Course Equivalencies

USG Goes Global summer study abroad coursework is completed through a combination of pre-departure lectures, on-site lectures, and course-related field trips, coupled with readings, assignments, and online content. Coursework will begin in the weeks before program departure, typically in May, and will continue until the conclusion of the program. Students must take two courses for a total of six credit hours. For any course taken abroad to come back to Coastal Georgia as a specific course or requirement for your major/minor, your advisor needs to grant approval. After discussing your program of study and reviewing the CCGA course equivalencies with your advisor, the next step is to complete and submit the online Study Abroad Transfer Credit Form (log in here).
USG Goes Global Course Syllabi

If you have any questions about study abroad, please contact Dr. Jim Lynch,

USG Goes Global Application Deadline is March 18, 2022.

Location Time USG Goes Global
Course Title
Course Description Pre-requisites CCGA
Credit Hours
Edinburgh I TBA The Devil Went Down to Scotland: Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scottish Writing Come to the dark side of Scottish literature. From Auld Clootie and Mr. Hyde to Voldemort and the criminals of modern Scottish crime fiction, we will examine how devils and devilry in Scottish literature explore the psychology of evil. ENGL 1102 COURSE SUB - Area C Literature or Humanities 3
Edinburgh I TBA Rebels, Kings & Witches: US & Scotland Before 1865 Explore Scotland's journey from a small, struggling country suffering through wars with England, witch crazes, and rebellions to its ultimate emergence as a leader in literature, science, and the Enlightenment. No Pre Req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
Edinburgh I TBA British Literature I: From Fairyland to Hogwarts: The Fantasy Worlds of Scottish Fiction Explore the literary fantasy worlds inspired by the real Scotland and its rich folklore tradition. Encounter early tales and ballads, then study the supernatural realms of writers from the 18th century to the present, including Robert Burns, James Hogg, James Barrie, Robert Louis Stevenson, and J.K. Rowling. ENGL 1102 ENGL 2122 3
Edinburgh I TBA From Witch Burning to Body Snatching: The Transformation of Scotland (1550-1850) Help us decipher how Scotland transformed from a poor, violent, and largely illiterate country to Europe's leaders in science, education, Enlightenment ideals, and medicine. Two of any of the following: HIST 1122, 1111, 1100, 1011, 1012, 1013, 2111, 2112, 1120, 1121, 1122 HIST 4000 3
Edinburgh II TBA Rebels, Kings & Witches: US & Scotland Before 1865 (LD) Explore Scotland's journey from a small, struggling country suffering through wars with England, witch crazes, and rebellions to its ultimate emergence as a leader in literature, science, and the Enlightenment. No Pre Req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
Edinburgh II TBA From Witch Burning to Body Snatching: The Transformation of Scotland (1550-1850) Help us decipher how Scotland transformed from a poor, violent, and largely illiterate country to Europe's leaders in science, education, Enlightenment ideals, and medicine. Two of any of the following: HIST 1122, 1111, 1100, 1011, 1012, 1013, 2111, 2112, 1120, 1121, 1122 HIST 4000 3
Edinburgh II TBA Intro to Psychology (LD) Learn about the psychology of behavior and the other subfields of psychology, including biology, perception, learning, development, motivation, emotion, personality, and social psychology, during a study abroad experience- one of the best psychological experiments! No Pre Req PSYC 1101 3
Edinburgh II TBA The Psychology of Scottish Ghosts and Second Sight (UD) Scotland is a melting pot for myths, folklore, and a variety of anomalous or exceptional experiences. There are stories of mythical creatures (the Loch Ness Monster), "Second sight" (extrasensory perception), miraculous healings, and sightings of ghosts and folkloric characters (including Selkies and faeries). Scotland can also claim to be the birthplace of Harry Potter and the place where Helen Duncan was the last person to be tried under the witchcraft act. This course will critically explore the psychology of these anomalous experiences, including personality and other correlates of experiences, dissociation and altered states, creativity, synesthesia, hallucinations, earth lights, and more. No Pre Req TELC - Psychology Restricted Elective 3
Germany TBA Comparative Sociology: German Culture and Institutions What were the historical, institutional, geographical, and cultural factors that lead to the rise and success of Hitler? Do we see any of the same trends today, Germany or elsewhere? What are the institutional and cultural factors shaping a modern Germany? Is Germany a unified country? Is there any long-term impact of the east/west divide? No Pre-Req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
Germany TBA Introduction to Sociology within a German Context This class aims to give the student an understanding of the workings of society by emphasizing German culture and institutions. By understanding society, students gain insight into their biography and know the connection between their personal life and larger social events. Taking the class while visiting key sights in Germany will heighten students' understanding of the German people and the history that has shaped their lives which will ultimately increase their knowledge of themselves. No Pre-Req SOCI 1101 3
Jamaica TBA Self-Awareness: Understanding the Journey of Life This course addresses self-awareness and effective learning necessary to become an effective professional social work practitioner. No Pre Req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
Jamaica TBA Social Work with Children: Violence & Trauma in the Caribbean This course examines the impact of specific crises on individuals and families. The course will explore the many faces of trauma, including national and community trauma experiences, historical and geographic trauma, witnessing violence or other traumatic events, interpersonal violence in childhood and adulthood, specifically childhood sexual abuse, childhood physical abuse, domestic violence/partner abuse, rape/sexual assault, and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Students will learn about the short-term and long-term effects of trauma on human lives. Assessment and evaluation of an individual's coping ability and appropriate strategies for social work interventions will be studied. Best practice models that enhance stabilization are analyzed. No Pre Req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
London Morning World History Since the 1500s A survey of World History to early modern times. No Pre-req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
London Morning British Literature This course introduces students to a broad range of British literary texts, from the Anglo-Saxon period to Contemporary times, including literature from the genres of poetry, prose, and drama. No Pre-req ENGL 2120 3
London Morning Music Appreciation The course introduces the elements, vocabulary, history, and development of music in the Western Civilization - although non-western and contemporary popular music will also be examined. No Pre-req MUSI 1100 3
London Morning Bloom Where You're Planted: understanding and embracing cultural diversity in London Students will learn how to bloom while they are planted in London by learning how to understand, embrace, and thrive in a diverse society. This survey course focuses on the cultural context of relationships, issues, and trends while embedded in a multicultural and diverse society. PSYC 1101 PSYC 3300 3
London Morning Culture of International Business This course explores the cultural challenges of doing business in another country. It will focus on how to communicate, manage and lead individuals, conduct operations, and market products in countries with different languages, characteristics, customs, values, and attitudes. No Pre-req MKTG 3100 3
London Afternoon Diversity in Contemporary Music and Arts Diversity is arguably the most outstanding characteristic of the artistic expressions of the last 60 years. This course explores how diversity has shaped the music, arts, and architecture of our times from the unique vantage point of London. This city has witnessed the creation of innumerable masterpieces featuring diversity in its many forms. No Pre-req ART 1100 / MUSI 1100 3
London Afternoon The History of Tudor England The course covers the history of England during the rule of the Tudor monarchs, spanning the sixteenth century (1485-1603). It includes themes such as state-building, the English Reformation, counter-Reformation, religious settlement, issues surrounding the female rule, the roles and development of the Parliaments, Renaissance art and literature, and social and cultural history. No Pre-req COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
London Afternoon Introduction to Human Development This is a course in lifespan developmental psychology that overviews normal human development from conception through late-old age. Human development is described, and theoretical explanations for changes are presented for physical growth, thinking personality, and social processes. No Pre-req PSYC 2103 3
London Afternoon Literary Genre: It's Steampunk! Let's Go Retrofuturistic! This course is a study of the development and history of a particular literary form, such as narrative, poetry, or drama, through the exploration of representative works. In this course, we'll be studying the literary culture of Steampunk. No Pre-req TELC-Area C Literature or Humanities elective 3
London Afternoon History of Computers and Security This course is a study of the history of computing and information security and the role of computing in society. The course will allow students to learn the past, current practices, and future trends in computing and security. No Pre-req ITEC 4500 3
Madrid Afternoon Short Story: Short Shorts: A Summer of short Fiction and Film In this course, we'll spend several summer weeks exploring the short story genre as an international phenomenon. What can a short story communicate that a novel or play cannot? What are the major characteristics of the short story, and how do they help the story speak to its readers? How have authors around the world used the short story to push the boundaries of fiction-writing? How did the short story lead to micro fiction, and what is the future of short fiction more generally? ENGL 2111, 2112 or 2130 ENGL 3900 3
Madrid Morning World Literature II: Road Trip Buddies around the World The Iberian Peninsula Romans, Moor is a gateway to international travel. It's home pilgrimage trail, and it was the place from which the Camino de Santiago, a navigator's famous, launched the navel explorations that would initiate the Age of Discovery and European expansion. Inspired by Spain and Portugal's place in international history and culture, this class will explore world literature through the lens of travel, migration, and movement. ENGL 1102 ENGL 2112 3
Madrid Afternoon Intermediate Spanish II Continued building upon proficiency skills (speaking, writing, listening, reading) and cultural understanding. Focus on the development of the ability to create with the language, to resolve simple situations, and to ask and answer questions. After completing this course, successful students should be prepared to function minimally in a Spanish-speaking environment and take SPAN upper-division courses. SPAN 2001 SPAN 2002 3
Madrid Morning Spain thru the Artists' Eyes The course provides practice in listening, writing, reading, and speaking skills within the context of Spain's culture and history as viewed through the eyes of many of Spain's most well-known artists. The course will address various historical periods, artists, creative practices, and themes that define Spain's rich artistic history. Students will visit several museums in Madrid to see the original paintings they study in class. No Pre-Req TELC- Area C elective 3
Paris Afternoon World Literature from Paris Students in this course will explore this contradiction as they survey writings translated into English or originally published in English. Readings, field trips, and class discussions will illuminate how the city of Paris has shaped—and has been shaped by—writers of diverse origins in France and Algeria, Senegal, Martinique, Romania, Great Britain, Vietnam, and the United States. The class will draw thematic connections across a variety of literary genres and styles. It will situate literature within historical and cultural contexts, exploring relationships between writing, visual art, politics, and place. No Pre-req ENGL 2112 3
Paris Afternoon World Civilization II: History of the World in a World-Class City As the capital of a former globe-spanning empire and the center of numerous intellectual movements, Paris allows students to study the development of world trade, colonialism and anti-colonialism, modern political ideologies, and the globalizing society of the modern-day "on the ground." Through classroom discussion, readings, and field trips, students will deepen their understanding of many social, economic, political, and intellectual trends that shape the modern world. No Pre-req HIST 1112 3
Paris Afternoon Americans and Paris: A Survey of US History with a French Twist The course surveys American history from approximately 1500 to the modern-day. Topics that comprise the course include cultural, social, political, and economic development of the United States, first as colonies, then as a nation. Moreover, the course will introduce the fundamental events, forces, and ideas that shaped the American nation and the lives of its people. We will especially seek to connect past events with current social, cultural, and political issues to see how these have helped form the fabric of today's society. No Pre-req HIST 2110 3
Paris Morning The French Revolution and Napoleonic Era The French Revolution and the Napoleonic domination of Europe have shaped the globe's history like no other events of the last three centuries. Through class discussions, reading, and historical site visits, students will examine the last years of pre-Revolutionary France, the early years of the Revolution, the radicalization of the Revolution, the experience of everyday people, the impact of the Revolution on the Americas, and the rise of Napoleon and his campaigns throughout Europe, and the Restoration. Students will also examine the legacy of this period in the contemporary world. HIST 1112 COURSE SUB - Area E elective 3
Paris Morning More Freedom in One Square Block of Paris: American Expatriate Writers This course will survey American literature and emphasize works by American authors who lived, wrote, and in some cases permanently immigrated abroad. Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Ernest Hemingway are familiar members of this group. Still, this course will also work to understand a group of black American writers who immigrated to Paris during the middle of the twentieth century as expatriate writers. How can it paradoxically be, as Richard Wright wrote, that "there is more freedom in one square block of Paris than in the entire United States of America!"? How can a different country be more "home" than "home?" No Pre-req ENGL 2130 3
Paris Morning Women Gender and Sexuality Studies: An American/French Transnational Approach This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Throughout the course, we will examine gender, sexuality, and expressions of power that structure both American and French society. Topics include American/French sexism, racism, imperialism, homophobia, classism, dis/ability, nationality, and intersectionality. PSYC 2103 or PSYC 1101 PSCY 3210 or 4700 3
Porto TBA Introduction to Human Development: Growing Up Porto Style This course is an upper-level study of a selected topic with the field of psychology that is not currently taught as a required or elective course but which will address program outcomes. Students may receive credit for no more than two sections of this elective course. No Pre-Req PSYC 4600 4
Porto TBA Environmental Psychology This course will introduce students to contemporary theories and empirical research in environmental psychology, which study the interrelationships between humans and their natural and built environments. Topics include major theories about human-environment interactions, natural and human-made disasters, the influence of environmental stressors (e.g., noise, weather, pollution, crowding) on individuals and larger social groups, as well as human behavior, planning, and design. We will also discuss biological and social factors influencing our relationship with nature and issues related to environmental action and preservation. No Pre-Req PSYC 4710 3
Waterford Afternoon Creative Nonfiction: Writing About Travel While Exploring People and Places This class is designed to help students view the world from a different perspective: through writing. Students will learn the different types of travel writing, from letters to documentaries, and explore new areas not as a visitor but as a writer. Students will create their travel documents, incorporating personal photos, interviews, and experiences to build a travel portfolio. ENGL 2xxx ENGL 3107 3
Waterford Afternoon World Literature I: Ireland and the World This is a survey course of important works of world literature from the beginning through the 17th century. In this course, students will recognize and identify achievements in literature from these periods, understand the relevant contexts of these literary works, and demonstrate their analytical skills and academic writing abilities. No Pre-Req ENGL 2111 3
Waterford Morning World Literature II: Studying Literary Works from the 18th Century to Present Day This class will introduce students to literature from around the world, focusing on the influence of European authors on works written after 1700. Students will explore the texts from the lens of different cultures, examining historical influence and relationships between the people and literature. Assignments and field trips will encourage students to consider the impact of literature on current society and connect the past to the present. ENGL 1102 ENGL 2112 3
Waterford Morning Personal Leadership Development This course is designed to be an interactive exploration of personal leadership development. By introducing current theories and models, you will increase your understanding of leadership, examine how attitudes about yourself and others influence leadership behavior, and stimulate the development of new skills through demonstration and practice. The course considers leadership topics from three perspectives: the individual, the group, and society. Readings, discussions, reflections, and experiential activities will examine self-development and understanding, group dynamics, change, ethics, and teamwork. No Pre-Req LEAD 3100 3
Waterford Afternoon Business is Everywhere in Our Lives An introduction to the legal, regulatory, political, social, and cultural environment of private enterprise. Includes an overview of how demographic diversity affects business firms. No Pre-Req BUSA 2106 3