Human Development and Family Studies Study Abroad Experience

Open to all Majors—counts towards Experiential Learning Requirements!
Location: Dublin, Galway, and Sneem Ireland
Time: Summer I, May 14 - May 23, 2020

Course Information

Program Overview

  • This Summer I course provides an analysis of interpersonal relationships and families in Ireland and the US Societal influences on families such as religion, traditions, history, immigration, and the economy are explored
  • While traveling to Dublin, Galway and the remote village of Sneem, students will talk to families and family support providers  
  • The compelling role of religion and history on contemporary families will be highlighted during visits to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the murals of Belfast, among others 
  • The Ring of Kerry, Trinity College, the Cliffs of Moher, and other sites will provide the backdrop for experiencing values, traditions, and culture that serve as the foundation for the Irish family.

Tentative Activities

  • Travel to the village of Sneem, visit Blarney Castle, and explore the vibrant cities of Galway, Dublin, and Belfast
  • Visit sites including Staigue Fort, the Cliffs of Moher, murals of Belfast, and the Titanic Museum

To Apply

Online Application

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Fee: $60.00 non-refundable fee to fill out the application.   

Informational Meeting Times:   

September 16     12:30 pm     Room 200 White Hall

September 26     12:30 pm     Room 200 White Hall

October 4            10:00 am     Room 200 White Hall                                                                                  

For more information contact Rose Onders at (ph: 330-672-0564) or Visit the Center for International & Intercultural Education 215 White Hall