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Faculty-led Japan Diversity in Sports: Paralympic Travel Study
Fukuoka, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/14/2021 ** Rolling Admission 08/14/2021 08/29/2021
NOTE: This class will meet on campus summer semester. The academic travel component will tentatively be Aug 14th - 29th 2021. Contact the faculty for class times, dates and location on campus. Application deadline is tentative and could change for a wide variety of reasons. Feel free to contact the Global Experiences Coordinator for any questions on logistics and deadlines.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Type:
Faculty-Led Travel Study
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Hotel/Hostel
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
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Class Standing:
Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Areas of Study:
Communication, Journalism
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UW-W Recommended program for:
Graduate Students looking for a global experience, Undergraduates looking for a global experience
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Language Prerequisites:
No
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Target Language:
English, Japanese
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Service-Learning:
No
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Internship Available:
No
Program Description:
Program Description:
Faculty-led Japan Diversity in Sports: Paralympic Travel Study 2021
Paralympic 1
The Program
Using the Olympics as a case study, the course will examine diversity issues in amateur and professional sports from the 1930’s to present day. The class will address diversity barriers in sports such as race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and disability including the need for and raising significance of the Paralympics Games, Gay Games, and Special Olympics
 
Location Fukuoka, Japan
Duration August 14- August 29, 2021
Eligibility  Minimum of 2.5 GPA, at least second semester freshman status,
good disciplinary status, and consent of instructor
Language of Instruction English
3 Credit Course Selection COMM 491
JOURNALISM 491
Application Deadline February 14th  2021


 
Estimated Program Free $TBD
Program Fees Include Airfare and local transportation, local tours/accommodations,
indicated group meals, and UW System academic
abroad insurance
Not Included in Program Fees passport, visa (If needed), recommended immunizations,
non-group meals, transportation to and from O'hare,
Misc. incidentals
Attentive International Itinerary
Japan Info Sheet.pdf

Faculty Contacts:
Susan Wildermuth > wilderms@uww.edu
Elizabeth Watson > watsone@uww.edu

Office of Global Experiences Contacts:
Office: 204 McCutchan Hall, 262-472-5759, studyabroad@uww.edu
Dan Colleran: 205 McCutchan Hall, 262-472-5757  collerad@uww.edu

The Office of Global Experiences
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Student Diversity, Engagement & Success
studyabroad@uww.edu
McCutchan 204
262-472-5759

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