Program Dates

August 3 - August 17, 2019 (2 weeks) 

Application Deadline & Fee

February 15, 2019; $75

Program Details

Thclass is co-taught by the CCS staff member who is thUVU Program Director, and Dr. Nicholas Cole oPembroke College. Dr. Cole is a leading scholar of the U.S Constitutional Convention of 1787and the creator of the innovative Quill Project digital tool for studying conventionsThe class focuses on the 1787 Convention, The Federalist Papers which defended its results, and the Anti-Federalist writers who opposed ratification. lt features daily semmar style instruction on the weekdays, and two Oxford style tutonals, in whicshort paper written bthe studenis examined. The program includes induction into Oxford'world-famous Bodleian Library, multiple Oxford area excursions, and a day trip to London . Students use Pembroke College' s dorm rooms and dining hall. There are three to four class sessions with the Program Director at UVU prior tthe two-week prograin Oxford.

Program Sites:

  • Oxford, UK

Anticipated Curriculum

Students will be expected to take at least one course from the following list.

CNST 4720 Foundations of American Constitutionalism
Prerequisite(s): (POLS 1000 or POLS 1100 or instructor approval) and *University Advanced Standing

POLS 490R Independent Study
Prerequisite(s):(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020) and University Advanced Standing

HIST 490R Independent Study
Prerequisite(s): HIST 3010 or instructor approval; *University Advanced Standing

*University Advanced Standing - 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5

Physical Requirements: Ability to walk 1-3 miles at a time

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee covers in-country transportation and lodging, excursions, international travel insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1200)
Meals (approx $300)
Discretionary spending (approx $300)
Passport (approx $135)
All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.

Program Directors

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.