January Session at Manchester
takes students around the world
This January Session, Manchester College students not only are
learning in the typical four walls of a classroom but also in two other
states and nine other countries.
A total of 59 courses are offered during this special one-month
session that enables students and faculty to focus intensely on single
subjects. Most of the on-campus classes meet several hours daily. Two
classes are meeting in other states: The Touring Children’s Theatre is
performing for child audiences in northern Indiana and Arizona and
another class is studying psychological theories and cultural systems in
European countries are classrooms for six Manchester College
courses. France is the destination of classes in cross-cultural
exploration and French as well a course on theories and methods of
interpersonal behavior. Another class is exploring peace issues in
Ireland while chemistry students are developing scientific thought
process in London. Students also are comparing the history of various
civilizations by touring southern Europe.
Three MC courses are making their classrooms south of the Untied
States. Students in the annual Medical Practicum are experiencing the
culture of Nicaragua as they learn the needs and problems of health care
delivery systems. The students are assisting physicians and other
health-care professionals in a remote clinic that will care for hundreds
of patients. Costa Rica is a seminar site for discussing and exploring
peace issues and sociology students are investigating international
social welfare in Jamaica.
traveling this January remain on campus to study subjects ranging from
accounting, ethnobotany, calculus and language to world literature,
forensic analysis, business law, badminton and descriptive astronomy.
a Church of the Brethren college offering 45 areas of study to 1,075
students. January Session ends Jan. 25 and the more traditional
on-campus spring semester begins Feb. 1. For more about course offerings
at Manchester College, visit