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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Samford applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Length: Semester
Housing Options: Dorm Style Language Prerequisite: No
Number of Credits: 12+ Class Eligibility: Juniors, Seniors, Sophomores
Program Type: Study Abroad Language of Instruction: English
Language Courses Offered: No Credit Type: Samford Credits
Type of Program: Samford Semester Abroad Field of Study: Classics, Communication Studies, English, Fine Arts, Geography, History, JMC, Political Science, Religion, Sociology
Program Description:

Daniel House: Samford in London

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Click here for the London Slideshow

The Semester Abroad program in London offers students an opportunity to study for the fall or spring semester, taking 12-18 credits.

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled as full-time students at Samford University (minimum of 12 credits during the semester preceding participation), have a minimum 2.5 GPA, must not be on academic or disciplinary probation, must have sophomore standing or above at the time of participation, and pass a program interview. Students must have met all prerequisites or requirements for London classes in which they enroll. Students must maintain these standards prior to departure and throughout the term in London, and they must abide by participation and housing rules. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program and a return home at the expense of the student.

Room: $4,000
Board: $2,700
Program Fee: $3,750
Theatre Fee: $300
(only applies to students registered for SOA 200 course)

Planning Ahead: Because of the nature of the program and the small number of participants in a semester, class offerings are limited; therefore, it is important that students interested in the program plan their curriculum in advance to take the best advantage of London course offerings. Interested students should consult with their advisors and with the Global Engagement Office early in their Samford careers.

Available Courses: Students may choose from other offerings to enroll in a minimum of 12 or a maximum of 18 credits. If students participate in an internship, it is recommended that they not register for more than 14 credits. In keeping with U.K. immigration requirements, students must take a minimum of 12 hours of courses taught in London. 

For Spring 2019, the School of the Arts will provide the faculty-in-residence. 

UCBP 101 Biblical Perspectives. Examination of the historical context and religious teachings of Hebrew and Christian Scriptures. Cultivation of critical competencies necessary for the academic study of traditional texts. 4 credits.
SOA 200 Arts in Society  Interdisciplinary course combining theatre, visual arts, and musical resources London's National Gallery, Tate Gallery, British Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and Royal Festival Hall. Satisfies Fine Arts requirement in General Education. 3 credits.
INTL 330 International Internship. Must have a 3.0 GPA. Must not take more than 12 semester credits while interning. See Global Engagement Office for details. Students taking this course must apply for a UK General Student visa ($500). 3-6 credits.
INTL 360 British Heritage and Culture. Interdisciplinary study of British history, culture, and life. Recommended course for all participants. Course will satisfy Social Science or Humanities requirement in General Education. 4 credits.
GEOG 361 Bridging London Field-based exploration of the geography of London and its environs. 4 Credits.

Watch a short video produced by the London Telegraph on our internship provider, CAPA International Education.

Program Fee Includes: A comprehensive fee includes round-trip airfare from Atlanta, in-country transportation, planned day excursions in the U.K., and a weekend trip. The following expenses are not covered: Spending money; individual travel, including the travel break; and some admissions.

This program is currently not accepting applications.