The Office of Education Abroad in the Center for International Studies and Programs is holding two special information sessions featuring UT faculty who will be teaching abroad. Learn more from students, faculty, and staff about both locations, unique offerings, and steps for applying.
Bangalore, India Info Session
Monday, February 23, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Snyder Memorial Suite 1100
This education abroad program in Bangalore, India provides the opportunity to:
- Explore diverse landscapes, exotic and varied food, unparalleled cultural sites, and colorful festivals.
- Study in the “Garden City,” the hub of India’s technology and business outsourcing revolution.
- Take advantage of numerous opportunities for service learning and volunteering.
- Take courses focused on issues concerning women, poverty, and religion with focus on India.
Dr. Sumitra Srinivasan, associate professor in the Department of Communications, was accepted to USAC Visiting Professor Program to teach in Bangalore (Bengaluru), India during Summer Session II 2015. Dr. Srinivasan will teach the following course while abroad: The World is (Not) Flat: Globalization of the Indo– American Diaspora COM/SOC, 400/600-level, 3 Credits
Students can learn more about studying abroad in India during a special information session with Dr. Srinivasan.
Heredia, Costa Rica Info Session
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Snyder Memorial Suite 1100
This education abroad program features:
- Easy access to the cultural, historic, and urban highlights of the capital city, San José.
- To the Pacific Ocean, courses ranging from four levels of Spanish to ecological studies.
- To opportunities to explore interesting and beautiful areas of Costa Rica and neighboring countries on field trips and optional tours.
Dr. Ainsworth Bailey, associate professor in the Department of Marketing & International Business has also been accepted to the USAC Visiting Professor Program to teach in Heredia, Costa Rica during Fall 2015 semester. Dr. Bailey has been teaching and conducting research in the United States since 2000. He has also taught in France, India, Jamaica, and Saudi Arabia. While in Costa Rica, Dr. Bailey will teach International Business & Management (MKT/MGT, 300/400-level, 3 credits) and Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior (MKT/BUS, 300/400-level, 3 credits).