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Study Abroad: Experience the World

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  • Explore our upcoming Study Abroad and Study Away trips. 
    * NOTE:Our Study Away trip to Puerto Rico does not require a passport.

  • Satisfy degree requirements by taking a study abroad class at SPC. Contact an advisor to confirm that these classes meet your specific degree requirements.

    Business Bachelors  

    • MAN 4102 – Managing Cultural Diversity (Costa Rica)

    Education Bachelors (ELEDR – BS)  

    • EDE 4942 – Integrated Language Arts, Children's Literature and Social Science Practicum (Jamaica)

    Electives  

    • CLT 2373 – Ancient Greek Mythology (Greece)
    • GEB 2350 – Survey of International Business (Costa Rica)
    • HUM 2262 – Introduction to Greek Culture (Greece)
    • HUM 2950 – Study Abroad in Humanities (France, Israel, Italy)
    • MAN 2604 – Intercultural Relations in Business (Costa Rica)
    • PHI 2103 – Critical Thinking and Ethical Decision Making (France)
    • SOP 2002 – Social Psychology (Ireland)
    • TPP 2192 – Acting Repertory (London)
    • THE 2000 – Introduction to Theater Arts (London)

    Foreign Language Credits and World View  

    • SPN 1120 – Elementary Spanish (Spain)
    • SPN 1121 – Elementary Spanish II (Spain)
    • SPN 2200 – Intermediate Spanish I (Spain)
    • SPN 2201 – Intermediate Spanish II (Spain)
    • SPN 2240 – Spanish Conversation and Comp I (Spain)
    • SPN 2241 – Spanish Conversation and Comp II (Spain)
    • SPN 2949 – Study Abroad Working Experience (Spain)

    General Business 

    • MAN 2604 – Intercultural Relations in Business (Costa Rica)
    • GEB 2350 – Survey of International Business (Costa Rica)

    Humanities/Fine Arts  

    • HUM 2210 – Western Humanities: Ancient to Renaissance (Greece, Italy)
    • HUM 2233 – Western Humanities: Baroque to Contemporary (France)
    • HUM 2270 – Humanities East-West Synthesis (Israel)
    • REL 2300 – World Religions (Israel)
    • REL 2300 (high school) – World Religions (Italy high school)

    Mathematics  

    • STA 2023 – Elementary Statistics (Greece)

    Social/ Behavioral Sciences 

    Veterinary Technology AS (VETTC)  

    • ATE 2947 – Veterinary Technology Clinical Service Learning Practicum Work Experience V (Costa Rica Vet)

    World View Requirements 

  • ImportantExplore the details and costs of the upcoming programs to decide which one is best for you. Do not purchase your airline ticket, housing arrangements, medical insurance or other related expenses associated with your study abroad program until you receive an official notice from the Center for International Programs. Before you apply, please review qualifications to become an SPC Study Abroad student.

    How to apply: step-by-step

    1. Click here to submit our online application.
    2. Pay $200 Deposit Fee (as instructed in confirmation email you will receive after your application is submitted)
    3. Submit all required forms  
    4. Submit a copy of your valid passport (Passport expiration date must be valid at least 6 months beyond study abroad program end date)
      If you don't have one, you must obtain your passport at least 30 days before your trip departure date. Read the application package for information about passports, insurance coverage and program participation terms.
    5. Meet with an academic advisor to review any or all prerequisites needed to enroll in the study abroad course, as well as any other factors (holds on your account, outstanding remedial courses, override needed to re-take the course, etc.) that might hinder enrollment.
       
    6. Interview with and be approved by program's lead faculty member
    7. Be approved by the Center for International Programs
    8. Do you require a visa to visit the country? Many non-U.S. citizens require visas to travel to other countries. It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid passport and visa (if applicable) at least 30 days prior to your study abroad program departure date.

    After your application is approved

    Once your application is approved, you are required to take the following steps:

    1. Pay all deposits and fees according to the fee schedule
    2. Attend all mandatory pre-departure and class meetings
    3. Submit all remaining required forms and documentation:
      - Copy of your MedEx proof of travel insurance
    4. Obtain all immunizations required by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In addition, participants are strongly encouraged to get all immunizations and preventive treatments recommended for the particular country and regions through which they will be traveling.
    5. Additional faculty recommendations may be required by study abroad faculty

    Once your study abroad experience is completed you will be required to attend all mandatory re-entry and class meetings and submit a program evaluation.

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