Academic Credit and TranscriptsUpon successful completion of an American Councils program in Russia, participants receive academic credit through Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr awards the following credit for American Councils programs:
- Semester Programs: four units* of undergraduate credit (the equivalent of 16 semester hours) or three units of graduate credit (the equivalent of 15 semester hours)
- Academic Year Program: eight undergraduate units (32 semester hours) or six graduate units (30 semester hours) of credit.
- Summer Program (eight weeks): two units of either undergraduate (8 semester hours) or graduate (10 semester hours) credit
American Councils will submit one transcript request per participant at the conclusion of the program. Program alumni may request transcripts at any time, however, at no additional cost.
To request additional transcripts, print out a transcript request form from the Bryn Mawr website: http://www.brynmawr.edu/registrar/ and mail it to the address below:
Office of the Registrar
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Be sure to clearly indicate the complete mailing address and name of recipient for where you wish the transcript to be sent.
[At the Hermitage Theatre,] I learned how to properly act in a professional work situation in Russia, how the theatre works in Moscow and a little bit about culture. I heard only proper, grammatically correct Russian and this was very beneficial to my Russian. Additionally, we spoke to our coworkers only in Russian. This was also a great opportunity