Andrews University
Jordan Field School 2017

June 28-July 24, 2017
BHSC378 Study Tour (Behavioral Science) 0 Ø. LaBianca
AGRI345-040 Topics: Landscape History of the Middle East 3 S. Beikmann
AGRI499-040 Projects: Urban Landscape Installation Hisban 3 S. Beikmann
ANTH455-040 Ethnography 3 Ø. LaBianca
ANTH478-040  Archaeological and Ethnographical Perspectives 3 Ø. LaBianca
ANTH496-040 Supervised Fieldwork 3 J. Hudon
ARCH395-040 Community Projects-Hisban Visitor Center 3 M. Smith
ARCH595-040 Community Projects-Hisban Visitor Center 3 M. Smith
ART380-001 Topics: Art Exhibition Design 3 K. Curnutt
ART380 Topics - The Art & Culture of Jordan 3 K. Curnutt
GEOG460 Historical Geography of the Holy Land 3 J. Hudon
HIST117 Civilizations and Ideas I 3 J. Hudon
HONS380H Honors Independent Study and Research 3 Ø. LaBianca
*RELG160-040 Topics: Archaeology and Exploration of the Bible Lands 3 Staff

Bethel College Courses

BIBL 450 Studies in Biblical Lands 4 J. Hudon

*courses that meet the general education requirement

Research Opportunity for Undergraduates: One of the major objectives of the Jordan Field School is to provide opportunities for undergraduates to get hands-on experience in doing field research with a faculty mentor.

Costs: Register and pay for six credits at standard Andrews rates plus fee of $1500. This covers international travel to Jordan and all in-Jordan lodging, food, weekend excursions and instruction.

Optional post-season tour to Jerusalem and the Galilee in Israel led by Jeff Hudon. The cost of this tour is extra. For more information contact


Deadlines for Andrews Package Plan Students:


Friday, March 3         Weekly JFS tour meetings begin for all committed tour participants. Venues and times to be arranged according to  teams/courses.

Friday, March 10       Security Form due with picture and copy of passport.

Friday, March 17       All remaining on-line application forms and course registration completed.

Friday, March 24       Financial clearance form completed and $250 security deposit paid to allow booking of international travel

Friday, April 28         Last JFS tour meeting for Spring Semester

Wednesday, June 28  Andrews Team departs for Jordan

Monday, July 24        Andrews Team returns to USA, except for those extending their stay


Deadlines for non-Andrews Package Plan students and volunteers:


$250 Must accompany completed application packet (refundable until April 7, 2017; no refund after that date)

Monday, April 3       $750 Or remaining balance ($2250) payable April 7, 2017

Wednesday, May 3   $750  Or remaining balance ($1500) payable May 7, 2017

Friday, May 12         $750  Payable on or before May 26, 2017 or on arrival at Jordan

$2500 Total participation fee

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