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SXU offers non-credit Irish Studies at Chicago and Orland Park campuses for 2009 fall semester

Students will receive $70 discount if they register for more than one class

Chicago (June 15, 2009) Registration is open for Saint Xavier University’s highly successful non-credit Irish Studies certificate program this fall at the Chicago and Orland Park campuses.

Students explore Ireland’s heritage through an interdisciplinary program of history, the Gaelic language, literature, art, film and music.

Saint Xavier, which traces its roots to the Sisters of Mercy in Dublin, Ireland, offers the program at both campuses through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Registration for a single class is $185, and students will receive a $70 discount if registering for more than one class per semester. 

Classes begin in September and will include “Irish Women Writers: Contemporary Short Stories by Women from Ireland,” “Ireland Since WWII (Ireland’s War for Independence),” ”Bill Clinton, Irish Soccer and River dance: Ireland’s Coming of Age,”  “Gaelic Language” and “Ireland’s Culture.”

For more information or to register for Saint Xavier’s Irish Studies program, please call (708) 633-4711 or e-mail casillas@sxu.edu. For a complete course description, please click here.