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Study Abroad & Travel Programs

Oxford, England

Study Abroad with PCC in the City of Spires

Spring Semester 2016 - February 4- April 23, 2016

(Pre-Departure classes will be held at PCC from January 18 to February 3, 2016)


Oxford, England

Pasadena City College is celebrating its twenty-fifth Semester Study Abroad Program in Oxford, England, a world renown center of learning since the 13th century. This historic town houses over forty colleges, and is filled with a rich and exciting cultural, artistic, and intellectual history.  Marvel at the breathtaking architecture.  Stroll through the university quadrangles and manicured gardens.  Experience the beauty and distinction of this vibrant city.

Earn transferable units while living abroad in England!

A limited amount of space is available. Apply now to reserve your spot!

Academic Courses:

Participants must enroll in a minimum of 12 units from the following program courses:

Course Number Course Name Units
English 005A Creative Writing 3
English 049A Film as Dramatic Literature 3
English 057 Modern Drama 3
Humanities 001 Introduction to the Humanities 3
Linguistics 011/
English 011
History of the English Language 3
Linguistics 012/
English 012
Intercultural Communication 3

All credits are CSU; UC transferable.


Professor Karen Carlisi, Languages Department -; 626-585-7153

Professor Manuel Perea, English Department -; 626-585-7496

Program Includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare and transfers
  • Housing in British homestays
  • 2 meals per day (breakfast & dinner)
  • Activities include plays, museums and other cultural events in Oxford & London
  • Full day excursions to Stonehenge, Bath & London

Program Fees:

$8,895 (Based on a minimum enrollment of 20 participants. Excludes PCC tuition and airline taxes/fuel charges). Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. For more information, visit or contact the Financial Aid office (L114) at 626-585-7401.

Information Sessions:

Come meet the faculty and learn more about this terrific program at one of the following Information Sessions. You are encouraged to bring friends, family and anyone else interested in hearing more about the program.

  • September 17 at 12:00 pm in V203
  • September 17 at 6:00 pm in C217
  • October 2 at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm in V203
  • October 15 at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm in LL306
  • November 5 at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm in C217
  • November 19 at 12:00 pm in R123
  • November 19 at 6:00 pm in LL306

For More Information:

View the information flyer and program brochure.

  1. Oxford 2016 Information Flyer Acrobat Reader Icon
  2. Oxford 2016 Brochure

Contact Professor Andrea Murray, Study Abroad Programs Coordinator, at; 626-585-3365.

How to Apply:

A limited amount of space is available. Apply now to reserve your spot!

To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old on the date of departure. All adult students and varied educational backgrounds are welcome! You do not need to be a current PCC student to join the program.

  1. Obtain an Oxford 2016 Application from the Academic Affairs Office (Room C229), or download the document from the following link.
  2. Submit the completed application to the Academic Affairs Office, Room C229.

Applications submitted before October 16, 2015 will be given priority.

Oxford skyline - Spires of Gothic cathedrals

Useful Links:

Oxford Visitors Information

PCC Financial Aid


Oxford Program Pictures

Merton Street