University Studies Abroad Consortium® (USAC)

Did you know that you can take courses abroad with your favorite Fresno State professors for the 2013-14 school year? Read on to see where they will be going and what courses they will be teaching.



London, England

Dr. David Schecter: Summer 2014
How to Run a Major City: London's Government
PSC, 400-level, 3 credits (equivalent to PLSI 169T)

Live in one of the world’s greatest cities, offering a vibrant mix of art, literature, history, and culture. Study at Imperial College, ranked number eight in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Enjoy access to London’s many sights and attractions. Participate in an exciting tour of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Chengdu, China

Dr. Hong Ni: Summer Session I 2014
Multicultural Psychology
PSY, 300-level, 3 credits (equivalent to PSY 163)

Study in Chengdu, the economic, cultural, and political center of Southwest China. Enroll in intensive Chinese language, Chinese culture, and International Relations courses. Supplement courses with exciting tours to places such as Beijing and Tibet. Enjoy picturesque field trips to mountains, rivers, and waterfalls.

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Madrid, Spain

Dr. Kris Clarke: Summer Session I 2014
Remembering, Forgetting, and Forgiveness: The Role of Social Memory
SOC/WS, 300-level, 1 credit

Study in one of Europe's most vibrant capital cities. Explore Spain through field trips and tours to places such as Toledo and Las Hoces del Duratón. Immerse yourself fully in Spanish culture and practice the language with native speakers and professors. Take courses in Art History and Spanish Language Studies.

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Santiago, Chile

Dr. David Vera: Summer Session II 2014
Economic Development in Latin America: Current Issues, Challenges, and Prospects
ECON, 400-level, 3-credits

Study in Santiago, Chile’s capital and bustling urban center, with easy access to mountains and coastline. Enroll in Spanish Language and Literature courses in the midst of Santiago’s diverse cultural blend. Supplement courses with remarkable tours and field study trips to the north and south of Chile.

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Lolita Bounyavong and Julianne Atwood enjoying their studies in Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai

If you have any questions about studying abroad with USAC/Fresno State, you may contact the Study Abroad and International Exchanges Office or visit the USAC website.