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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Apartment, Hotel
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
JamaicaSpring • Math and Political Science Courses -- One Week
Undergraduate

Program Overview
Emphasizing a learning community format, the collaboration will explore Jamaican Economy through a Political and Mathematics lens. APSU political science students and mathematics students will collaborate in a learning community that promotes their learning through service projects. Research (Finely & Staub (2018)) suggests that learning communities can build social capital while generating meaningful social interactions for both the students and faculty involved.

Credit Hours and courses
3-6 credit hours

MATH 490 H: Independent Study/High impact Practice (Jamaican Economy and Culture)
POLS 451 A: Selected topics in Political Science


Contact
Dr. Jackie Vogel (931) 221-7637 or vogelj@apsu.edu
Dr. Marsha Lyle-Gonga (931) 221-7583 or lylegongam@apsu.edu


Program Costs

Financial Aid Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor.  Application Fee: $280

This non-refundable application fee will be charged to the student's account once the student authorizes the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange during the application process.

Payments 
Payment  Amount  Due Dates
1st Payment  (Application Fee) $280 October 15
Final Payment  $1393 November 15
Final payment will be billed to the your student account. 

Tuition (undergraduate)

3 credit hours: $840 
6 credit hours: $1680

Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs: $2513 (tuition for 3 credit hours)

Included in the Program Cost
  • Airfare
  • In-Country Transportation
  • All Meals
  • Lodging
  • Excursions 
  • Health insurance
Additional Expenses
  • Passport: $150 
  • Spending Misc.:$100
  • Books: $100


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2020 01/11/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.