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Study In Your Major

In an increasingly globalized job market, international issues will affect every professional field from trade and politics to research and communication. International issues affect every field of study and students who study abroad gain global perspectives to prepare them for living and working in an interconnected and interdependent world. 

School Specific Information

Students can find coursework for every major and minor abroad, if they are flexible, as well as courses to fulfill general education requirements. 

Be sure to meet with the academic advisor for your major as early as possible so that he/she can help you generate your academic plan to include study abroad.

Find a program in your major

Students can do a custom search using program search tools.

Engineering

Engineering students are most likely to take engineering coursework with a host university, usually in an immersion program (often an exchange program), or take SSHA area GEs while abroad. Students should understand that most immersion programs will require a minimum GPA of 2.75 to 3.0. Students looking to fulfill requirements in Natural Sciences or SSHA can look to the Natural Sciences and SSHA sections below.

Students may be able to complete introductory level science courses over the summer through one of the international summer school programs, but students should be aware that summer financial aid is more limited.

Below are some guidelines to finding programs for engineering students:

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences students typically take courses at a host university, usually in an immersion program (often an exchange program), do a biology fieldwork program (typically ecology), or take SSHA area GEs while abroad. Students should understand that most immersion and fieldwork programs will require a minimum GPA of 2.75 to 3.0. Students looking to fulfill requirements in SSHA abroad can look to the SSHA section below.

Students may be able to complete introductory level science courses over the summer through one of the international summer school programs, but students should be aware that summer financial aid is more limited.

Below are some guidelines to finding programs for students studying in the natural sciences:

Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

SSHA students have a variety of programs from which they can choose because many requirements can be fulfilled with coursework from abroad.

Below are some guidelines to finding programs for students studying in humanities, social sciences and arts: