Wednesday, January 23, 2013

MC takes the classroom on the road!

By Rebecca Bell
Dean of Community Relations & Special Events

Travel courses offer an exciting learning laboratory full of experiences, opportunities and connections. They are also a great way to earn college credits.

This summer, Midland College (MC) is offering three exciting national and international travel courses in several disciplines. Those who do not necessarily want or need college credit are also invited to travel. It’s a great way to explore, experience different cultures and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow adventurers. 


May 25-June 1. Students can enroll for credit in Biology 2106, Environmental Biology Lab. Cost is $1,800 (includes ground transportation, hotels and guides). The trip includes visits to Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. For more information, contact Dr. Margaret Wade,, (432) 685-4615.
Scotland and Ireland

June 6-17. Students can enroll for credit in English 2333, World Literature from 1800 and/or ARTS 1301, Art Appreciation. Cost is $5,085 (includes airfare, ground transportation, hotels, passes, guides, ferry and two meals per day). Places scheduled in Ireland include Killarney, Blarney, Rock of Cahsel and Dublin. Scotland sites include Holyhead, Lake District, Edinburgh, the Highlands, the Isle of Skye and Glasgow. For more information, contact Dr. Pamela Howell,, or Carol Bailey,, or call (432) 685-4628.

Northeastern United States

June 24-July 6. Students can enroll in one or two of several government and history courses. Cost is $1,995 (includes airfare, hotel, ground transportation and guides). The trip includes comprehensive tours in Washington, D. C., Philadelphia, New York City and Boston. For more information, contact Lee Almaguer,, or Dr. Todd Houck,, or call (432) 685-6823. .

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