During J-Term, many students travel to rainforests, islands, deserts, and excavation sites for hands-on biology, geography, history and archaeology lessons that can’t be taught in the classroom.
- Travel to London to study the effects that Brexit may have on international finance.
- Travel to Nicaragua to treat medical needs and address water quality.
- Visit ancient sites in Peru while examining the effects of tourism on multiple cultures.
- Teach English in Senegal while exploring Senegalese culture, religion, and business.
J-Term study tours have become part of the culture of Carthage, says Associate Provost David Steege. More than 20 faculty-led study tours are offered every academic year, with some offered in June. This culture has earned Carthage the a spot in the Top 5 in the country among baccalaureate institutions for student participation in short-term study abroad.
Where will you go?
Faculty announce 2022 study tours to such destinations as Costa Rica, Honduras, Namibia, Peru, India, Spain, Greece, Tanzania, and more!
A Small Detour
While the COVID-19 pandemic canceled most study tours this year, some faculty did lead virtual study tours. Carthage will offer a full slate of on-campus classes during a new May Term for this unusual year.
Where was Carthage in 2020?
Students traveled to such destinations as Austria, Costa Rica, Honduras, India, Puerto Rico, Japan, and more.
Students traveled to such destinations as London, Paris, Guatemala, India, Nicaragua, Peru, Senegal, Spain, Tanzania, and more.
Exploring the World
Students traveled to such destinations as Tanzania, Southern Africa, Taiwan, Spain, and Namibia.
Students traveled to such destinations as Sweden, Singapore, Rome, Guadeloupe, and Japan.
Where was Carthage in 2016?
Paris, London, Normandy, Cuba, Berlin, Munich, Nicaragua, Africa, and more.