Reading, England
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Course Information

Reading, England | 2017 Trimester 1

Studying abroad can be a more meaningful and invigorating learning experience than at home—both inside and outside of the classroom. You may be more curious and alert than you usually are so use this heightened energy to enhance your studies as well as your cultural and geographical explorations. You may also encounter different teaching styles and course processes; be prepared to adapt and to learn.

Academics

USAC's partnership with the University of Reading provides you with the rich opportunity to study for one trimester at one of the top 1% of universities in the world. The University is AACSB, EQUIS, and. AMBA accredited, and the departments of Agriculture and Food rank number one in the UK, with Education, Earth and Marine Sciences, Art and Design, Town and Country Planning and Archaeology all ranked in the top ten. In recent years, Reading has won the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Price for academic excellence. At Reading you're able to choose from a wide array of academic offerings from across the university. Courses are subject to availability and approval of prerequisites which are determined by Reading.

Recent courses have included:

Agriculture, Policy, and Development

  • Animal Health and Disease
  • Animal Welfare
  • Organic Farming

Art, English, and Communication Design

  • Art and Power of Renaissance Italy
  • Contemporary Art and Theory
  • History of Graphic Communication

Biological Sciences

  • Conservation Biology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology

Business

  • Business Ethics
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Chemistry, Food Biosciences, and Pharmacy

  • Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
  • Genes, Lifestyle and Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition

Construction Management and Engineering

  • Facilities Management
  • Intelligent Buildings
  • Management in the Built Environment

Education

  • Music in Schools

Human and Environmental Science

  • Climatology
  • Hydrology
  • The Age of Stonehenge

Humanities

  • Classics and Empire
  • Greek and Roman Painting
  • Rome in the Augustan Age

Law

  • Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Tort

Literature and Languages

  • From Troy to Camelot
  • Languages and Gender
  • Writing America

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

  • Calculus Methods
  • Linear Algebra
  • Oceanography

Psychology and Clinical Language Science

  • Cognition
  • Social and Applied Psychology
  • Specific Language Impairment

Politics and International Relations

  • British Society
  • European Political Integration
  • War and Peace Since 1800

Systems Engineering

  • Digital Communication
  • Image Processing
  • Mind as Motion

Course Descriptions

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Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Fall 2018 application opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Minimum class standing: Junior (strong Sophomore applications will be considered)

Open to degree-seeking students currently attending 4-year institutions

Program Type

Partnership

Credit

Overseas credit

Program Capacity

30

Instruction

English