Hawks on the Hill: Washington Semester Program
Huntingdon is a partner in the Washington Semester Program through American University. Through this program, students may study in-depth a topic of their choice in Washington, D.C., complete a related internship working for a national or international agency or organization, and complete a research project, earning a total of up to 16 credit hours during the semester, transferable back to Huntingdon. Some topics include or have as an option international study, as well. Tuition is paid as if the student were at Huntingdon; room, board, student fees, international study, and other costs are separate for the Washington Semester Program.
These study topics are offered:
- American Politics
- Contemporary Islam: Politics and Culture, including overseas practicum in Egypt and Jordan
- Economic Policy
- Foreign Policy
- International Business and Trade, with optional international component in China or India
- International Environment and Development, including overseas practicum in South Africa or Ecuador
- International Law and Organizations, including study in New York, Brussels, Strasbourg, and The Hague
- Journalism: Print and Broadcast Media
- Peace and Conflict Resolution, including overseas practicum in the Balkans or Cyprus, Athens, and Istanbul
- Public Law
- Transforming Communities and Public Policy
For more information, contact Dr. Jeremy Lewis, professor of political science, who serves as the coordinator of this program.