Stirling Summer 1 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Courses

Course list Stirling Summer 1 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Stirling Summer 1 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences (Early June, 2021 - Early July, 2021)
Catalog Code: VSRU3121

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least a sophomore standing (second year) at their home university at the time of participation.

Students must include an academic reference and passport copy along with their standard ISA application. 

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SCQF Credits

20

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The modules listed below have NOT been confirmed for 2021. 
  • Please see the Stirling's Summer Module Catalog linked here and below for additional information.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager.

Course Selection

  • You will take 2 modules per session.
  • Classes have limited space and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You are encouraged to submit their applications and course selection as early as possible.

Course Credit

  • Per the University of Stirling, each module is worth 10 Stirling (SCQF) credits which are considered equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits/4.5 quarter units.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university. 

Back-to-Back Options

  • If you choose to do back-to-back sessions, you can either take 2 modules in the 1st session and 1 module in the 2nd session or vice versa. You can also choose to register for 2 modules in each session.

Course Level Recommendations

  • Please note that Stirling considers their summer course to be lower-level. These Stirling and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and Scotcat credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Taught In English
Courses:

International Summer School

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Aliens and Earthlings: Science Fiction Literature [ISSU9AE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Brief Encounters: An Introduction to Writing Short Stories [ISS9BE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Celtic Religion [ISSU9CR]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Data, Tools and Methods: Making Sense of our Society [ISSU9DM]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Education and Learning: A Scottish Perspective [ISS9EL]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Religion and Conflict [ISS9RC]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Royals and Rascals: Contemporary Studies in British Journalism [ISS9JO]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scotland on the Screen [ISS9SS]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scottish Wars of Independence, c.1286-1371 [ISSU9TW]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

VSRU3121
Glasgow Summer 1 2021: Physics

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 1 2021: Physics

Glasgow Summer 1 2021: Physics (Mid June, 2021 - Mid August, 2021)
Catalog Code: VGSU3121

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least a sophomore standing (second-year) at their home university at the time of participation.

Students interested in the Physics track should have a GPA of at least 3.0 and have completed two sequential courses of single variable calculus with a minimum grade of a C. They should also have competence in basic calculus as well as algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.
 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Scotcat Credits

30

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6 - 9

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9 - 13.5

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The modules listed below have NOT been confirmed for 2021. 
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager.

Course Selection

  • Students select either the Physics for Engineers track or Physics for Life Sciences track.
  • Students will take all the components listed in their track throughout the summer.

Course Credit

  • Both the Physics courses are worth 30 Scotcat credits, which ISA recommends as 6-9 US semester credits.
  • Students cannot take both the Physics tracks simultaneously. Participants in this program can only select 1 track that will last the duration of the program.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university. 

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below and in the University of Glasgow course catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Glasgow module level classifications of a 1, 2, 3 or 4 level, which correspond with the four year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Glasgow and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and Scotcat credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Undetermined
Courses:

Physics

Courses:
30 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Physics for Engineers
30 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Physics for Life Sciences

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

VGSU3121
Glasgow Summer 2 2021: Functional Anatomy

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 2 2021: Functional Anatomy

Glasgow Summer 2 2021: Functional Anatomy (Mid June, 2021 - Mid July, 2021)
Catalog Code: VGSU3221

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least a sophomore standing (second-year) at their home university at the time of participation.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Scotcat Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

3 - 4

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

4.5 - 6

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The modules listed below have NOT been confirmed for 2021. 
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager.

Course Selection

  • Students select either the Physics for Life Sciences track or the Physics for Engineers track.
  • Students will take all the courses listed in their track throughout the summer.

Course Credit

  • Both the Physics tracks are worth 30 Scotcat credits, which ISA recommends as 6-9 US semester credits.
  • Students cannot take both of the Physics tracks simultaneously. Participants in this program can only select 1 track that will last the duration of the program.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below and in the University of Glasgow course catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Glasgow module level classifications of a 1, 2, 3 or 4 level, which correspond with the four year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Glasgow and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and Scotcat credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Taught In English
Courses:

Life Sciences

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Anatomy

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

VGSU3221
Stirling Summer 2 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Courses

Course list Stirling Summer 2 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Stirling Summer 2 2021: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences (Early July, 2021 - Early August, 2021)
Catalog Code: VSRU3221

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least a sophomore standing (second year) at their home university at the time of participation.

Students must include an academic reference and passport copy along with their standard ISA application. 

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SCQF Credits

20

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The modules listed below have NOT been confirmed for 2021. 
  • Please see the Stirling's Summer Module Catalog linked here and below for additional information.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Program Manager

Course Selection

  • You will take 2 modules per session.
  • Classes have limited space and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You are encouraged to submit their applications and course selection as early as possible.

Course Credit

  • Per the University of Stirling, each module is worth 10 Stirling (SCQF) credits which are considered equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits/4.5 quarter units.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university. 

Back-to-Back Options

  • If you choose to do back-to-back sessions, you can either take 2 modules in the 1st session and 1 module in the 2nd session or vice versa. You can also choose to register for 2 modules in each session.

Course Level Recommendations

  • Please note that Stirling considers their summer course to be lower-level. These Stirling and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and Scotcat credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
See Course Disclaimer
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Taught In English
Courses:

International Summer School

Courses:
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Crime and Justice in Scotland: The Criminal in Scottish Society [ISS9CJ]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations [ISS9IR]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Junkies and Jezebels: Scotland and Gender [ISSU9JJ]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Monsters and Vampires: The Impact of British Gothic on Contemporary Popular Culture [ISS9MV]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scotland the What? Contemporary Scottish Literature and Identity [ISS9SC]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scottish History: The Jacobites [ISS9TJ]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland [ISS9WS]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

VSRU3221