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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CSULB Program Language of Instruction: English
Language Requirements: None Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship Areas of Study: Child and Family Studies, GE Capstone
Program Description:
Program Dates: June 3 - July 3, 2018

Course(s):  CSFS 410: Children and Families in the U.S, England, and Scotland.: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (or FCS 497/597) OR UNIV 301: Children and Families in the U.S., England, and Scotland: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (GE, global issues, capstone)

Approximate Travel Cost: $2,955 (includes travel within London, England, and Scotland, lodging for 30 days, 28 breakfasts, some dinners and some lunches) + airfare (approximately $1,000)

Tuition: $945

Insurance: $85

Course Description: A 4-week short-term study abroad course will focus attention on how immigration, social, cultural, religious, political, technological, and historical factors have influenced and changed the lives of children and families in the U.S., in England, and in Scotland.   This course will include visits to and around London, in and around Edinburgh.  The different teaching methods that will be used, in the course will include lectures, DVDs,  tourism, visits to local museums, experiential learning activities, service learning activities, utilization of guest speakers, and founders of non-governmental organizations.  Selective social service agencies, schools, Houses of Parliament, NGO offices, orphanages, museums, universities, historical sites and iconic places will also be visited. Assignments for the course will be based on visits to these sites.  If taken for GE credit, this course meets the intensive writing requirement as well as the Global Issues requirement.

For a flyer with more details, click here: 2018 Flyer for London.docx
For a full course syllabus, click here: 

This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.
Contact Professor Nilufer Medora for more information at

Open to all majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.

ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $750 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: March 12, 2018

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 06/08/2018
Rolling Admission 06/03/2018 07/01/2018
Summer 2019 03/11/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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