Great Britain Faculty-Led Immersion Academics
EligibilityTo apply, you must be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate or graduate* student. You need to be in good academic, conduct and financial standing. You also need to have a cumulative GPA of 2.3. You must maintain enrollment and continue to meet the academic standing and GPA requirements the semester prior to departure. You may apply as a first year student, but must have at least sophomore standing by the time the program begins. Students from all academic disciplines are welcome to apply. This program is also open to non-UWEC* students. Please note that in the case of a competitive selection process, priority will be given to UWEC students.
*Graduate students and non-UWEC students are not eligible for Blugold Commitment FLIIE funding, and will pay graduate or non-resident tuition fees if applicable.
Course InformationThe course in England during Summer 2019 is HIST 401/601 Public History in Great Britain (3 credits) taught by Dr. Louisa Rice (History) and Dr. Patricia Turner (History).
Liberal Education/General Education RequirementsFor students in catalog years 2016-17 and later, this program fulfills the Responsibility Outcome 2 (R2): Global Perspectives and Responsibility Outcome 3 (R3): Civic and Environmental Issues after completion of all assignments.
For students in catalog years through 2015-16, this program fulfills GE-IV and 3 credits of the Foreign Culture requirement upon successful program completion (students earning a B.A., B.F.A. or B.M degree in the College of Arts & Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirement. See the university catalog for details).
Academic CalendarThe tentative program dates are June 4 - 29, 2019. These dates are still tentative, do not book flights until after orientation in March.
To learn more about the program itinerary, see proposed 2019 itinerary: Great Britain Itinerary.pdf