Bridgewater State University
Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-6183
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Travel Course: Travel Writing, Social Media, and the Wild Canadian West

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2020
Program Starts: Jun 27, 2020
Program Ends: Jul 08, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $2,295
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Program Locations: Calgary, Vancouver
Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
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What is Included: BSU 3-credit course, international airfare, accommodations, onsite transportation, itinerary activities, and some meals.

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days
What is not Included: Other meals, baggage fees, if applicable, and spending money
Application fee: $25
Estimated Costs: Program Price: $2,295

Additional Estimated Expenses not included in Program Price:
$25 Application Fee
$150-200 Additional Meals
$50 Airline Baggage Fees, if applicable
$50-$200 Personal Spending Money
Program Description

Faculty Leader:
Prof. Melanie McNaughton

Undergrad: COMM 356
Grad: COMM 457
Fulfills CORE: Humanities & Global Culture

All dates are subject to change, +/- 1-3 days

This program includes extensive walking on uneven terrain.

Course Description:
Canada is a vast country made up of very diverse cultural aspects. This course will explore western Canada in particular, focusing on 3 subject areas: dinosaurs, cowboy culture, and WWII internment camps. This course will link these diverse areas through the practice of travel writing. Students will be introduced to the genre, and will develop a series of travel pieces. This writing will be shared on student-produced travel blogs, and will also incorporate social media strategies.

Quick Facts

Population: 34300083
Capital: Ottawa
Per-capita GDP: $ 41100
Size: 9984670 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Bridgewater State University Study Abroad Office