To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative resident GPA of 2.8. You may apply as a freshman, but you must have at least sophomore standing by the time the program begins.
COURSES/ COURSE EQUIVALENCIES
In this program you will take a total of four courses in English in subjects such as Anthropology, Business, English, European Studies, History, and Politics. The Greece program is open to all majors. It is particularly suited to business majors. Specific courses may change at any time.
You can view available courses on the ACT Academic Life website.
For more information about how specific ACT courses have transferred back to UW-Eau Claire, go to: http://www.uwec.edu/oakdev/rar850/C8998.htm.
Please keep in mind that this is a historical record of past course equivalences. There is no guarantee that the same courses will be offered in the future, or that they will be offered during the term in which you are abroad.
There are a number of volunteer teaching opportunities at ACT for study abroad students, which include a pre-school institution, two grade schools, two middle schools, two high-schools, and a large I.B.program. Students can volunteer and participate in English language classes at the grade school level as teacher's assistants. They can work at the after school special bridge-bilingual English program (some positions each semester are paid). Inquiries should be addressed to Mrs. Arian Kotsi, Director of International Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACT offers a limited number of internships to its study abroad students through the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Michael S. Dukakis Chair in Public Policy and Service. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. David Wisner, Director of the Dukakis Chair (NB Office 1), at email@example.com or +11 2310-398-227.
Other internships are offered through the Business Liaison & Career Services Office on a case by case basis. Inquiries should be addressed to Ms. Adriane Thrash, Bissell Library Basement, firstname.lastname@example.org or +11 2310-398-383.
Fall semester runs from mid September to mid December. Spring semester runs from early February to early June, with a two-week spring break. Exact program dates are determined the semester prior to departure.
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