MC Summer Programs

Manhattan College Programs: Summer

The following programs are being offered in summer 2014.   Please check with the Study Abroad office for additional information about these current programs.  All dates are tentatvie.

Bahamas (August 2 - August 8)

This trip will go to White Sand Ridge which is located near Grand Bahama island and offer students the opportunity to earn 3 credits (Psyc 330) and observe the behavior and communication of wild spotted and bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat.   Students accommodations are on a live-abroad 85 ft. research yacht.  Program moderated by Prof. Maria Maust-Mohl and Dr. Daily Kaplan.

Vienna, Austria (June 1 - June 28)

This new program will be moderated by Prof. Hillary Strohmeier.  Students will earn 3 credits in German (all levels are offered) and 3 credits in a Humanities course (to be announced.)

Venice, Italy (June 1 - June 28)

A four week program allowing students to earn 6 credits;  3 credits in Italian language (all levels are offered) and 3 credits Art 402:  Venice: Art and Architecture of a Floating City.   Program moderated by Dr. Daniel Savoy.

Florence, Italy (May 27 - June 28)

This program is at the Instituto Europeo where students enroll in an Italian language course (three credits). Language courses are offered at all levels, from beginner to advanced, and students are placed according to a placement test administered at the beginning of the program.

  • In addition to the three credits in language, students earn three credits for one of the following courses: Ital 216/316 Aspects of Italian Culture (Prof. Nonie Wanger); Rels 200: Special Topics (Br. Robert Berger); Chem 090: Bio-Chemistry of Wine Making (Dr. Chiara Indiani); Engl 392: Topics in Literature: Dante (Br. Patrick Horner); Eece 315 Probability and Statistics (Dr. Romeo Pascone); Govt 254 Global Cities (Dr. Michael Antolik).  These courses are taught in English.
  • Field trips to Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Vinci, Rome and other sites of artistic and historic interests are included to enhance the cultural experience.

Paris, France (May 31 - June 28)

This program is at the Institut Catholique where students enroll in a French language course (three credits). Language courses are offered at all levels, from beginner to advanced, and students are placed according to a placement test administered at the beginning of the program.

  • In addition to the three language credits, students earn three credits in Engl 392:  Paris and American Writers 1920-1945.  This course is taught in English by Dr. David Witzling.
  • Field trips to Chartres, Reims, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, the chateaux of the Loire valley and other sites of artistic and historic interest are included to enhance the cultural experience.

Lyon, France (June 9 - July 22)

This program has been especially designed with the engineering students in mind. The programis at Ecole Catholique des Arts et Metiers.

  • Engineering students can earn six credits — three credits in French language and three credits in either Mech 325: Heat Transfer or Mech 422: Thermal/Fluids System Design. These courses are taught by Dr. Bahman Litkouhi.

Avila, Spain (June 2 - July 15)

This program offers students the chance to earn 6 credits while living and exploring the city of Avila (just 60 miles from Madrid) while earning 6 credits; 3 credits in Spanish (all levels are offered) and 3 credits Engs 206:  Statistics by Dr. Goli Nossoni. 

Madrid, Spain (June 13 - July 18)

Students take a Spanish language course (three credits). Language courses are offered at all levels, from beginner to advanced, and students are placed according to a placement test administered at the beginning of the program.

  • In addition to the three language credits, students earn three credits in Rels 300: Special Topics. The religion course is taught in English by Dr. David Shefferman.
  • Field trips to sites of artistic and historic interest are included and arranged by a Manhattan College program director.

Kyoto, Japan (May 27 - June 17)

This program will offer students the opportunity to take 3 credits in Japanese and 3 credits in either Cmpt 214: Teaching and Learning with Techniques (Dr. Khaitsa Weasiyo) or Cmpt 464: Special Topics: 3D Game Development (Dr. Val Kolesnikov).