PSYC 4430: Environmental Psychology

ART 1100 or ART 3314: Special Topics in Art

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At a Glance


PSYC 4430: Environmental Psychology

ART 1100: Intro to Art or ART 3314: Special Topics in Art


Dr. Friedline (

Prof. Montgomery (


May 13-25, 2024

Course Category

PSYC 4430 is a Major elective

ART 1100 is a GenEd course and ART 3314 is a Major elective

Class Eligibility

Completed at least one semester at a university

18 years old or older

Language Pre-requisite


Course Pre-requisite




Included in Cost

Tuition for 6 hours of credit




Housing Options


Activity Level


Program Capacity

20 students


12/31: Initial Interest Form

12/31: Deposit Due ($500)

3/31: Remaining Fee Due ($4,920)

Courses Descriptions

PSYC 4430: Environmental Psychology (Dr. Friedline)

IThis course will familiarize students with the ways in which people interact with the environment and relate to the environment. Theories, methodologies, elements of built and natural environments, as well as personality characteristics will be addressed.

IART 1100: Introduction to Art

This lecture course focuses on the technical and conceptual issues dealt with in visual art, with emphasis on the historical and social significance of art

ART 3314: Special Topic

In-depth discussion of special topics in studio art and art history with special attention to areas of the instructor's expertise. Course can be repeated with each variation of topic.



Travel will include time in the following locations:

  • Thessaloniki
  • Delphi
  • Athens
  • Knossos
  • Crete

Next Steps


Talk to your Piedmont Advisors about your circumstances.

  • Your Academic Advisor can make sure you are taking classes that keep you track to graduate.
  • Career Services will give you advice about how to make the most of your experience. Travel study is a great way to build employable skills and begin to fill up your resume. Having a plan before you leave is the best way to get the most out of the experience.
  • Financial Aid can verify whether your financial aid package can be applied to the faculty-led courses.

Apply for a Passport

  • At times it can take 6-8 months for your passport application to be processed, so apply early.
  • If you already have a passport, check to make sure that it does not expire within 6 months of your RETURN date. You may not be allowed into the host country by immigration officials if it expires in less than 6 months.

Apply for Scholarships

  • See Travel Study Director for some scholarships that may be able to help you pay for your travel study experience.


Complete an Initial Interest Form

  • The sooner you let us know your interest, the better. Deadline for initial interest form is December 31st. Completing this form does not obligate you to participate.


Pay Deposit ($500)

  • Deadline for the deposit is December 31st. This deposit is non-refundable, unless the trip is cancelled or there are extenuating circumstances preventing a student from participating.


Pay Remaining Travel Study Fee

  • Deadline for fee is March 1st. The fee is non-refundable, unless the trip is cancelled or there are extenuating circumstances preventing a student from participating.

Attend Required Orientation Seminar (dates TBA)

  • An orientation seminar for all students traveling abroad will be offered during February. The seminar will cover logistical concerns (university paperwork, passports, travel health insurance, etc.), safety while traveling and will prepare you to get the most out of your travel study experience.