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
Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford
8 Norham Gardens
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|
|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.
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.
A four-week program offered in summer only.
Summer 2019: Jun 14 – July 15
BestSemester Application Requirements for OSP
- 9 GPA
- Sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduate and seminary students; non-traditional students; teachers
- A completed online application form
- $50 application fee (payable by check or credit card)
- 2 faculty references (online)
- 1 character reference (online)
- 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)
- Non-refundable $300 confirmation fee
Additional Corban University Application Requirements for OSP
Applications accepted until May 1 or until all spots are filled
Center for Global Engagement
Academic Center 5517