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Professional Communication in Greece

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Terms, Dates & Field of Study

Term: Summer

Deadline: February 12, 2024

Field of Study

  • Business Communications
  • Communication Studies
  • Global Communications

Program Term(s): Summer

Budget Sheets :

Location(s), Eligibility Requirements


  • Athens, Greece

Language of Instruction(s)

  • English

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum Classification

  • Sophomore

Faculty Leader

  • Jennifer Magas

Additional Details

Program Type: TTU Faculty-Led

Housing Options

  • Hotel

Study Abroad Advisors

  • Group Advising Session

Scholarship Available: Military and Veteran Program (MVP) Aid Available, Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship

Program Overview

The College of Media & Communication is offering one class in a unique study abroad experience, Summer 2, in Athens, Greece. Greece is an enchanting country with a rich culture, spectacular landscapes, phenomenal cuisine, and fabled art and architecture.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn elective college credits in this beautiful location. You can earn 3.0 credit hours and the course will last two weeks. This program will combine classroom learning, company visits, various cultural activities, and excursions to give students a deeper understanding of Greece and world. If you’ve ever considered studying abroad, this opportunity is for you!

Final application: February 10th
Final itinerary is currently pending
Check back here for updates.
Students are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis; the program can fill before the commitment deadline.
Apply early!

Course Information:

PCOM 4301: The Social Media Influencer (3.0 credits) Dr. Jennifer Magas

Embark on a two-week study abroad experience that will broaden your horizons, immerse you in diverse cultures, and cultivate skills that will shape your future. This program is not just an ordinary course; it's a transformative adventure.

Join us as we explore the dynamic world of social media influencers in the enchanting locations of Athens, Hydra, and Aegina in Greece. Gain invaluable insights into the profound impact of social media influencers on professional communication as you delve into their strategies, storytelling techniques, and real-world experiences across various industries.

Throughout PCOM 4301 in Greece, you'll have the unique opportunity to learn hands-on and engage with professionals in captivating destinations. From the bustling streets of Athens to the serene islands of Hydra and Aegina, you'll be immersed in rich cultural experiences that will enhance your understanding of the Professional Communications field.

This course will equip you with essential knowledge about Social Media Influencers (SMIs) and their role in successful business representation. You'll explore topics such as return on investment (ROI), engagement rate calculation for evaluating SMI account success, the risks associated with hiring SMIs, social media usage statistics worldwide, and much more. Don't miss out on this extraordinary learning adventure under the Greek sun!

Program Open To

Open to All TTU Undergraduate Students
Requires a minimum 2.5 Texas Tech GPA
Preference given to CoMC students

Program Fee Includes
Daily Breakfast
Welcome and Farewell Dinner
Company Visits
Cultural Activities
Day-trip Excursions

Program Fee Does Not Include
TTU tuition & fees
Airfare to/from Greece
Course Books and Materials
Personal Spending Money
Health Insurance ($2.57/day)
Education Abroad Fee ($350)

Program Dates
PCOM 4301: July 1-15, 2024

Dr. Jennifer Magas