Classic Spring 2020

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

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Program Dates: January 15 – May 1, 2020

January 15Arrival Day
January 16-17Mandatory On-site Orientation
January 20-23 Mandatory Survival Czech Language, taught by Charles University
January 24-26Excursion within the Czech Republic
January 27First Day of Classes
March 9-13Spring Break (No Classes)
April 13Czech Holiday (No Classes)
April 17Class Make-up Day (from April 13)
April 28Last Day of Classes
April 29-30Final Exams
May 1Check-out/Departure 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 Schedule and Available Seats

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
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 HistoryAdam Stěch3Elective
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 – Furniture DesignVáclav Mlynář3 Elective
ID 492ID 492: Special Topics in Industrial Design – Product DesignJakub Pollág3
MA 341Applied Differential EquationsPetr Kaplický3
MB 351General MicrobiologyMarkéta Marečková3
NR/IDS 303Humans 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

Studio Courses

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