* The CPS Connect program has been
canceled for the Spring 2011 semester. Please contact the Office of
Global Studies for more information.
Spend Spring Break Exploring the
"Cultural Capital" of Canada
- HMT 1030 - Hospitality Marketing
- CRJ 3107 - Organized Crime
- MCC 1000 - Intro to Mass Communications
- HSA 1101 - Intro to US Healthcare Systems
Come with us to discover our neighbor to the north, Canada. As
our closest neighbor and our largest trading partner, Canada
represents an exciting opportunity to gain an international
experience close to home.
St. John’s University’s College of Professional Studies is proud to
present its brand new CPS Connect: Canada program for the Spring
2011 spring break! You’ll have an academically and culturally rich
experience in Montreal, Canada’s second largest city and cultural
center, located in the province of Québec.
We designed this program especially for the CPS student, giving you
an international opportunity close to home in the most
cost-effective manner. Your course will be part of your Spring 2011
course load and the international trip to Canada will take place
during your spring break, allowing you to have an exciting
experience at an affordable price.
Choose from one of the following courses:
- Hospitality Marketing (HMT 1030) - Explore Canada’s rich
tourism industry. Possible excursions include the award-winning
and prestigious Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
- Organized Crime (CRJ 3107) - Learn the different
strategies terrorists use, positioning themselves in Canada with
easy access to the United States. This course will also include a
visit to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who provide federal
policing to all of Canada.
- Intro to Mass Communication (MCC 1000) - Focus on issues
concerning mass communication styles, with emphasis on North
America. This course will include a trip to Montreal’s award
winning television station, CTV Montreal.
- Intro to US Healthcare Systems (HSA 1101) - Examination and
analysis of the organization, delivery and finance of health
services including public health and personal health care. Emphasis
is given to the changing role of physicians, the impact of
regulation and competition on the cost and quality of care and the
institutional and political contexts shaping the system. Prereq:
Your trip to Montreal will include local visits outside of
class. Students will be able to take a stroll through Old Town
Montreal or Vieux-Montreal, where you’ll marvel at the beauty of
Notre-Dame Basilica, the city’s oldest church. Or get out of the
cold and visit the Underground City located directly below this
magnificent city. You will have the opportunity to draw
comparisons between New York and Montreal – two diverse
Whether you’ve participated in global studies programs before or
this is your first time, this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Keep in mind that this program is only offered for Spring 2011 and
space is limited. You can apply on-line through UIS, or if you’d
like more information, contact the office of Global Studies at
Meals: All breakfasts, four lunches
and welcome and farewell dinners
Faculty: Professor April Merenda (HMT
1030), Professor Ralph Porzio (CRJ 3107), Professor Franklin
Camerano (HSA 1101), TBD (MCC 1000)
Fee: $949 (Transportation to and from Montreal
is included in the program fee).
*Note that this trip is part of the Criminal Justice, Hospitality
Marketing or International Mass Communication course.
Students will be registered for this course in the spring