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Study Abroad

The following study abroad programs are affiliated with the Honors College. 

For information on other study abroad programs, see Texas State's Study Abroad website.

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Summer 2014 Study Abroad Offerings

HON 4380C, Teaching Physical Science to Children (Cambodia)

Professor: G. Dickinson, H. Galloway     Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Substitutions: CI 4355, CI 5329, GS 3310, GS 3320, HON 4380C

Course Description: This program provides students the opportunity to learn general science, physics, and/or science methods while studying with Cambodian college students at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, the oldest and most respected university in the country. Students will also have the opportunity to teach what they have learned to local Cambodian children.


HON 3395L, Summer Study in Paris

Summer II

Professor: C. Martin       Location: Rennes, France, with optional week in Paris

Substitutions: French 2310, 2320, or advanced French

Course Description: This total immersion program in French language and culture will provide students with a comprehensive approach and authentic language environment to continue the development of proficiency in French. Students will also achieve greater cultural understanding by becoming immediately and personally involved with different values inherent in a foreign culture. 


Past Study Abroad Offerings

HON 1390G, C.S. Lewis: Master Communicator (Oxford)

Instructor: Beebe, S Communication Studies

Course Options:

HON 1390G or COMM 4315/5315: C.S. Lewis, Master Communicator

The focus of this course is on communication principles and rhetorical strategies embedded in the works of famed Oxford University professor C.S. Lewis. Using Oxford as a “classroom,” you will walk where Lewis walked and sit where Lewis sat when discussing works about Narnia, literature, philosophy, and religion. The course emphasizes communication applications of Lewis’ celebrated writing and speaking career.

For photos from last summer in Oxford, click here.


HON 3390L, Film Analysis: A mini-term in Paris

Substitutions:  ARTH 4322 or FR 4304 or ENG 3307 or European studies focus course

Professor:  C. Martin

Semester Offered:  Summer 2005

Course Description:  This course will be devoted to film analysis using an analytical method to design a written analysis centered around a single genre or director. The course is taught abroad during the summer mini-session.


HON 3393R, From Court to Street: 18th Century France

Substitutions:  Group A History or FR 3301 or FR 3370 or FR 4301 or ENG 2340

Professor:  C. Martin

Semesters Offered:  spring 2002, summer 2007

Course Description:  Why did France move from the gilded age of Louis XIV's Versailles to military dominance of Europe under Napoleon? Examine the cultural revolutions arising in 18th century France by studying the literature, art, architecture and music of the period.