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A newsletter about the Summer 2016 in San Francisco can be found here and Summer 2015 course in Washington DC can be found here.


 Application Deadline: October 15, 2018. 



JULY 7-20, 2019



 study abroad 2018


This course will explore the challenges facing everyday citizens in Detroit and beyond. As a dynamic and diverse manufacturing hub, the Motor City attracted scores of migrants from around the world. Today, Michigan is experiencing another burst of transformation. This program will offer a life-changing exploration of a place that for centuries has served as a crossroads of people, goods, and ideas.     



Application FAQs

Honors 251: Citizen and Self is a course that is required of all Honors scholars. This interdisciplinary course lays the foundation for active citizenship and will help you develop the tools and civic skills for giving back to your community regardless of your chosen major and career. Students are not required to be enrolled in the Honors College.

There will be 12 spots available in this program. Admission will be based on a competitive application process.

Yes! This course will count the same as taking Honors 251 during Fall or Spring semester. If you have already taken Honors 251, you can enroll for Honors 300 credit. Students who are not in the Honors College can enroll in CSJ 301: Seminar in Social Justice.

First, go tohttps://www.wku.edu/go/michigan. Then, email the application form to alexander.olson@wku.edu. All accepted students will be notified by October 18th.

You must email your application by October 15, 2018.

Students who complete the application process and are accepted to the program are expected to sign up for their respective courses and pay their deposits within one week.

The cost is $2349, which includes tuition, lodging, airfare, ground transportation, group-sponsored activities, and most meals.
Yes! All participating students will be eligible for Honors Travel Away Grants and other scholarships.



To access the Citizen and Self Study Away Application, click here!

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 Last Modified 10/11/18