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ART  1100-FS065: Intro Visual Art and Culture
Faculty: Jacqueline Weaver
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in Chicago Explore the exciting art world of Chicago! Study artwork in person, get some exercise, and earn up to three credits in less than two weeks! Gain an introduction to navigating our vast local art resources, experience contemporary art, research art from other cultures, and create a public art blog. Itinerary includes visits to the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and a Chicago Architecture River Cruise. Be prepared to walk several hours each day. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the destination including purchasing their own Metra ticket or driving/parking and CTA transport in Chicago as needed. Virtual classes: Aug. 1 and 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 2 to 6 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Fee: $97 (includes river cruise and museum fees). Required tuition is extra. Register for either ART-1100-FS065 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS065 (1 credit). Information: Jacqueline Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  1823-FS065: Art Experiences
Faculty: Jacqueline Weaver
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in Chicago Explore the exciting art world of Chicago! Study artwork in person, get some exercise, and earn up to three credits in less than two weeks! Gain an introduction to navigating our vast local art resources, experience contemporary art, research art from other cultures, and create a public art blog. Itinerary includes visits to the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and a Chicago Architecture River Cruise. Be prepared to walk several hours each day. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the destination including purchasing their own Metra ticket or driving/parking and CTA transport in Chicago as needed. Virtual classes: Aug. 1 and 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 2 to 6 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Fee: $97 (includes river cruise and museum fees). Required tuition is extra. Register for either ART-1100-FS065 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS065 (1 credit). Information: Jacqueline Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


BIOLO  1200-FS062: Intro Animal Research in Field
Faculty: James Ludden
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Animal Research in the Field: An Introduction In this ecological field program, we will travel to Northern Michigan to see first-hand how animals are studied in the wild. We will accompany several research scientists as they investigate various species of birds, reptiles, fishes, mammals and insects. Classes: May 6 and June 2 (2 to 4:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 22 to 28. Fee: $950 (includes all transportation, lodging and most meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: James Ludden, email: ludden@cod.edu


BIOLO  1205-FS075: Ecoregion Field Study
Faculty: Kathleen Luczynski
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Galapagos Islands: Ecosystems and Wildlife Discover the magical biodiversity and biogeography of this world famous archipelago. Cruise among serene volcanic landscapes to various islands searching for the wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin's legendary theory of evolution. Each island offers something unique as we hike to volcanic craters, snorkel with sea lions and marine iguanas, roam with giant tortoises, find iguana nesting sites, and stargaze aboard a 16-passenger yacht. Participants must be able to walk over uneven terrain and transfer from yacht to dinghy. Instructions and assistance will be provided for activities. Classes: May 4, June 22 and Aug. 3 (6:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 6 to 16, 2022. Fee: $7,000 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging on live-aboard yacht, meals, equipment/lessons, guides, permits, gratuities and departure tax). Required tuition is extra. Information: Kathleen Luczynski, (630) 942-2800, ext. 54937, email: luczynsk@cod.edu


CRIMJ  1520-FS065: Intro Death Invest & Taphonomy
Faculty: Theodore Darden
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Taphonomy: Understanding and Investigating the Dead Study the fundamentals of investigation: search, collection, preservation and recording at the crime scene; sources of information; physical and chemical analysis and comparison techniques; and case preparation and courtroom testimony. Spend a week studying human decomposition and how remains are identified, how time of death is determined, the aspects of entomology as related to death as well as other investigative techniques that help solve homicide cases. Study forensic anthropology as it relates to death investigations at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Forensic Anthropology Lab. Classes: May 31 to June 16. Field Study: June 19 to 24. Fee: $1,605 (includes transportation, lab fees and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Must co-enroll in CRIMJ-1520-FS065 and CRIMJ-2520-FS065. Instructor consent required. Information: Theodore Darden, (630) 942-2989, email: darden@cod.edu


CRIMJ  2520-FS065: Death Invest/Taph Field Study
Faculty: Theodore Darden
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Taphonomy: Understanding and Investigating the Dead Study the fundamentals of investigation: search, collection, preservation and recording at the crime scene; sources of information; physical and chemical analysis and comparison techniques; and case preparation and courtroom testimony. Spend a week studying human decomposition and how remains are identified, how time of death is determined, the aspects of entomology as related to death as well as other investigative techniques that help solve homicide cases. Study forensic anthropology as it relates to death investigations at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Forensic Anthropology Lab. Classes: May 31 to June 16. Field Study: June 19 to 24. Fee: $1,605 (includes transportation, lab fees and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Must co-enroll in CRIMJ-1520-FS065 and CRIMJ-2520-FS065. Instructor consent required. Information: Theodore Darden, (630) 942-2989, email: darden@cod.edu


CULIN  1190-FS060: Food & Wine Passport
Faculty: Nancy Carey
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Food & Wine Passport: France Embark on a 14-day curated learning experience of France's culinary and pastry worlds, focusing on artisan French specialties. Tour the wine region of Bordeaux and attend Confisserie and Pastry Workshops with local artisans. Move on to the Dordogne Valley, known for its paté de foie gras, walnuts, and truffles, to go truffle hunting and attend the renowned Saturday Sarlat market. Explore the medieval Unesco walled city of Carcassone, home of the cassoulet, and learn how to prepare this delicious dish. After Carcassone, go south to explore the Catalan inspired cuisine in Perpignan. Finally, journey north to the cities of Paris and Reims, to explore the historic epicenter of culinary culture and learn about champagne. When we are not engaged in a group activity you will have time to explore each destination on your own. Virtual Classes: April 14, 21, 28, May 5 and June 30 (7 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 6. Fee: $4,848 (includes airfare, ground transportation, lodging, excursions and some meals). Information: Nancy Carey, (630) 942-3378, email: careyn101@cod.edu


EARTH  1112-FS062: Intro to Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka, Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: May 20 to 30 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: May 19 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 6 (online). Field Study: May 20 to 30. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@cod.edu


EARTH  1112-FS063: Intro to Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 3 to 12 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 2 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 20 (online). Field Study: June 3 to 12. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Paul Sirvatka, (630) 942-2118, email: sirvatka@cod.edu


EARTH  1112-FS064: Intro to Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka, Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 17 to 26 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 16 (6 to 9 p.m.) and July 5 (online). Field Study: June 17 to 26. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@cod.edu


EARTH  2112-FS062: Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka, Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: May 20 to 30 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: May 19 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 6 (online). Field Study: May 20 to 30. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@cod.edu


EARTH  2112-FS063: Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 3 to 12 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 2 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 20 (online). Field Study: June 3 to 12. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Paul Sirvatka, (630) 942-2118, email: sirvatka@cod.edu


EARTH  2112-FS064: Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Paul Sirvatka, Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 17 to 26 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 16 (6 to 9 p.m.) and July 5 (online). Field Study: June 17 to 26. Fee $1,050 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@cod.edu


ENGLI  1135-FS060: Introduction to Film Art
Faculty: Marco Benassi
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Experiencing Movie Magic Screen movies and participate in discussions and video exercises to explore the elements of filmmaking, from screenwriting to special effects. Classes: First five weeks. VCM course meets completely online in real time on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 3:50 p.m. using video chat software. The instructor will provide specifics during the first class meeting. All assignments are submitted online. Creative experiential exercises will be included. Field studies to theaters will be included. Fee: $10 (includes some movie tickets). Required tuition is extra. Information: Marco Benassi, (630) 942-3049, email: benassim@cod.edu


FASHI  1500-FS060: Fashions' History
Faculty: Nelson Cantada
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Fashions' History: Costume Study in New York City Explore the history of costume from prehistoric times through the 21st century and its connection to modern fashion in this New York City field study course. Visits to the Met Cloister and viewing of two major exhibits of American fashion to be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute will provide for an engaging and dynamic study of textiles, silhouettes, and costume details through works of art and historical costumes. Emphasis will be placed on exploration of the 20th and 21st century and the effects of social influence on fashion change. Design journals will be utilized in research and group discussions will allow for deeper exploration of observations made in the museums and their connection to modern fashion. Classes: June 30, July 5, 7, 21, 26, 28 and Aug. 2 (9 to 11:50 a.m.). Field Study: July 13 to 19. Fee: $1,274 (includes airfare, lodging, ground transportation and museum tickets). Information: Nelson Cantada, (630) 942-2363, email: cantadan@cod.edu


MPTV  1135-FS060: Introduction to Film Art
Faculty: Marco Benassi
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Experiencing Movie Magic Screen movies and participate in discussions and video exercises to explore the elements of filmmaking, from screenwriting to special effects. Classes: First five weeks. VCM course meets completely online in real time on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 3:50 p.m. using video chat software. The instructor will provide specifics during the first class meeting. All assignments are submitted online. Creative experiential exercises will be included. Field studies to theaters will be included. Fee: $10 (includes some movie tickets). Required tuition is extra. Information: Marco Benassi, (630) 942-3049, email: benassim@cod.edu


PHYS  1151-FS071: Fitness Walking I
Faculty: William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Walking In Your Own Backyard Enjoy the freedom of this independent walking class. Improve your cardiovascular fitness, learn how to set personal fitness goals and enjoy exploring a few of DuPage County's wonderful forest preserves. A smartphone is required. Classes: June 1 and July 13 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Information: Bill Norris, (630) 942-2800, ext. 51323, email: norrisw@cod.edu


PHYS  1152-FS071: Fitness Walking II
Faculty: William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Walking In Your Own Backyard Enjoy the freedom of this independent walking class. Improve your cardiovascular fitness, learn how to set personal fitness goals and enjoy exploring a few of DuPage County's wonderful forest preserves. A smartphone is required. Classes: June 1 and July 13 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Information: Bill Norris, (630) 942-2800, ext. 51323, email: norrisw@cod.edu


PHYS  1803-FS063: Hiking
Faculty: Gilbert Egge, William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Alaska: Traversing the Inside Passage Alaska's rugged Inside Passage is known for having an unrivaled assortment of wildlife, dramatic human history, and magnificent natural beauty. The entire region is shrouded in mountains, glaciers and the Tongass National Forest, the largest contiguous temperate rain forest in the world. Join us as we travel the scenic Alaska Marine Highway to destinations such as Juneau, Haines and Skagway, experience the remarkable Glacier Bay National Park, and take a brief detour to the Yukon Territory of Canada to traverse landscapes little-touched since the Klondike Gold Rush more than 100 years ago. Become a stronger, safer and more mindful hiker as we hike six to 10 miles per day. Valid passport required. Class: June 22 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 7 to 16. Fee: $3,750 (includes air/land/water transportation, hotel lodging, park admissions, excursions and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Gib Egge, (630) 942-2787, email: eggegi@cod.edu


PHYS  1803-FS073: Hiking
Faculty: Nathan Hambel
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Oregon: Cascades, Craters and Coastline With 363 miles of pristine, public coastline, notable mountain peaks, waterfalls and the deepest lake in the U.S., Oregon offers the hiker a unique landscape than longs to be explored. Hike among some of the most remarkable landscapes in the Pacific Northwest, including the wildflower meadows of Mt. Hood, the sheer cliffs of Crater Lake National Park, the breathtaking Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, the 620-foot Multnomah Falls, and much more. Classes: July 13 and Aug. 31 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 13 to 20. Fee: $1,798 (includes air/land transportation, lodging, park fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Nate Hambel, email: hambeln@cod.edu


PHYS  1803-FS081: Hiking
Faculty: Mauro Crestani
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France: Hiking the Provence Region Inn-to-Inn Join us this summer as we head to France and explore both the classic highlights of Provence as well as the smaller, lesser-known villages. Become a stronger, more mindful hiker as we travel alongside eucalyptus trees, cypress, deciduous and pine forests, lavender fields, rocky limestone cliffs, Roman roads, vineyards, and ancient cliffside villages, all while having your luggage transferred from inn to inn each day. Participants should be prepared for some long days of hiking, roughly eight to 13 miles a day over rugged terrain between Nice and Marseille. Class: May 4 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 9 to 20. Fee: $5,849 (includes air/ground transportation, hotel lodging, luggage transfers and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mauro Crestani, email: crestani@cod.edu


PHYS  1810-FS060: Canoeing
Faculty: Steven Capps, William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Canoeing the Boundary Waters Canoe and camp in one of the best canoeing destinations in the world. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an intricate collection of lakes and rivers that encompasses more than 1,500 miles of canoe trails. Listen to the call of the loon; watch for bear, bald eagle and moose; fish for trophy Northern Pike; marvel at the sight of the Northern Lights; or just enjoy what the Minnesota north woods has to offer. Must co-enroll in PHYS-1810-FS060 and PHYS-1813-FS060. Class: July 26 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 5 to 9. Fee: $348 (includes ground transportation, permits, entry fees, camping/lodging fees, and group canoeing/camping equipment, and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Bill Norris, email: norrisw@cod.edu or Steve Capps, email: cappss118@cod.edu (630) 942-2800, ext. 51323, email: norrisw@cod.edu or Steve Capps, email: cappss118@cod.edu


PHYS  1811-FS075: Backpacking
Faculty: William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Backpacking: The Porcupine Mountains Join us this summer as we backpack the lush wilderness of the Porcupine Mountains in Upper Peninsula Michigan. Learn low-impact camping techniques, backpacking skills, basic wilderness navigation, and outdoor living and cooking skills among the miles of trails, rocky escarpments, wild forests, tranquil lakes, rivers, waterfalls and diverse wildlife. Great for the beginner or more experienced backpacker. Class: July 6 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 28 to 31. Fee: $25 *was $180* (includes ground transportation, camping fees/permits, group backpacking/camping equipment and most meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Bill Norris, email: norrisw@cod.edu


PHYS  1812-FS075: Kayaking
Faculty: Terri Swanson
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Kayak the Paint River: Michigan's Upper Peninsula Kayak the wild and scenic Paint River of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Paint River offers excellent moving flat water kayaking through beautiful national and state forests. It is also known for a rich variety of wildlife, including abundant bald eagles. Hike some of the top-rated waterfalls in the U.P. Beginners and experienced paddlers will learn basic and intermediate kayaking skills, (strokes, rescues, navigation, river reading and boating safety). Learn camping skills while staying in a beautiful state park. Expect to kayak five to six hours covering six to 10 miles a day, and hike hilly terrain three to four hours covering three to seven miles a day. Class: June 1 (6:30 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 10 (departing in the a.m.) to 12. Fee: $25 *was $179* (includes transportation, camping fee, all group kayaking and camping equipment, and all fees/permits). Required tuition is extra. Information: Terri Swanson, email: swansont@cod.edu


PHYS  1813-FS060: Outdoor Living Skills
Faculty: Steven Capps, William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Canoeing the Boundary Waters Canoe and camp in one of the best canoeing destinations in the world. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an intricate collection of lakes and rivers that encompasses more than 1,500 miles of canoe trails. Listen to the call of the loon; watch for bear, bald eagle and moose; fish for trophy Northern Pike; marvel at the sight of the Northern Lights; or just enjoy what the Minnesota north woods has to offer. Must co-enroll in PHYS-1810-FS060 and PHYS-1813-FS060. Class: July 26 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 5 to 9. Fee: $348 (includes ground transportation, permits, entry fees, camping/lodging fees, and group canoeing/camping equipment, and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Bill Norris, email: norrisw@cod.edu or Steve Capps, email: cappss118@cod.edu (630) 942-2800, ext. 51323, email: norrisw@cod.edu or Steve Capps, email: cappss118@cod.edu


SPANI  1101-FS080: Elementary Spanish I
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  1102-FS080: Elementary Spanish II
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  1120-FS080: Civ & Culture Costa Rica
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Orientation: May 20 (1 to 6 p.m.) and May 21 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  2201-FS080: Intermediate Spanish I
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  2202-FS080: Intermediate Spanish II
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  2251-FS080: Conversation & Composition I
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPANI  2252-FS080: Conversation & Composition II
Faculty: Donna Gillespie, Sandra Martins
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Costa Rica Study Abroad Explore Costa Rica, from the bustle of San Jose to the beauty of its diverse, natural landscapes. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family homestays, and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. In San Jose, the cultural center of the country, visit the breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Farther afield, hike rainforests and observe wildlife in its native habitat. Field Study: May 25 to June 25. Fee: $3,359 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on included excursions, double occupancy homestay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Required tuition is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie, (630) 942-3513, email: gillespied226@cod.edu or Sandra Martins, (630) 942-2174, email: martinss14@cod.edu


SPEEC  1100-FS060: Fundmntls Speech Communication
Faculty: Jude Geiger
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Speech 1100: Speaking of Chicago Experience the city of Chicago while satisfying your Speech 1100 requirement. Learn more about the history, architecture, and culture of the city, including Chicago's "Asia on Argyle" neighborhood. Visit the Chicago History Museum, the Art Institute and the Loop. Class: June 2 (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). Field Study: June 9, 16, 23 and 30 (11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). Fee: $75 (includes entrance fees). Required tuition is extra. Hybrid format - a blend of classroom and online coursework. Internet access is required. Students are responsible for their own transportation. Information: Jude Geiger, (630) 942-2179, email: geigerj@cod.edu


SPEEC  1100-FS075: Fundmntls Speech Communication
Faculty: Jude Geiger
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Speech 1100: Speaking About Animals With animals as the focus, satisfy your Speech 1100 requirement in a fun, creative way. Learn more about birds of prey at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center, study how dogs learn to nonverbally communicate with humans, and visit the Galusha Farm and the Brookfield Zoo. Class: June 3 (12 to 1:30 p.m.). Field Study: June 10, 17, 24 and July 1 (12 to 4:30 p.m.). Fee: $134 (includes transportation and admission fees). Required tuition is extra. Hybrid format - a blend of classroom and online coursework. Internet access is required. Information: Jude Geiger, (630) 942-2179, email: geigerj@cod.edu


SPEEC  1160-FS060: Interpersonal Communication
Faculty: Marco Benassi
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Kauai - A Return to Nature Aloha! Trek, kayak and bike on the Garden Island famed for its pristine beaches, endless waterfalls, tranquil rivers and lush, emerald valleys as we explore culture and communication in the northernmost link in the Hawaiian chain. Classes: May 2 (6 to 7:50 p.m.) and June 5 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 21 to 28. Fee: $2,799 (includes air/ground transportation, hotel & resort lodging, some meals, hiking permits, and kayak and snorkel fees). Required tuition is extra. Information: Marco Benassi, (630) 942-3049, email: benassim@cod.edu


SPEEC  2200-FS060: Intercultural Communication
Faculty: Marco Benassi
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
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Kauai - A Return to Nature Aloha! Trek, kayak and bike on the Garden Island famed for its pristine beaches, endless waterfalls, tranquil rivers and lush, emerald valleys as we explore culture and communication in the northernmost link in the Hawaiian chain. Classes: May 2 (6 to 7:50 p.m.) and June 5 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 21 to 28. Fee: $2,799 (includes air/ground transportation, hotel & resort lodging, some meals, hiking permits, and kayak and snorkel fees). Required tuition is extra. Information: Marco Benassi, (630) 942-3049, email: benassim@cod.edu