The U.K. is also home to some of the most notorious criminal cases (e.g. Jack the Ripper) and popular fictional crime accounts (e.g. Sherlock Holmes), making the setting perfect for our exploration of crime and punishment.
- Develop an awareness of the historical and cultural context of modern criminal justice systems in the U.S. and U.K.
- Compare the contemporary models of criminal justice in the U.S. and U.K, including challenges, resource allocation, politics and public perception.
- Think critically about race, class and gender-based inequalities in the criminal justice system.
- Work cooperatively in teams as we travel throughout the U.K.
SOCI 387. Upper-division elective in Sociology. Upper-division Social Sciences Gen Ed.
$5,125. Includes airfare, lodging, program-related transportation and entrance fees, and supplemental study abroad insurance. Does not include meals. PLU reserves the right to add a surcharge in response to unanticipated price increase.
These estimated additional costs indicated below are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses may vary according to student interests, individual needs, and spending habits.
- Passport (new) = $110 / Passport (renewal) = $135
- Visa fees (required for some non-US passport holders) = varies
- Pre-travel evaluation at the PLU Health Center = $45 *All students are required to visit either the PLU Health Center or a personal healthcare provider to achieve the proper medical clearance. Be aware that other medical providers may charge additional fees that may result in high costs than the PLU Health Center.
- Immunizations = $0 to several hundred dollars **Vaccination needs vary on destination and individual medical history and may be costly.
- Airline baggage fees = approximately $25 for each checked bag
- Books, supplies, course materials = varies
- Cost of meals not included in program fee - varies
- Cell phone and usage fees = varies
- Personal expenses = approximately $600. Check with your faculty leader for an accurate estimate for your destination.
April 13, 2012. A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 is required with the application. A $250.00 non-refundable program payment to confirm participation in the course is due within 10 days of notification of acceptance. Maximum of 18 students.