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Summer 2024 Off-Campus Programs

Wheaton College faculty design and lead a variety of summer international or domestic study programs to complement and enhance the on-campus academic experience. Here are the Summer 2023 programs (for-credit).

All Programs are subject to internal approval, minimum enrollment, and ongoing evaluation of local conditions, including enhanced health and safety reviews. All Programs, therefore, are subject to change.

Graduate Ancient Israel Summer Program

Graduate students spend three weeks in Jerusalem taking Jerusalem University College’s intensive short-term program in Historical and Geographical Settings to discover the ways that Biblical events can be placed in their proper geographical, historical and cultural context. The next four weeks are spent participating fieldwork/excavation at Tel Shimron, a site perched high above the Jezreel Valley on the Nazareth Ridge in Israel with a commanding view of Mount Carmel to the southwest. Learn more >>> 

Sankofa Heritage Reclamation Project

This program, open to undergraduate and graduate students in good standing, culminates in a journey through the Republic of Ghana, West Africa. We explore the historical, scientific, theological, psychological, sociological and artistic dimensions of racial reconciliation and human wholeness and flourishing. Learn More >>> 

Tel Shimron Excavation

Tel Shimron, an ancient city in Northern Israel with biblical and historical significance, is the location of Wheaton College’s archaeological excavation, sponsored by generous support from the Museum of the Bible. Each summer, Wheaton students have had the opportunity to join a six week dig in Israel, led by Professor of Archaeology, Dr. Daniel Master. At Tel Shimron, undergraduate Wheaton students take classes which emphasize Global Perspectives, History, Social Inquiry, and the practice of Science that meet requirements in the thematic core of Wheaton’s general education curriculum. Learn more>>> 

Transformative Education in its European Context

This program provides students with the opportunity to read the philosophical and educational works of European Philosophers in the contexts in which they wrote them. By reading texts and visiting the educational sites that influenced their writings, students will be invited to understand what a transformative educational can mean for them as students, and for those who hope to be K-12 teachers or professors, what a transformative education might mean for their future teachers.  Learn more. Learn more >>> 

Wheaton in the Black Hills

Wheaton in the Black Hills is a four or eight-week program held at the beautiful 50-acre Science Station campus in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The program offers students the opportunity to complete all of their CATC natural science (SP/SIP) and Advanced Integrative Seminar (AIS) requirements in one summer - living together and studying God's creation in a dynamic Christian community.  Field trip excursions provide the opportunity to experience "science" in the great outdoors. Courses are also offered for Biology, Environmental Science, and Geology majors. Learn more >>> 

Wheaton in England

The Wheaton in England program provides students the opportunity to immerse themselves in literary narratives, historical realities, and visual culture as they experience the richness of British culture and its global connections. In the unifying seminar, students read select literary offerings that offer the chance to practice spiritual and academic reflection on how language and place mutually constitute each other. Students will not only study the British classics and root them in the imaginative soil of place, but also engage with contemporary British and global literature within the realities of Britain today. Learn more >>> 

Wheaton in Korea

The growth of Christianity in Korea is one of the most remarkable stories in global Christianity. Since the arrival of Western missionaries in the late-1800s, South Korea has become the vibrant center of Asian Protestantism and one of the highest missionary-sending countries in the world. This development has spanned devastating colonialism, civil war, authoritarian regimes, the establishment of democratic governance, and the proliferation of K-culture. Wheaton in Korea students will experience this story through a course on Christianity in Korea, site visits to historic locations, and immersion in Handong’s campus life. Information Coming soon.

Wheaton in Québec

Wheaton in Québec is a 5-week immersion into the language and culture of the French-speaking province of Québec. It offers a variety of language acquisition opportunities, in and outside of the classroom, and cultural immersion. Students will stay with families in Montréal and study language and culture with professors at the University of Montréal. Learn more >>> 

Wheaton in Spain

Summer study in Salamanca, Spain offers courses in advanced Spanish language and civilization for language majors and non-majors. Language courses are taught by national Spanish instructors; civilization courses are taught by Wheaton faculty. Students live in Spanish homes for one month. The program includes academic visits to various sites, including Madrid, El Escorial, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, Mérida, Segovia, Ávila, León, Santiago de Compostela, Bilbao and other locations of interest. The final week in Barcelona includes a service project with national Christians. Learn more >>>

Wheaton in the Holy Lands

Wheaton in the Holy Lands is a study of the New Testament, Christian theology and historical geography through on-site lecture/instruction in Israel, Greece, and Rome. Students engage with issues of the theological development of the Church through the centuries, its historic faith expressions, and dialogue with other faith traditions. The six-week program offers students the experience of a lifetime, exploring the Holy Lands under the guidance and instruction of Wheaton professors and local experts. Learn more/Apply now>>> 

Wheaton in the Northwoods (WIN)

Take a class or two at HoneyRock with WIN! Every summer, HoneyRock offers a variety of courses that meet Christ at the Core general education requirements of Wheaton College. These courses, which are open to any student, are taught in a modular and intensive format. The sessions include concentrated coursework taught by professors at HoneyRock and include pre-class and post-class work. Professors use the outdoors, the community dynamic and other activities to enhance your learning experience. Learn more >>>

As of September 13, 2023