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Portugal & Spain: A Photographic Expedition of Food & Culture



June 3 - June 15, 2024


Program Fee: $4000
*Includes housing, some meals and several excursions.

Deposit Deadline:  December 1, 2023

Submit your deposit here.

Program fee does not include roundtrip airfare, tuition or the study abroad fee.



For flexibility, students book their own flight. Program leaders will share their flight itinerary with the class and students often fly as a group on the international leg of the trip.

Study Abroad Application

~$150.00 Fee to the Education Abroad Office for administrative preparation.
Tuition Varies Students should check with the Bursar’s Office to see how much this 3-credit hour course will charge them in tuition.
International Insurance $35.36 Fee that the Education Abroad Office adds to each students bill who studies abroad.  The policy provides medical and mental health coverage, but it is NOT trip interruption insurance.

The Class

Taught by: Dr. Sabrina Habib, Visual Communications, School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Jeff Williams, Advertising Chair, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Pre-requisites:  There is no prerequisite for this course.

Course attributes: Honors BTC, Humanities

Students will gain an understanding of using mobile photography and video for travel and storytelling grounded in digital communications strategy. Additionally, the course will address current and upcoming trends. While abroad, students will have an immersive experience and the ethical responsibility to portray their subjects with dignity. Students will be taught to disseminate their experiences digitally while abroad using social media. The course will focus on composition and critical thinking rather than technical skills, and students will be encouraged to use smartphones as their cameras.

NOTE: No prior experience with photography is required to be successful in the course.

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary to be announced. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.