We are excited to announce the new summer opportunities sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts.  Each program provides our students with unmatched educational and career possibilities.

Contemporary Hollywood Film Industry

An intensive five-week introduction to the Hollywood film industry viewed through the lens of industry practices. After three weeks of preparation at Tulane, students will fly to Los Angeles and meet with film industry professionals including writers, directors, producers, agents, and studio heads. Students will then return to New Orleans to integrate theory and practice in a final week of class. Upon completion of the program, students will earn 6 credits.

  • Dates: May 12-June 12,  including May 31 – June 6 Hollywood trip
  • Pre-req: Basic understanding of film history, film analysis and/or basic competencies in digital production
  • Program Cost: $6500
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Summer Minor Program in U.S. Public Policy

An eight-week summer program (2 sessions) will give students a foundation for graduate school in public policy or a career in government and politics at the local, state or national level. Students will complete relevant coursework and participate in service learning that together will provide them with tools in the analysis of policy, knowledge in substantive policy areas, and experience in local government. Students completing the minor will fulfill Tulane’s Tier-2 service learning graduation requirement.

  • Dates: Session 1: June 1 – June 26; Session 2: June 29 – July 24
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Program Cost: $2400/class
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Language Revitalization: the case of Tunica, Louisiana's sleeping language

This two-week service learning summer course addresses the processes of language death, as well as methods and initiatives for language revitalization. Students will learn effective second language teaching methods and elementary Tunica. They will then apply what they have learned, serving as teaching assistants during the tribe's Language Summer Camp. The Tunica tribe will host the course in Marksville for the week of the Summer Camp.

  • Dates: June 1 – 12
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Program Cost: $2400
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Mandel-Palagye Program for Middle East Peace

A five-week summer program giving fifteen Tulane students an immersion in the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict through classroom study and field experience in Israel.

  • Dates: May 2015
  • Pre-req: Yes
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2015
  • Program Cost: All expenses paid for accepted applicants
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Museums, Galleries, and the Art World in New York City

A special four-week summer program. Students will spend two weeks in class on Tulane’s campus, a third week immersed in the New York art world, viewing world-class collections, networking with art world professionals, and experiencing behind-the-scenes tours in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, the Cloisters and the Museum of Modern Art, as well as touring contemporary galleries in Chelsea. Students return to Tulane for the fourth and final week, reflecting their experiences and utilizing research in discussions, a final paper and presentations..

  • Dates: June 8 – July 2
  • Pre-req: Sophomore standing
  • Application Deadline: March 30; registration is on a first come basis
  • Program Cost: $6,000
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Environmental Studies Summer Program

A four-week summer program with two integrated courses and plenty of hands-on learning opportunities. While enjoying a unique summer experience in New Orleans, students enrolled in this program will receive 7 credit hours at the 4000 level. The courses fulfill the tier two service learning requirement, the EVST capstone requirement, and two EVST distribution or elective requirements.

  • Dates: June 1 – 26
  • Pre-req: Sophomore standing
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Program Cost: $4800
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Tulane University, School of Liberal Arts, 102 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA  70118, (504) 865-5225,