Semester-long programs in Europe matched with JPST tracks

 

Program:

HECUA:  Northern Ireland: Democracy and Social Change

Works best with:

Conflict Transformation concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

JPST 375 Conflict Analysis & Transformation

Building a Sustainable Democracy

IDSC 291 Anatomy of Violence or

SOCI 350 Social Inequality: Privilege & Power

Understanding the Politics of the Northern Ireland Conflict

Cultural awareness course

Internship Seminar

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

JPST 478 Internship – taken for credit

Internship – must involve hands-on conflict resolution work to apply

     

 

Program:

SIT: Ireland: Transformation of Social and Political Conflict

Works best with:

Conflict Transformation concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

JPST 375 Conflict Analysis & Transformation

PEAC 3005: Theory and Practice of Conflict Transformation

IDSC 291 Anatomy of Violence or

SOCI 350 Social Inequality: Privilege & Power

PEAC 3000: Irish Social and Political Movements

Cultural awareness course

ANTH 3500 Research Methods and Ethics

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Various possibilities, including Internship

ISPR 3000 Independent Study Project

     

 

Program:

HECUA: The New Norway (Scandinavia)

Works best with:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(but may only meet 3 JPST course requirements)

Preapproved course equivalents:

One course from another area

The Scandinavian Welfare States in an Age of Globalization (8 hours credit)

Another course from another area

Other possible equivalents

Internship requirement (not necessarily for credit)

Internship – student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester to confirm.

1st or 2nd applied communication course

Independent Study – student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester to confirm.

Fine Arts requirement – NOT approved by JPST; consult with Academic Counseling

Scandinavian Art, Film, and Literature

     

 

OTHER PROGRAMS:

Search for additional SIT Study Abroad programs focusing on social change movements, global health, development studies, multiculturalism and globalization, environmental policy, etc.: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad.cfm .

The Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS, Copenhagen) offers a wide variety of courses in economics, environmental studies, sociology, communication and international relations.  Most likely to apply to the JPST concentration in Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy.  See http://www.disabroad.org.

Or contact UST’s International Education Center (http://studyabroad.stthomas.edu) for programs in Ireland, South Africa, Ghana, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Nicaragua.