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Washington, DC & Charlottesville, VA

Classical Lives, Neoclassical Architecture, and the American Republic

CLC 328

  • Credit hours: 3
  • Instructors: Jeffrey A. Becker, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor
  • Dates: May 19-20 (on campus), May 22-28(DC & Charlottesville)
  • Cost: $925
  • Application Deadline: April 5, 2015

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.

Students will:

  • Learn about Neoclassicism and its role in shaping the United States
  • Examine key elements and themes of the Classical past that inspired America’s founders
  • Visit key sites including Monticello, The University of Virginia, Mt. Vernon, and Washington, DC, to examine neoclassical art and architecture


Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, VA

Who should go?

This course is for Classics majors.  Art history, American history, and Southern Studies majors may be interested might be interested as well. 


The program dates are May 19-20 in Oxford and May 22-28 on location (Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA).  Meeting dates and times will be determined by the instructor.


Students will make their own arrangements to and from Washington, D.C. Group ground transportation will be provided on select days while on site.


The course fee is $925 plus tuition. Included in the course fee are housing accommodations, ground transportation on select dates, a group meal, and tours. Excluded from the course fee are the Study USA application fee, tuition, airfare, and personal spending money.


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