Washington, DC Study Tour
Students from all over campus have the opportunity to take this 1-credit class, POLS2010, and travel for a week this May, touring our Nation's Capital and hearing from experts and participants in the political, legal, and policy processes on how government and politics work.
The tour will highlight many important areas of D.C., including, The US Congress, Congressional Offices, The US Supreme Court, The Library of Congress, The National Archives, The Smithsonian Museum complex, the National Monuments (Jefferson, Lincoln, FDR, MLK, WWII, Washington, Iwo Jima), Arlington Cemetery, the National Holocaust Museum, Republican and Democrat Headquarters, respectively, Union Station, FBI Headquarters, the White House, think tanks and Embassy Row. The course will include visits to DC universities, where students will receive information about career graduate programs in government, law, and politics.
The tour will be May 8-13. Prior to the tour, students will have online instruction and one meeting. The cost of the tour is $800, which includes lodging, transportation, and a metro pass.