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Program Type: Group Summer Program GPA req.: 2.5
Program Description:

Baylor in Oxford
Christ Church OXFORD 1

Date: July 5 - August 4, 2018

Where: Oxford, England, United Kingdom

BAYLOR in OXFORD is a summer study-abroad program that offers Baylor students the amazing opportunity to live and to study in Oxford, England--“the city of dreaming spires.”  Baylor students live at Christ Church,  the largest and most prestigious of Oxford University colleges. We take our meals in the magnificent Great Hall, have classes overlooking Tom Quad, and enjoy the opportunity to worship in Christ Church Cathedral.

After class, students may stroll through Christ Church meadow, punt along the River Isis, or fall asleep under the “Jabberwocky” tree. Christ Church is the setting for portions of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, and numerous scenes from the Harry Potter movies. We take day trips as a group to Canterbury, London, and Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as 3-day trip excursion to either the Lake District or Edinburgh, Scotland.

Cost: $4,200 program fee plus tuition, fees, and airfare.

Program fee include all housing, all breakfasts, all dinners, admission fees to several attractions, ground transportation, a first-class BritRail pass, UK cell phone, theatre tickets, and insurance. Baylor tuition and fees are not included in the program cost.  Students will need to bring funds for lunches, souvenirs, class materials, and additional spending money. Airfare costs are additional (approximately 1,800) and should be booked with the group through Millennium Tours; please email Laine_Scales@baylor.edu about any exceptions to the booking arrangements.


Enrollment: The program will accept 20-24 students total. Applications are made through BearsAbroad. Decisions are made on a rolling basis until the program is full. We anticipate full enrollment by December 31, 2016.  Students will register for courses in the order in which they make their program fee deposit of $800 (non-refundable).  Therefore, the first students to deposit will get their first choice of classes. Most classes are capped at 8 students. 

2018 Courses:

All students take two 3-hour courses for a total of 6 hours. Students may also add the 1-hour "Walking for Fitness" LF course.
ENG 2301     British Literature
ENG 3378     Magic in Literature: Medieval to Modern (NOTE: pre-reqs are ENG 2301 and either ENG 2304 or 2306)
GTX 3341     Masterworks of Drama
LF 1110         Walking for Fitness
SOC 1305      Introduction to Sociology
THEA 3333   Attending Plays in the U.K. (can be petitioned to count for a Fine Arts requirement)



Interested?
Email the program coordinators to find out more about the program and ask questions about trip details.

Ready to Apply?
??Use the BearsAbroad system to start your application for Baylor in Oxford. Once you are accepted, you will reserve your spot in the program with a non-refundable $800 deposit. You will also write a check for the $200 deposit to the travel agent to claim one of the reserved plane tickets being held. Deposits can be dropped off in person or mailed to Dr. DeAnna Toten Beard.

Program Directors

Dr. Laine Scales, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Morrison Suite 200, (254) 710-4487, Laine_Scales@baylor.edu
Dr. DeAnna Toten Beard, Associate Chair of the Dept. of Theatre Arts, HSFAC 205, (254) 710-6486, DeAnna_Toten_Beard@baylor.edu

 

 


To find out more:     

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2 2018 03/01/2018 03/15/2018 07/05/2018 08/04/2018