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Broad Curriculum Program | London, England

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The broad curriculum program gives students the opportunity to pursue general requirements and elective courses while using London and the greater United Kingdom as their textbook.

Students participating in this program have the opportunity to experience the cultural richness of Britain through organized group excursions, often to places that would otherwise be difficult to reach independently. Cultural offerings include overnight trips taking in vibrant cities and the beautiful British countryside. Students will participate in organized day excursions in London and other nearby English cities. The program also includes a variety of group activities at the study center. Continental breakfast is provided on all class days in addition to weekly pizza and salad nights.

During the Fall and Spring semesters, classes are held Monday through Thursday and students enjoy a 10-day mid-semester break which provides opportunity for personal travel.

Program Sessions

Do not purchase airline tickets until advised to do so by International Programs.

CodeTermStart DateEnd DateFeeApply
LN05Spring 201701/05/1704/20/17$13,490.00
LN07Summer 201705/08/1707/05/17$11,200.00
LN08Summer 201706/08/1708/03/17$11,200.00
LN12Summer 201705/08/1708/03/17$13,290.00
LN01Summer 201705/08/1706/04/17$5,795.00
LN02Summer 201706/08/1707/05/17$5,795.00
LN03Summer 201707/07/1708/03/17$5,795.00
LN04Fall 201708/31/1712/14/17$13,490.00
LN05Spring 201801/11/1804/26/18$13,490.00

Program Description

Eligibility

This program is open to all interested students.

Housing

Located in historic Bloomsbury, in the heart of central London, and situated in a row of 17th-century townhouses, the London Study Centre combines modern convenience with a historic setting. With its fully self-contained and furnished apartments, the study center boasts, among other amenities, 24-hour wireless connectivity, two computer labs, a library, free laundry facilities, and a student lounge. Flats include shared bedrooms, bathroom with shower, sitting room with TV, individual safes, and a well-equipped kitchen. Bed linens and towels are provided, along with a weekly cleaning service. If these spaces are filled, students are housed in comparable accommodations within central London.

Excursions & Group Activities

Plans may change due to unexpected events and/or new opportunities. Events planned for this program may include:

  • Overnight Excursions

    Edinburgh and St. Andrews, Bruges and Ypres, Bath and South Wales, Yorkshire, Cornwall, Stonehenge, Liverpool, and North Wales

  • Day Excursions

    Harry Potter Studios, St. Albans, Hampton Court Palace and Windsor, Cambridge, Oxford, Brighton, and Stratford-upon-Avon

  • London Excursions

    Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Kew Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Greenwich, and the London Eye

  • Class Excursions

    British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern, and the Churchill War Rooms

  • Other Activities

    • Theatre performances in the West End, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Minack in Cornwall, and Stratford
    • Guided coach and walking tours of London
    • Boat trips on the River Thames
    • High tea at the National Gallery
    • Opportunity to participate in the Scholar of the Semester program
    • FSU football viewing nights, events for charity, movie nights, pub quizzes, and more

Program Fees

Include:

  • All registration fees
  • Instructional costs for classes offered by International Programs:
    • Up to 16 credits for fall/spring semester
    • 3 credits for four-week summer sessions
    • 6 credits for eight-week summer sessions
    • 9-12 credits for twelve-week summer sessions
  • Welcome orientation
  • Housing
  • Continental breakfast on class days
  • Weekly pizza dinner at the study center
  • Special group meals
  • West End and Off West End Theatre performance
  • Program-planned excursions including 2 weekend trips within the UK (fall/spring)
  • Full-time academic support
  • 24/7 student support, including staff who live on-site
  • Health insurance
  • Scheduled group airport pick-up
  • London transport pass
  • International student ID card
  • IP and London Study Centre t-shirts
  • Travel water bottle, luggage tag, and luggage strap

Do Not Include:

  • Round-trip international airfare
  • Passport
  • Food (except as noted)
  • Books and supplies
  • Personal travel/activity money
  • Personal spending money
  • University-assessed fees (e.g., technology fee)
  • Course-related fees (except as noted)

Courses

LN01-6-17: Summer 2017
CourseTitleCredits
ACG2021Introduction To Financial Accounting

This course offers an introduction to financial accounting concepts, placing emphasis on financial statements and how they reflect business transactions. Please note, Accounting Majors must earn at least a "B" in this course to proceed to required 3000 level accounting courses.
3
ACG2071Introduction to Managerial Accounting

This course offers an introduction to managerial accounting concepts. Please note, Accounting majors must earn at least a "B" in this course to proceed to required 3000 level accounting courses.
3
ANT2100Introduction To Archaeology

This course is an introduction to modern anthropological archaeology. The course introduces students to the interdisciplinary scientific approaches employed in contemporary archaeological research and provides students with an overview of the origins and evolution of human social and economic systems.
3
AST1002Planets, Stars, and Galaxies

This course provides general acquaintance with some of the facts, concepts and scientific methods of astronomy. As a liberal study course, the goal is to help students learn some basic facts of astronomy as well as gain an appreciation of astronomy as a science, the universe, and the current scientific ideas about its history and its future.
3
BUL3310Legal Environment Of Business

This course introduces students to the legal and ethical environment in which American and English businesses operate. Students will learn basic principles of American law relating to torts, crimes and contracts and will also obtain first-hand exposure to English law and its legal system by: (1) taking a "Legal London" tour during the first week of classes; (2) taking field trips to four different English courts, with students sitting in the courts’ spectator galleries to observe actual court proceedings; (3) attending guest lectures by members of the English legal profession, and (4) analyzing the U.K. Supreme Court case, R. v. Secretary of State, the recent BREXIT decision. Purchase of a text is not required---all course materials can be downloaded and printed from the course website.
3
EUH3530England, the Empire and the Commonwealth

This course offers a history of the expansion of the British Empire and its evolution into the Commonwealth from the early eighteenth century to the present. It examines the complex set societies, governing structures, economic systems, and geographic locations encompassed by British overseas expansion.
3
IND2219Design and the Human Experience

Course is approved for Liberal Studies and meets the Humanities and Cultural Practice FSU requirement. This course focuses on the impact of design on the human experience. It is a gateway experience in which students will explore the nature of design, creativity, and problem solving. The course will introduce some of the major theories from the design disciplines of interiors, architecture, landscape architecture, and products design, and provide students with an awareness, understanding, and enthusiasm for design and its impact on our lives.
3
NSP3685The Individual, Death, and the Family

This course explores similarities and differences among cultures when responding to grief and loss. Topics related to diverse populations and grief practices are examined, as well as personal response to grief, loss, and trauma; not exclusively utilizing death as the only example of loss or trauma. The course allows students to expand their reactions to life and death, plan their own funeral, and at the same time focus on family, community, and worldwide populations.
3
THE2000Introduction to Theatre

This course focuses on the historical development and basic elements for appreciation and evaluation of theatrical performances. The course is designed for non-majors.
3
LN02-6-17: Summer 2017
CourseTitleCredits
ARH2000Art, Architecture and Artistic Vision

This course on the art and architecture of London surveys two millennia of building and art production, from ancient Roman fortifications to the medieval Tower of London, and from St. Paul’s Cathedral to contemporary painting. There are no classroom lectures or traditional written exams; all classes meet at different sites throughout the city in order to explore and discuss artworks and buildings firsthand. We deal extensively with British history and culture, including the rich legacy in literature (Harry Potter!) and the theater. We visit a broad variety of buildings, including Gothic churches, cast-iron train stations, Edwardian department stores, and futuristic skyscrapers. We also tour a wide range of London museums, from the big national collections, like the British Museum and the National Gallery, both a short walk from the FSU London Study Centre, to small gems like the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace. We study select objects from all periods, including famous works by Michelangelo, Monet, Van Gogh, and Dali, all in local museums.
3
ENL3334Introduction to Shakespeare

This course is an introduction to the study of Shakespeare at the college level. Consideration of representative works of comedy, history, tragedy, tragic-comedy drawn from throughout the playwright's career.
3
HIS4930England, the Great War, and World War II

The Great War and World War II remain the transforming events in modern British history. The Great War, which began in 1914, captured Great Britain at the zenith of its empire. World War II ended in 1945, signifying the decline of Britain as a world power. Great Britain and World War II focuses upon the causes and consequences of war. The class will examine how the war affected Great Britain, from the draft and the Battle of Britain to the home front war (rationing, volunteerism, wartime industries, and arts & culture).
3
HUM2742Walking in London

This course explores mobility in the big city through the eyes and ears of the flâneur who saunters aimlessly and leisurely as he or she observes scenes in the big city. We will investigate the political, aesthetic, sociological, and historical meaning of walking in London by reading influential works from a range of disciplines—as well as by doing it. The course will combine theory with practice: students will learn how the term flâneur or “man about town” became shorthand for modernist notions of leisure, spectacle, and elite urban experience across a range of disciplines, from literary studies and art history to urban studies and media theory. Using tools of keen observation, critical awareness, and discussion to think about how, where, and why we walk, students will develop a keener sense of the changing meanings of mobility; of the treatment of national identity, gender, class, and race in relation to urban mobility and sense of place; and of sensory interactions with the social or built environment.
3
PGY2100cPhotography for Non-Art Majors

This course is an introduction to camera operation and image making, with discussion of contemporary and historical work. Emphasis on 35mm slide projects rather than printing techniques. (This course may be offered as part of FSU International Programs curriculum.)
3
SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech

This course introduces students to all principles involved in communication with an emphasis in public speaking. Topic selection, research, organizing, outlining, writing, delivering speeches are some of areas covered. Additionally we look at relationships, professional communication, self concept formation, mass communication, social media, and other areas integral to the field. Studying public speaking in London is a unique experience due to the role it has played in British life. Not only will this course prepare you for your professional life, it will introduce you to all London has to offer.
3
SPC2608Public Speaking

This course covers the principles of and the practical experience of public speaking. The course is required of all majors. The course is also available in hybrid format (mostly online, partly classroom).
3
STA2122Introduction to Applied Statistics

This course covers normal distributions, sampling variation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, one-way and two-way analysis of variance, correlation, simple and multiple regression, contingency tables and chi-square tests, non-parametric statistics. No credit given for STA 2122 if a grade of "C-" or better is earned in STA 2171, STA 3032 or QMB 3200.
3
SYG2010Social Problems

This course represents a study of various contemporary social problems in an urbanized society, which may include such topics as education, the family, politics, the economy, race relations, drug use and alcoholism, over-population, and other issues.
3
THE3061Introduction to Theatre in London

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the components of the theatrical experience as they relate specifically to current dramaturgy and stagecraft in London. It is to be offered only at The Florida State University London Study Center. It should be viewed as a companion class to THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre, for majors and nonmajors, but may be taken independently. It makes use of the theatrical resources in the city of London, including attendance at leading theatres, backstage tours, and lectures by prominent theatre artists.
3
LN03-6-17: Summer 2017
CourseTitleCredits
BUL3310Legal Environment of Business

This course offers an introduction to the legal setting in which business operates. Emphasis is on public and regulatory law and on the social, political, and ethical aspects of legal issues in business. Subjects include the nature of law and legal process, administrative law, business and the Constitution, statutory and common law, and related topics.
3
CPO2002Introduction To Comparative Government And Politics

This course addresses government institutions and current political parties throughout the world, as well as theories that explain similarities and differences among countries. Topics may include electoral systems, parliamentary systems, causes of political change, democratization, political culture, ideologies, and economic and social policy. Examples are drawn from Western democracies and developing countries.
3
ENL3334Introduction To Shakespeare

This course is an introduction to the study of Shakespeare at the college level. Consideration of representative works of comedy, history, tragedy, tragic-comedy drawn from throughout the playwright's career.
3
HUM4931British Life and Culture

This course offers students a practical understanding of contemporary Britain in order to enrich their time spent living and studying abroad. It is an interdisciplinary course that fuses history, sociology and media studies to explain the events and trends that have shaped modern Britain and the lives of its varied citizens. It encourages students to draw on their academic knowledge and life experiences of the United States in order to compare British and American life in the modern era - the differences, similarities and cross-influences between the two nations. Ultimately, this course aims to provide the student with a fresh and lasting perspective on contemporary America through a better understanding of the country with which it reputedly has a ‘Special Relationship’.
3
LDR3215Leadership & Change

This advanced undergraduate leadership course examines the change process and prepares leaders who are effective in working with individuals, groups, and organizations in leading and managing change. This is an interactive theory-to-practice course, focused on leadership as a change process.
3
LIS4022Writing for the Information Professions

This course offers practical hands-on experience with forms and practices of technical and professional writing, including documentation, correspondence, audience analysis, writing for social media, evaluation, and review. The course emphasizes clear, concise, and effective writing in information technology settings, both within organizations and for user services.
3
MUL2010Music Literature, Listening and Understanding

This course is an introduction to music as a manifestation of human culture, as an expressive art form, and as an intellectual discipline. The course also develops a knowledge of a variety of significant musical repertoire, skills for perceptive listening, and the ability to respond to musical expression with critical insight.
3
RMI3011Risk Management/Insurance*

This course is an introduction to the principles of risk management and insurance and their application to personal and business pure risk problems.
3
RMI4905International Insurance and the London Market*

This course provides an overview of international insurance market structure, regulation, and issues and provides an in-depth exposure to the London insurance market.
3
SOW4152Human Sexuality

This course offers undergraduate students the opportunity to learn about human sexuality in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, London. We will discuss common sex-related issues and the particular concerns of various sexually oppressed groups (gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender). We will visit museums, clinics, and have guest lecturers in the class.
3
THE3061Introduction to Theatre In London*

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the components of the theatrical experience as they relate specifically to current dramaturgy and stagecraft in London. It is to be offered only at The Florida State University London Study Center. It should be viewed as a companion class to THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre, for majors and nonmajors, but may be taken independently. It makes use of the theatrical resources in the city of London, including attendance at leading theatres, backstage tours, and lectures by prominent theatre artists.
3
LN04-9-17: Fall 2017
CourseTitleCredits
ANT2100Introduction to Archaeology

This course is an introduction to modern anthropological archaeology. The course introduces students to the interdisciplinary scientific approaches employed in contemporary archaeological research and provides students with an overview of the origins and evolution of human social and economic systems.
3
ARH2000Art, Architecture and Artistic Vision

This course focuses on a thematic approach to the understanding and appreciation of works of art.
3
BSC2010Biological Science I

This course is the first part of a two-semester introductory biology course designed for those interested in pursuing a career in life sciences. The course provides the building blocks necessary for a student to gain a strong foundation in general biology. Topics covered provide an overview of biological processes and function at the molecular, cellular and organismal level.
3
BSC2010LBiological Science I Laboratory

This course introduces basic chemistry, energetics, metabolism, and cellular organization; molecular genetics and information flow; animal and plant function.
1
CHM1045General Chemistry I

This course includes topics such as chemical symbols, formulas, and equations; states of matter; reactivity in aqueous solution; electronic structure, bonding, and molecular geometry. Students taking CHM 1045 after taking CHM 1020 and/or CHM 1032 may register for reduced credit, as indicated in the department's policy on reduced credit.
3
CHM1045LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory

This laboratory offers an introduction to quantitative techniques and to the chemical laboratory. Topics include stoichiometry, atomic spectra, gases, as well as acids and bases.
1
CPO3123Comparative Government & Politics: Great Britain

This course examines the political and governmental system of Great Britain within a comparative framework. Comparison and contrast with the United States emphasized.
3
ECO2000Introduction to Economics (online)

This course is a survey of the discipline for people taking only one economics course. Historical perspective and major principles of theory are presented. Not to be taken by students who have had or who must take ECO 2013 and 2023. Not applicable to the economics major nor the economics minor.
3
ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics (online)

This course explores aggregate economics and national income determination, money and monetary theory, present macroeconomic conditions, and aggregative policy alternatives; theory of international trade and the balance of payments; economic growth and development.
3
ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics (online)

This course covers consumption, production, and resource allocations considered from a private and social point of view; microeconomic problems and policy alternatives; economics of inequality and poverty; and comparative economic systems.
3
ENC1101Freshman Composition and Rhetoric

This course includes drafting and writing of expository essays and a journal for a total of 7,000 words. May not be taken by students with credit in ENC 1149. No auditors.
3
ENC2135Research, Genre, and Context

This course focuses on teaching students research skills that allow them to effectively incorporate outside sources in their writing and to compose in a variety of genres for specific contexts.
3
ENL3334Introduction to Shakespeare

This course is an introduction to the study of Shakespeare at the college level. Consideration of representative works of comedy, history, tragedy, tragic-comedy drawn from throughout the playwright's career.
3
HIS4930Tudor England

In this course we will discover Tudor England through contemporary sources, in words, images, music, cultural objects and buildings. It proceeds topically, within a chronological framework. Looming over every aspect of Tudor history is that cataclysmic event of 16th-century Europe, the Protestant Reformation. We shall be investigating the transformation of England from a stronghold of medieval piety to one of Protestant fervor, and how that religious change affected society and politics. Each class session will consist both of lecture and discussion and of activities such as walks and museum visits.
3
HUM4931Topics in the Civ. of Britain: British Life & Culture

This course offers students a practical understanding of contemporary Britain in order to enrich their time spent living and studying abroad. It is an interdisciplinary course that fuses history, sociology and media studies to explain the events and trends that have shaped modern Britain and the lives of its varied citizens. It encourages students to draw on their academic knowledge and life experiences of the United States in order to compare British and American life in the modern era - the differences, similarities and cross-influences between the two nations. Ultimately, this course aims to provide the student with a fresh and lasting perspective on contemporary America through a better understanding of the country with which it reputedly has a ‘Special Relationship’. Costs: Students should maintain a topped-up Oyster Card and allow up to £30 for additional class fees.
3
IFS2098Global Engagement (online) (required of all freshmen)

Study your study-abroad country through first-hand encounters and engagement. The coursework gives you the opportunity to study your country's unique customs, values, and traditions and compare it with your own through actively participating in cultural experiences. In addition to weekly reflective assignments, the course will ask you to choose a specific custom to report on such as looking at race and social class through the football and cricket sporting cultures in England or the significance of the patriarchal society through the courtship dances in Italy.
1
LIT2081Contemporary Literature

This course covers poetry, fiction, drama from WWI to the present. For beginning students.
3
LIT3383Women in Literature

In this course, students study texts that consider women's roles in society. The course focuses on women's gender roles and legal status during the Victorian period. What kinds of political and literary power did women have? What did women have to say about social and political matters? How did women use literary forms to communicate their arguments?
3
MAC1105College Algebra

This course is a review of algebraic operations, equations and inequalities; functions and functional notation; graphs; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, rational function; absolute value; radicals; exponential and logarithmic functions; system of equations and inequalities; applications. On the basis of test scores the student may be required to take a community college course before MAC 1105.
3
MAC1140Precalculus Algebra

This course covers functions and graphs, especially high degree polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; solutions of linear systems; matrix methods; determinants; sequences and series; induction; and the binomial theorem. The course also explores applications, approximation, and methods of proof. May be taken concurrently with MAC 1114.
3
PGY2100cPhotography for Non-Art Majors

This course is an introduction to camera operation and image making, with discussion of contemporary and historical work. Emphasis on 35mm slide projects rather than printing techniques. (This course may be offered as part of FSU International Programs curriculum.)
3
POS4070Race, Ethnicity and Politics

This course examines how race and ethnicity are interwoven in American politics by viewing the role of African-American, Latino, and Asian-American voters, candidates, and public officials, and looking at the political attitudes of these groups.
3
REL1300Introduction to World Religions

This course surveys the major living religious traditions of the world, with attention to their origins in the ancient world and their classic beliefs and practices.
3
SPC2608Public Speaking

This course covers the principles of and the practical experience of public speaking. The course is required of all majors. The course is also available in hybrid format (mostly online, partly classroom).
3
SYO3460Sociology of Mass Media

This course provides a sociological view of mass communications by critically examining the origin, history, and functions of the American mass media and its effect on social life.
3
THE2000Introduction to Theatre

This course focuses on the historical development and basic elements for appreciation and evaluation of theatrical performances. The course is designed for non-majors.
3
THE3061Introduction to Theatre in London

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the components of the theatrical experience as they relate specifically to current dramaturgy and stagecraft in London. It is to be offered only at The Florida State University London Study Center. It should be viewed as a companion class to THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre, for majors and nonmajors, but may be taken independently. It makes use of the theatrical resources in the city of London, including attendance at leading theatres, backstage tours, and lectures by prominent theatre artists.
3
LN05-1-18: Spring 2018
CourseTitleCredits
ARH2000Art, Architecture and Artistic Vision

This course focuses on a thematic approach to the understanding and appreciation of works of art.
3
BSC1005Biology for Non-Majors

This course consists of four selected topics in contemporary biology.
3
BSC1005LBiology for Non-Majors Laboratory

This course may be taken concurrently with lecture or subsequent to completion of lecture with passing grade.
1
CGS2100Microcomputer Applications for Business/Economics (online)

This course enables students in business and economics to become proficient with microcomputer hardware and software applications that are typically used in the workplace. The following topics are covered: hardware concepts, operating systems, word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, networks, Internet, World Wide Web, multi-media presentations, and information systems. May not be applied toward computer science major or minor. Not open to students with credit in CGS 2060.
3
CHM1045General Chemistry I

This course includes topics such as chemical symbols, formulas, and equations; states of matter; reactivity in aqueous solution; electronic structure, bonding, and molecular geometry. Students taking CHM 1045 after taking CHM 1020 and/or CHM 1032 may register for reduced credit, as indicated in the department's policy on reduced credit.
3
CHM1045LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory

This laboratory offers an introduction to quantitative techniques and to the chemical laboratory. Topics include stoichiometry, atomic spectra, gases, as well as acids and bases.
1
CHM1046General Chemistry II

This course includes topics such as intermolecular forces, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, elementary thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
3
CHM1046LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory

This laboratory offers an introduction to quantitative techniques and to the chemical laboratory. Topics include intermolecular forces, solutions, kinetics, equilibria, acids and bases, buffers, solubility, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.
1
CLA3502Women, Children & Slaves in Ancient Rome: The Roman Family

This course examines the Roman family in its various facets. Its focus will not be only on the nuclear family but also on the broader concept of family, which includes slaves and dependents.
3
CPO3123Comparative Government and Politics: Great Britain

This course examines the political and governmental system of Great Britain within a comparative framework. Comparison and contrast with the United States emphasized.
3
ECO2000Introduction to Economics (online)

This course is a survey of the discipline for people taking only one economics course. Historical perspective and major principles of theory are presented. Not to be taken by students who have had or who must take ECO 2013 and 2023. Not applicable to the economics major nor the economics minor.
3
ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics (online)

This course explores aggregate economics and national income determination, money and monetary theory, present macroeconomic conditions, and aggregative policy alternatives; theory of international trade and the balance of payments; economic growth and development.
3
ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics (online)

This course covers consumption, production, and resource allocations considered from a private and social point of view; microeconomic problems and policy alternatives; economics of inequality and poverty; and comparative economic systems.
3
ENC2135Research, Genre, and Context

This course focuses on teaching students research skills that allow them to effectively incorporate outside sources in their writing and to compose in a variety of genres for specific contexts.
3
ENC3310Article and Essay

This course introduces students to the study and writing of nonfiction prose in a variety of modes, with emphasis on studying the elements of nonfiction prose and practice in the craft of writing.
3
ENL2022British Authors

This course is a survey of English masterworks intended for students in liberal studies and those exploring a literature major. Among the authors typically considered are Wordsworth, Dickens, and Conrad.
3
ENL3334Introduction to Shakespeare

This course is an introduction to the study of Shakespeare at the college level. Consideration of representative works of comedy, history, tragedy, tragic-comedy drawn from throughout the playwright's career.
3
EUH320620th Century Europe: A Survey

This course covers European history from the turn of the century through the two world wars. Particular attention is paid to the major powers in this period when Europe declined from its preeminent position.
3
HIS4930History of London

This course examines the history of London from its Roman origins through the 20th century. It combines analysis and discussion of a wide variety of primary sources and maps with field work in the form of guided urban walks. Students will learn how to ‘read’ the clues to London’s historical development in the modern cityscape and then apply their understanding and skills in project assignments, such as each exploring and analysing a different neighbourhood of the medieval city. This course examines the history of London from its Roman origins through the 20th century. It combines analysis and discussion of a wide variety of primary sources and maps with field work in the form of guided urban walks. Students will learn how to ‘read’ the clues to London’s historical development in the modern cityscape and then apply their understanding and skills in project assignments, such as each exploring and analysing a different neighbourhood of the medieval city.
3
HUM2210Humanities: Prehistory to Late Antiquity

This course offers an introduction to the thought, literature, and arts of Western culture from prehistoric times to about 400 A.D.
3
HUM4931British Life & Culture

This course offers students a practical understanding of contemporary Britain in order to enrich their time spent living and studying abroad. It is an interdisciplinary course that fuses history, sociology and media studies to explain the events and trends that have shaped modern Britain and the lives of its varied citizens. It encourages students to draw on their academic knowledge and life experiences of the United States in order to compare British and American life in the modern era - the differences, similarities and cross-influences between the two nations. Ultimately, this course aims to provide the student with a fresh and lasting perspective on contemporary America through a better understanding of the country with which it reputedly has a ‘Special Relationship’.
3
IFS2099Please Please Me: Anglo-American Youth Culture

This e-course will examine the cultures that young Britons and Americans have produced and shared for nearly a century. With origins in the 1920s but first identified by advertisers and sociologists in the 1940s, the United States is the birthplace of a phenomenon produced by the consumer society, mass media and a widening generation gap. Yet, Britain has one of the most innovative and vibrant youth cultures in the world, which has come to define post-colonial British identity and has helped to make London the cultural and commercial capital of Europe. This course will examine the history, sociology, aesthetics and economics of British youth culture, from the early days of jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, through to Beatlemania, Punk, Hip Hop and the latest contemporary developments in EDM. How was British youth culture formed, to what extent is it different from America’s - and what does that tell us about larger differences between the two countries? To answer these questions, the course looks at the impact which the black and white cultures of America have had on Britain, as well as charting the influence of Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and indigenous British folk traditions. The unique fusion created from these elements is set in the context of social change in the second half of the 20th century, primarily: class mobility, female independence, black migration, technological progress and the birth of the consumer society. As well as amplifying the creative relationship between music, fashion, cinema, art and design, the course will assess their links with business and the media, showing how underground cults become mainstream culture and how moral panics are turned into material profits. Taught through lectures, film and TV screenings and group discussion, this e-course will not only benefit students majoring in the arts and social sciences but also those in business and communications.
3
IFS2099Understanding Religion; Understanding People

This e-course will examine the cultures that young Britons and Americans have produced and shared for nearly a century. With origins in the 1920s but first identified by advertisers and sociologists in the 1940s, the United States is the birthplace of a phenomenon produced by the consumer society, mass media and a widening generation gap. Yet, Britain has one of the most innovative and vibrant youth cultures in the world, which has come to define post-colonial British identity and has helped to make London the cultural and commercial capital of Europe. This course will examine the history, sociology, aesthetics and economics of British youth culture, from the early days of jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, through to Beatlemania, Punk, Hip Hop and the latest contemporary developments in EDM. How was British youth culture formed, to what extent is it different from America’s - and what does that tell us about larger differences between the two countries? To answer these questions, the course looks at the impact which the black and white cultures of America have had on Britain, as well as charting the influence of Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and indigenous British folk traditions. The unique fusion created from these elements is set in the context of social change in the second half of the 20th century, primarily: class mobility, female independence, black migration, technological progress and the birth of the consumer society. As well as amplifying the creative relationship between music, fashion, cinema, art and design, the course will assess their links with business and the media, showing how underground cults become mainstream culture and how moral panics are turned into material profits. Taught through lectures, film and TV screenings and group discussion, this e-course will not only benefit students majoring in the arts and social sciences but also those in business and communications.
3
INR3004Geography, History and International Relations

This course introduces students to the impact of geography and history on international relations and considers the ways these forces influence national and international processes. Topics include the role of geography in international economics and trade, regional integration, geopolitics, territorial and resource disputes, and how decision-makers learn from history.
3
MAC1114Analytic Trigonometry

This course covers trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs; identities and conditional equations; solution of triangles; trigonometric form of complex numbers; DeMoivre's theorem and nth roots; introduction to plane vectors.
2
MAC2233Calculus for Business

This course covers limits, continuity, first and higher derivatives, and the differential, with applications to graphing, rates of change, and optimization methods; techniques of integration and applications; introduction to multivariate calculus. Not open to students who have credit in MAC 2311 with a grade of "C-" or better.
3
MGF1106Math for Liberal Arts I

This course covers set theory; symbolic logic; counting principles; permutations and combinations; probability; statistics; geometry; applications and history of mathematics. Recommended background: two years of high school algebra. Course is not intended for students whose programs require precalculus or calculus courses.
3
PGY2100cPhotography for Non-Art Majors

This course is an introduction to camera operation and image making, with discussion of contemporary and historical work. Emphasis on 35mm slide projects rather than printing techniques. (This course may be offered as part of FSU International Programs curriculum.)
3
REL1300Introduction to World Religions

This course surveys the major living religious traditions of the world, with attention to their origins in the ancient world and their classic beliefs and practices.
3
SPC2608Public Speaking

This course covers the principles of and the practical experience of public speaking. The course is required of all majors. The course is also available in hybrid format (mostly online, partly classroom).
3
THE2000Introduction to Theatre

This course focuses on the historical development and basic elements for appreciation and evaluation of theatrical performances. The course is designed for non-majors.
3
THE3061Introduction to Theatre in London

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the components of the theatrical experience as they relate specifically to current dramaturgy and stagecraft in London. It is to be offered only at The Florida State University London Study Center. It should be viewed as a companion class to THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre, for majors and nonmajors, but may be taken independently. It makes use of the theatrical resources in the city of London, including attendance at leading theatres, backstage tours, and lectures by prominent theatre artists.
3
LN05-1-17: Spring 2017
CourseTitleCredits
ARH2000Art, Architecture and Artistic Vision

ARH2000 focuses on a thematic approach to the understanding and appreciation of works of art. This course covers a variety of approaches to thinking about art and its relevance to our world and to London in particular. To do this we will consider different art forms, from so-called ‘high art’ to visual culture that was never intended to be seen in a museum. We will explore museums and galleries where we can interact with the art of the past and its relationship to the present.
3
BSC1005Biology for Non-Majors

Four selected topics in contemporary biology. This course will be taught off site for FSU credit.
3
BSC1005LBiology for Non-Majors Lab

May be taken concurrently with lecture or subsequent to completion of lecture with passing grade. This course will be taught off site for FSU credit.
1
CGS2100Microcomputer Applications for Business/Economics (online)

CGS 2100, Microcomputer Applications for Business & Economics is an online course that teaches important computer and digital technology concepts and skills necessary to succeed in careers and in life. Course topics range from computer literacy basics, to the information systems on which todays businesses and organizations depend. This course is designed to provide relevant technology coverage for all degree programs. The course covers: Cloud-computing and web 2.0, Social networks, Web-site design introduction, Hardware, Software, Applications, Operating Systems, Communications, Computer security and safety, and Microsoft Word and Excel advanced skills. **Additional Costs include nominal photocopying fees for class readings.
3
CHM1045General Chemistry I

Prerequisite: MAC 1105 with a grade of “C–” or better or placement beyond MAC 1105. Lecture, three hours; recitation, one hour. This course includes topics such as chemical symbols, formulas, and equations; states of matter; reactivity in aqueous solution; electronic structure, bonding, and molecular geometry. This course will be taught off site for FSU credit.
3
CHM1045LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

Corequisite: CHM 1045. This laboratory offers an introduction to quantitative techniques and to the chemical laboratory. Topics include stoichiometry, atomic spectra, gases, as well as acids and bases. Safety goggles and a scientific calculator are required for every class. Lab meets three hours a week. This course will be taught off site for FSU credit.
1
CHM1046General Chemistry II

Elementary thermodynamics; acids and bases; equilibrium; rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.
3
CHM1046LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

Introduction to quantitative techniques; semi-micro qualitative analysis of common actions. Safety goggles and scientific calculator are required for every class.
1
CLA3502Women, Children & Slaves in Ancient Rome: The Roman Family

This course will study in depth the life of the family in the Ancient Roman world – concentrating on women, children and slaves. It will look at domestic lives and how the family was affected by tides of history as the Roman Empire spread to encompass much of the known world. The course also looks at the end of the Empire and the fates of families left behind when the legions withdrew back to Rome. The student will learn how to interpret a wide range of ancient texts and archaeological materials – which together bring vividly to life the members of the Roman family. The student will become very familiar with the extensive collections of the Museum of London and the British Museum and will have the rare opportunity of a ‘behind the scenes’ tour and a handling session of ancient artefacts in the latter institution. **Additional Costs: Students should expect to pay a class fee of £20 for museum tickets and entry fees, and to maintain a topped-up Oyster card.
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CPO3123Comparative Government and Politics: Great Britain

This course will introduce students to the politics and society of Great Britain. We will examine the history of Britain, locating the origins and development of its institutions, consider those institutions in their modern contexts, and conclude by considering the challenges and opportunities facing Britain in the current global environment. The institutions considered will include the political (e.g., Parliament versus the Crown), electoral (e.g., the Westminster System), bureaucratic (e.g., the NHS), and social (e.g., immigration and Empire). Throughout the course, frequent reference will be made to the similarities and differences between British and American institutions – the latter being created partly in emulation of and partly in reaction against the former. The successful student will demonstrate a strong command of the assigned materials, as well as an ability to consider how institutions both shape and are shaped by both structural and contingent forces. **Additional Costs: Students are expected to maintain a topped-up Oyster card for class excursions.
3
ECO2000Introduction to Economics (online)

Economics is the study of how people make choices due to scarcity of resources. The major objectives of the course are to 1) develop a basic understanding of the economic way of thinking, 2) investigate the important factors that cause economic growth for a country, 3) apply economic analysis to the political process, and 4) develop the key ingredients to sound personal finance decision making. Not to be taken by students who have had or who must take ECO 2013 and 2023. Not applicable to the economics major or the economics minor.
3
ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics (online)

Economics is the study of choices made due to scarcity of resources. This class will focus on the market system of economic choice. We will analyze how people involved in the market system make choices and how societys economic activities are organized. We will also investigate the governments involvement in choices and how government policy impacts the overall economy. Note: final exam is given at the same time as ECO 2023.
3
ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics (online)

Economics is the study of how people make choices due to scarcity of resources. This class will focus on the market system of economic choice. We will analyze how individuals, or relatively small groups of individuals, involved in the market system make choices and how society's economic activities are organized. We will also investigate how government policy impacts market outcomes. Final exam is given at the same time as ECO 2013.
3
ENC2135Research, Genre & Context

ENC2135 is the second of two required composition courses at FSU. This course continues to stress the importance of critical reading, writing, and thinking skills emphasized in ENC1101. It also continues to emphasize the importance of using writing as a recursive process involving invention, drafting, collaboration, revision, rereading, and editing to clearly and effectively communicate ideas for specific purposes, occasions, and audiences. ENC2135 focuses on teaching students research skills that allow them to effectively incorporate outside sources in their writing and to compose in a variety of genres for specific contexts, as well as journal writing.
3
ENL2022British Authors: Early Romantics To The Present

This course is a survey of English masterworks intended for students in liberal studies and those exploring a literature major. Among the authors typically considered are Wordsworth, Dickens, and Conrad.
3
ENL3334Introduction to Shakespeare

In this introduction to the works of William Shakespeare, students will encounter his poetry and the different types of plays he wrote: comedy, tragedy, history and romance. The course will explore Shakespeare’s London and give insight into the Elizabethan and Stuart theatre practices. Students discuss Shakespeare plays both as text on the page and as heard in performance.
3
HIS4930History of London

This course examines the history of London from its Roman origins through the 20th century. It combines analysis and discussion of a wide variety of primary sources and maps with field work in the form of guided urban walks. Students will learn how to ‘read’ the clues to London’s historical development in the modern cityscape and then apply their understanding and skills in project assignments, such as each exploring and analysing a different neighbourhood of the medieval city.
3
HUM4931British Life & Culture

This course offers students a practical understanding of contemporary Britain in order to enrich their time spent living and studying abroad. It is an interdisciplinary course that fuses history, sociology and media studies to explain the events and trends that have shaped modern Britain and the lives of its varied citizens. It encourages students to draw on their academic knowledge and life experiences of the United States in order to compare British and American life in the modern era - the differences, similarities and cross-influences between the two nations. Ultimately, this course aims to provide the student with a fresh and lasting perspective on contemporary America through a better understanding of the country with which it reputedly has a ‘Special Relationship’.
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IFS2099Understanding Religion; Understanding People

This course will examine the cultures that young Britons and Americans have produced and shared for nearly a century. The United States is the birthplace of a phenomenon produced by the consumer society, mass media and a widening generation gap. Yet, Britain has one of the most innovative and vibrant youth cultures in the world, which has come to define post-colonial British identity and has helped to make London the cultural and commercial capital of Europe. This course will examine the history, sociology, aesthetics and economics of British youth culture, from the early days of jazz and rock roll, through to Beatlemania, Punk, Hip Hop and the latest contemporary developments in EDM. How was British youth culture formed, to what extent is it different from America - and what does that tell us about larger differences between the two countries? As well as amplifying the creative relationship between music, fashion, cinema, art and design, the course will assess how underground cults become mainstream culture and how moral panics are turned into material profits. Taught through lectures, film and TV screenings and group discussion, this e-course will not only benefit students majoring in the arts and social sciences but also those in business and communications.
3
IFS2099Please Please Me: Anglo-American Youth Culture

This e-course will examine the cultures that young Britons and Americans have produced and shared for nearly a century. With origins in the 1920s but first identified by advertisers and sociologists in the 1940s, the United States is the birthplace of a phenomenon produced by the consumer society, mass media and a widening generation gap. Yet, Britain has one of the most innovative and vibrant youth cultures in the world, which has come to define post-colonial British identity and has helped to make London the cultural and commercial capital of Europe. This course will examine the history, sociology, aesthetics and economics of British youth culture, from the early days of jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, through to Beatlemania, Punk, Hip Hop and the latest contemporary developments in EDM. How was British youth culture formed, to what extent is it different from America’s - and what does that tell us about larger differences between the two countries? To answer these questions, the course looks at the impact which the black and white cultures of America have had on Britain, as well as charting the influence of Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and indigenous British folk traditions. The unique fusion created from these elements is set in the context of social change in the second half of the 20th century, primarily: class mobility, female independence, black migration, technological progress and the birth of the consumer society. As well as amplifying the creative relationship between music, fashion, cinema, art and design, the course will assess their links with business and the media, showing how underground cults become mainstream culture and how moral panics are turned into material profits. Taught through lectures, film and TV screenings and group discussion, this e-course will not only benefit students majoring in the arts and social sciences but also those in business and communications. This course will satisfy the Liberal Studies area of Social Sciences or History.
3
LIT2081Contemporary Literature

An introductory study of literature from World War I to the present, encompassing analyses of fiction, poetry, and drama. The primary focus will be on London literature, and there will be several field trips to help students understand and appreciate the rich and vibrant history of London in the twentieth century. The student will study the works in their historical context, and will also develop skills in textual interpretation by engaging in close reading. Authors to be studied will ordinarily include the War Poets, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell, Angela Carter, Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, and Monica Ali. Playwrights to be studied will largely depend upon performance schedules in London.
3
MAC1114Analytic Trigonometry

Trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs; identities and conditional equations; solution of triangles; trigonometric form of complex numbers; DeMoivres theorem and nth roots; introduction to plane vectors.
2
MAC2233Calculus for Business

Prerequisite: MAC1105. This course covers limits, continuity, first and higher derivatives, and the differential, with applications to graphing, rates of change, and optimization methods; techniques of integration and applications; introduction to multivariate calculus. **There are no additional costs for this course.
3
MGF1106Math for Liberal Arts I

Recommended background: two years of high school algebra. This course is not intended for students whose programs require pre-calculus or calculus courses. Topics covered include set theory; symbolic logic; counting principles; permutations and combinations; probability; statistics; geometry; applications and history of mathematics. This course is especially intended for students who will major in areas which do not require further mathematics. It is hoped that the student’s interest in mathematics will be stimulated in new ways at the same time that he/she perfects basic logical and mathematical skills. **Textbook is available online from FSU Math department. No purchase required. There are no additional costs associated with this course.
3
PGY2100cPhoto for Non-Art Majors

This course is an introduction to camera operation and image making, with discussion of contemporary and historical work. Emphasis on 35mm slide projects rather than printing techniques. (This course may be offered as part of FSU International Programs curriculum.)
3
REL1300Introduction to World Religions

This course is an introduction to religions as doctrinal systems and social and cultural phenomena studied in the context of their history and development in Britain. The course includes visits to religious sites.
3
SPC2608Public Speaking

This course is designed to assist you in developing confident oral communication skills. Reading and discussion will focus on the theory, while the speeches and group exercises will allow for a practical application of the theory. Throughout the course, the emphasis will be on providing a supportive atmosphere through positive reinforcement and constructive feedback. Students will be encouraged to assist one other with positive feedback as well as suggestions for future improvement. Each student will have the opportunity to lead a short public tour at the world-famous British Museum. Students will also have the opportunity to speak at the international home of Public Speaking which is Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park.
3
THE2000Introduction to Theatre

This course offers a general introduction to London theatre through text and performance analysis. This is an opportunity to see a wide canon of plays in performance and study texts and relevant secondary sources, including interviews, pictorial and photographic material, reviews and academic articles. The syllabus is shaped and defined by the plays currently on the London stages, but it will also give you a chronological overview of key dramatists and their works, explain the historical context and stage history of selected plays, and it will introduce any new terminology. In class students will analyse play texts and discuss the role of theatre in today’s society, its relevance and its ability to address issues such as politics, race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion and class. A major focus will be on performance analysis. In post-show discussions we will talk about various aspects of each performance, including set and lighting design, the use of different stage forms, acting, directing, audience participation and music. Play texts should be bought in London. **Additional Costs: £150, to cover between 8 and 10 theatre performances. Students should also maintain a topped-up Oyster Card to facilitate travel around the city. **Students may take either THE2000 or THE3061 but not both.
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THE3061Introduction to Theatre in London

This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the components of the theatrical experience as they relate specifically to current dramaturgy and stagecraft in London. It is to be offered only at The Florida State University London Study Center. It should be viewed as a companion class to THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre, for majors and nonmajors, but may be taken independently. It makes use of the theatrical resources in the city of London, including attendance at leading theatres, backstage tours, and lectures by prominent theatre artists.
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*/**/***/****/^ Courses followed by these symbols denote cross listing. Students may take one or the other, but not both.

Money Matters

The biggest factor in deciding when and where to study abroad is often the financial aspect. In fact, too many students assume they cannot afford to participate, missing out on an invaluable opportunity because they are not aware of alternative methods of funding. The Financial Assistance Coordinator at International Programs (IP) is dedicated to helping students through the financial aid application process by conducting financial aid workshops on a regular basis in addition to meeting personally with each student needing assistance. Students who have received some form of financial aid throughout their collegiate careers, as well as those completely new to the process, receive expert care every step of the way. We also help concerned parents! Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office at their home school as early as possible. Finally, Florida State students will find additional helpful information on the FSU Financial Aid website.

Please review Understanding the Financial Aid Process for Students Studying Abroad to explore a range of issues for students who anticipate receiving any type of financial assistance. This is a document created just for FSU IP students and families, with step-by-step guidance for the process.

Florida Bright Futures

Florida Bright Futures scholarship funds may be used toward a semester abroad. Florida Bright Futures Scholarship funds are available during the fall and spring terms only. Students must complete a FAFSA to be eligible to receive Bright Futures funds for which they qualify. If a student receives Florida Bright Futures scholarship funds and wishes to defer a portion of his or her program fees, the student must complete the fee deferment request form provided at the time of acceptance.

The Florida Department of Education website contains additional information concerning eligibility, renewal criteria, appeal processes and legislative updates. Additional information may also be available through the Florida State Office of Financial Aid.

Credit Hours Bright Futures Academic
$103 Per Credit Hour
Bright Futures Medallion
$77 Per Credit Hour
6 $618 $462
7 $721 $539
8 $824 $616
9 $927 $693
10 $1030 $770
11 $1133 $847
12 $1236 $924
13 $1339 $1001
14 $1442 $1078
15 $1545 $1155
16 $1648 $1232
17 $1751 $1309
18 $1854 1386

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Florida Prepaid

Students receiving Florida Prepaid tuition, local fees and/or dorm benefits, may defer a portion of their Program Fee against Florida Prepaid funds. Completing and submitting the fee deferment request form will allow IP to bill Florida Prepaid and apply these funds toward the program fee balance. Completion and submission of the fee deferment request form allows this process to occur.

Students may obtain the deferment form by selecting Deferment from the menu above.

To use a Florida Prepaid dorm account during a summer term, the purchaser of the Prepaid account must send a letter authorizing the use of the benefit. Letters should be mailed to: Florida Prepaid, 1804 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 210, Tallahassee, FL 32308. For more information, contact them at 1-800-552-4723.

Note: Eligibility for summer financial aid requires enrollment in at least six credits.

How much is my Florida Prepaid worth if I study abroad?

# of Credits Enrolled FPP Tuition FPP Local Fees* Dorm Rate
1 $115.08 $34.73 $3240.00
2 $230.16 $69.46 Per Term**
3 $345.24 $104.19
4 $460.32 $138.92
5 $575.40 $173.65
6 $690.48 $208.38
7 $805.56 $243.11
8 $920.64 $277.84
9 $1035.72 $312.57
10 $1150.80 $347.30
11 $1265.88 $382.03
12 $1380.96 $416.76
13 $1496.04 $451.49
14 $1611.12 $486.22
15 $1726.20 $520.95
  • * Please note the above tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.
  • ** Contact FPP for authorization instructions to use dorm account during a summer term: 850-309-1660 ext. 4134

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Scholarship & Discount Opportunities

Florida State University has joined the Generation Study Abroad campaign sponsored by the Institute for International Education, committing to a goal of doubling the number of our study abroad participants by 2020. We are proud to be part of this pledge to undertake ambitious actions in order to increase the number of students who study abroad with Florida State!

As part of this commitment, International Programs has launched a $175,000 Generation Study Abroad Scholarships program, Which includes $70,000 worth of new scholarships as well as two existing scholarships being incorporated into the Generation Study Abroad Scholarships program.

Psychology In London Scholarship

This scholarship was established to encourage participation in the FSU Psychology in London summer program. Florida State degree-seeking students who have an overall GPA of 3.25 or above may apply for this need and merit-based scholarship.

Brooks Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Florida State degree-seeking students enrolled full-time in the College of Arts & Sciences or in the College of Fine Arts, who have an overall GPA of 2.85 or above may apply for this need-based scholarship. Preference is given to students studying Art History or the Humanities.

Generation Study Abroad Critical Language Scholarship

Florida State undergraduate degree-seeking students who are majoring or minoring in Chinese or Russian, and who have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above may apply for this merit-based scholarship. Scholarships are available summer sessions in Tianjin or Moscow. Amounts may be up to 50% of the program fee and are determined based on the applicant pool.

Generation Study Abroad First Generation College Student Scholarship

Florida State undergraduate degree-seeking students who are the first in their family to attend college and who have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above may apply for this merit-based scholarship. Scholarships are available fall, spring, and summer sessions. Amounts may be up to 50% of the program fee and are determined based on the applicant pool.

Generation Study Abroad International Programs Achievement Scholarship

Florida State degree-seeking students with an overall GPA of 3.8 or above may apply for this merit-based scholarship, available fall, spring and summer sessions. Amounts are determined based on the applicant pool.

Generation Study Abroad International Programs Anniversary Scholarship

Florida State degree-seeking students who have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above may apply for this need and merit-based scholarship, which is intended to help increase the number of Florida State students who study abroad. Scholarships are available fall, spring, and summer sessions; and amounts are determined based on the applicant pool.

Generation Study Abroad STEM Student Scholarship

Florida State undergraduate degree-seeking students who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math, and who have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above may apply for this meritbased scholarship. Scholarships are available fall, spring, and summer sessions. Amounts may be up to 50% of the program fee and are determined based on the applicant pool.

Other International Programs Scholarship Opportunities

Minority Scholarship

To help more minorities study abroad, we offer a Minority Scholarship to degree-seeking Florida State ethnic minority students with an overall GPA of 2.5 or above. There are two $5,000 awards each semester, to be applied toward a fall or spring program in Florence, London, Panama City or Valencia.

Spring Break Scholarship

IP offers a limited number of scholarships for students participating in FSU IP Spring Break programs. Applicants must be Florida State degree-seeking students with an overall GPA of 3.8 or above and no demonstrated financial need or an overall GPA of 3.5 or above with demonstrated financial need. Scholarships will be up to 25% of the program fee.

William Cullen Klein Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Cullen Klein, a talented linguist double-majoring in Spanish and Chinese. His family established the scholarship in his memory to help open the world to other students through studying abroad on the FSU Tianjin summer program. Florida State degree-seeking students who have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above may apply for this merit-based scholarship.

Scholarship Application Deadlines

Term Deadline
Spring 2017 September 7, 2016
Spring Break 2017 November 2, 2016
Summer 2017 December 7, 2016
Fall 2017 April 5, 2017

Scholarships Administered by Other FSU Departments

For information about study abroad scholarships administered by other FSU departments, view the following links:

Ada Belle Winthrop-King Scholarships

Available through the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics. Contact the department for guidelines.

Audrey Wilson Florence Travel Scholarships

Humanities majors participating in the Florence Program may apply for Audrey Wilson Florence Travel Scholarships. Apply through the director of the FSU humanities program Contact the Program in Interndisciplinary Humanities at 850-644-9121.

Bess Ward Honors Thesis Award

Florida State University liberal studies Honor students and Honors in the Major students may apply for a Bess Ward Honors Travel Scholarship. For more information, see the Honors Program website.

National Science Foundation - Diversity Scholarship (Chiriqui, Panama)

Students applying to the Tropical Behavioral Ecology Program (CQ01-6-17) are eligible to apply for an additional scholarship provided through the NSF. Please follow the link to apply.

The College of Arts & Sciences Study Abroad Scholarship

Available through the College of Arts & Sciences students who meet certain requirements and are attending an FSU International Program (more information available on the scholarship's website).

Scholarship List

General listing of scholarships that may be available for international study. These scholarships are available to both FSU students and Non-FSU students.

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi annually awards 100 grants of $1,000 each to selected undergraduate students seeking support for study abroad. The best part is that applicants do NOT have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi (more information available on the scholarship's website).

GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship

GoEuro awards three study abroad scholarships worth up to 2000 euros. For more information, please visit the GoEuro website.

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Study Abroad Loans

Additional Discount Opportunities

Students who have completed 15 or more credit hours on programs administered by the IP office, earning at least a 3.0 average or above in course work at the international location(s), are eligible for discounts for subsequent IP programs. Discounts are $500 for summer sessions or $1,000 for fall or spring semesters. Note: These savings are built into the program fees for First Year Abroad program students.

Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute

The Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute, known as FLORICA, was created in 1986, authorized by the Florida Legislature in 1987, and formalized by an agreement signed by the State University System of Florida, the Florida Community College System and the Council of Rectors of Costa Rican Universities (CONARE). Since its beginning, FLORICA has been administered for Costa Rica by CONARE and on behalf of the State of Florida by The Florida State University and Valencia College, with co-directors appointed from each institution.

FLORICA has strong credibility both in Florida and Costa Rica as a stimulus and a catalyst. The Institute has interfaced broadly in Costa Rica with public and private institutions and agencies including all the public universities.

Costa Rican citizens who have applied and been accepted in a Florida public university or community college may apply for out-of-state tuition waivers through the Florida-Costa Rica Institute Non-Resident Tuition Exemption Program.

Co-Directors

Florida State University
Gisela R. Fisher
Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute
Florida State University
282 Champions Way
University Center Building A,
Office Suite A5500
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2420
Phone: 850.644.7217
Fax: 850.644.8817
Email: gfisher@fsu.edu

In Partnership with Valencia College
Rocky Blesso
Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute
Valencia College
P.O. Box 3028
Orlando, FL 32802
Phone: 407.582.5287
Email: hblesso@valenciacollege.com

Florida-France Linkage Institute

The Florida-France Linkage Institute was created by the Legislature of the State of Florida in 1989. Over the years, the scope of activities and outreach of the Institute have grown considerably; in Florida, in France, and in the départments of the French Caribbean. The Florida-France Linkage Institute is administered by The University of South Florida in partnership with Florida State University and Miami-Dade College. The educational mission of each of these institutions lends an unusual and unique diversity to the joint co-sponsorship of the Florida-France Linkage Institute. The Florida-France Linkage Institute is supported on behalf of France by the office of the French Consulate-General in Miami.

The Florida-France Linkage Institute utilizes the resources of the State University System and the Community College System. The Institute also serves as a clearinghouse for inter-institutional and community networking to bring projects and activities to college and university campuses.

Thus, the Florida-France Linkage Institute places a high priority on its mission to serve as a facilitator for international tourism, trade, economic development, and business for the Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development (OTTED).

For more information about tuition waivers for the Florida-France Linkage Institute and to apply: http://www.usf.edu/world/centers/florida-france/index.aspx

Co-Directors

University of South Florida
Christine Probes
Florida-France Linkage Institute
International Affairs Center
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., CPR107
Tampa, FL 33620-5550
Phone: (813) 974-3104
Fax: (813) 974-4613
Email: probes@usf.edu

In Partnership with Florida State University
Ceil Bare
Florida-France Linkage Institute
Florida State University
A5500 University Center
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2420
Phone: (850) 644-1283
Email: cbare@fsu.edu

In Partnership with Miami-Dade College
Christina Florez
Florida-France Linkage Institute
Miami-Dade College
300 NE 2nd Ave., Room 3116
Miami, FL 33132
Phone: (305) 237-3485
Email: cflorez1@mdc.edu

Technology Fee (Not included in program fees)

Florida State assesses a technology fee which is NOT included in the International Programs fee. The technology fee rate for 2016-2017 is assessed at $5.25 per credit hour for all students, regardless of location of study.

After registration, the student must pay the applicable technology fee; this fee is paid directly to Florida State University Student Business Services. Failure to pay this fee will result in a late payment charge being assessed to the student by Florida State University Student Business Services. International Programs has no control over the fee or any associated late payment penalty.

Financial Aid and Financing Study Abroad Workshops

Financial Aid & Financing Study Abroad Workshops will be held at the Askew Student Life Center. See dates and times of workshops below. WALK-INS WELCOME!

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Thursday, February 2, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in 101A Student Life Center

Deferment Forms

General Program & FSA Fee Liability (Including Withdrawal & Refund Policy)

Application Fee

The $100 application fee is nonrefundable.

Confirmation Deposit

The $1500 confirmation deposit is refundable until the close of business on the deposit’s due date. If an applicant has paid the deposit or been granted a deferred payment plan for the deposit and has not withdrawn from a program as of the close of business on the deposit due date, the applicant becomes fully liable for the confirmation deposit. Students whose offer of admission to Florida State University is rescinded after the confirmation deposit is paid or deferred (in accordance with the due date) will not be able to participate but remain fee liable for the confirmation deposit.

Full Program Fee

Program applicants who have demonstrated their intent to participate in the program by payment or by deferral of the confirmation deposit and who have not withdrawn from the program as of the full payment due date become fully liable for the full program fee as of the close of business on the full payment due date.

Refunds of Program Fees

Refunds of program fees WILL BE granted in instances of withdrawal prior to the start of the program under the following circumstances:

  1. Cancellation of program by International Programs
  2. Involuntary call to active duty
  3. Death of the student or death in the immediate family (parent, legal guardian, spouse, child, or sibling)

Refunds of program fees will not be granted where a student becomes ineligible to participate in a program for failure to meet or maintain admission requirements.

Partial Refunds of Program Fees

Partial refunds of program fees MAY BE granted in instances of withdrawal prior to the start of the program under the following circumstances:

  1. Illness of the student of such duration or severity that it precludes overseas travel. The student will be required to submit all relevant medical records for review and evaluation by Florida State's University Health Services. University Health Services will advise International Programs’ refund committee of its recommendation. International Programs’ refund committee will notify the student of the decision.
  2. Exceptional circumstances that could not have been foreseen and were beyond the control of the student, as approved by the International Programs’ refund committee.
    • Timely notification in relation to the event that caused the need for withdrawal will be considered in evaluating refund requests. In no instance will a request be considered if it is made after the end of the semester for which the refund is requested.
    • Refunds cannot be granted, under any circumstances, in instances of withdrawal after a program has begun.
    • Applicants who apply and are accepted after the published due dates remain liable for fees in accordance with the published due dates.
  3. Rescission of admission by the Florida State University Office of Admission for failure to meet the conditions of one’s admission. Students whose admission offer to Florida State University is rescinded after the confirmation deposit is paid or deferred (in accordance with the due date) remain fee liable for the confirmation deposit

Submitting Withdrawals, Requests for Refunds, and Release from Fee Liability

All withdrawals, requests for refunds, and requests for release from fee liability must be submitted in writing via email to International Programs. Applicants should include their last name and program code in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, requests can be submitted in writing to International Programs at the following postal address:

Attention: Refund Committee
Office of FSU International Programs
A5500 University Center
282 Champions Way
P.O. Box 3062420
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2420

Visa Information

England

A Visa is required for US Citizens going to London, England for the following programs: First Year Abroad, and Interns. Please note any program under 6 months in length does not require a visa (except London interns). Anyone interested in taking 2 consecutive semesters (not already participating in the First Year Abroad Program) will be required to obtain a visa and will need to contact International Programs.

International Programs provides support and guidance for the visa application process. Students will be required to apply for their visa through the UK Visa and Immigration Office. All students requiring a visa will be sending their actual passport to the British Consulate for processing. Processing times take a minimum of 4 weeks. For this reason, international travel plans may be limited during the months prior to the start of the program.

Non US Citizens: It is the responsibility of the NON-US Citizen to check with their local consulate to see if a visa is required in order to study abroad in London. If a visa is required, the processing times may take longer than 4 weeks and may require additional visa support documents. Depending on the country of citizenship, an IELTs test to show proof of English proficiency may be required. The test cost about $250 and limited locations and times are available. If you are a non-US citizen, please contact Tina Brooks, an immigration officer, at IP-Visas@fsu.edu.

Full visa requirements and instructions will be provided in the “Visa Packets” linked below. Your visa packet may be in the process of being updated and may not yet be linked. All visa packets will be emailed when updated. Please take note of the following important visa requirements:

Passport Validity: Participants must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of the program and must contain at least 2 empty visa pages. The last three pages of the passport do not count as visa pages.

For First Year Abroad and Two Consecutive Semesters Abroad London Participants:

  • Visa Fee: London FYA and 2 consecutive semester participants will receive visa support but the nature of the application process requires students to apply on their own. Students will be required to apply through the UK Visa and Immigration Office (UKVI) and send their Passports to the British Consulate. The UKVI visa charge is approximately $500. This fee is not included in the London Program Fee. As of April 2015, the UK has implemented a health surcharge for all visitors over 6 months. Current cost is £225 (about $300). The Health Surcharge is not a medical coverage plan but an additional fee to enter the UK. All students are covered under the health insurance plan provided by International Programs.
  • Biometrics: One of the steps to receive the Visa will be to make an appointment for your biometrics screening (finger printing). Please note that the biometrics must be completed at a UK authorized facility and may require travel. A list of UK authorized Biometrics Facilities can be found on the USCIS website.
  • Support in the amount of $15,000: Proof of Financial support must be supplied in the form of original financial aid award letters, an original recent bank statement, or a notarized letter from the bank for an account either in the student’s or parents’ names. (The funds must be liquid and must be shown in financial aid or checking/savings. Retirement, stocks or bonds will not be accepted) You must show that you or your parents have held the required money for a consecutive 28-day period (finishing on the date of the closing balance) ending no more than one month before your application. More information will be supplied in the visa packet.
  • UK Arrival: You must arrive to London via an international flight in order to have your passport/visa stamped. You CANNOT ARRIVE ON A FLIGHT THAT CONNECTS IN IRELAND, as transit via Ireland will not activate your visa.

For London Intern Participants:

  • Visa Fee: London Intern participants will receive visa support but the nature of the application process requires students to apply on their own. Students will be required to apply through BUNAC and the UK Visa and Immigration Office (UKVI) and send their Passports to the British Consulate. The cost to apply and obtain entry clearance is about $1,100. In addition, given the short window from your placement to the start of the program, you will most likely need to expedite the visa. Expediting is an additional $200. Please assume you will need to expedite and budget appropriately. Visa fees are not included in the London Intern Program Fee.
  • Biometrics: One of the steps to receive the Visa will be to make an appointment for your biometrics screening (finger printing). Please note that the biometrics must be completed at a UK authorized facility and may require travel. A list of UK authorized Biometrics Facilities can be found on the USCIS website.
  • Financial Support: Proof of financial support must be supplied in the form of a recent back statement showing proof of sufficient funds, at least $2,500. This can be provided from the student or parent. More information provided in Visa Packet.
  • UK Arrival: You must arrive to London via an international flight in order to have your passport/visa stamped. You CANNOT ARRIVE ON A FLIGHT THAT CONNECTS IN IRELAND, as transit via Ireland will not activate your visa.

Important Dates & Documents

Spring 2017
Early Application Deadline*September 07, 2016$ 100.00
Scholarship Application DeadlineSeptember 12, 2016
Confirmation Deposit DueSeptember 21, 2016$ 1500.00
Important Forms DueSeptember 21, 2016
Full Payment DueOctober 19, 2016

* Application fees are non-refundable. After the deadline has passed, applications will be accepted on a space available basis.

Summer 2017
Early Application Deadline*December 07, 2016$ 100.00
Scholarship Application DeadlineDecember 07, 2016
Confirmation Deposit DueJanuary 18, 2017$ 1500.00
Important Forms DueJanuary 18, 2017
Full Payment DueFebruary 15, 2017
Orientation MeetingMarch 22, 2017

* Application fees are non-refundable. After the deadline has passed, applications will be accepted on a space available basis.

Fall 2017
Early Application Deadline*April 05, 2017$ 100.00
Scholarship Application DeadlineApril 05, 2017
Confirmation Deposit DueMay 17, 2017$ 1500.00
Important Forms DueMay 17, 2017
Full Payment DueJune 07, 2017
Orientation MeetingApril 17, 2017

* Application fees are non-refundable. After the deadline has passed, applications will be accepted ona space available basis.

Spring 2018
Early Application Deadline*September 06, 2017$ 100.00
Scholarship Application DeadlineSeptember 06, 2017
Confirmation Deposit DueSeptember 20, 2017$ 1500.00
Important Forms DueSeptember 20, 2017
Full Payment DueOctober 18, 2017
Orientation MeetingTBA

* Application fees are non-refundable. After the deadline has passed, applications will be accepted on a space available basis.

Documents

Health & Safety

For sixty years, Florida State University's International Programs has been committed to providing a rewarding academic and cultural experience that enriches the lives of our students. Our highest priority is and always has been the welfare and security of our students.

Program directors maintain contact with our Tallahassee office, local authorities, and United States officials, both at home and abroad. Each program holds meetings with students in which safety procedures and precautions are detailed and regularly re-emphasized. Each program has an Emergency Plan which includes details about local health care facilities, meeting points and procedures, and contingency plans and funds should it ever become necessary to evacuate our students.

Students are reminded to inform International Programs of the details of their independent travel details via our online travel form, heed US State Department travel advisories, and take relevant emergency and US Embassy/Consulate contact information with them.

Students venture abroad to experience other cultures, and to gain a deeper appreciation of their role as American citizens in the world. FSU International Programs is fully committed to helping students realize these aspirations in a safe and secure learning environment.

Insurance

Travel Insurance Information

FSU International Programs encourages program participants to consider purchasing travel insurance. Travel insurance comes in many forms and can protect you in case you need to change your travel plans due to unforeseen circumstances. The coverage ranges from help with lost baggage to delay in flight plans to trip cancellation.

Travel insurance that covers fees associated with changing your airfare plans is especially helpful for those attending programs that require entry or student visas. Immigration approval can take months with regulations changing often that can cause the need to delay or cancel flight plans. Often airfare arrangements are non-refundable or cannot be changed without fee penalties. Certain types of trip cancellation insurance will reimburse you the cost of your airfare or penalty fees. Travel Insurance must cover failure to obtain visa.

You may wish to begin researching travel insurance and trip cancellation policies by using the Travel Insurance Review website. Their Travel Insurance 101: The Complete Guide to Travel Insurance section is particularly helpful for those just beginning their research. They also have a section that allows you to compare different policies.

Travel Resources

University Policies & Resources

Clery Act

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Florida State University study center safety guides include institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The report also contains statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by The Florida State University; and on public property within or immediately adjacent and accessible from the campus. A paper copy is available upon request to FSU International Programs at A5500 University Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2420, or by contacting FSU International Programs at (850) 644-3272 or (800) 374-8581.

Copies are also available from the study center administrative offices or you may download from the links below: