Apprentice Programs



These course-infused, global learning adventures are designed to give you that competitive edge in the marketplace. You’ll gain experience and global competencies in an interactive learning environment. Courses are college and major specific and translate directly to your chosen vocation. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus, serve on a farm in Costa Rica, hike the breath-taking Alps...the possibilities are endless. See the offering at-a-glance or in more details below.



Summer of 2014 Courses
Listing updated as programs are approved.

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Education to Peru (Maymester '14) ~ course full
ED3343 Cultural Perspectives in Education with teaching practice at Colegio Maria Alvarado, service at a local mission and an excursion to Machu Picchu. Contact: Dr. Carrie Thornthwaite for more information.
Travel dates: May 4-17, 2014. Class meetings on campus beforehand.
Course cost: $3550 with 8 students (includes tuition and travel costs)

Bible in Israel (Maymester '14) ~ application and $100 application fee date extended to January 17, 2014.
Choose one of the following courses: Story of Israel or Biblical World. Contact Dr. Mike Williams or Dr. Terry Briley for more information.
Travel dates: May 9-22, 2014. Class meetings on campus the week before.
Course cost: $5295 with 20-student minimum (includes tuition and travel costs). Find the brochure here.

EU & You (Maymester '14) ~ hosted by Law, Justice & Society
Contact: Dr. Randy Spivey or Prof. Christin Shatzer for more information.
Estimated Travel dates: May 10-21, 2014. Course meetings on campus beforehand.
Course cost: TBA - depending on enrollment 

London with the President and First Lady of Lipscomb (May 23-31, 2014)
For incoming freshman from Lipscomb Academy only. Apprentice application
and $100 application fee due to secure a spot ~ 30-student maximum. Cost will be approximately $1600. Contact Mike Winegeart for more information.

London (mid July - mid Aug, 2014) ~ application and $100 application fee due by January 17, 2014. Find the brochure here.
6-credit hours ~ Bible & English: Shakespeare & the Bible + Famous British Authors with Dr. John Parker
-credit hours ~ Theatre: Advanced Acting, Makeup for the Stage, Theatre Management with David Hardy and Hank McDaniel
Program cost: 6 hours tuition + $500 program fee or 9 hours tuition (14-student minimum)

Vienna (May 2015) 
Take 5 or 6 hours of Music and Backpacking.
Program cost will include tuition, housing and airfare. 

Cost notes:

  • Travel courses have discounted tuition, so your Lipscomb institutional scholarships or grants, including those related to campus employment, will not be applicable.           
  • Program costs can increase up to $500 if we experience significant fuel surcharges on airline tickets.