    • ENG BE 209 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology (4 cr)

    Paris Internship Program

    The Paris Internship Program, offered fall and spring semesters, provides eight weeks of intensive French-language study and liberal arts courses, followed by seven weeks of full-time internships with organizations in the greater Paris area. French faculty from local universities teach courses on contemporary France specifically designed for students in the BU program at the BU Paris Academic Center. Students earn a total of 16 credits upon successful completion of the program.

    Internships are available in both French and English; internships in English are reserved for students who have taken fewer than four semesters of French at the university level (or the equivalent). Students who have taken four or more semesters of French should expect their internship to be conducted in French. Note: Internships in English will be offered in the following sectors only: marketing, communications, and start-ups.

    Students with fewer than four semesters of college-level French (or the equivalent) will take a required French course at their level, and must take their electives in English. Students with more than four semesters of college level-French (or the equivalent) will enroll in electives taught in French (although are permitted to take one elective in English), and are strongly encouraged to take a French language class at their level.

    Required Course (for students with fewer than four semesters of college-level French)

    • CAS LF 111 First-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 112 Second-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 211 Third-Semester French (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 212 Fourth-Semester French (4 cr)

    Recommended Courses (for students with more than four semesters of college-level French)

    • CAS LF 301 Living French in Paris: Accent on Speaking (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 320 Living French in Paris: Practical Communication and Current Culture, Level 2 (4 cr)

    Elective Courses Taught in French

    • CAS AH 356 Modern and Contemporary Art in Paris (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 361 Economic Development of Europe (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 302 Living French in Paris: Accent on Writing (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 320 Living French in Paris: Practical Communication and Current Culture, Level 2 (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 342 French Society through Theater, Cinema, and Music (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 343 Literary Representations of Paris (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 344/HI 268 Postcolonial Paris (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 240 Paris Politique (4 cr)

    Elective Courses Taught in English

    • CAS EC 330 European Business Environment: Institutions & Enterprise (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 383 Paris Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 248/CAS IR 305 Comparative European Politics: France and Beyond (4 cr)

    Internship Courses

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in the Arts/Architecture/Arts Administration (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising or Public Relations (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Radio/Television (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 390 Supervised Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

    Paris Internship Program (Summer)

    The eight-week Paris Summer Internship Program combines coursework that focuses on Paris through a study of language, literature, cinema, and theater, with internships at organizations in the greater Paris area. Classes are taught in French at the BU Paris Academic Center.

    Students enroll in one liberal arts course and participate in a professional internship. The program thus provides students with the unique opportunity to combine experience in the classroom with daily experience in a French workplace.

    Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS LF 300 Living French in Paris: Practical Communication and Current Culture, Level 1 (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 342 French Society through Theater, Cinema, and Music (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 343 Literary Representations of Paris (4 cr)

    Internship Course

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in the Arts/Architecture/Art Administration
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics
    • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Human/Health Services
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film and Television
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration

    Paris & London Architecture and Urbanism Program (Summer)

    In this eight-week summer program beginning in Paris and moving on to London, students study the historical development of architectural styles and aesthetics. Courses draw on the art and architecture of the cities themselves and on their extraordinary museums. Through classroom lectures and local excursions in both cities, students are asked to consider and account for points of similarity and difference in architectural detail and aesthetics.

    Students spend four weeks in Paris, completing one course before moving on to the remaining four weeks in London to complete the second course. This program is ideal for students interested in art history, architecture, and urban studies. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

    Courses are taught at the BU London Academic Center and at the BU Paris Academic Center.

    Required Courses

    • CAS AH 383 Paris Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)
    • CAS AH 381 London Architecture and Urbanism (4 cr)

    Institut D’études Politiques De Paris (Sciences Po) Exchange

    The Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) Exchange, offered either for a semester or for the full academic year, makes it possible for well-qualified Boston University students to study, beginning in their junior year, at Sciences Po, an institution renowned for its strong programs in political science, international relations, economics, and history. Previous French language study is helpful but not required as courses are available in French and English.

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Paris Management Internship Program

    The spring semester Paris Management Internship Program, offered in conjunction with the University of Paris IX-Dauphine, consists of three courses taken at Dauphine, plus an academic internship. Students are enrolled at the University of Paris IX-Dauphine and have access to Dauphine facilities and services. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Placement in one of the two academic tracks offered depends on the amount of college-level French classes the student has already taken.

    Track I is designed for students with no previous French language or who have completed through fourth- or fifth-semester French. Students must enroll in one French language course and two courses in English (Management or Liberal Arts courses). The internship placement and all internship course requirements will be conducted in English. For students who have completed four to five semesters of French, the internship placement and course will be conducted in French.

    Track II is designed for more advanced students who have completed six or more semesters of college-level French. Track II includes the internship course, a course on France or Europe, and two elective courses. The internship placement and course will be conducted in French. Students must take at least one of their elective courses in French.

    Internship Course

    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics

    Dresden Internship Program

    Students with four or more semesters of college-level German may participate in the Dresden Internship Program, offered fall and spring semesters. The program combines language study and coursework with a professional internship. During the first eight weeks of the program, students enroll in an intensive language and cultural immersion course. Then, beginning week nine, students directly enroll for two or more elective courses at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). During week nine, students also begin their internships and work for an average of 30 hours a week. In the final week of the program, students attend a capstone seminar in which they deliver the final presentations on their academic internship projects. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16–20 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS DR 300 Intensive German Language and Culture (4 cr)

    Internship Courses

    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business and Economics
    • CAS HU 425 Practicum in the Visual/Performing Arts
    • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics/International Relations
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health and Human Services
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Radio/Television

    A list of elective course choices can be found on the TUD website.

    Dresden Science Program

    This program is designed for science students who want to combine science coursework in English with the study of German. It is further designed to fit neatly into the existing curricula and requirements for pre-health and other science majors.

    Students take an intensive beginning German language course and choose three or four elective courses taught in English at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). This program is offered during fall semesters only.

    Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16–18 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS LG 113 Intensive Beginners’ German Language (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 113 Advanced Beginners’ German Language (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    Students take these courses, typical for science students in the first semester of their sophomore year:

    • CAS BI 203 Cell Biology (4 cr)
    • CAS CH 203 Organic Chemistry I (4 cr)
    • CAS MA 213 Basic Statistics and Probability (4 cr)
    • CAS IP 400 The Sociology of Intercultural Communication (4 cr)
    • CAS NS 291 Introduction to Scientific Research (2 cr)

    Dresden Engineering Program

    The spring semester Dresden Engineering Program is for engineering students who wish to combine engineering coursework in English with the study of German, and is designed to fit into engineering students’ existing curriculum and requirements. After completing the intensive beginning German language course and the Sociology of Intercultural Communication course, engineering students choose three out of six technical elective courses, all taught in English at Technische Universität Dresden (TUD).

    Required Courses

    • CAS LG 113 Intensive Beginners’ German Language (4 cr)
    • CAS LF 113 Advanced Beginners’ German Language (4 cr)
    • CAS IP 400 The Sociology of Intercultural Communication (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (4 cr)
    • CAS PY 313 Waves and Modern Physics (4 cr)
    • ENG BE 209 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology (4 cr)
    • ENG ME 304 Energy and Thermodynamics (4 cr)
    • ENG EK 307 Electric Circuits (4 cr)

    Dresden German Studies Program

    Students with two or more semesters of college-level German may participate in the Dresden German Studies Program. Offered fall and spring semesters, the program provides a superb opportunity to acquire insight into German academic culture, improve language proficiency, and study and live among German and other international students. Students study at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), one of the oldest and most prestigious technical universities in Germany.

    Prior to the start of university courses, students participate in a unique, seven-week intensive language and cultural immersion course. At the start of the university semester, students enroll in three TUD courses. Courses are offered in both German and English. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16–20 Boston University credits.

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Required Course

    Students will be placed in intermediate or advanced German depending on their language proficiency and the size of the class.

    • CAS DR 300 Intensive German Language and Culture (4 cr)

    Ghana Global Health Program

    The Ghana Global Health Program is a six-week summer undergraduate Study Abroad opportunity during which students will complete 8 credits of coursework and internship experience. The program will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the critical topic of Global Health in West Africa. Students will explore the relationship between microbiology and the social determinants of health through a course hosted at the newly established Lancaster University Ghana. Through the health sciences practicum, they will see firsthand how public health strategies are implemented on the ground and apply their learning through an academic seminar.

    Students will enhance their learning through field trips and visits to local hospitals, research institutions, and NGOs.

    Required Courses

    • SAR HS 435 Human Infectious Disease in Ghana (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 404 Health Sciences Practicum (4 cr)

    CAS IP 101 The Global Learning Experience

    This course, delivered on Facebook, accompanies students throughout their study abroad experience, providing tools for identifying cultural differences, patterns, and values. Its purpose is to guide students toward becoming a global citizen and understanding how to highlight what that means to future employers or graduate and professional schools.

    This is a 1-credit, Pass/Fail course offered during Fall and Spring Semesters in three parts corresponding to the time immediately prior to the student’s departure, continuing while students are abroad, and finishing up shortly after the program end date. Students work on a self-paced basis.

    India: Past, Present, and Future Program (Summer)

    India: Past, Present, and Future is a six-week summer study abroad program that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to live and study in India—a dynamic epicenter of innovation, transformation, and tradition, and home to some of the oldest and most influential cultures and societies in the world. Through the academic offerings in this program, students will engage with the peoples, industries, issues, politics, and cultural dynamics of this vibrant society. This program will provide a valuable opportunity for students to engage with numerous aspects of Indian society and better position them to maximize future engagements involving India and South Asia in both their professional and personal endeavors. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

    Required Courses

    • CAS AN/RN 375 Culture, Society, and Religion of South Asia (4 cr)
    • CAS LN 260 Gateway to Asian Cultures–India (4 cr)

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Develop an awareness of cultural difference and an understanding of culture’s role in shaping beliefs and practices.
    2. Develop new perspectives on one’s own culture and an ability to think critically about one’s own values and beliefs.
    3. Demonstrate a knowledge of the host country as a culture and society and gain an understanding of the historical and current realities of the host country.

    Dublin Internship Program

    The Dublin Internship Program offers a semester of study and work in Dublin, Ireland. The program combines an internship with coursework on various aspects of Ireland’s dynamic history and contemporary culture, including its literature, politics, social policy, economy, and media.

    During the first six weeks, students take two core courses intensively: Contemporary Irish Society and History of Ireland. Study of these topics familiarizes students with Dublin’s society and prepares them to be more confident and competent interns. Students also begin their elective course during these initial weeks. During the final seven weeks, students participate in internships with organizations in the greater Dublin area, and enroll in a 4-credit internship seminar. Students work full time, four days per week, while also continuing the elective course.

    Courses are taught by faculty from Dublin-area universities and are held on the campus of Dublin City University. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Courses

    • CAS HI 254/PO 231 History of Ireland (4 cr)
    • CAS SO 341 Contemporary Irish Society (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS EC 372 The Irish Economy (4 cr)
    • CAS EN 392 Modern Irish Literature (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 306 International Human Rights Law (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 340 The Arts in Ireland (4 cr)
    • COM FT 415 Film and Television Drama in Ireland (4 cr)

    Internship Courses

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture/Arts Administration (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
    • CAS HU 426 Internship in Visual/Performing Arts (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics/International Relations (4 cr)
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Human/Health Services (4 cr)
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations (4 cr)
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Radio/Television (4 cr)
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 405 Practicum in Health Sciences (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

    Health Science Track (offered each fall)

    During the core phase, students in this track take Ethics in Health Care and Contemporary Irish Society, while also starting Health Care Policy and Practice in Ireland, which runs the length of the 15-week program. During the internship phase, students participate in an internship in the field of health sciences, while also completing the Health Care Policy and Practice in Ireland course.

    Required Courses

    • CAS SO 341 Contemporary Irish Society (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 422 Ethics in Health Care (4 cr)
    • SAR HS 425 Health Care Policy and Practice in Ireland (4 cr)

    Internship Course

    • SAR HS 405 Health Science Practicum (4 cr)

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Dublin Internship Program (Summer)

    The Dublin Summer Internship Program offers students the opportunity to spend eight weeks studying and interning in Dublin, Ireland. Students combine a professional internship and internship course with one liberal arts course. Classes are held at Dublin City University (DCU) and are conducted by faculty from DCU and other Dublin universities. Upon successful completion of the summer program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • HI 254/PO 231 The History of Ireland (4 cr)
    • CAS SO 341 Contemporary Irish Society (4 cr)
    • QST FE 445 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management (4 cr)

    Internship Course

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Arts Administration
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics
    • CAS HU 425 Internship in the Visual/Performing Arts
    • CAS PO 401/CAS IR 451 Internship in Politics
    • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law
    • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations
    • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services
    • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
    • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Radio/Television
    • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism
    • SAR HS 405 Practicum in the Health Sciences
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration

    Dublin Management Internship Program

    The spring semester Dublin Management Internship Program, open only to BU students, consists of three management courses, an Irish history and culture course, and an internship. Students directly enroll in University College Dublin (UCD)’s Quinn School of Business from January through May, and then participate in an internship from May through early June.

    A list of elective course choices can be found on the UCD Quinn School of Business website.

    Internship Course

    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics/Business

    Haifa Israeli and Middle Eastern Studies Program

    Students in the Israeli & Middle Eastern Studies Program spend a semester or year at the University of Haifa, considered one of the most pluralistic institutions of higher learning in the country. The program combines language study with other coursework and excursions in Israel. Internship opportunities are also available.

    To ensure that students get the most out of their time in Israel, Boston University and the University of Haifa offer opportunities to live in Israel and gain credit before the regular semester begins at no additional cost. These opportunities vary from semester to semester, but may include a study tour, intensive Arabic language program, or an Ulpan (intensive Hebrew language program). Contact BU Study Abroad for more information.

    Students then enroll in the University of Haifa’s International School. Generally, each student takes three to five courses (ranging from 3 to 6 credit hours each) per semester. A typical one-semester program includes a course in Hebrew language and one related to the culture or history of Israel and the Middle East. The remaining courses may be in the student’s major or the general liberal arts curriculum. Students proficient in Hebrew may elect courses offered in the regular university curriculum.

    Students may also participate in internships for academic credit. Placements vary according to students’ interests, backgrounds, and language abilities. Internships have been offered in such fields as medical services, archaeology, education, public relations, social work, conflict resolution, and women’s studies.

    For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

    Arezzo Physical Theatre Program

    For students in the College of Fine Arts School of Theatre. Students study at the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy, as an integral part of their academic program at Boston University.

    The Accademia dell’Arte provides students of theatre, music, and dance the opportunity to study with world-renowned masters of their craft. The first half of the program comprises daily training in movement, extended vocal techniques, and Italian language. In the second part of the semester, students enroll in workshops in performance topics such as Commedia, mask-making, and clown.

    In addition to local excursions, students are guest artists in residence participating in a professional workshop with Accademia faculty in Venice or Naples. Students may also have the opportunity to see professional performances, as well as present their own work generated throughout the semester. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Courses

    Students enroll in the following five courses:

    • CAS IT 113/114 Beginning Italian I/II (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 314 Voice & Performance (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 326 Commedia dell’Arte (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 328 Extended Performance Topics (4 cr)
    • CFA TH 330 The Philosophy of Art & Performance (4 cr)

    Bocconi University Exchange Program

    The Bocconi University Exchange program will provide students with the opportunity to spend a semester or an academic year directly enrolled at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (the Bocconi University or UNI-BOCCONI) in Milan, Italy. The program begins with an intensive three- to four-week Italian language course before the start of the Bocconi semester. This non-credit course is offered at the beginning, intermediate, post-intermediate, and advanced levels. Following the course, students can choose from a wide range of business and economics courses offered in English. This program is open to Boston University students only.

    Padua Internship Program

    The Padua Internship Program provides students at all levels of Italian language skills with the opportunity to develop and enhance their professional skills and knowledge related to their chosen field of study while fully immersed in the Italian work culture. Students with no prior knowledge of Italian enroll in First-Semester Italian. All students will choose two or three content courses in English or Italian from the variety offered at the BU Padua Center. Additionally, all students will take the internship course, which is comprised of an academic seminar and internship placement 15–20 hours a week for 12 weeks. Upon successful completion of the semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS LI 111 First-Semester Italian (4 cr)

    Internship Courses

    • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts and Arts Administration
    • CAS LX 451/452 Internship in Linguistics Research
    • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations/NGOs
    • CAS IR 451/PO 401 Internship in Politics/International Relations
    • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration

    Language Courses

    • CAS LI 112 Second-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 211 Third-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 212 Fourth-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 303 Self-Expression in Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 306 Advanced Italian Practicum (4 cr)

    Elective Courses in English

    • CAS AH 349 Between the Lily and the Lion: Art in Renaissance Padua (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 263 Modern Italian History (4 cr)
    • COM FT 315 History of Italian Cinema (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 334 European Politics and Migration Policies (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 323 The Italian Food Industry: Economics, Culture, and Society (4 cr)

    Elective Courses in Italian

    • CAS HI 259 Italian Emigration and Immigration (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 260 The Venetian Republic (4 cr)
    • CAS IT 344 Topics in Italian Music History (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 354 Contemporary Italian Literature (4 cr)

    Padua Italian and European Studies Program

    The Padua Italian and European Studies Program offers a semester of study in the historic and lively university town of Padua (Padova) Italy. Designed for students at all levels of Italian language, the program combines an Italian language course with elective coursework in English and Italian in a variety of fields. No previous study of Italian is required. Courses are taught by local faculty at the BU Padua Academic Center, and students have the option of directly enrolling in one or two courses at the University of Padua.

    Students with no prior knowledge of Italian enroll in First-Semester Italian. All students will choose two or three content courses in English or Italian from the variety offered at the BU Padua Center or courses taught at the University of Padua. Students with four semesters of college-level Italian (or the equivalent) may enroll in elective courses taught in Italian. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

    Required Course

    • CAS LI 111 First-Semester Italian (4 cr)

    Language Courses

    • CAS LI 112 Second-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 211 Third-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 212 Fourth-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 303 Self-Expression in Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 306 Advanced Italian Practicum (4 cr)

    Elective Courses in English

    • CAS AH 349 Between the Lily and the Lion: Art in Renaissance Padua (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 263 Modern Italian History (4 cr)
    • CAS IR 334 European Politics and Migration Policies (4 cr)
    • SHA HF 323 The Italian Food Industry: Economics, Culture, and Society (4 cr)

    A list of courses offered at the University of Padua can be found on the University of Padua website.

    Elective Courses in Italian

    • CAS HI 259 Italian Emigration and Immigration (4 cr)
    • CAS HI 260 The Venetian Republic (4 cr)
    • CAS IT 344 Topics in Italian Music History (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 354 Contemporary Italian Literature (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 355 Migrant Italian Literature (4 cr)

    A list of courses offered at the University of Padua can be found on the University of Padua website.

    Padua Italian and European Studies (Summer)

    BU’s four Padua programs take place in a lively town that’s home to one of the oldest universities in the world. Classes are taught at the BU Padua Center in English or Italian. The Padua Summer Italian and European Studies Program offers an immersive experience in Italian and European culture. Students enroll in two courses for a total of 8 credits. Designed for students at all levels of Italian language; no previous study of Italian is required.

    Courses

    Students enroll in any two courses from the following lists. Students with four semesters of college-level Italian (or the equivalent) may enroll in elective courses taught in Italian.

    Language Courses

    • CAS LI 111 First-Semester Italian (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 211/212 Third-/Fourth-Semester Italian (8 cr)
    • CAS LI 303 Self-Expression in Italian (4 cr)

    Courses Taught in English

    • CAS AH 349 Between the Lily and the Lion: Art in Renaissance Padua (4 cr)
    • COM FT 315 History of Italian Cinema
    • QST IM 471 Made in Italy: Excellence of Bello, Buono e Ben Fatto (4 cr)

    Courses Taught in Italian

    • CAS HI 262 Modern Italian History (4 cr)
    • CAS LI 355 Migrant Italian Literature (4 cr)

    Padua Management Internship Program

    Open to BU students only, the spring semester Padua Management Internship Program consists of two management courses, an Italian language and culture course, and an internship for credit. Students take language and internship courses at the BU Padua Academic Center, and directly enroll in the University of Padua Department of Business and Economics for elective courses. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 credits.

    Required Courses

    • CAS LI 130 Introduction to Italian Language and Culture (4 cr)
    • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)

    A list of management courses offered at the University of Padua that are approved by Questrom School of Business can be found on the BU Study Abroad website.

    Padua Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture, and Health

    The Padua Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture, and Health program will immerse students in the food, agriculture, culture, cuisine, and lifestyle of the Mediterranean region while studying the evidence-based research on the Mediterranean diet and health outcomes. Students participate in hands-on activities, learn from expert guest lecturers, and take field trips to vineyards, farms, and marketplaces. Upon successful completion, students receive 4 credits.

    Required Course

    • SAR HS 408 Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture, and Health (4 cr)

    Rome Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS)

    Open to BU students only, the Intercollegiate Center for Classic Studies (ICCS) provides students with an interest in classics to have the opportunity to study for a semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) in Rome, Italy. A major component of the academic work is a required comprehensive and integrated course called The Ancient City, covering Roman archaeology and topography, aspects of social and urban history of Rome, and Roman civilization. Students select electives from a wide range of course offerings including Intermediate or Advanced Latin; Intermediate or Advanced Greek; Renaissance and Baroque Art History; and Elementary Italian. Students are required to take at least one course in Latin or Greek. Please refer to the ICCS website for course information.

    Venice Environmental Studies Program (Summer)

    The Venice Environmental Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to examine the economic and societal effects of both climate change and sea-level rise. The curriculum will use the history of the Venice lagoon, as well as its more recent modifications, to illustrate the issues connected with human-driven changes in coastal bays and estuaries, sea-level rise, and natural environmental dynamics.

    Through two complementary courses, this program introduces the main processes driving change in the Venice lagoon and examines the challenges faced by the international community in developing and implementing policies to address its potential impacts. No background in Italian language is required and all courses are taught in English. Upon successful completion of the semester, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

    Required Courses

    • CAS EE 348 Monitoring and Management of Coastal Wetlands, Lagoons, and Estuaries (4 cr)
    • CAS EE 349 Global Climate Change: Science, Economics, and Policy (4 cr)

    Venice Studio Arts Program

    Offered in the fall and spring semesters, the Venice Studio Arts program will provide students with rigorous studio and elective courses in graphic design, painting, printmaking, glassblowing, drawing, and sculpture. Courses are taught at the Boston University Academic Center by local faculty as well as by visiting faculty from Boston University. All students enroll in one required studio course based on their designated course of study, two elective classes, and one language course.

    In addition to excursions in and around Venice, students participate in excursions with the Boston University Padua program. Upon successful completion of the semester, students earn 16–20 Boston University credits.

    Required Language Course

    • CAS LI 111 First-Semester Italian

    Required Studio Course(s)

    • CFA AR 225/226 Sophomore Graphic Design (4 cr) with CFA AR 385/386 Typography (2 cr)
    • CFA AR 381/382 Junior Graphic Design (4 cr) with CFA AR 487/497 Typography (2 cr)
    • CFA AR 341/342 Painting Studios (4 cr)

    Elective Courses

    • CAS AH 354 Venetian Renaissance Art and Architecture (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 419 Murano Glass (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 447/448 Printmaking (intaglio and woodcut) (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 501 Drawing Venice (4 cr)

    Venice Studio Arts (Summer)

    The Venice Studio Arts Program offers students an unparalleled opportunity to refine their skills during the summer term. During the six-week program, students in Venice will take two courses of their choice in painting, drawing, graphic design, or Italian art history. No background in Italian language is required and all courses are taught in English. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive 8 credits.

    This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

    Elective Courses

    • CAS AH 354 Venetian Renaissance Art and Architecture (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 501 Drawing Venice (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 519 Painting in Venice (4 cr)
    • CFA AR 522 Graphic Design (4 cr)

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Keio University Exchange Program

      Boston University students have the opportunity to take classes through either the Keio International Program (classes in English) or the Japanese Language Program for the spring or academic year. For students who want to focus on Japanese language learning at any level, the Japanese language program offers a focus on improving speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Japanese. The Keio International Program is for students who prefer to focus on international studies. Various courses taught in English are offered in all aspects of Japanese history, society, and culture, as well as courses with a focus on international relations, commerce, and governance.

      Course listings can be found on the the Student Exchange Program section of the Keio University website, including details on the Keio International Program and the Japanese Language Program.

      Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies Program

      The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies program provides students for an academic year or Fall Semester to enroll directly at the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) in Kyoto, Japan. One year of college-level Japanese language is required to be admissible. KCJS is based at the Imadegawa campus of Doshisha University located just north of the Imperial Palace in the center of Kyoto. Each semester, students take an 8-credit course in Japanese language. Additional disciplinary-based courses in the humanities and social sciences are taught in English by Japanese and American professors.

      Course listings can be found on the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) website.

      Kyoto Japanese Language Program (Summer)

      The Kyoto Japanese Language Program is an 8-week summer program that provides qualified students with the appropriate language background the opportunity to study intensive Japanese at the second- through fifth-year level in Kyoto, Japan, through intensive coursework and hands-on cultural experiences. This program is in partnership with the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) based at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, and managed by Columbia University in New York. BU has been a member of the Consortium for more than 15 years. Courses will be taught by full-time KCJS faculty and various faculty from KCJS consortium partner schools. Students enroll in two Japanese language courses at the appropriate level, and earn 8 Boston University credits upon successful completion of the program.

      Required Courses

      • Second-year Japanese students will enroll in CAS LJ 211 and LJ 212.
      • Third-year Japanese students will enroll in CAS LJ 303 and CAS LJ 304.
      • Fourth-year Japanese students will enroll in CAS LJ 403 and LJ 404.
      • Fifth-year Japanese students will enroll in two advanced Japanese language courses.

      Tec de Monterrey Exchange Program

      Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey), at either the Monterrey or Puebla campuses for a semester, and attend a wide variety of courses taught in Spanish or English. Tec de Monterrey is one of the leading universities in Mexico and Latin America.

      Most of the classes offered at Tec de Monterrey are taught in Spanish; however, many classes in most disciplines are also available in English, making this program accessible to BU students in many majors and without any Spanish language background. Students are not required to study Spanish in this program. Upon completion of a semester at Tec de Monterrey, students will earn 12–18 Boston University credits.

      Browse courses offered at Tec de Monterrey.

      Rabat Arabic Studies Program

      In this program, students study Arabic language and examine the history, politics, and religion of Morocco and this ever-changing region of the world. Students enroll in two Arabic language courses according to their level, and register for two 4-credit elective courses taught in English. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Language and Elective Courses

      • CAS LY 111 Elementary Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 112 Elementary Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 211 Second-Year Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 212 Second-Year Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 303 Third-Year Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 304 Third-Year Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 403 Advanced Arabic 1 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 404 Advanced Arabic 2 (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 354/RN 346 History, Islam, and Politics in the MENA (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 460 Security Studies and Foreign Policy: Europe and the MENA (4 cr)

      Required Elective Courses

      • CAS HI 354/RN 346 History, Islam, and Politics in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 460 Security Studies and Foreign Policy: Europe and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) (4 cr)

      Rabat Internship Program

      The Rabat Internship Program immerses students into the language and culture of this region of the world through internships and life in Morocco’s cosmopolitan capital city. Along with an intensive study of Arabic language, students explore the history, politics, and religion of this ever-changing part of the world.

      Students engage in an Arabic or English language internship placement at an international organization within the community. Internships are available at local NGOs and nonprofit public and governmental institutions. Along with their internship, students enroll in a combination of three Arabic language or elective courses focused on the Middle East and North Africa. Electives are taught in English. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)

      Language and Elective Courses

      Students enroll in three of the following courses (maximum of two language courses).

      • CAS LY 111 Elementary Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 112 Elementary Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 211 Second-Year Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 212 Second-Year Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 303 Third-Year Modern Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 304 Third-Year Modern Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 403 Advanced Arabic 1 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 404 Advanced Arabic 2 (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 354/RN 346 History, Islam, and Politics in the MENA (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 460 Security Studies and Foreign Policy: Europe and the MENA (4 cr)

      Rabat Arabic Language & Service Learning Program (Summer)

      Through language study and a volunteer partnership with a host organization working on education, health care, children’s welfare, women’s rights, and other critical issues, this program offers students a unique immersion in the life and society of Rabat.

      Students enroll in either two Arabic language courses or one Arabic language course and the service learning placement. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

      Courses

      • CAS LY 111/112 Modern Arabic 1 & 2 (8 cr)
      • CAS LY 211/212 Modern Arabic 3 & 4 (8 cr)
      • CAS LY 111 Modern Arabic 1 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 112 Modern Arabic 2 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 211 Modern Arabic 3 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 212 Modern Arabic 4 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 303 Modern Arabic 5 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 304 Modern Arabic 6 (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 403 Advanced Arabic I (4 cr)
      • CAS LY 404 Advanced Arabic II (4 cr)
      • CAS IP 405 Service Learning Placement (4 cr)

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Auckland Internship Program

      The Auckland Internship program offers students the opportunity to study and work in Auckland, New Zealand—the gateway to the South Pacific. The Auckland Internship Program runs approximately 16 weeks during the Fall Semester and 24 weeks during the Spring Semester. Students take one required course at the Boston University Auckland Center, and then enroll directly at the University of Auckland or Auckland University of Technology (AUT), depending on their specific field and interests. Students take two courses at the university of their choice and complete an 8- to 10-week internship as their fourth and final course.

      Required Course

      • CAS SS 315 Aotearoa New Zealand: History and Society (4 cr)

      Internship Courses

      • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Arts Administration
      • CAS CS 219 Internship in Information Technology
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics
      • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations
      • CAS LX 451 Internship in Linguistics Research
      • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics
      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Broadcasting/Film
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism
      • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism
      • SAR HS 405 Practicum in Health Science
      • SAR HS 410 Internship in Human Physiology
      • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration

      Students choose two elective courses, either from the University of Auckland or Auckland University of Technology. Course options can be found on each university’s website.

      Human Physiology Special Curriculum

      BU’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and the University of Auckland have designed a unique internship curriculum for Human Physiology majors, giving students the chance to gain valuable professional experience in their field while taking courses that fulfill major requirements.

      Required Courses

      • CAS SS 315 Aotearoa New Zealand: History and Society (4 credits)
      • SAR HS 410 Internship in Human Physiology (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • BIO SCI 203 Biochemistry (4 cr)
      • STATS 101 Statistics (4 cr)
      • SPORT SCI 201 Sport and Exercise Physiology 1 (4 cr)

      Auckland University Studies Program

      Students in this program directly enroll at either Auckland University of Technology or the University of Auckland and take one required course at the BU Auckland Center. Between the two universities, a wide range of academic disciplines are available. The combination of academic work, field trips, and personal travel opportunities combine to give students a rich introduction to New Zealand life and culture. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS SS 315 Aotearoa New Zealand: History and Society

      Elective Courses

      Students choose three elective courses, either from the University of Auckland or Auckland University of Technology. Course options can be found on each university’s website.

      Auckland Management Internship Program

      The Auckland Management Internship Program runs approximately 16 weeks during the Fall Semester and 24 weeks during the Spring Semester and allows students to directly enroll at the University of Auckland. Students complete two management courses at the University of Auckland, one required course at the Boston University Auckland Center, and a 4-credit internship.

      Required Courses

      • CAS SS 315 Aotearoa New Zealand: History and Society (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics/Business (4 cr)

      Students choose two management elective courses from the University of Auckland. Course options can be found on the University of Auckland’s website.

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Sea Semester at Woods Hole

      Sea Education Association (SEA) is an internationally recognized leader in field-based environmental education at sea. For over 40 years, they have educated undergraduates about the world’s oceans through their Boston University-accredited study abroad program, SEA Semester®. SEA is based on Cape Cod in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. From Woods Hole, students depart for destinations across the globe.

      While the academic focus varies each semester, each program offers an interconnected suite of courses designed to explore a specific ocean-related theme using a cross-disciplinary approach.

      Please refer to the SEA Semester website for course descriptions and syllabi, under Academics, and for faculty bios, under Faculty.

      Sea Semester at Woods Hole (Summer)

      Sea Education Association (SEA) is an internationally recognized leader in field-based environmental education at sea. For over 40 years, they have educated undergraduates about the world’s oceans through their Boston University-accredited study abroad program, SEA Semester®. SEA is based on Cape Cod in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. From Woods Hole, students depart for destinations across the globe.

      While the academic focus varies each semester, each program offers an interconnected suite of courses designed to explore a specific ocean-related theme using a cross-disciplinary approach.

      Please refer to the SEA Semester website for course descriptions and syllabi, under Academics, and for faculty bios, under Faculty.

      Nanyang Technological University Exchange Program

      Boston University students have the opportunity to study for a semester or an academic year at the Nanyang Technological University, recognized as one of the fastest-rising universities in the world. BU students can choose from a variety of courses in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS). HASS is widely recognized as one of the best journalism and media schools in Asia and provides high-quality opportunities for BU students interested in the humanities, art and design, social sciences, and more. All courses are taught in English.

      Students can browse courses available to exchange students at NTU.

      National University of Singapore Exchange

      Boston University students have the opportunity to study for a semester or an academic year at the National University of Singapore (NUS), one of Asia’s leading universities. Students participating in the National University of Singapore Exchange are able to select from a broad range of courses offered at NUS, allowing students from a variety of majors at BU to attend. In addition, all students are strongly encouraged to take one course in an Asian language—Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Tamil, Thai, or Vietnamese—while enrolled in the program. Other courses are taught in English.

      Students can review the courses offered to exchange students at NUS.

      Singapore Management University Exchange

      Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll at Singapore Management University for a semester and attend a wide variety of courses taught in English. Singapore Management University is one of the leading universities in Singapore and the exchange provides BU students with the opportunity to increase their understanding of a country with strong cultural, economic, and historical ties to the US.

      Seoul National University Exchange Program

      The Seoul National University Exchange in South Korea offers BU Questrom School of Business students the opportunity to study at Seoul National University, Korea’s premier educational and research center. Offered during the Spring Semester only, Questrom students will study in one of the world’s top financial and commercial centers.

      Students enroll in two courses approved by Questrom as Questrom-equivalent courses (3 cr each), Culture and Social Transformation of Contemporary Korea (3 cr), two or three elective courses (may be additional Questrom-equivalent courses) (3 cr each).

      Students should refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved courses before applying.

      Burgos University Spanish Studies Program

      Offered in spring semesters, Boston University’s program in Burgos offers students the opportunity to enroll directly in the Universidad de Burgos (UBU), a modern university centered in a medieval complex of buildings. Burgos students enroll in an intensive language and cultural immersion course before the regular university semester begins. Once students complete this course, they enroll in courses offered by UBU departments. With approval in advance from the resident director, students may also enroll in a Directed Study. Upon completion of the program, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Madrid Spanish and European Studies Program

      Offered Fall and Spring Semesters and designed for students at any level of Spanish proficiency, the Madrid Spanish and European Studies Program provides a semester of study and cultural immersion. Courses are offered at the Instituto Internacional en España and focus on Spanish and European art, cinema, culture, history, literature, and politics. Courses are taught in English and Spanish by Spanish and international faculty.

      All students are required to enroll in one Spanish language course, and three courses from the electives offered in English or in Spanish, depending on their interest and proficiency level. Students who have already completed four semesters of Spanish, or the equivalent, are permitted to enroll in up to two 300-level language courses.

      Required Course

      • CAS LS 111 First-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 112 Second-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 211 Third-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 212 Fourth-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 306 Translation (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 307 Literature and the Arts (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 308 Spanish Film and Media (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 310 Spanish for the Professions (4 cr)

      Elective Courses in English

      • CAS LS 241 Spanish Civilization (4 cr)
      • CAS AH 364 Art and Architecture in Madrid: 1561–Today (4 cr)
      • CAS AR 200 Heritage Matters: Introduction to Heritage Management (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 256 History of Spain 711–1898 (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 245 Nationalism in Spain in a European Context (4 cr)
      • SHA HF 320 Food in Spain: Culinary History and Sociocultural Context (4 cr)

      Elective Courses in Spanish

      Language and culture courses are offered at the 300 level. Literature courses are offered at the 400 level.

      • Anthropology of Spain (4 cr)
      • Contemporary Spain through Documentaries (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 449 Contemporary Spanish Novel: From “La Movida” to 15-M (4 cr)
      • Contemporary Spanish Politics (4 cr)
      • Critical Approaches to Contemporary Spanish Literature (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 255/LS 340 History of Spain: 711–1898 (4 cr)
      • CAS AN 367 Migrations and Cultural Diversity (4 cr)
      • Spanish Film (4 cr)
      • The Spaces of Art (4 cr)
      • Women in Spanish Society (4 cr)

      Madrid Spanish Studies Program (Summer)

      The Madrid Summer Spanish Studies Program takes place at the Instituto Internacional en España and offers six weeks of study and cultural immersion, with three different levels based upon language proficiency.

      Level 1 students enroll in an intensive Spanish language curriculum that allows for the completion of two semesters of Spanish in six weeks. Level 2 complements language study with one liberal arts course, and students choose any two courses from their level offerings.

      Level 1A Required Courses

      Level 1A students enroll in two of the following courses:

      • CAS AN/AR 365 Deep Histories of Conquest: Aztec Mexico and New Spain (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 211 Third-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 212 Fourth-Semester Spanish (4 cr)

      Level 1B Required Courses

      Level 1B students enroll in two of the following courses: 

      • CAS AN/AR 365 Deep Histories of Conquest: Aztec Mexico and New Spain (4 cr)
      • CAS SP 300 History of Spanish Art (4 cr)

      Level 2 Courses

      Level 2 students enroll in two of the following courses:

      • CAS AN/AR 365 Deep Histories of Conquest: Aztec Mexico and New Spain (4 cr)
      • CAS SP 300 History of Spanish Art (4 cr)
      • CAS SP 380 Cultures of Spain: Past and Present (4 cr)
      • CAS SP 400 Topics in Hispanic Literature (4 cr) (cannot be taken with CAS SP 302)

      Madrid University Studies Program

      The Madrid University Studies Program, offered spring semesters, is a specialized program for exceptionally well-qualified students who have completed at least six semesters of college-level Spanish. Students enroll directly at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) and attend classes alongside native speakers. Students choose three elective courses from a wide variety of subjects across the university’s seven departments and enroll in an advanced-level seminar on contemporary Spain with other program participants. Students also participate in semester-long tutorials that assist them with their university coursework. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • Seminar on Contemporary Spain (4 cr)

      Elective course listings can be found on the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid website.

      Madrid Internship Program

      The Madrid Internship Program, offered fall and spring semesters, allows students to enhance their Spanish language skills while working abroad in one of Europe’s most important vibrant commercial centers. Students with sufficient language skills take three courses along with an internship, which ranges between 15 and 20 hours per week. Classes are taught either at the Instituto Internacional or the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM).

      All students enroll in an internship and internship course, worth 4 credits. Students then enroll in three additional 4-credit courses from those offered either through the Instituto Internacional or, during spring semesters, at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (for those students who have completed at least 6 semesters of college-level Spanish).

      Students who enroll in courses at the Instituto Internacional are required to take one Spanish language course, and students who enroll at the UAM are required to take the Seminar on Contemporary Spain.

      Internship Course

      • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
      • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

      Required Course—Instituto Internacional

      • CAS LS 111 First-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 112 Second-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 211 Third-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 212 Fourth-Semester Spanish (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 303 Composition and Conversation in Spanish I (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 306 Translation (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 307 Literature and the Arts (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 308 Spanish Film and Media (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 307 Literature and the Arts (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 308 Spanish Film and Media (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 310 Spanish for the Professions (4 cr)

      Required Course—Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

      • Seminar on Contemporary Spain (4 cr)

      Elective Courses in English—Instituto Internacional

      • CAS LS 241 Spanish Civilization (4 cr)
      • CAS AH 364 Art and Architecture in Madrid: 1561–Today (4 cr)
      • CAS AR 200 Heritage Matters: Introduction to Heritage Management (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 256 History of Spain 711–1898 (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 245 Nationalism in Spain in a European Context (4 cr)
      • SHA HF 320 Food in Spain: Culinary History and Sociocultural Context (4 cr)

      Elective Courses in Spanish—Instituto Internacional

      Language and culture courses are offered at the 300 level. Literature courses are offered at the 400 level.

      • Anthropology of Spain (4 cr)
      • Contemporary Spain through Documentaries (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 449 Contemporary Spanish Novel: From “La Movida” to 15-M (4 cr)
      • Contemporary Spanish Politics (4 cr)
      • Critical Approaches to Contemporary Spanish Literature (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 255/LS 340 History of Spain: 711–1898 (4 cr)
      • CAS AN 367 Migrations and Cultural Diversity (4 cr)
      • Spanish Film (4 cr)
      • The Spaces of Art (4 cr)
      • Women in Spanish Society (4 cr)

      Elective course listings at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid can be found on the UAM website.

      Madrid Internship Program (Summer)

      In the Summer Madrid Internship Program, students spend eight weeks living, studying, and interning in Madrid. This intensive program, which takes place at the Instituto Internacional en España, combines a professional internship with a liberal arts course. Students intern four days a week in the morning and take one course at the Instituto Internacional in the afternoon. Students will intern approximately 20 hours per week, for seven weeks.

      Students enroll in one of the required courses and the internship course, for a total of 8 credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS AN/AR 365 Deep Histories of Conquest: Aztec Mexico and New Spain (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 307 Art and Literature from the Spanish Transition (4 cr)
      • CAS SP 380 Cultures of Spain: Past and Present (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 401 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
      • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

      Madrid Management Internship Program

      The Madrid Management Internship Program is offered in spring semesters for those who have completed six semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent. Offered in conjunction with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, it consists of two management courses, an advanced-level seminar on contemporary Spain, and an internship for credit. Students enroll directly in the Autónoma and have access to all its facilities and services. BU Questrom School of Business students should refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved courses at the Universidad Autónoma before applying.

      Required Courses

      • Seminar on Contemporary Spain (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics

      Madrid Science Program

      The Madrid Science Program, offered only in the Fall Semester, combines science coursework with Spanish language and culture studies at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Instituto Internacional en España. The program design allows students to take courses that fit neatly into their curricula and requirements. In addition to coursework, students participate in guided field trips to industries and research institutions. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Students take an intensive Spanish language course at their level (available at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels). Students then choose three or four elective courses taught in English. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 to 18 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • Spanish language course (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • CAS BI 203 Cell Biology (4 cr)
      • CAS CH 203 Organic Chemistry I (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 241 Spanish Civilization (4 cr)
      • CAS MA 213 Basic Statistics and Probability (4 cr)

      Madrid Engineering Program

      Ideally suited for second-semester sophomores in engineering, the Madrid Engineering Program, offered spring semesters, gives students the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through the Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICAI. Classes are taught in English by Spanish faculty, and no prior language study is required. Courses are held at the ICIAI and at the Instituto Internacional en España. No prior language study is required.

      Students enroll in four required courses, including a Spanish language course at their level, and one elective course. Upon successful completion, students earn 20 credits.

      Required Courses

      • Spanish language course (4 cr)
      • CAS LS 241 Spanish Civilization (4 cr)
      • CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (4 cr)
      • ENG EK 307 Electric Circuits (4 cr)

      Elective Course

      • CAS PY 313 Waves and Modern Physics (4 cr)
      • ENG BE 209 Principles of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology (4 cr)

      Menorca Field School in Archaeological Heritage Management (Summer)

      Offered in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology of Boston University, the Menorca Field School in Archaeological Heritage Management (Summer) is a five-week program, open to graduate and undergraduate students, that provides an intensive introduction to contemporary principles and practices of preserving the world’s cultural heritage. Through a combination of class lectures, field visits, and hands-on heritage projects on the island of Menorca, Spain, students explore how cultural heritage is identified, evaluated, preserved, and presented. No previous fieldwork experience or Spanish language skills are required. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

      Required Courses

      • AR 580 Studies in Archaeological Heritage Management: Cultural Heritage of Menorca (4 cr)
      • AR 556 Archaeological Field Research Experience (4 cr)

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Geneva Internship Program

      International Relations and Public Health students have the opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience through the Geneva Internship Program. During the first six weeks of the program, students take one required core course and one elective course while preparing for an eight-week professional internship at a local organization. During the final eight weeks, students enroll in an internship. Students work full time, four days per week, while enrolling in one required course, which meets once a week for a full day. Internships and courses are conducted in English. Students are placed in one of the many humanitarian, political, public health, or economic organizations headquartered in Geneva.

      Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 credits.

      International Relations Track

      Required Courses

      • CAS PO 242/CAS IR 444 The Activities of International Organizations (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 445/PO 243 Introduction to Public International Law (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • CAS AH 308 From Caesar to Corbusier: The History of Switzerland Through Its Art and Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 113 Beginning French I (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 213 Intermediate French I (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 313 Advanced French I (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 418/PO 247 Politics, Nations, and Identity in the New Europe: Switzerland and the European Union (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)

      Public Health Track

      Required Courses

      • SPH PH 506 International Health and the World Health Organization (4 cr)
      • SPH PH 507 Controversies in International Health (4 cr)

      Elective Courses 

      • CAS AH 308 From Caesar to Corbusier: The History of Switzerland Through Its Art and Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 113 Beginning French I (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 213 Intermediate French I (4 cr)
      • CAS FR 313 Advanced French I (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)

      Geneva Physics Program

      With classes at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and directed research at the CERN Laboratory, straddling the French/Swiss border just outside of Geneva, students will work with the world’s leading physicists to explore the universe on the level of its most basic constituent particles.

      The first six weeks of the program will be dedicated to an intensive French language course (offered at all levels) the Undergraduate Physics Seminar, and a non-credit-bearing introduction to CERN. When the UNIGE semester begins in mid-February, students will enroll in two UNIGE physics courses as well as a directed study at CERN. Students may enroll in other UNIGE courses with prior approval from their academic advisor or home institution. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 18 Boston University credits. Students in this program are considered full-time students at the University of Geneva with all student privileges.

      Required Courses

      • Intensive French (4 cr)
      • CAS PY 482 Undergraduate Physics Seminar on Computation for Experimental Particle Physics (2 cr)
      • Electrodynamics II (4 cr)
      • Quantum Mechanics I (4 cr)
      • CAS PY 392 Directed Study at CERN (4 cr)

      More information on other physics courses can be found on the University of Geneva website.

      Geneva: Global Governance, Economic Development, and Human Rights Program (Summer)

      Designed for undergraduate and graduate students, this intensive program critically examines contemporary global governance structures and efforts with a particular focus on achieving economic development that is environmentally sound and socially inclusive. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the many different roles that states, intergovernmental organizations, and nongovernmental organizations play in global governance in the early parts of the 21st century. Upon successful completion of the course, students earn 4 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS IR 421/GRS IR 621 Global Governance, Economic Development, and Human Rights (4 cr)

      Geneva & London International Conflict Resolution Program (Summer)

      Based at the BU Academic Centers in Geneva and London, this program introduces students to international conflict resolution in the light of contemporary conflicts and global security concerns.

      The first half of the program will take place in Geneva, where students will analyze contemporary conflicts and the roles of human rights, religion, foreign intervention, and intercultural communication in conflict resolution. The second half of the program, in London, will focus on case studies in conflict resolution, including Northern Ireland, Cyprus, and Kashmir. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

      Required Courses

      • CAS IR 562 Conflict Resolution: Concepts and Institutions (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 565 Conflict Resolution: Workshops and Case Studies (4 cr)

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Zanzibar: Swahili Language and Culture in East Africa

      Through the Swahili Language and Culture program in Zanzibar, Tanzania provides students with a unique setting to explore issues of religion, ethnicity, race, gender, class, and politics in East Africa. Offered during Summer Term, students will study at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), the premier public higher education institution in Zanzibar. The program includes a Student Language Partner Program in which foreign students are matched with Swahili-speaking students for conversation exchanges. Students take one course on the political and cultural history of Zanzibar and East Africa as well as one Swahili language course. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 Boston University credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS PO 205 Religion, Politics, and Identity in East Africa (4 cr)

      Language Courses

      • CAS LE 111 Swahili I
      • CAS LE 211 Swahili III
      • CAS LE 311 Swahili V

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.

      Istanbul Bogazici University Exchange Program

      Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll in Bogaziçi University for a semester or academic year. As one of Turkey’s most competitive state universities, Bogaziçi University offers a wide array of programs, but its strengths lie in engineering, education, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts. All courses are taught in English. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 12–20 Boston University credits.

      Istanbul Sabanci University Exchange Program

      Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll at Sabancı University for a semester or academic year. Located just outside Istanbul, Sabancı University is the premier private university in Turkey. Boston University students will have access to Sabancı’s numerous campus amenities. Courses are taught in English and are available in a broad range of disciplines. Upon successful completion of a semester at Sabancı, students will earn 12–20 Boston University credits.

      Los Angeles Cinema and Media Studies Internship Program

      The Los Angeles Cinema and Media Studies Internship Program offers students the opportunity to study and work in the media and entertainment industry as well as in key institutions of programming, curating, and archiving film and media over the course of 10 weeks. Students enroll in one course focusing on contemporary film and television genres and complete an academically directed internship. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

      Required Courses

      • CAS/COM CI 595 Contemporary Film and Television Genres in Comparison (4 cr)
      • CAS/COM CI 493/494 Internship in Media Studies (4 cr)

      Los Angeles Internship Program

      The Los Angeles Internship Program, offered for undergraduate and graduate students in the fall and spring semesters, has three tracks that give students the chance to study and work in the heart of the film, television, advertising and public relations, and entertainment management and law industries. Courses are taught by Boston University faculty and alumni who serve as mentors in and out of the classroom.

      Students take three courses concurrently with their internship. Students typically work at one or two internships for a minimum of 20 hours per week—in some cases, up to 40 hours per week—and continue to meet with their internship coordinator during the semester.

      The program offers three tracks from which undergraduate and graduate students can choose: Advertising & Public Relations, Film & Television, and Entertainment Management.

      Advertising & Public Relations Track

      Required Courses

      • COM CM 563 Entertainment Marketing (4 cr)
      • COM CM 564 Entertainment Promotion (Speaker Series) (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • COM FT 539 Professional Production Methods (4 cr)
      • COM FT 566 The Business of Hollywood (4 cr)
      • COM FT 584 The Creative Life in Television (4 cr)
      • COM FT 585 Careers in Hollywood (4 cr)
      • QST SI 438/COM FT 438 Talent Representation, Management, and Contracts (4 cr)

      Internship Courses

      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM CM 809 Graduate Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics/Business (4 cr)

      Entertainment Management Track

      Required Course

      • QST LA 430 Entertainment Law (4 cr)
      • QST MK 435 Introduction to the Music Business and Music Marketing (4 cr)
      • QST SI 438/COM FT 438 Talent Representation, Management, and Contracts (4 cr)
      • QST FE 430 Entertainment Finance (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • COM CM 563 Entertainment Marketing (4 cr)
      • QST LA 430 Entertainment Law (4 cr)
      • QST FE 430 Entertainment Finance (4 cr)
      • COM CM 564 Entertainment Promotion (Speaker Series) (4 cr)
      • COM FT 566 A1 The Business of Hollywood (4 cr)
      • COM FT 585 Careers in Hollywood (4 cr)
      • QST MK 435 Introduction to the Music Business and Music Marketing (4 cr)
      • QST SI 438/COM FT 438 Talent Representation, Management, and Contracts (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics/Business (4 cr)

      Film & Television Track

      Required Courses

      • COM FT 566 A1 The Business of Hollywood (4 cr)
      • COM FT 585 Careers in Hollywood (4 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • COM CM 563 Entertainment Marketing (4 cr)
      • COM CM 564 Entertainment Promotion (Speaker Series) (4 cr)
      • COM FT 539 Professional Production Methods (4 cr)
      • COM FT 584 The Creative Life in Television (4 cr)
      • QST MK 435 Introduction to the Music Business and Music Marketing (4 cr)
      • QST SI 438/COM FT 438 Talent Representation, Management, and Contracts (4 cr)

      Internship Courses

      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • COM FT 953/954 Graduate Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)

      Los Angeles Advertising/PR Internship Program (Summer)

      The Summer Los Angeles Ad/PR Internship Program offers students the opportunity to study and work in the heart of the media and entertainment industry. Students enroll in two courses and intern full time four days a week. One course focuses on careers in advertising and public relations in Hollywood through a speaker series featuring Boston University alumni in the entertainment industry. The second course offers a survey of entertainment promotion. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 12 credits.

      Required Courses

      • COM CM 563 Entertainment Marketing (4 cr)
      • COM CM 564 Entertainment Promotion (Speaker Series) (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM CM 809 Graduate Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)

      Los Angeles Internship-Only Program (Summer)

      The Los Angeles Summer Internship-Only Program gives BU students the possibility to work professionally in the heart of the film and television industries. Students spend 10 weeks interning full time in the areas of production, casting, and development, as well as in journalism, talent management, management and promotion, or other related areas.

       Internship Course

      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Economics/Business (4 cr)
      • COM CM 809 Graduate Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)

      Los Angeles Certificate Program: The Writer in Hollywood

      The Los Angeles Certificate Program: The Writer in Hollywood, offered fall semesters in conjunction with Boston University College of Communication (COM), offers graduated students a bridge to the professional world of Hollywood and the opportunity to continue their education in writing.

      Concurrent with their internships, students enroll in a core course and writing lab course. The Writer in Hollywood 1: Essentials for the Emerging Writer is geared toward writers who want to write for film and television but may not have extensive experience or training in those disciplines. The Writer in Hollywood 2: Preparing Your Script for the Entertainment Market is geared towards students currently enrolled in the MFA Screenwriting program at Boston University.

      Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

      Required Course

      • COM FT 586 The Writer in Hollywood 1: Essentials for the Emerging Writer (4 cr)
      • COM FT 587 The Writer in Hollywood 2: Preparing Your Script for the Entertainment Market (4 cr)
      • The Writer in Hollywood Lab

      Internship Course

      • CFA TH 540/COM FT 953/954: Internship in Hollywood (4 cr)

      Los Angeles Certificate Program: Acting in Hollywood

      Graduates of the Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) School of Theatre as well as graduated students of other college/university theater-training programs have the opportunity to continue their education in acting at the Los Angeles Certificate Program: Acting in Hollywood. This program is offered in conjunction with CFA. The program is a “bridge to the professional world” of Hollywood.

      In this 8-credit, four-month intensive program, students concurrently enroll in the core course and typically work at two consecutive internships.

      Required Courses

      • CFA TH 520 Acting in Hollywood (4 cr)
      • CFA TH 540 Internship in Hollywood (4 cr)

      New York City Internship Program (Summer)

      The New York City Internship Program is an academically directed and credit-bearing program during which participating students engage in both an internship and an academic learning experience. Students participating in this program will be engaged in supported and guided access to one of the primary global centers of commerce, communications, finance, and politics. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 4 credits.

      Internship Course

      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business & Economics (4 cr)
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film, Radio & Television (4 cr)
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising & Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
      • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4 cr)

      San Francisco Bay Area Internship Program (Summer)

      The San Francisco Bay Area Internship Program offers students the opportunity to intern in the thriving global center of technological innovation. Offered during Summer Term, students will live and intern in the San Francisco Bay area. Students participate in an internship and an accompanying course where they will earn 4 credits upon successful completion.

      Required Course

      • CAS CS 299 Internship in Computer Science (4 cr)

      Washington, DC, Internship Program

      The Washington, DC, Internship Program offers students the opportunity to study and intern in one of the world’s most important capital cities. Although known primarily as the capital of American politics, Washington, DC, plays a pivotal role, both nationally and internationally, in business, law, the sciences, public relations, media, and the arts. The program offers students the opportunity to focus on leadership, public policy, and agenda setting in their area of interest.

      All classes are taught by full- and part-time adjunct Boston University faculty at the BU Washington, DC, Academic Center. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits. An introductory course in either American politics or international relations is highly recommended prior to enrollment in this program. All participants enroll in three courses and an internship. Internships normally run four days a week throughout the semester, and students take courses in the evening. Students also have the option to take one class at George Washington University as part of the program. Students can enroll in any of George Washington’s seven undergraduate colleges. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.

      Elective Courses

      • CAS HI 281/IR 356/PO 201 American Governance: Foreign Affairs (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 327/CAS PO 204 The Modern US Senate: From Collaboration to Confrontation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 324E/CAS PO 280E American Policy-Making in the Global Era: International Trade, Finance, Innovation, and the Global Corporation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 338 Conflict, Violence and Peacebuilding (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 391/PO 246 Democratization: Its History and Future Challenges (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 202 Introduction to Congressional Policy Making (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • COM CM 305 Public Relations Inside the Beltway (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
      • CAS EE 404 Internship in Energy and Environmental Policy (4 cr)
      • CAS HU 425 Practicum in Visual/Performing Arts (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 455/PO 405 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 400 The Washington Internship (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 401/IR 455 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
      • SAR HS 405 Health Sciences Practicum (6 cr)
      • SHA HF 390 Internship in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

      Health Policy Special Curriculum

      BU’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and BU Study Abroad have designed a unique internship curriculum for Health Science majors and Public Health minors, giving students the chance to gain valuable professional experience in the field of health policy while taking courses that fulfill major requirements.

      Required Courses

      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • SAR HS 405 Health Sciences Practicum (6 cr)

      Elective Courses

      • CAS HI 281/CAS IR 356/CAS PO 201 American Governance: Foreign Affairs (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 327/CAS PO 204 The Modern US Senate: From Collaboration to Confrontation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 324E/CAS PO 280E American Policy-Making in the Global Era: International Trade, Finance, Innovation, and the Global Corporation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 391/PO 246 Democratization: Its History and Future Challenges (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 202 Introduction to Congressional Policy-Making (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • COM CM 305 Public Relations Inside the Beltway (4 cr)

      Elective Courses—George Washington University

      • PubH 3131 Epidemiology (3 cr)
      • PubH 3132 Health and Environment (3 cr)
      • PubH 3133 Global Health & Development (3 cr)

      Washington, DC, Internship (Summer)

      The Washington, DC, program offers students the opportunity to spend 10 weeks studying and interning in one of the world’s most important capital cities. The program offers students the opportunity to focus on leadership, public policy, and agenda-setting in their own area of interest.

      Students enroll in one course and participate in a professional internship. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 8 credits.

      Required Course

      • CAS HI 281/PO 201/IR 356 American Governance: Foreign Affairs (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 338 Conflict, Violence and Peacebuilding (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 202 Introduction to Congressional Policy-Making (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • QST SM 221 Probabilistic and Statistical Decision-Making for Management (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS AH 505 Internship in Arts/Architecture (4 cr)
      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics (4 cr)
      • CAS EE 404 Internship in Energy/Environmental Policy (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 400 The Washington Internship (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 401/IR 451 Internship in Politics (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 403 Internship in Comparative Law (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 405/IR 455 Internship in International Organizations (4 cr)
      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)
      • CAS PS 495 Internship in Health/Human Services (4 cr)
      • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising/Public Relations (4 cr)
      • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film/Television (4 cr)
      • SAR HS 405 Health Sciences Practicum (4 cr)
      • SHA HF 390 Field Placement in Hospitality Administration (4 cr)

      Washington, DC, Management Internship Program

      In conjunction with George Washington University and the BU Washington, DC, Academic Center, Boston University offers students of management, finance, and commerce a special dedicated management track.

      Students will take three electives while participating in an academic internship. The internship course, also known as “The Washington Experience,” meets weekly and is intended to complement the internship experience by helping students understand Washington culture and hot-button topics in the nation’s capital while grooming them for the possibilities of a career in Washington. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn 14–15 credits.

      BU Questrom School of Business students should refer to Questrom’s lists of pre-approved George Washington University courses before applying.

      Elective Courses

      • CAS HI 281/CAS IR 356/CAS PO 201 American Governance: Foreign Affairs (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 327/CAS PO 204 The Modern US Senate: From Collaboration to Confrontation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 324E/CAS PO 280E American Policy-Making in the Global Era: International Trade, Finance, Innovation, and the Global Corporation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 391/PO 246 Democratization: Its History and Future Challenges (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 202 Introduction to Congressional Policy-Making (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • COM CM 305 Public Relations Inside the Beltway (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business/Economics

      Washington, DC, Multimedia and Journalism Program

      The Washington, DC, Multimedia and Journalism Program offers graduate and undergraduate students an exciting semester in the nation’s capital. In addition to an internship in journalism with an accompanying internship course, students can opt to take a course on Government & the Media or Beat Reporting at the BU Washington, DC, Academic Center.

      Classes are taught at the BU Washington, DC, Academic Center. Students participate in the internship and three elective courses. Students participating in the program work at their internship four days a week and enroll in evening courses. Students also have the option to take up to two classes at George Washington University in place of electives. They can enroll in any of George Washington’s seven undergraduate colleges.

      The internship course, also known as “The Washington Experience,” meets bi-weekly and is intended to complement the internship experience by helping students understand Washington culture and hot-button topics in the nation’s capital while grooming them for the working world by helping students make connections within their field of study.

      Upon successful completion of the program, students earn 16 credits.

      Elective Courses

      • COM JO 310 Beat Reporting (4 cr)
      • COM JO 510 Government and the Press (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 281/CAS PO 201/CAS IR 356 American Governance: Foreign Affairs (4 cr)
      • CAS HI 327/CAS PO 204 The Modern US Senate: From Collaboration to Confrontation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 324E/CAS PO 280E American Policy-Making in the Global Era: International Trade, Finance, Innovation, and the Global Corporation (4 cr)
      • CAS IR 391/PO 246 Democratization: Its History and Future Challenges (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 203/COM CM 556 Strategies for Issue Development and Policy Change (4 cr)
      • CAS PO 202 Introduction to Congressional Policy-Making (4 cr)
      • COM CM 409 Persuasion & Public Opinion (4 cr)
      • COM CM 305 Public Relations Inside the Beltway (4 cr)

      Internship Course

      • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4 cr)

      For the most up-to-date information, please visit www.bu.edu/abroad.