London Semester Courses

The FIE Open Enrollment Semester in London incorporates 14 weeks of study with an FIE Key Course and two to three elective courses. The semester is divided into two phases with an orientation at the start and mid-term break, for a total of 15.5 weeks.

Key course

Each FIE student will enroll in a Key Course (see below) to help them contextualize their experience in London in a broad, academic manner. This course spans both semester phases.

Phase 1: 7 weeks - Academic Courses

A variety of Elective Courses (see below) are offered to students in the semester program. Availability in each phase is based on student enrollment and faculty availability.

Week 8: Mid-Semester Break

Phase 2: 7 weeks - Academic Pathway

Semester students will choose one of the following Pathway options: Internship, Service Internship, Research or Study (see courses below).

Key Courses

British Life and Business

British Life and Cultures

British Life and Europe

British Life and Visual Media

Experiential Education Courses

International Internship Course

International Research Course

International Service Internship Course

Arts, Literature and Theater Courses

Contemporary British Theater

History of Modern Design

Music in Twentieth Century Britain

Photojournalism: London through the Lens *NEW SPRING 2012*

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature *NEW* STUDY TOUR

The Nature of Story: Creative Writing (Semester-Long)

Understanding Art Through London’s Collections * NEW FALL 2012*

Contemporary Britain Courses

British Politics

Contemporary British Broadcasting

Contemporary British Theater

Food, Society and Culture in Britain

London Through the Lens of Qualitative Research *NEW SPRING 2012*

Media in Britain

Photojournalism: London through the Lens *NEW SPRING 2012*

Social Welfare Issues in the United Kingdom

Understanding Art Through London’s Collections * NEW FALL 2012*

Global Business Courses

Economic Integration of the European Union

Environmental Economics

Ethical Dilemmas: Business and the World

Fundamentals of Finance

Global Marketing

International Trade

Strategic Brand Management

Global Studies Courses

Environmental Economics

Social Psychology in a Global Context

Transnational Studies: Global Diasporas

History and Politics Courses

British History 1815 to Present

British Politics

History of Modern Design

International Diplomacy

Music in Twentieth Century Britain

Social Welfare Issues in the United Kingdom

Humanities and Social Sciences Courses

Ethical Leadership *NEW fall 2013*

Food, Society and Culture in Britain

International Diplomacy

London Through the Lens of Qualitative Research *NEW SPRING 2012*

Peace and Conflict Resolution

Social Psychology in a Global Context

Social Welfare Issues in the United Kingdom

Sporting London: British Identity Through the Olympic Games

Transnational Studies: Global Diasporas

Understanding Civilizations: Islam and the West

Media and Communications Courses

Contemporary British Broadcasting

London Through the Lens of Qualitative Research *NEW SPRING 2012*

Media in Britain

Music in Twentieth Century Britain

Photojournalism: London through the Lens *NEW SPRING 2012*

Peace, Conflict and Social Justice Courses

International Diplomacy

Peace and Conflict Resolution

Social Welfare Issues in the United Kingdom

Understanding Civilizations: Islam and the West