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Programs : Featured
This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
Featured Programs
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Biology 247: Marine Biology
Roatan, Honduras

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS:  Kirk Larsen (Biology); Dawn Reding (Biology)   Course Description:    An introduction to the biology of coral reef and other marine environments of the Caribbean. Daily snorkels, SCUBA dives, and le ctures[...]
Classics 299: Ancient Greece: An Odyssey of Myth and History
Arachova, Greece; Athens, Greece; Kalabaka, Greece; Nafplio, Greece; Olympia, Greece; Vergina, Greece

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS:  Dan Davis (Classics); Olga Michels (Chemistry)   Course Description: This course, taught completely in Greece, will explore the history, mythology and epic landscapes of ancient Greece, from temples and caves [...]
Communication Studies 239: Environmental Communication in Belize
Ambergris Caye, Belize; Belmopan, Belize; Cayo District, Belize

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS:  Thomas C. Johnson (Communication Studies); Jeff Boeke (Health & Physical Education)   Course Description: This course examines environmental communication and the public sphere in Belize with particular focus o n[...]
English 239: English Monsters
Haworth, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Whitby, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTOR:  Amy Weldon (English)   Course Description:    What are the monsters of England - real and imagined? Traveling through this richly haunted country from London to Yorkshire, we'll explore the pla ces[...]
Environmental Studies 240: Environmental Issues in the Pacific Northwest
Chelan, United States; Holden Village, United States; Wenatchee, United States

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTOR:  Jon Jensen (Environmental Studies)   Course Description:    This course examines environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest and the policies that are used or proposed to address them. Case stud ies[...]
International Studies 239: Roatan: Ethical Engagement in a Changing World
Roatan, Honduras; Utila, Honduras

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Scott Carlson (Biology); Susan Schmidt (Social Work)   Course Description:    This course uses the island of Roatan as a case study to examine how individuals can engage ethically with social and environ mental[...]
Luther Malta and the Mediterranean
Sliema, Malta

Terms: Spring
Description: Faculty Director:  Wanda Deifelt   Program Description:    Luther’s Malta and the Mediterranean  Program, currently in its 29th year, offers students the opportunity to spend a semester exploring M alta's[...]
Luther Münster Semester
Münster, Germany

Terms: Spring
Description: FACULTY DIRECTOR:  Sören Steding   Program Description:    For over two decades, Luther students and faculty have been traveling to Münster, Germany. During the Münster Semester, students live with G erman[...]
Luther Nottingham Academic Year
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year
Description: DIRECTORS: Guy Nave and Jane Hawley Program Description:   Luther's Nottingham Program, which will celebrate its 51st year in 2022-2023, offers the rich opportunity to spend an academic year in England and study at the [...]
Luther Rochester Semester
Rochester, United States

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: Program Description:    Rochester, Minnesota is currently in the early phases of an economic development initiative of a scale unique in the state’s history.  Using a combination of private and public fun ds,[...]
Paideia 450: English Theatre: Mirror of Society and of the Human Condition
London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Robert Vrtis (Visual & Performing Arts); Christy Vrtis (English)   Course Description: This course is a study of English theater—among the richest in the world in its variety and depth—and t he[...]
Paideia 450: Islam in Europe: The History and Politics of Muslim Belonging
Birmingham, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Nottingham, United Kingdom

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Todd Green (Religion); Carly Foster (Political Science)       Course Description: This study abroad course will explore the political and cultural debates pertaining to the place of Muslim minorit y[...]
Paideia 450: People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa
Arusha, Tanzania; Eluwai boma, Tanzania; Engare Sero, Tanzania; Karatu, Tanzania; Mbarangati, Tanzania; Monduli, Tanzania; Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania; Nguruma Village, Tanzania; Soit Sambu, Tanzania

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Molly McNicholl (Biology); Sam Bird (Economics)   Course Description:  This course will examine the tensions between the national parks movement and pastoralist societies through the lens of the Maasai people [...]
Paideia 450: Practicing Embodiment
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica; Punta Mona Educational Retreat Center, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Jane Hawley (Visual & Performing Arts); Guy Nave (Religion)   Course Description:    This course is an interdisciplinary exercise between spirituality, sustainability, and the body. While the re[...]
Paideia 450: War, Peace and Reconciliation in Cambodia
Battambang, Cambodia; Kratié, Cambodia; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Sen Monorom, Cambodia; Siem Reap, Cambodia

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTORS: Char Kunkel (Sociology); Scott Hurley (Religion)   Course Description:  In this J-term abroad course, we will have an opportunity to engage with people in Cambodia who are making a difference in a post-civil wa r[...]
Spanish 340: Language and Culture of the Spanish-Speaking World (Dominican Republic)
Bayahíbe, Dominican Republic; Miches, Dominican Republic; San Franscisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic; Santiago, Dominican Republic; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTOR: Rita Tejada (Modern Languages & Literatures)     Course Description: This program will introduce Luther students to the most meaningful aspects of Dominican culture while combining intense study of the S panish[...]
Spanish 341: Spanish for Medical Professionals (Mexico)
Oaxaca, Mexico

Terms: J-Term
Description: INSTRUCTOR:  Nancy Gates-Madsen (Modern Languages & Literature)   Course Description:    This course is designed for students studying to become medical professionals and who require training in Spanish to serve Sp anish-speaking[...]