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Course Information and Schedule

Education USA academy




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Typical EducationUSA Academy Daily Schedule


9–9:50 a.m. College Prep/Academic Skills: Reading

10–10:50 a.m. College Prep/Academic Skills: Writing

11–11:50 a.m. College Prep/Academic Skills: Speaking & Listening


1:30–3 p.m. Business and Entrepreneurship OR College Preparation Coaching

4–6 p.m. Campus or Community Recreation


Evening Recreation


Weekly Schedule

The following schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

Date  Class Schedule General Schedule of Events (Including Cultural Activities)
6-Jul Students arrive in Knoxville
7-Jul Welcome activities and orientation
Tour: Part 1
Welcome Picnic
8-Jul Language Classes First day of class
Tour: Part 2
9-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Meet conversation partners (local high school students)
10-Jul Language Classes Hiking at Ijams Nature Center
11-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Shopping at West Town Mall
12-Jul Language Classes Tennessee Smokies baseball game
13-Jul Market Square Farmers Market with Lunch Downtown
14-Jul East Tennessee History Center

Date Class Schedule General Schedule of Events (Including Cultural Activities)
15-Jul Language Classes Museum of Appalachia
16-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Concert & Ice Cream in Market Square
17-Jul Language Classes Paddling at Ijams Nature Center
18-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Knoxville Museum of Art
19-Jul Language Classes Homestay with local family begins
20-Jul Homestay with local family ends
21-Jul Dollywood (amusement park)

Date Class Schedule General Schedule of Events (Including Cultural Activities)
22-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Field Day
23-Jul Visit Nashville (location of campus visit; all-day trip)
24-Jul Language Classes UT Gardens
25-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Shakespeare play in Downtown Knoxville
26-Jul Language Classes Game night with conversation partners
27-Jul Bowling Party at Maple Hall
28-Jul Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Date Class Schedule General Schedule of Events (Including Cultural Activities)
29-Jul Language Classes Tour of McClung Museum
30-Jul Language Classes
Business Seminar
Picnic dinner at Concord Par
31-Jul Language Classes Students’ Choice of Activities
1-Aug Language Classes
Business Seminar
Tour of Neyland Stadium
2-Aug Capstone Project
Farewell Dinner
3-Aug Students depart Knoxville