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ARCH  1820-FS060: Global Sustainability Issues
Faculty: Jane Ostergaard
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Sustainability in Kenya: Biology, Architecture and the Arts Kenya is home to savannah, lake-lands, the dramatic Rift Valley, ocean coastline and mountain highlands. Famed for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves, its human history is just as remarkable as its natural heritage. Hosted by EDU Africa in Limuru, this unique study abroad features ecological concepts and Kenyan organizations committed to preserving them; the architectural design and construction principles grounded in Kenyan nature and culture; and the confluence of these topics through Kenyan cultural arts. Experiences may include Brackenhurst Botanic Gardens reforestation projects, Maa Bricks Project affordable and eco-friendly housing projects (Architecture), Soysambu Conservancy conservation projects (Biology), Maasai Mara National Reserve visit, Kiswahili lessons, and two-days in Nairobi. Classes: May 4, 11 and June 8 (6 to 8:30 p.m.). Field Study: May 20 to June 2. Fee: $3,900 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging, most meals and excursions). Required tuition is extra. Register for HUMNT-1800-FS060 and either ARCH-1820-FS060 or BIOLO-1205-FS060. Information: Jane Ostergaard, email: osterg@cod.edu, Shamili Ajgaonkar, email: sandifor@cod.edu, or Julia diLiberti, email: dilibert@cod.edu


ART  1100-FS066: Intro Visual Art and Culture
Faculty: Olivia Schreiner
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 destinations, including purchasing their own Metra ticket or driving/parking and CTA transport in Chicago as needed. Virtual classes: June 1 and 12 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and 16 (TBA). Field Study: June 2, 5, 6, 7 and 8 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Fee: $97 (includes river cruise and museum fees). Required tuition is extra. Information: Olivia Schreiner, email: schreinero@cod.edu


ART  1100-FS068: Intro Visual Art and Culture
Faculty: Jacqueline Weaver
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  1102-FS068: Drawing II
Faculty: Mara Baker
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  1823-FS068: Art Experiences Across the US
Faculty: Jacqueline Weaver
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  1823-FS069: On Locatn: Site Specif Art&ins
Faculty: Mara Baker
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  1823-FS070: On Locatn: Site Specif Art&ins
Faculty: Mara Baker
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie Weaver, (630) 942-3607, email: weaverj1376@cod.edu


ART  2217-FS068: Art and Nature
Faculty: Jacqueline Weaver
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Art in the Southwest Develop concepts and skills in site-specific art while exploring major works of land art and land use sites in Utah and Colorado. Day trips to iconic works such as Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels, Ancestral Pueblo Cliff Dwellings, as well as trips to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mesa Verde National Park, and man-made landscapes will serve as the inspiration for observational and experimental drawings, readings and reflections, discussions of human relationships with land, development of project proposals, and creation of responsive work for a site-specific location in Colorado. Students are encouraged to work on site, consider the ethical implications of their approach, and find ways to blend drawing with forms such as video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Students must be prepared to walk/hike for several hours each day in the sun, sometimes at higher altitudes. Access to a cell phone with internet service and camera is highly recommended for this course. Must co-enroll in ART-1100-FS068 (3 credits), ART-2217-FS068 (3 credits) or ART-1823-FS068 (1 credit) AND either ART-1823-FS069 (1 credit), ART-1823-FS070 (3 credits) or ART-1102-FS068 (3 credits). Classes: May 16 (4 to 7 p.m. via Zoom), June 5 to 7 (online) and June 8 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Field Study: May 23 to June 1. Fee: $1,885 (includes airfare, some ground transportation, hotels, entrance fees and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mara Baker, (630) 942-3420, email: bakerm@cod.edu or Jackie 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 Eastern Ontario to see first-hand how animals are studied in the wild. Accompany several research scientists as they investigate various species of birds, reptiles, fishes, and insects. Classes: May 12 (12 to 2:50 p.m.) and June 2 (12 to 1:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 21 to May 27. Fee: $1,039 (includes all transportation, lodging and most meals). Required tuition is extra. A valid U.S. passport is required for entry into Canada. Information: James Ludden, email: ludden@cod.edu


BIOLO  1205-FS060: Ecoregion Field Study
Faculty: Shamili Ajgaonkar
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Sustainability in Kenya: Biology, Architecture and the Arts Kenya is home to savannah, lake-lands, the dramatic Rift Valley, ocean coastline and mountain highlands. Famed for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves, its human history is just as remarkable as its natural heritage. Hosted by EDU Africa in Limuru, this unique study abroad features ecological concepts and Kenyan organizations committed to preserving them; the architectural design and construction principles grounded in Kenyan nature and culture; and the confluence of these topics through Kenyan cultural arts. Experiences may include Brackenhurst Botanic Gardens reforestation projects, Maa Bricks Project affordable and eco-friendly housing projects (Architecture), Soysambu Conservancy conservation projects (Biology), Maasai Mara National Reserve visit, Kiswahili lessons, and two-days in Nairobi. Classes: May 4, 11 and June 8 (6 to 8:30 p.m.). Field Study: May 20 to June 2. Fee: $3,900 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging, most meals and excursions). Required tuition is extra. Register for HUMNT-1800-FS060 and either ARCH-1820-FS060 or BIOLO-1205-FS060. Information: Jane Ostergaard, email: osterg@cod.edu, Shamili Ajgaonkar, email: sandifor@cod.edu, or Julia diLiberti, email: dilibert@cod.edu


BIOLO  1800-FS073: Biology of Bats
Faculty: John Stoddard
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Biology of Bats Bats make up almost one out of four mammal species world-wide yet they are often misunderstood and vilified. Learn about bats of the world and the varied adaptations that make them special. Topics to be covered will include bat diversity and natural history, myths about bats, their behaviors, their evolutionary history and relationship to other mammals, echolocation, how scientists study bats, conservation of bats and the threats they face, and what can be done to help bats. Field sessions will visit several local bat populations and get hands-on experience with research techniques such as mist-nets, acoustic monitoring, emergence counts, and radio-tracking. Students will not be able to have direct contact with bats in the field but will participate in a meet-and-greet session with several live fruit bats in a classroom setting. Students will provide their own transportation for field sessions. Classes: May 31 to Aug. 2 (7 to 9:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 12 and 19. Fee: $40 (includes entrance fee and live animal demonstration). Required tuition is extra. Information: John Stoddard, email: stoddardj@cod.edu


CRIMJ  1510-FS060: Introduction to Global Justice
Faculty: Theodore Darden
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Global Justice in the US and UK Compare, contrast, and engage in study and research with regard to criminal and social justice in the United States and Great Britain. Visit jails, prisons, courts and law enforcement agencies and interview various professionals in the field of criminal justice and government in both countries. Work with University of West London criminology faculty to discuss foundational elements of British criminal and social justice concepts. Visit historic English landmarks, museums, and neighborhoods as well as have an opportunity to visit other European countries that are only a train ride away. Classes: May 30 to June 22. Field Study: June 28 to July 13. Fee: $3,205 (includes air/ground transportation, room and board, and breakfast). Required tuition is extra. Must co-enroll in CRIMJ-1510-FS060 and CRIMJ-2510-FS060. Instructor consent required. Information: Theodore Darden, (630) 942-2989, email: darden@cod.edu


CRIMJ  2510-FS060: Global Justice Field Study
Faculty: Theodore Darden
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Global Justice in the US and UK Compare, contrast, and engage in study and research with regard to criminal and social justice in the United States and Great Britain. Visit jails, prisons, courts and law enforcement agencies and interview various professionals in the field of criminal justice and government in both countries. Work with University of West London criminology faculty to discuss foundational elements of British criminal and social justice concepts. Visit historic English landmarks, museums, and neighborhoods as well as have an opportunity to visit other European countries that are only a train ride away. Classes: May 30 to June 22. Field Study: June 28 to July 13. Fee: $3,205 (includes air/ground transportation, room and board, and breakfast). Required tuition is extra. Must co-enroll in CRIMJ-1510-FS060 and CRIMJ-2510-FS060. 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 Join a food-centric learning community for a 14-day curated introduction to France's southeastern regional cuisines and wines, including several nights in Paris. Beginning in France's culinary capital, Lyon, visit one of the top markets in this vibrant city, attend an exclusive workshop with a Master Chocolatier and dine at one of the regionally known "bouchon" restaurants. Then, head south to the charming region of Provence to tour the famous salt marshes of Camargue. Visit an operating olive grove and mill and a local winery while meandering through spectacular villages. The southern journey culminates with excursions around and to the infamous French Riviera, including a goat cheese farm tour, discovering delicious local desserts and a VIP opportunity to meet and greet with a Michelin-starred chef while dining at the restaurant. The last stop is in Paris to search for (and taste!) the best bread and pastries the capital city has to offer. Attend a highly informational cheese and wine pairing workshop, and discover many of the top foodie destinations before heading back to Chicago. Get behind-the-scenes access to the production and the artisans who passionately and diligently create regional cuisine and products while experiencing different dining standards and formats, regional food and wine specialties, and diverse regional traditions. Designed for students who want to be part of and contribute to a learning community, embrace an opportunity to understand the confluence of culture and food, consider new perspectives, learn through exposure, and deeply respect other traditions to understand the country's people and history. Virtual classes: April 10, 24, May 8, 22 and July 10 (6 to 6:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 5 to 19. Fee: $4,949 (includes airfare, ground transportation, lodging, and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Must be comfortable walking up to four miles, climbing stairs and managing luggage. Single supplements may be available for an additional $575. Information: Nancy Carey, (630) 942-3378, email: careyn101@cod.edu


EARTH  1112-FS062: Intro to Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: May 19 to 29 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: May 18 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 5 (online). Field Study: May 19 to 29. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. 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 2 to 11 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 1 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 20 (online). Field Study: June 2 to 11. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Paul Sirvatka, (630) 942-2118, email: sirvatka@cod.edu


EARTH  1112-FS064: Intro to Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 16 to 25 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 15 (6 to 9 p.m.) and July 3 (online). Field Study: June 16 to 25. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@cod.edu


EARTH  2112-FS062: Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: May 19 to 29 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: May 18 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 5 (online). Field Study: May 19 to 29. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. 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 2 to 11 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 1 (6 to 9 p.m.) and June 20 (online). Field Study: June 2 to 11. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Paul Sirvatka, (630) 942-2118, email: sirvatka@cod.edu


EARTH  2112-FS064: Thunderstorm Lab
Faculty: Ronald Stenz
Custom Session | 2 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Thunderstorm Laboratory: June 16 to 25 Experience actual severe weather in the infamous "Tornado Alley". Identify storm structures and what to look for in basic severe weather forecasting. Classes: June 15 (6 to 9 p.m.) and July 3 (online). Field Study: June 16 to 25. Fee $1,100 (includes transportation and lodging). Required tuition is extra. Passport is required. Students must contact instructor prior to registering. Information: https://weather.cod.edu/chasing or Ron Stenz, (630) 942-3496, email: stenzr@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 the Metropolitan Museum of Art 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 costume and fashion in the 20th and 21st century with a viewing of the Costume Institute's Spring 2023 exhibition "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty" examining the work of Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th and 21st century. 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 27, 29, July 6, 20, 25 and 27 (9 to 11:50 a.m.). Field Study: July 12 to 18. Fee: $1,431 (includes airfare, lodging, ground transportation and museum tickets). Required tuition is extra. Information: Nelson Cantada, (630) 942-2363, email: cantadan@cod.edu


FRENC  1100-FS083: Civilization & Culture
Faculty: Anna Serrano
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  1101-FS083: Elementary French I
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  1102-FS083: Elementary French II
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  2201-FS083: Intermediate French I
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  2202-FS083: Intermediate French II
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  2251-FS083: Conversation & Composition I
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


FRENC  2252-FS083: Conversation & Composition II
Faculty: Anna Serrano
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
France Study Abroad Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. Historic architecture blends with the modern city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. This total immersion experience includes intensive language classes at Alliance Franšaise, family homestays, a three-day/two-night visit to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums, chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. The program is open to students at all French levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 30 to July 1. Fee: $5,249 (includes round trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Anna Serrano, email: serranoa902@cod.edu


GERMA  1100-FS090: German Civilization & Culture
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  1101-FS090: Elementary German I
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  1102-FS090: Elementary German II
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  2201-FS090: Intermediate German I
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  2202-FS090: Intermediate German II
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  2251-FS090: Conversation & Composition I
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


GERMA  2252-FS090: Conversation & Composition II
Faculty: Miglena Nikolova
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Germany Study Abroad Discover the vibrancy of Munich, the most scenic and culturally rich city in Germany. Bavaria's capital, Munich, is home to lederhosen, dirndl, world-class museums, and picturesque churches. Fairy-tale castles and the majestic Bavarian Alps are nearby. This total immersion experience includes language classes at did deutsch-institut, dorm accommodations, and visits to museums and art galleries. Other excursions may include the medieval city of Augsburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, and the BMW Museum. This program is open to students at all German levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field study: June 3 to July 1. Fee: $4,712 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, dorm with breakfast, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Miglena Nikolova, email: nikolovam@cod.edu


HUMNT  1800-FS060: Sustainability and the Arts
Faculty: Julia diLiberti
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Sustainability in Kenya: Biology, Architecture and the Arts Kenya is home to savannah, lake-lands, the dramatic Rift Valley, ocean coastline and mountain highlands. Famed for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves, its human history is just as remarkable as its natural heritage. Hosted by EDU Africa in Limuru, this unique study abroad features ecological concepts and Kenyan organizations committed to preserving them; the architectural design and construction principles grounded in Kenyan nature and culture; and the confluence of these topics through Kenyan cultural arts. Experiences may include Brackenhurst Botanic Gardens reforestation projects, Maa Bricks Project affordable and eco-friendly housing projects (Architecture), Soysambu Conservancy conservation projects (Biology), Maasai Mara National Reserve visit, Kiswahili lessons, and two-days in Nairobi. Classes: May 4, 11 and June 8 (6 to 8:30 p.m.). Field Study: May 20 to June 2. Fee: $3,900 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging, most meals and excursions). Required tuition is extra. Register for HUMNT-1800-FS060 and either ARCH-1820-FS060 or BIOLO-1205-FS060. Information: Jane Ostergaard, email: osterg@cod.edu, Shamili Ajgaonkar, email: sandifor@cod.edu, or Julia diLiberti, email: dilibert@cod.edu


JAPAN  1100-FS084: Civilization & Culture
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@cod.edu


JAPAN  1101-FS084: Elementary Japanese I
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@cod.edu


JAPAN  1102-FS084: Elementary Japanese II
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@cod.edu


JAPAN  2201-FS084: Intermediate Japanese I
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@cod.edu


JAPAN  2202-FS084: Intermediate Japanese II
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 4 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@cod.edu


JAPAN  2251-FS084: Conversation & Composition I
Faculty: Shingo Satsutani
Custom Session | 3 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Japan Study Abroad Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Japan. Held in cooperation with Kyoto International Academy in Kyoto (KIA), classroom instruction comes alive with the surroundings serving as a hands-on classroom and language laboratory. Students practice and improve knowledge of the language by interacting with the Japanese people on the street, on buses, in museums, theaters, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as with their host family. Excursions to Hiroshima, Osaka, and Nara include visits to temples, shrines, parks, and museums. This program is open to students at all Japanese levels, from beginning to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: June 21 to July 21. Fee: $4,979 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Information: Shingo Satsutani, email: satsutan@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, Nathan Hambel
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Hiking Canada's National Parks: Newfoundland Experience the colorful towns, serene coastal beauty and vast wilderness of Newfoundland. Discover North America's most easterly point, the whale-rich Cape Spear before traveling through the fragrant boreal forests of Terra Nova. Become immersed in the rugged Gros Morne National Park and hike atop the earth's mantle, among massive fjords and the majestic moose and caribou. Finally, travel along the Viking Trail to the UNESCO World Heritage site of L'Anse aux Meadows, the 1000-year-old Viking settlement of explorer Leif Erikson. Become a stronger, more mindful hiker as we hike between six and 10 miles a day. Classes: June 28 and Aug. 7 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 22 to 30. Fee: $2,996 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging, park fees and permits, and some meals). Information: Gib Egge, (630) 942-2787, email: eggegi@cod.edu or Nate Hambel, email: hambeln@cod.edu


PHYS  1803-FS077: Hiking
Faculty: Rodney Buck
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Hiking Yosemite: A Crown Jewel of the National Parks Yosemite is known for its granite cliffs, majestic waterfalls, giant sequoia groves and sheer beauty. See Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, cascade down 2,424 feet. Witness Half Dome, a granite formation that rises nearly 5,000 feet above the valley floor, and El Capitan, the largest monolith in the world that is famous with rock climbers. John Muir wrote, "No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite." Expect to hike four to six miles a day. Class: May 31 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 11 to 17. Fee: $2,040 (includes air/ground transportation, lodging, and park admission). Required tuition is extra. Information: Rodney Buck, email: buckr@cod.edu


PHYS  1803-FS081: Hiking
Faculty: Mauro Crestani
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Scotland: Hiking the Castles, Lochs and Highlands Head to the lochs and highlands of Scotland with us this summer to explore the famed West Highland Way, Grampian Mountains and the Isle of Skye. Visit Edinburgh and Eilean Donan castle and immerse yourself in Scottish culture, food and history. Participants should expect to hike six to 10 miles a day over rolling terrain. Class: May 10 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 3 to 12. Fee: $3,643 (includes air/ground transportation, hotel lodging, park fees and permits, and some meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Mauro Crestani, email: crestani@cod.edu


PHYS  1804-FS070: Bicycle Touring
Faculty: Gilbert Egge
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Vienna to Budapest: Biking the Blue Danube Ride one of Europe's classic cycling routes through forests, enchanting river landscapes, quaint villages, Baroque-style squares and countless cultural sites, following Europe's second largest river, the Danube, along the way. Explore three European capitals: the music-rich city of Vienna, the young yet medieval Bratislava, and the architecturally stunning Budapest. Participants must be comfortable riding between 25 and 42 miles a day over flat terrain with the occasional slight hill. Classes: May 3 and June 12 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: May 20 to 29. Fee: $3,275 (includes air/ground transportation, hotel lodging, luggage transport between hotels, bike rentals, attraction admissions and most meals). Required tuition is extra. Information: Gib Egge, (630) 942-2787, email: eggegi@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 24 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 2 to 6. 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


PHYS  1811-FS075: Backpacking
Faculty: William Norris
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Backpacking: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Join us this summer and backpack the shorelines of Lake Superior while enjoying the views of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Learn low-impact camping techniques, backpacking skills, basic wilderness navigation, outdoor living and cooking skills among a section of the North Country Trail, one of the country's longest trail systems. Great for the beginner or more experienced backpacker. Class: July 13 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: July 20 to 23. Fee: $50 *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  1811-FS077: Backpacking
Faculty: Nathan Hambel
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Backpacking Michigan's Manistee National Forest Come backpack along the Manistee River Trail and North Country National Scenic Trail in Huron-Manistee National Forest in Michigan. Hike along rolling hills, view wildlife from the nearby wetlands, and cross lower Michigan's largest wooden suspension bridge as we discover scenic vistas along the river's edge. Class: June 14 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 23 to 25. Fee: $50 *was $285* (includes transportation, camp fees, and backpacking/ camping equipment). Required tuition is extra. Information: Nate Hambel, email: hambeln@cod.edu


PHYS  1812-FS064: Kayaking
Faculty: Nathan Hambel
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Sea Kayaking: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Come kayak with us along the miles of pristine beaches and towering bluffs of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. Beautiful forests and inland lakes are filled with exciting flora and fauna for both beginners and more experienced paddlers. Class: May 31 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 9 to 11. Fee: $50 *was $174* (includes transportation, camp fees, and group camping/kayaking equipment). Required tuition is extra. Information: Nate Hambel, email: hambeln@cod.edu


PHYS  1812-FS082: Kayaking
Faculty: Nathan Hambel
Custom Session | 1 credit hours
Additional Comments:
Sea Kayaking Door County Join us as we explore one of the Midwest premiere paddling areas in Door County Wisconsin and attempt to adventure to some of the many lighthouses. Paddle along the natural shorelines and view the beauty from a kayaker's perspective as we search for signs of wildlife, sea caves and sandy beaches. Class: Aug. 21 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 10 to 13. Fee: $50 *was $327* (includes transportation, camp fees, and kayaking/camping equipment). Required tuition is extra. Information: Nate Hambel, email: hambeln@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 24 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: Aug. 2 to 6. 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


SPANI  1101-FS080: Elementary Spanish I
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  1102-FS080: Elementary Spanish II
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  1120-FS080: Civ & Culture Costa Rica
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  2201-FS080: Intermediate Spanish I
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  2202-FS080: Intermediate Spanish II
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  2251-FS080: Conversation & Composition I
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPANI  2252-FS080: Conversation & Composition II
Faculty: Sibyl Gallus-Price
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. This program is open to students of all Spanish levels, from beginner to advanced. Orientation: May 20 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Field Study: May 24 to June 24. Fee: $3,450 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, homestay with breakfast and dinner, excursions, and cultural outings). Required tuition is extra. Instructor consent is required. Information: Sibyl Gallus-Price, email: gallus-prices@cod.edu


SPEEC  1100-FS060: Fundmntls Speech Communication
Faculty: Jude Geiger
1st 5 week session | 3 credit hours
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Speech 1100: Speaking of Chicago REQUIRED: Minimum of three speeches delivered in front of a live audience of at least 6 adults over the age of 16. This is a fun, creative way to satisfy your Speech 1100 requirement while experiencing the city of Chicago. 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 1 (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). Field Study: June 8, 15, 22 and 29 (11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). Fee: $61 (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
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Speech 1100: Speaking About Animals REQUIRED: Minimum of three speeches delivered in front of a live audience of at least 6 adults over the age of 16. This is a fun, creative way to satisfy your Speech 1100 requirement while studying animals. Visit the Galusha Farm's horses to learn how they perceive the world, learn more about how animals communicate at Cosley Zoo, take a nature walk, and study the animals at Brookfield Zoo. Class: June 2 (12 to 1:30 p.m.). Field Study: June 9, 16, 23 and 30 (12 to 4:30 p.m.). Fee: $128 (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