Classic Spring 2024

The Spring Classic Program is a semester long in which students take at least 12 NC State credits. An immersive survival language course, cultural excursions, an in-country and out-of-country excursions are included.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023


Program Dates: January 10 – April 27, 2024

January 10Arrival Day
January 11-12Mandatory On-site Orientation
January 15-18Mandatory Survival Czech Language Course, taught by Charles University
January 19-21Excursion to Český Krumlov
January 22First Day of Classes
March 11-17Spring Break
April 4-7Out-of-country Excursion
April 22-23Last Day of Classes
April 24-25Final Exams
April 26Check out
April 27Departure Day

Spring Program Highlights

Live Like a Local

Spring students arrive during the low-tourist season, giving them a chance to experience Prague from a different perspective. A winter excursion to a location outside of Prague is included, along with an out-of-country excursion.

Fulfill Degree Requirements

Take a full course load of NC State credits. Spring classes include topics in design, math and science, and a variety of GEPs. All courses are taught by local instructors who enhance the content with field trips and activities outside of the classroom.


Students enroll in at least 12 credit hours from the course options below. Each course will be offered contingent upon meeting minimum enrollment.

Course Weekly Schedule – TBA

Course PrefixCourse NameInstructorCreditsGEP
ADN 492Special Topics in Design – Illustration Andrea Tachezy3 Elective
ADN 492Special Topics in Design – SculptingKlára Horáčková3 Elective
CE 214Engineering Mechanics-StaticsPetr Kabele3 Elective
EDP 304Educational PsychologyOndřej Pešout3Social Science
ENG 223Contemporary World Literature I – Protest, Dissent, and ChangeBlanka Maderová3 HUM, GK
FL 395Czech Culture & LanguageLenka Davisonová3 Elective
FTM 491Special Topics in Textile and Apparel Management – Fashion PhotographyŠtěpánka Stein3 Elective
FTM 491Special Topics in Textile and Apparel Management – IllustrationAndrea Tachezy3 Elective
GD 492Special Topics in Graphic Design – European Design HistoryVojtěch Märc3Elective
HI 209From Renaissance to Revolution: The Origins of Modern EuropeJakub Rákosník3 Global Knowledge, Humanities
ID 492Special Topics in Industrial Design – Design in Business ContextMatěj Chabera3Elective
ID 492Special Topics in Industrial Design – Product and Furniture DesignJakub Pollág & Václav Mlynář3Elective
MA 341Applied Differential EquationsPetr Kaplický3 Elective
MB 351General MicrobiologyMarkéta Marečková3Natural Sciences
NR/IDS 203Humans and the EnvironmentOldřich Výlupek3Interdisciplinary Perspective
PHI 221Contemporary Moral IssuesMatěj Král3 Humanities
PS 341European PoliticsJiří Koubek3Social Science & Global Knowledge
PY 123Stellar and Galactic AstronomyBruno Jungwiert4 Natural Sciences
PY 125Astronomy Laboratory Bruno JungwiertNatural Sciences
SOC 202Principles of SociologyEwa Grigar3 Social Science & U.S. Diversity
SOC 350Food and SocietyEwa Grigar & Blanka Maderová3Social Sciences

Studio Courses

Course PrefixStudio Course NameInstructorCreditsGEP
GD 490Graphic Design International StudioMatěj Chabera6 Elective