The allure of London at New Year’s draws people from around the world. A center of business and government, of history and culture, of the ancient and the avant-garde, London offers the perfect setting to experience everything from politics and society
to science and commerce. England’s history and culture come alive in a set of courses that offer business, healthcare, history and science.
Included are several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover or Stratford & Warwick.
The price of this CCSA program includes:
accommodations in twin rooms with the occasional use of multi-bedded rooms
local transport passes in London
All required program excursions
Course-related activities and entrances
Ground transportation for course activities
Daily breakfast and some additional meals
Health and emergency evacuation insurance
Program directors and staff on-site 24/7
Optional Group Travel:
A GROUP TRAVEL OPTION through CCSA is available at additional cost and includes:
Round trip shuttle service between the destination/departure airport(s) and the accommodation sites.
Travel with friends and other participants on this program as a group all the way to your destination! If this is your first time abroad (or even flying!) we highly recommend you travel as part of the group. Round-trip air transportation from cities otherthan
CCSA-designated airports may be considered on a case-by-case basis at an additional cost.
Business / Management / Organizational Behavior and Theory
Global Management: The London Model
Course Description: Experience global management first-hand! Become immersed in all that London has to offer and experience the unique balance of old and new ways to conduct business. Experience
cultural diversity that is present in London by visiting historical landmarks, established companies, and new development. All are designed to provide students with a well-rounded perspective of the global community of which they are a
part. Students will be able to personally relate their experiences to organizational behavior concepts while visiting historic sites such as Bletchley Park, the Churchill War Rooms and Smithfield Market compared to modern-day organizations
such as Selfridges, John Lewis, and Lloyd’s.
Prerequisite: An introductory or survey course in business.
Dr. Karen Stock | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U
(C)hemical (H)istory of (E)ngland; (M)useums, (I)conic (S)cientific (T)reasures, and (R)evelations of (Y)esteryear
Course Description: The course will focus on the historical scientific and medical museums and hospitals of London, along with the contributions of British scientists and medical professionals.
We will observe the wonders and discoveries of early chemistry and the medical fields, including dental, optical, and pharmaceutical, and enrich our minds with the astonishing experiences of scientists in the past and the obstacles and
marvels attributed to them. Museum visits will tentatively include the British Museum, the Science Museum, and the History of Science Museum in Oxford. Field trips are also planned for specialized sites, including the Old Operating Theatre,
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and the Alexander Fleming Laboratory.
Prerequisite: Course will provide upper-division credit for undergraduate students; however, students must have completed a minimum of one semester of upper-division chemistry study.
Dr. Fred J. Matthews | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U
History / Legal Studies / Philosophy / Government
London in the Age of Revolutions
Course Description: From 1765 to 1815, London was a cultural, intellectual, and political hub of revolutionary thought--a capital of philosophy, law, literature, and theater. Come explore the
center of the British Empire and study the history of revolutionary ideas and culture. Visit the center of Legal London- -the Inns of Court and Temple Church; Westminster Hall and the Houses of Parliament, site of the biggest slavery case
of the era; the Bankside and Dockland where slave ships docked and the financial hub of the City of London which financed it; and the theatres and pubs of Covent Garden and the Strand where the revolutionary generation worked and played.
Dr. Patricia Minter | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U
Nursing / Health Care Administration
From Nightingale to Now: Nursing and Healthcare on Both Sides of the Pond
Course Description: Explore similarities and differences in nursing and medicine between British and American healthcare systems. Compare and contrast the roles of health professionals in England
and the United States. Learn how the British healthcare system operates. Investigate the history of the nursing profession with planned visits to the Florence Nightingale Museum, Old St. Thomas’ Hospital, and the Old Operating Theatre.
Visit London hospitals and the Royal College of Nursing and interact with “real life” nurses working within the British healthcare system. Take the “Cholera Walk,” a journey through Victorian London and re-trace the steps of a pandemic
Prerequisite: Enrollment in nursing courses, enrollment in upper-level related healthcare courses (within a healthcare related major) or the approval of the faculty.