Sep 14, 2010
340 Students Enrolled in BestSemester Programs This Fall
posted under NEWS STORY
As of last week, 11 BestSemester programs have commenced their fall 2010 semester of studies, with 340 students enrolled across the programs.
Fall semester highlights include:
- The Scholars’ Semester in Oxford announced new tutorial options for students, bringing total tutorial offerings to more than 300.
- Beginning this fall, the Los Angeles Film Studies Center is offering a new “Professional Acting for the Camera” elective.
- The Contemporary Music Center has relocated from Martha’s Vineyard to Nashville.
- Latin American Studies Program director Anthony Chamberlain is beginning his 21st year of service as director of LASP.
- This semester is the final semester for the Russian Studies Program, which was created in 1994.
The fall enrollment breakdown is as follows:
- American Studies Program: 32
- Australia Studies Centre: 33
- China Studies Program: 14
- Contemporary Music Center: 31
- Latin American Studies Program: 34
- Los Angeles Film Studies Center: 45
- Middle East Studies Program: 31
- Russian Studies Program: 15
- Scholars’ Semester in Oxford: 62
- Uganda Studies Program: 32
- Washington Journalism Center: 11
The regular application deadline for spring 2011 participation in BestSemester programs is October 1, 2010. Visit www.bestsemester.com for more information.
The 12 semester- or summer-long student programs offered by the CCCU are categorized as either culture-shaping programs or culture-crossing programs. Culture-shaping programs are: American Studies Program (Washington, D.C.); Contemporary Music Center (Nashville, Tenn.); Los Angeles Film Studies Center (L.A., Calif.); and Washington Journalism Center (Washington, D.C.). Included in the culture-crossing programs are: Australia Studies Centre; China Studies Program; Latin American Studies Program; Middle East Studies Program; Programmes in Oxford; Russian Studies Program; and Uganda Studies Program. All programs undergo regular site visit evaluations by the Student Academic Programs Commission (SAPC).
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of 185 intentionally Christ-centered institutions around the world. There are now 110 member campuses in North America and all are fully-accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities with curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. In addition, 75 affiliate campuses from 24 countries are part of the CCCU. The Council’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help its institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth.