Beyond the Classroom

Students in Marymount history courses have a range of opportunities to learn beyond the classroom.

  • Global classroom series with study abroad over spring break
  • Field trips to local historic sites
  • Public history courses which engage students with local sites and historical professionals

Global classroom courses have included:

  • Modern European History: 1914 to the present: Berlin, Germany
  • Renaissance and Reformation: Florence, Italy
  • Ancient Greece and Rome: Athens, Greece

Recent course field trips have included:

  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • Tenement Museum (New York)
  • Ford’s Theatre
  • Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
  • Historic Alexandria Ghost Tour
  • President Lincoln’s Cottage