Washington Semester: Washington, D.C.
A Program of the American University
Subjects: Program options: American Politics - the Arts - Economic Policy - Education Policy - Foreign Policy - IT & Telecom Policy - International Business & Trade - International Environment & Development - Journalism - Justice - Peace & Conflict - Resolution - Public Law - Transforming Communities - Women & Public Policy
An internship is required for each of the program options.
Prerequisities: 3.0 GPA, junior-level standing, demonstrated maturity.
Length: Semester or summer.
Credit: Generally 4.0 units (4 semester hours = 1 Albion College unit) dependent on courses chosen. Includes 1.0 unit of internship credit.
Cost: Albion College tuition plus supplemental covers program tuition. Students may apply for scholarship aid from American University.
Costs Not Covered by Albion: Travel to/from Washington; housing (single, double and triple rooms are available); food (various meal plans are available); transportation locally and during vacation travel; textbooks (approximately $200-$300); entertainment; miscellaneous personal expenses. Students should keep in mind that Washington is a very expensive city; internships require local transportation and they should budget accordingly.
Comments: Albion College students may apply for a partial tuition scholarship (up to $2,500) to help reduce the program charges. The program consists of a two-course seminar (study portion), an internship, and a research project. For full details on the summer program, go to: www.american.edu/summerintern.
Dr. David C. Brown, Dean
Washington Semester Program
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D. C. 20016-8083