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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer 1
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Length: Summer I or II
Housing Options: Daniel House, London Number of Credits: 4
Program Type: Study Abroad Credit Type: Samford Credits
Type of Program: Faculty-led Short Term
Program Description:

Family Policy in the U.K. and the U.S.

Summer I:  May 21 - June 8, 2017


Examine the similarities and differences of family policies (such as marriage, foster care and adoption, child custody, divorce, family economic support, and family care-giving) and policy making the U.S. and U.K. Investigate the policies governing the definition of family and the rights and duties family members to each other and the larger society. Experience the influence macro-level systems, such as government, culture, history, economics, and social conditions, have on explicit and implicit family functions. The study abroad experience is taught both online and in London.

Instructor:  Kristie Chandler
Course(s):  HDFE 399, 400; POLS 499
Credits:  4

Program Fee: $2,500
Tuition: $2,880
Room: $400
Board: $400
Total Costs: $6,180

*Program Fee includes airfare and all program related costs.



This program is currently not accepting applications.