Short-Term Programs

Winter Break, Spring Break, Maymester

Winter Break, Spring Break, Maymester

Winter Break, Spring Break, and Maymester courses appear in the Schedule of Classes, but are stand-alone offerings that provide exceptional opportunities for research and experiential learning off campus. They are officially part of a semester load and financial aid applies.


Summer: Problems Without Passports

Summer: Problems Without Passports

Problems Without Passports (PWP) programs are faculty-led summer courses that combine problem-based or inquiry-based learning and research with off-campus study in a foreign country or in the U.S.


Summer Departmental Programs

Summer Departmental Programs

Summer Departmental Programs offer internship opportunities, language study, and/or in situ learning while earning USC credit.