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Previous PCC Faculty-Led Programs

Each year, several programs are offered by PCC faculty in locations around the world. Most programs are short (2-6 weeks), take place during the summer, and all offer PCC credits. These programs change from year to year based on the faculty leaders involved. See below for courses taught in previous summers.

Summer 2020 Programs (postponed to Summer 2021 due to Covid-19)
  • Digital Photography in Prague, taught by Kim Manchester
  • Field Biology & Environmental Science in Costa Rica, taught by Sandy Neps and Mark Fisher
  • Early Shakespeare in London, taught by Mark Easby
  • Race and Racism in South Africa, taught by Teela Foxworth
  • Community and Public Health in Japan, taught by Elona Casady
  • Japanese Language in Japan, taught by Yukari Birkett
  • Ancient Civilizations to Early Medieval Europe in Italy, taught by Charlie Presti
Summer 2019 Programs
  • Math Literacy II and Statistics I in England, taught by Kaiwen Amrein and Emiliano Vega
  • Film Studies in Spain, taught by Tara Foster
  • Principles of Ecology in Australia, taught by Ed DeGrauw
  • Peace and Conflict Studies in Japan and Korea, taught by Doug Byrd
  • Japanese Culture in Japan, taught by Takako Yamaguchi
Summer 2018 Programs
  • Film Studies in Spain, taught by Tara Foster
  • Health, Food Systems, and the Environment in Cuba, taught by Elona Casady
  • Cultural Anthropology in Ireland, taught by Mary Courtis
  • Sociology in Bolivia, taught by Aimee Krouskop
  • Principles of Ecology in Costa Rica, taught by Sandy Neps
  • Principles of Ecology in Australia, taught by Ed DeGrauw
  • First Year Japanese in Japan, taught by Yukari Birkett
Summer 2017 Programs
  • Peace and Conflict in Japan, taught by Douglas Byrd
  • Intercultural Communication in Peru, taught by Teela Foxworth
  • Spanish in the Dominican Republic, taught by Dawn Stanfield

*The above programs have been recommended by the EARC, approved by the PCC administration, and have met enrollment numbers in accordance to their Dean’s support.

Summer 2021 Programs

Check out the full list of programs running in Summer 2021!