LSC Study Abroad Programs

The following study abroad programs have been proposed for 2016. Contact the professor in charge of the trip to sign up. Their contact information is listed below.

Spring Break 2016

Dominican Republic

ENVR 1402: Environmental Science II

  • Credits Earned: 4
  • Course start date: Mid-January (Spring Semester)
  • Course length: 16 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 8 days (during Spring Break) 
  • Approximate program fee: $2995 for students under the age of 30; $3205 if student is 30 or older.
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes 7 overnight stays in hotels; Round-trip flights from Houston Intercontinental Airport; Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Local ground transportation; Sightseeing tours with local expert guides; and Entrance fees. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses and to students of member colleges in the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium. It is a true distance-learning online course with a short-term study abroad component. Contact Professor Aurora Conway for additional information or to sign up: Aurora.Conway@lonestar.edu

London, Paris, & Amsterdam
(England, France, & The Netherlands)

PSYC 2301: General Psychology

  • Credits Earned: 3
  • Course start date: Mid-January (Spring Semester)
  • Course length: 16 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 10 days (during Spring Break)
  • Approximate program fee: TBD
  • Notes regarding fee: TBD 

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses and to students of member colleges in the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium. It is a true distance-learning online course with a short-term study abroad component. Contact Professor Janice Hartgrove-Freile for additional information or to sign up: Janice.Hartgrove-Freile@lonestar.edu

May Mini-Semester 2016

Belize

GEOG 1301: Physical Geography

  • Credits Earned: 3
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length: 3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 14 days
  • Approximate program fee: $2630
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, lodging, meals, transfers and required trip activities for 14 days. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-CyFair. Contact Professor Buck Buchanan for additional information or to sign up: Buck.J.Buchanan@lonestar.edu

Costa Rica

PHED 1172: Backcountry Expeditioning I

  • Credits Earned: 1
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length: 3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 10 days
  • Approximate program fee: $2500
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, meals, lodging. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before the trip are held at LSC-CyFair. Contact Professor Ronnie Nespeca for additional information or to sign up: Ronald.A.Nespeca@LoneStar.edu 

Cuba

MUEN 1151: Chamber Singers

  • Credits Earned: 1
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length:  3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 9 days
  • Approximate program fee: $3245
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes charter flight, meals, lodging, local excursions required by the program, and visa. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, or passport.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-Montgomery. Contact Professor Mark Marotto for additional information or to sign up: Mark.Marotto@lonestar.edu

England & France

Study World War II & the Liberation of France (D-Day) in Normandy!

HIST 1302: United States History Since 1877

  • Credits Earned: 3
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length: 3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 9 days
  • Approximate program fee: $3820
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, some meals, lodging, and local required excursions. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees. 

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses and to students of member colleges in the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium. It is a true distance-learning online course with a short-term study abroad component. Contact Professor Margaret Lambert for additional information or to sign up: Peggy.Lambert@lonestar.edu

London & Paris
(England & France)

ACCT 2401: Principles of Financial Accounting
ECON 2301: Macroeconomics

  • Credits Earned: 7 credits
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length: 7 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 2 weeks
  • Approximate program fee: $3850
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, lodging, some meals, and local required excursions. Does not tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

These courses are open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-CyFair. Contact Professors Shawn Miller or Amlan Datta for additional information or to sign-up: Shawn.T.Miller@lonestar.edu or Amlan.Datta@lonestar.edu

Sweden

HIST 2312: Western Civilization from 1648

  • Credits Earned: 3
  • Course start date: Mid-May (May mini-semester)
  • Course length: 3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 7-8 days 
  • Approximate program fee: $1850
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, lodging, local required excursions. Does not include meals, tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-CyFair. Contact Professor Rob Coyle for additional information or to sign up: Robert.A.Coyle@lonestar.edu

Summer I Semester 2016

Cuba

BUSI 1301: Introduction to Business
ACCT 2401: Principles of Financial Accounting

  • Credits Earned: 7
  • Course start date: 1st week of June (Summer I)
  • Course length:  6 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 9 days
  • Approximate program fee: $3815 for students under the age of 30; $4055 for students over the age of 30.
  • Notes regarding fee:  Includes airfare, lodging, some meals, local required excursions, and visa. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, or passport.

These courses are open to students from all Lone Star campuses and to students of member colleges in the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium. It is a true distance-learning online course with a short-term study abroad component. Contact Professors Gina Sprowl or Misty Sabol for additional information or to sign up: Gina.M.Sprowl@lonestar.edu or Misty.A.Sabol@lonestar.edu

Paris, Berlin, & Auschwitz
(France, Germany, & Poland)

HIST 1302: United States History Since 1877 &
GOVT 2305: Federal Government

  • Credits Earned: 6
  • Course start date: 1st week of June (Summer I)
  • Course length: 6 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 19 days
  • Approximate program fee: $3850
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, meals, lodging, required excursions, transportation to/from airport overseas, metro/bus transportation within cities, and transportation between cities/sites visited.  Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

These courses are open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-Fairbanks Center. Contact Professors Sophia Mrouri or Kelly Phillips for additional information or to sign up: Tina.S.Mrouri@lonestar.edu or Kelly.R.Schimmel@lonestar.edu

Spain (Madrid)

SPAN 2312: Intermediate Spanish II

  • Credits Earned: 3
  • Course start date: Mid-June (second half of Summer I)
  • Course length: 3 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 17 days
  • Approximate program fee: $4500 
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, some meals, lodging, required excursions/activities, and local transportation costs associated with the required activities. Does not include tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

This course is open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-Montgomery. Contact Professor Norseman Hernandez for additional information or to sign up: Norseman.M.Hernandez@lonestar.edu

Summer II Semester 2016

Great Britain

PHIL 2306: Introduction to Ethics &
PHIL 2307: Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy

  • Credits Earned: 6
  • Course start date: 2nd week of July (Summer II)
  • Course length: 6 weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 17 days
  • Approximate program fee: $3855
  • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, breakfast and lunch, lodging, course reader, required excursions and local transportation associated with required activities. Does not include tuition, required supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport or any required visa fees.

These courses are open to students from all Lone Star campuses. Required class meetings before and after the trip are held at LSC-CyFair. Contact Professors Maria Sanders or Mark Thorsby for additional information or to sign up: Maria.A.Sanders@lonestar.edu or Mark.Thorsby@lonestar.edu

Other 2016 Programs

Looking for a different subject or possibly a different destination? Check out the Study Abroad programs offered through the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium (TGCIE)! Lone Star College has partnered with area institutions to offer LSC students even more opportunities to study abroad while earning academic credit.

Why consider a TGCIE program?

  • More program options. Choose from different courses and/or destinations.
  • No additional driving is required! The U.S.-based portions of the classes are conducted online so you don't have to commute any further.

See for yourself! Check out the TGCIE programs page for more information.