UMW Psychology in Europe
Psychology in Europe
Join Dr. Jennifer Mailloux and Dr. Holly Schiffrin on this exploration of Europe, featuring stops in London, Paris, Wurzburg, and Vienna to trace the development of psychology prior to its introduction in the United States. Students will grow to appreciate the distinct European cultures and the influence they have had upon the global development of psychology. Students will attend lectures and have organized tours related to psychology for part of the day, with the opportunity to explore on their own for the rest of the day.
Shared accommodations will be in local hotels with twin beds within the center of each city, allowing good access to the important sites.
Students will receive 3 course credits for PSYC 399, Psychology in Europe. Prior to departure students will research the cities and countries to be visited. While abroad students will attend lectures and organized tours, keep a journal, and participate in discussions.
This is a Summer Session 1 course. UMW tuition for this summer course is not included in the program fee. Registered students will be provided with a syllabus outlining the requirements for the course prior to departure.
This course automatically satisfies the Global Inquiry general education requirement.
Requirements & Prerequisites
PSYC 100 is a required prerequisite. Students must also maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to participate. This program is open to all UMW students regardless of major or year of study, but preference is given to Psychology majors.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
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