Oxford Summer Programme

Highlights
Hone your skills in an academically stimulating summer at Oxford.  Benefit from the unique format of a one-on-one tutorial with an Oxford tutor while engaging in group seminars.  Ideal for select major-specific upper-division credits.

Provider: CCCU BestSemester

Location

Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford
8 Norham Gardens
OX2 6QB
United Kingdom

Courses
Students earn 6 semester hours of credit.  Each student chooses two 3-credit courses from a list of eight offerings: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/oxford/osp/academics/seminars.  Students also participate in a non-credit-bearing course, The Christian Tradition in the British Isles.

Transfer Credit Possibilities

This chart provides a reference point to possible course substitutions.  All course substitutions require a Course Substitution Form signed and approved by the appropriate department chair(s) and the Registrar’s Office.  Contact the CGE to pick up and submit a Course Substitution Form and request help.

Oxford Summer Programme Corban Catalog: 2017/18 and Prior Corban Catalog: 2018/19 Onward
Code Title Credits Code Title Credits Code Title Credits
300-level Creative Writing 3 EN English Elective 3 EN/HU English Literature Elective or HU Prefix Elective 3
300-level Creative Writing 3 EN English Elective 3 WR Writing Elective 3
300-level CS Lewis and the Classics 3 HU Humanities Elective 3 EN/HU English Literature Elective or HU Prefix Elective 3
300-level Faith and Reason in the British Enlightenment 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
300-level Intellect and Imagination: The Rational Religion and Theological Stories Of C.S. Lewis 3 TH Theology Elective 3 TH Theology Elective 3
300-level Jane Austen in Context 3 EN English Elective 3 EN/HU English Literature Elective or HU Prefix Elective 3
300-level Prohibition and Transgression: The Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Gothic Novel 3 EN English Elective 3 EN/HU English Literature Elective or HU Prefix Elective 3
300-level Psychology and Literature: From Margery Kemp to Silvia Plath 3 PS Psychology Elective 3
300-level Science and the Christian Tradition 3 SC Science Elective 3 SC Science Elective 3
300-level Science and the Christian Tradition 3 SC Science Elective 3 TH Theology Elective 3

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

Housing
Students reside in The Vines, a modest mansion overlooking Oxford.  It has a large kitchen, laundry facilities, a well-appointed common room and bathrooms for every 2-3 rooms.

Duration
A four-week program offered in summer only.

Program Dates
Summer 2019: Jun 14 – July 15

Cost
$6,7,150 (2018-19)

BestSemester Application Requirements for OSP

  1. 9 GPA
  2. Sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduate and seminary students; non-traditional students; teachers
  3. A completed online application form
  4. $50 application fee (payable by check or credit card)
  5. 2 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 OSP

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

Due Dates
Summer 2018
Applications accepted until May 1 or until all spots are filled

Website
http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/oxford/osp/program-dates

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

 

 

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