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  • Locations: Bath, United Kingdom; Bletchley, United Kingdom; Cambridge, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Model: Faculty-led Language of Instruction: English
Class Status: 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Program Type: Study abroad
Language Level: 0 - None Minimum GPA: 2.00
Program Leader: Sharon Emerson-Stonnell Housing: Hotel
Program Description:
Program Overview | Course Description | Prerequisites | Information Sessions | Itinerary | Housing | Program Costs | Scholarships and Grants | More Information 

Mathematics History in London and Paris

Paris, France
 

Program Overview

Travel to two cultural capitals of the world, London and Paris, in the summer of 2017 alongside Longwood students and faculty. This course studies the mathematics of British and French culture and their historical relevance. Students will learn how mathematics was used in astronomy at Stonehenge, the importance of cryptography and Turing machines in World War II, and more. This program is open to students who have taken the MATH 261 prerequisite. 

 

Course Description

MATH 320: International Studies in Mathematics History: The study of the mathematics of a particular culture with a focus on the historical relevance of the culture's mathematical results and its impact on later cultures. Course will provide a short-term immersion in the country (at additional cost) where the relevant mathematical developments took place. 


Prerequisites 

  • MATH 261


Information Sessions

  • Tuesday, August 30 at 3:30 p.m. in Ruffner 356

Itinerary

  • TBA

Housing

Students will stay in hotels.
 


Program Costs

Program fees (which include airfare) are estimated to be about $3,800. Tuition will be billed separately. 

Scholarships and Grants

The Office of International Affairs offers two scholarships:
  • Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
  • Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).
  • Global Engagement Scholarship: up to $1,200 for those participating in a faculty-led program; applicants must be Pell Grant recipients to be eligible (including Honors)
Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.

For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.

More Information 

  • Participation in any credit-bearing study abroad program through Longwood will waive General Education Goal 9. 
  • Questions about academic content? Contact Dr. Sharon Emerson-Stonnell
  • Questions about the study abroad process for this program? Contact Dr. Emily Kane. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.