The College of Arts and Sciences actively supports undergraduate study abroad experiences, making it possible for students in any Arts and Sciences major to earn credit studying overseas.
Last year, Arts and Sciences majors studied abroad in 30 countries, including Australia, Austria, Germany, Peru, England, Scotland, Cambodia, Chile, China, South Korea, Egypt, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Morocco, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Mexico, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda and Ecuador.
College of Arts and Sciences faculty have established partnerships with Minzu University in Beijing; Nanjing University in Nanjing, China; Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico, and continually work with the Drake International Center to establish new partnerships and opportunities with universities across the globe.
Faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences facilitate the following three- to six-week travel courses during January Term (J-Term) and May term sessions:
Our undergraduate students have opportunities to carry out research in overseas, most recently with the Great Ape Trust in Gishwati Forest in Rwanda.
Our World Languges and Cultures program offers courses in American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Students also have the opportunity to complete a Language Certificate of Competence.