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  • Early Learning Project, Georgetown

    The Georgetown Early Learning Project is a research laboratory that seeks to better understand how infants learn and remember information during the first two years of life. The project focuses on how infants obtain information from various media sources such as television, books and computers.

    Location: 306 White-Gravenor Phone: (202) 687.6988 Visit the: Website
  • East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of

    An undergraduate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures may select a minor in Chinese or Japanese, or a double major in both languages or any of various other double major or major-minor combinations across other disciplines in Georgetown College. Many East Asian languages and cultures majors choose minor concentrations in Asian studies, business, fine arts, history or linguistics.

    Location: ICC, 306 Phone: (202) 687.5918 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
  • Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Division of

    The Division of Eastern Mediterranean Languages teaches Hebrew, Persian and Turkish.

    Location: Poulton Hall North, Second Floor Phone: (202) 687.5743 Visit the: Website
  • Eastern Mediterranean Studies, McGhee Center for

    The McGhee Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies was established in 1989, when George Crewes McGhee, a distinguished former ambassador to Turkey and Germany, donated his Mediterranean villa to Georgetown. It was Ambassador McGhee’s wish that the villa should become a center of scholarship and learning in the Eastern Mediterranean, Anatolia and modern Turkey. Today the center continues to realize this vision by offering opportunities for overseas study, teaching and research as well as space for workshops, meetings, study tours and alumni events.

    Location: Car Barn, 210 Phone: (202) 687.5867 Visit the: Website
  • Economics, Department of

    The Department of Economics offers bachelor’s degrees in economics and political economy as well as doctoral degrees in a variety of fields, including econometrics, economic development, economic theory, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, macroeconomics, public economics and political economy, with major strengths in international economics and microeconomic theory. Students of all levels have opportunities to participate in economic research with faculty members.

    Location: ICC, 580 Phone: (202) 687.5601 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
  • Education in Maternal and Child Health, National Center for

    The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health recognizes that high-quality maternal and child health are vital to the health of the nation. The center was established at Georgetown in 1982 as a national resource to the maternal and child health education community. The center's multidisciplinary staff collaborates with a broad range of federal agencies, corporate and philanthropic partners, professional organizations and academic institutions.

    Location: 2115 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 601 Phone: (202) 784.9770 Visit the: Website
  • Emergency Medicine, Department of

    All fourth-year students in the Department of Emergency Medicine participate in a four-week experience in emergency medicine, which includes certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and clinical emergency department experience at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center or Holy Cross Hospital. Under faculty supervision, students see a spectrum of undifferentiated and undiagnosed patients and participate in rapid assessment and treatment of a variety of problems, honing their skills in history taking, physical examination, problem solving and effective use of clinical resources.

    Location: Medical and Dental Building Phone: (202) 784.2079 Visit the: Website
  • Emergency and Disaster Management Program

    The Emergency and Disaster Management Program features a global executive, cohort-based format with an applied curriculum that leads to the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree. The program prepares future leaders in emergency management through a unique, immersive learning environment using scenario-based intensives and real-world case studies. In addition to Washington, D.C., students travel to Livermore, California; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Doha, Qatar.

    LOCATION: 640 Massachusetts Ave NW PHONE: (202) 687.8700 VISIT THE: Website
  • English as a Foreign Language Program

    Students in the English as a Foreign Language Program come from more than 30 countries to study in small classes designed to meet their diverse language backgrounds and learning styles. Classes focus on improving students' listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through an integrated course approach that develops students' fluency in the English language. Students are placed in one of six proficiency levels, from basic to advanced, based on their results on the English Language Placement Test given during program orientation.

    Location: ICC, 481 Phone: (202) 687.5978 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Programs
  • English, Department of

    The Department of English has one of the largest number of majors in the College. With its small classes, the department emphasizes close work with students and teaching excellence. Reflecting a broadening of the field in recent years, our department offers courses in canonical and non-canonical literature and film in English – whether in the Americas, Britain or developing countries. The department is home to the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, the Shakespeare Association of America, the University Writing Program and the College’s undergraduate Journalism Program.

    Location: New North, 306 Phone: (202) 687.7435 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
  • Environment, Center for the

    The main goal of the Center for the Environment (CFE) is to provide an evolving forum for the discussion, dissemination and awareness of environmental issues affecting all areas of scholarship, education and service at at the university. The CFE provides faculty and administrative resources for the environmental studies minor in the College and the environmental track of the Science, Technology, and International Affairs Major within the School of Foreign Service.

    Location: Reiss Science Building, 4 Phone: (202) 687.6247 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
  • Ethics, Kennedy Institute of

    As the world’s oldest and most comprehensive academic bioethics center, the Kennedy Institute of Ethnics and its library serve as an unequalled resource for those who research and study ethics, as well as those who debate and make public policy. It is home to a group of scholars who engage in research, teaching and public service on issues that include protection of research subjects, reproductive and feminist bioethics, end of life care, health care justice, intellectual disability, cloning, gene therapy, eugenic, and other issues in bioethics.

    Location: Healy Hall, 4th floor Phone: (202) 687.8099 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
  • Eurasian, Russian and East European, Center for

    The Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies directs one of the nation's preeminent master's degree programs and hosts a rich outreach program of events on the area from central Europe to the Pacific and the Baltic to the Mediterranean, as well as the Black and Caspian seas. A U.S. Department of Education Title VI funded National Resource Center, CERES provides a broad and deep understanding of Eurasian, Russian and East European affairs to audiences at Georgetown and throughout the Washington community.

    Location: ICC, 111 Phone: (202) 687.6080 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
  • Experimental Medical Studies Program, Georgetown

    The Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies (GEMS) Program is a one-year post-baccalaureate experience for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are most likely to make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of the nation’s minority, disadvantaged and under-served populations and whose disadvantaged circumstances have contributed to modest academic credentials.

    Location: Medical and Dental Building Visit the: Website

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