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Language of Instruction: Ancient Greek, Ancient Hebrew, English, German, Latin Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Biblical Languages, Culture, English, European Studies, Greek, Hebrew, History, Humanities, Latin, Literature, Philosophy, Religion/Theology Class Status: 2) Sophomore, 3) Junior, 4) Senior
Housing Options: Residence Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
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Spend a semester or a whole year in Cambridge, England studying Religion and the Liberal Arts at the cozy Westfield House of Theological Studies. Deeply spiritually and intellectually enriching, you will benefit from the intimate study center's small class sizes, and access to lectures and the library of the world-famous Cambridge University. This program is by far the most affordable way to study abroad in the UK, and it is the only Concordia-approved study abroad destination where students can complete religious studies courses. 
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About Westfield

Just across the street from the world-renown Cambridge University, Westfield House is the House of Theological Studies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England. Founded in 1962, Westfield House has long-standing exchange programs with LCMS seminaries and undergraduate universities.

While studying at Westfield House, you can take courses in Biblical Studies, Christian Theology, English, History, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Practical Theology and Scriptural Languages, all taught in the traditional British tutorial fashion. Students also the opportunity to take lectures at Cambridge University.

Westfield House is ideal for students studying theology, philosophy, ministry or religion, but is also a great fit for English, history and liberal arts as well.

Whether you select Fall or Spring, there is a mid-semester break that allows you the opportunity to explore Europe, a quintessential part of the European study abroad experience!

Choose up to five courses (3 credits per course):

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Biblical Studies

Old Testament I: The Torah
Old Testament II: The Prophets

Old Testament III: Psalms & Wisdom Literature
New Testament I: The Synoptic Gospels
New Testament II: The Epistles

English 

Explorations in Literature
Victorian Literature in Great Britain
British Science Fiction

History

Early Church History
Medieval History
Classical European History I
Classical European History II
Reformation & Society I. The Continental Reformation
Reformation & Society II. English & Catholic Reformations

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Philosophy & Religious Studies

Greek Philosophy I. The Pre-Socratics
Greek Philosophy II. Plato
Philosophy of Religion I
Philosophy of Religion II
Religion & Science
World Religions
Christianity and the Arts
Christian Ethics

Theological Languages

Biblical Hebrew I
Biblical Hebrew II
New Testament Greek I
New Testament Greek II
Latin

Independent Study

Students who wish to focus on a subject not covered by the WH modules may be able to do this as an independent study, attending relevant lectures at the University of Cambridge and supervisions with either Westfield House faculty or an external academic with expertise in the field. If it is necessary to engage an external academic, there will be an additional fee.

*Not all classes are offered every term. Generally, the two-part classes will be offered sequentially from Fall to Spring. A minimum of three students is required to enroll for courses to be offered. 

Requirements

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  • This program is open to all undergraduate students, but Church-work and Philosophy students are particularly encouraged to join!
  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the institution. 
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA 
  • Must comply with all deadlines for applications, document submissions, deposits and other payments.

Costs

  • Tuition: Standard Concordia UG tuition 
  • Lodging, Internet and Activity fee: $2,200
  • Study Abroad Fee: $50
  • Insurance: $200


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.