This program will introduce students to the history of the modern Civil Rights Movement through visits to key sites of the freedom struggle. This program will begin and end in Pittsburgh. Students will travel via bus to the key sites. During this experience students will also hear personal narratives of foot-soldiers, scholars and elders who were on the frontline during the Civil Rights Movement. Students will have the opportunity to meet with elders in the African American community who were frontline during the Civil Rights Movement.
The Pitt Online Global Cities program is a study abroad partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and our affiliate partner CAPA: The Global Education Network. Courses are primarily based on our programs such as Pitt in London, Pitt in Sydney, and Pitt in Florence. This program offers a variety of international virtual mobility options to students focusing on a global interdisplinary mindset. These courses offer academic and pre-professional development while learning from the comfort of home in a synchronous and asynchronous environment.
This 3-credit study away course is designed to provide undergraduate students on a healthcare track (particularly nursing students with exposure to an American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) culture and health care delivery system. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health disparity, health outcomes, and health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals. Students will be required to complete two class sessions online prior to departure and one class session after.
Modeled after an artist residency, this course is a directed study-like elective is for Studio Arts majors and students in arts-related disciplines. Students apply for consideration and four to six students are invited to enroll in the 18-day summer field study.
The Environmental Policy Writing Program is designed for: Political Science, Professional Writing, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies students. The goal of this program is that you will develop an understanding of the variety of modes in which policy writing about environmental affairs is conducted. This program will provide you with perspective to analyze policy issues that distinct part of the United States face and how these issues are different from Pittsburgh and/or your hometown.
This program offers students the opportunity to learn Czech abroad in the beautiful city of Prague as a part of Pitt’s renowned Summer Language Institute. Students study intensive Czech for 4 weeks at Charles University and participate in an excursion program to a variety of points of interest in and around the magnificent city of Prague. This program is open to students of Czech at the intermediate, advanced, and 4th-year levels.
This program offers students the opportunity to learn Czech abroad in the beautiful city of Prague as a part of Pitt’s renowned Summer Language Institute. Students study intensive Czech for 6 weeks at Charles University and participate in an excursion program to a variety of points of interest in and around the magnificent city of Prague. This program is open to students of Czech at the intermediate, advanced, and 4th-year levels.