Northern Ireland Semester

Highlights
Engage in peace and reconciliation studies in the context of the Irish Troubles while exploring a beautiful landscape studded with ruins and rich in church history.

Provider: CCCU BestSemester

Location
Lakeside Manor
157 Finaghy Rd South,
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Courses
All students are required to take the Peacemaking and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland course.  Additionally, each student chooses four to five electives from a list of six.

Transfer Credit Possibilities

*Indicates required course

Northern Ireland Semester Corban Catalog: 2017/18 and Prior Corban Catalog: 2018/19 Onward
BestSemester Title BestSemester Credits Corban Course Code Corban Title Corban Credits Code Title Credits
Christian Thought and Practice 3 TH Theology Elective 3 TH205 Introduction to Theology 3
Intercultural Communication 3 CO403 Intercultural Communication 3 CO403 Intercultural Communication 3
Intercultural Communication 3 CO403 Intercultural Communication 3 IS Intercultural Studies Elective 3
Ireland and Western Civilization 3 HU WTC or Humanities Elective 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
Irish Art and Culture 3 HU WTC or Humanities Elective 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
Irish Literature 3 HU WTC or Humanities Elective 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
Peacemaking, Reconciliation, and Conflict in Northern Ireland* 3 HU Humanities Elective 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
Peacemaking, Reconciliation, and Conflict in Northern Ireland* 3 HU Social Science Elective 3 PO Social Science Elective 3
Service Learning Elective 1 General Elective or discipline specific credit by department approval 1 General Elective or discipline specific credit by department approval 1

More transfer credit options may be available.  All approvals of transfer credit require a signed and completed Course Substitution Form.

Housing
You’ll stay at Lakeside Manor, a charming 19th century mansion located just 4 miles from Belfast’s city center

Duration
A thirteen-week semester offered in Spring only

Program Dates
Spring 2018: Jan 30 – May 1

Cost
$17,300 (2018-19)

 BestSemester Application Requirements for NIS

  1. 2.75 GPA
  2. Sophomore, junior or senior at the time of matriculation
  3. A completed online application form
  4. $50 application fee (payable by check or credit card)
  5. 1 faculty references (online)
  6. 1 character reference (online)
  7. Forms (Download at http://www.bestsemester.com/apply/required-campus-application-forms)
    • Official transcript(s) of all college course work
    • Certification form (signed by the Corban University Registrar and the Associate Director of the Center for Global Engagement)
    • Social/behavioral standing verification form (signed by the Corban University Dean of Student Life)
  8. Non-refundable $300 confirmation fee

Additional Corban University Application Requirements for NIS

  1. Study Abroad Pre-application
  2. Course Substitution Form

Due Dates
Applications reviewed until Nov 1, or until all spots are filled.

Website
http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/northern-ireland

More Information
Center for Global Engagement
Academic Center 5517
Phone: 503-589-8154
Email: global@corban.edu

 

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