Scholar's Semester in Oxford (SSO)

Honors and other highly qualified students have the exciting opportunity to study in England through this interdisciplinary semester at Oxford University. The rigorous academic program, aimed at increasing critical-thinking skills and scholarship from an integrated Christian perspective, allows participants to choose from a wide variety of tutorial study programs in numerous disciplines, including the arts, religion, history, literature, and philosophy. In addition to two tutorials, students participate in a seminar and an integrative course through which they produce a scholarly project or term paper. Field trips provide opportunities for experiential learning in England's rich historical setting. APU students earn 18 semester hours of credit. For additional information, contact APU's Honors College at (626) 815-2110, or visit