We are pleased to offer undergraduate and graduate students the unique opportunity to register for a Spring Break 2020 Mini-Term travel-study experience to Washington D.C., Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and Williamsburg, Virginia. The trip, Revolutionary Power: An Examination of Leadership in the Lives of our Founding Fathers, offers the opportunity to earn credit toward one of the following courses: LED 4309, POLS 4399, HIST 4399, HIST 5399, RELI 4392, or MAL 5309. This experience will be led by Dr. Adam Wright, President of DBU, Dr. Nick Pitts, adjunct professor of Leadership, and Dr. Brent Taylor, adjunct professor of history and leadership and senior pastor of First Baptist Church Carrollton, TX. Each course is worth three credit hours.
The trip is designed as an intensive travel experience in Washington, D.C. and Williamsburg, Virginia. By visiting key historic sites such as George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the National Cathedral, the Capitol, the Supreme Court, and more, we’ll study the effective use of power and how teamwork and collaboration were essential elements in the American Revolution and the framing of the U.S. Constitution.
The trip cost is tuition plus a $2,100 fee that covers airfare, hotel, ground transportation and admission to sites visited throughout the trip. Click below to add your name to the priority list of students interested in this trip. Students on the priority list will be considered for enrollment in this travel study experience in the order in which names are received.
Dates: Thursday, March 5 - Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Dr. Adam Wright, President
Dr. Nick Pitts, Adjunct Professor of Leadership
Dr. Brent Taylor, Adjunct Professor of History and Leadership and Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church Carrollton, TX
Location: Washington D.C., Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and Williamsburg, Virginia
Cost: Normal Tuition Rates + a $2,100 fee that covers airfare, hotel, ground transportation and admission to key sites visited throughout the trip.
To view a short video of last year's experience, see the video below.