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Types of Faculty-Directed Programs

ASU faculty may propose an international or domestic summer program, Global Intensive Experience (GIE) program, or semester program (A, B, or C session).  While many of the processes are similar, here are a few distinctive elements:

 

Faculty-Directed Summer Programs

Global Intensive
Experience (GIE) Programs

Faculty-Directed Semester Programs

Program Duration

2-9 weeks during the summer

7- to 12-day program that take place during academic breaks

Dynamically dated program that takes place during A, B, or C session during a semester

Course Format

Coursework is taught during program and may include limited pre- or post-program work

The program may be a standalone course or attached to a semester course

Coursework is taught during program and may include limited pre- or post-trip work

Compensation

Eligible faculty may receive a summer salary per the program budget

Faculty teach course(s) as part of their semester teaching load and
therefore do not receive additional salary

Faculty teach course(s) as part of their semester teaching load and therefore do not receive additional salary

Budget Model

Tuition is rolled into a program fee that students pay

Students pay their ASU tuition as normal and a separate program fee

Students pay their ASU tuition as normal and a separate program fee

Enrollment

Minimum of 10 students

Minimum of 10 students

Minimum of 10 students