Inoculum (Westmont College Summer Program for 1st year and transfer students)
This 12-day backpack trip to the northeastern wilderness area of Yosemite National Park is a special extension of the orientation program. Readings, discussions, and papers focus the course content on the uniqueness of Westmont liberal arts education. It takes place before orientation and is for first-year and transfer students. Participants must take the following course: APP 90 The Inoculum: Wilderness/Orientation (2); this course will meet one of the four PEA requirements. Homepage
Mayterm 2011. Happening again soon
The Kinesiology department offers a unique opportunity to study kinesiology/sports science in Europe. Participating students receive 8 semester hours of credit (KNS 181, Special Populations, KNS 167, International Issues in Sports Science, and a PEA credit for Hiking). The 2011 Mayterm trip includes 10-days on campus folllowed by 30 days of study/travel in Europe.Ttravel in Europe provides students with the opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field while visiting some of Europe's most stunning settings. The 2011 Mayterm tentative itinerary will include experiences in England, Scotland, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. For more information.