This interim study abroad experience to Greece focuses on the study of ancient rhetoric and nonverbal communication. With stays in Athens, where students attend classes at Hellenic American University. In addition, visits have included the Acropolis, Greek Agora, Roman Agora, and Lykabettos Hill. With day trips to Mycenae, where stops may include the Lion’s Gate; Delphi, famous for its archeological ruins and the Oracle of Apollo; and Meteora, where we visit monasteries built atop high rocks.
Travel has also included travel by ferry to Crete, where we hike the Samaria Gorge and visit the historic town of Archanes, and we then travel to the volcanic island of Santorini, famous for its blue domes and magnificent sunsets.
This study abroad experience is offered through the Communication Studies Department under the course Communication 405, which is an upper level elective for three credits.