Ireland: Sport, History, and Culture

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Program Details

Global Sport and Leisure in Ireland will focus on the Irish sport industry in order to empower student’s academic and professional resumes. Students will immerse themselves in Irish culture and history as they learn about the role that sport played in the Irish struggle for independence and identity. Students will be engaged in academic presentations, touring athletic facilities, networking with professional sport club personnel, as well as learning how to play Gaelic Football and Hurling. In addition, students will visit and examine some of Ireland’s most popular tourism attractions, taste local cuisine, and explore Dublin and Belfast.

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old at time of departure
  • 2.0 GPA

Tentative Dates

May 8-10, 2018 (Class dates on DSU campus)
May 14-23 (Travel dates)

Program Sites

  • Dublin

  • Belfast

  • Boyne Valley

  • Cliffs of Mohr

Course Credit

RSM 3860R Global Sport and Leisure Perspectives
(3 credit hours)

Estimated Program Fee

15-20 students: $1,860
12-14 students: $2,014
10-11 students: $2,264

Payment Schedule

$200 deposit due Monday, December 4, 2017
$600 deposit due Friday, January 26, 2018
Final payment due Friday, February 23, 2018

Refund Policy

December 4, 2017 – January 26, 2018: 100% refundable
January 27, 2018 – February 23, 2018: $200 nonrefundable/$600 refundable
February 24, 2018 – Class Start/Departure: Zero refundable

Program Fee Covers

Accommodation, 10 meals (7 breakfast and 3 dinners), academic sight visits, sightseeing tours and
excursions, transportation to all included activities, tour guide, DSU travel insurance.

Program Fee DOES NOT Cover

Airfare, DSU tuition, passport fee, 15 meals, discretionary spending, souvenirs.

Program Directors

Dr. Joseph Lovell, Program Director and Assistant Professor, Recreation and Sport Management
Email: joseph.lovell@dixie.edu Phone: 435-879-4631 Office: HAZY 326

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