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  • Locations: Belfast, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 6-Non-Degree Seeking Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.00 Field of Study: Creative Writing, English, General Studies
Housing Options: Residence Hall Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: CES Faculty-Led Program SDSU Office: 2-Extended Studies
Program Description:
History, Culture and Writing in Ireland

Summer 2019
Course Dates:
Dates Abroad: TBA
Price: TBA

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Lush rolling hills and stone walls of the Emerald Isle.


This writing intensive class will focus upon the nature of aesthetics, and the intersection of political, religious and social discourse in the development of Ireland. Class discussion will address Irish texts in various genres, theatre, museum, film, historical sightseeing visits, and overall integration of the principles of aesthetics with the violent and revolutionary history of political Ireland and its people's identities.

All participants are required register for ONE of the following SDSU course(s), offered through the College of Extended Studies (CES):
  • RWS 305W: Writing in Various Setting: Aesthetics, Discourse & Culture of Ireland (3 units; Fulfills upper division writing requirement)
  • GENS 450: Life and Culture: Aesthetics, Discourse & Culture of Ireland (3 units; Fulfills the GE, Explorations, Area C: Humanities graduation requirement)


  • TBA


Marla Grupe Williams, Lecturer, Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies


Payment Schedule:

Included in the Program Fee:
  • TBA
Not Included in the Program Fee:
  • TBA
Refund Policy:
Program Costs Refund:
  • TBA
Course Tuition Refund: 
Refunds for course tuition follow the College of Extended Studies (CES) standard refund policy.

* Withdrawals are effective on the date that the CES Faculty-Led Program staff receives written notification from you, the student. Email notification is acceptable.
Funding and Scholarship Information:
Visit the CES Study Abroad website for more information about financial aid, scholarships, military and veterans benefits, and other funding sources.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Open to SDSU students, students at other colleges and universities and the general public
  • SDSU students cannot be on academic probation (less than 2.0 GPA) or disciplinary probation (expulsion, judicial, or suspension) at the time of application and/or at the time of course registration. The standard CES refund policy for study abroad applies if you are found to be on probation after applying to the program.
  • Minimum age to participate is 18
  • After applying and being accepted into the program, all participants must complete BOTH a mandatory pre-departure orientation sponsored by the College of Extended Studies (CES) as well as a program-specific orientation(s) with their faculty leader(s) prior to departure. Details about both will be sent after acceptance into the program.


Summer 2019: Application not yet available.

The application for summer 2019 is not yet available.  If you would like to receive updates, please add your name to the inquiry list below.

  • Click HERE for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about College of Extended Studies (CES) study abroad programs.
  • If you would like more information about the application and registration process or have general questions, please contact Amanda Chamberlain, Study Abroad Advisor, in the College of Extended Studies, Faculty-Led Study Abroad office:,  (619) 594-0540.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.