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UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER PROGRAMS

 
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 two weeks of class on the Tulane campus, 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 31–June 30, 2016; June 15–June 25, 2016 in Los Angeles
  • Pre-req: Basic understanding of film history, film analysis and/or basic competencies in digital production
  • Application Deadline: March 11, 2016
  • Credit Hours: 6
  • Program Cost: $6500 (includes airfare)
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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: May 31–June 24, 2016; Session 2: June 27–July 22, 2016
  • 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 6–17, 2016
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • 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 16–June 20, 2016
  • Pre-req: Yes
  • Application Deadline: March 6, 2016
  • Credit Hours: 6
  • Program Cost: All expenses paid for accepted applicants
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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: May 31–June 24, 2016
  • Pre-req: Sophomore standing
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Credit Hours: 7
  • Program Cost: $4800
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Institute for International Development in Geneva

A six-week summer program in beautiful Geneva, Switzerland, home to many United Nations agency headquarters. Students will take a three-week course focusing on urban growth and development immediately followed by a three-week internship.

  • Dates: May 16–June 24, 2016
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Program Cost: $7000 (airfare not included in program cost)
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Tulane University, School of Liberal Arts, 102 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA  70118, (504) 865-5225, liberalarts@tulane.edu