CUA’s Oxford Honors Program Fall 2009. Presented by Tanith Fowler Corsi Asst. Vice President, Global Education Center for Global Education The Catholic University of America. What is CUA’s Oxford Honors Program?.
Presented by Tanith Fowler CorsiAsst. Vice President, Global EducationCenter for Global Education
The Catholic University of America
New semester program starting Fall 2009 offered through CUAbroad and arranged in Oxford through the Oxford Undergraduate Programme (OPUS)
Allows top CUA students (undergrad & grad) to experience Oxford academic life through its unique tutorial system (one-on-one with Oxford instructors)
Open to CUA students in good academic and disciplinary standing
Undergraduate students must have completed 45 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above
Graduate students must have completed a semester at CUA and have a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above
Fall 2009 program dates: September 2 – December 14, 2009. Independent travel week: September 26 – October 1, 2009.
Undergraduates receive a total of 15 credits (3 credits for September tutorial & 12 credits for Michaelmas term tutorials)
Graduate students receive a total of 9 credits (3 credits for September tutorial & 6 credits for Michaelmas term tutorials)
September tutorial (Shakespeare, C.S Lewis or British Politics) and Michaelmas term tutorials to be chosen from limited selection of topics in liberal arts/social sciences (see website)
Students will live in Oxford student housing (single rooms, shared kitchen, lounge & bathrooms)
Student housing has different grades to choose from (standard or superior which has added cost)
All student housing have furnishing, linen & utensils. House phone included.
Most properties have a printer & house computer but you must bring a personal laptop (wireless internet available from homes at extra cost)
OPUS is on location to deal with housing & academic issues
CUA students will be fully integrated into the Oxford academic life:
CUA students will work with Oxford tutorials & produce two weekly papers
CUA students will be affiliated with an Oxford college (enjoy college library, dining services, sports)
CUA students will be housed with non-CUA students (both USA and British students)
For more information on the CUA Oxford Honors Program:
Tanith Fowler Corsi: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://cuabroad.cua.edu
Phone: (202) 319-6010