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Uganda - Uganda Studies Program (USP)
13-16 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

Chat with classmates on campus at Uganda Christian University (UCU) as you munch on a “rolex” (a local snack of eggs and Chapati). Just 15 miles from the capital city of Kampala, Mukono offers USP students the opportunity to participate in Ugandan culture. All students take part in homestay experiences, which are described as unforgettable. Along with trips throughout Uganda, venture on an eye-opening 10-day excursion to Rwanda.

Your most important Ugandan lesson will be in relationships. At home, at school and within the university, these relationships encourage deeper thought about your own cultural identity. UCU has over 6,000 students and Uganda’s renowned hospitality will help you form deep connections within the local community. Building upon the course Faith & Action, you’ll begin to place these diverse connections into context.

USP offers a wide range of options and flexibility to ensure that students get the most out of their experience. Applicants to USP may apply to live either on-campus or with a host family for the semester.  USP also offers a Social Work Emphasis (SWE) which includes a junior or senior level practicum experience.  All options encourage students to participate in Ugandan life and explore the intricacy of cross-cultural relationships. In classes, on practicum sites and in homestay opportunities, you’ll learn from Ugandans about life lived in East Africa.


Buenos Aires – CAPA/CGE
Available for fall, spring and summer semesters

The beautiful city of Buenos Aires has long been an international gateway to the nation of Argentina. People from all over the world enter into the country through this diverse, modern city, and, through CGE and CAPA International Education, you could join the host of people to soak in this richly varied atmosphere. At the Universidad Austral, you will study Spanish along with courses in a number of disciplines, all of which are taught in English, making this program accessible to students with all levels of language skills. Throughout the course of the four-month Spring or Fall semester or the six-week Summer program, students will live with a host family and study along international students to really enjoy the diverse culture of Buenos Aires.

Córdoba – The Center for Cross Cultural Study
Available for fall, spring and summer terms

The Center for Cross-Cultural Study offers an exceptional opportunity for cross-cultural study at the distinguished Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), a descendent of the oldest university in Argentina. There are three semester programs available to undergraduate students: the Semi-integrated Semester Program, the Spanish Studies program and the Internship/Service Learning. The semester program is based upon CC-CS’s unique Guided Direct Enrollment Model in which students benefit from three levels of cultural integration: 1, A 4 week intensive language and culture program 2, Direct enrollment at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba integrated with Argentine students and 3, Personal guidance in consciously synthesizing cultural experiences. The Córdoba Summer Program consists of a one-month Intensive Language and Culture Session including a homestay, cultural visits within Córdoba, a cultural day-trip to the estancias jesuíticas, and an overnight three-day trip to Buenos Aires.


Brisbane – Australia Studies Center (ASC)
16 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

Beginning semester 1 (spring) 2014 the Australia Studies Center will move from Sydney to Brisbane, Australia and partner with Christian Heritage College (CHC). While this means a change in location, we believe that CHC has unique advantages for students studying in Australia especially in the range of classes it offers for ASC students. CHC offers majors in:

  • BUSINESS: Accounting, Marketing, Management, HR Management.
  • EDUCATION: Early, Primary, Middle and Secondary. CHC also offers content-area units in the areas of English, History, Drama, Business, Accounting and Biblical Studies.
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES: Counseling, Youth Work, Human Services, Chaplaincy, Community Development, Human Behavior.
  • MINISTRIES: Ministry Foundation, Ministry Formation, Ministry Practice, Ministry Leadership, Social Justice.

The city of Brisbane provides a lovely location for students to be able to experience Australia in new and exciting ways. Brisbane is not only a beautiful river city filled with ferries and bridges and sky-scrapers and quirky art installations, but it’s foot-friendly and built for adventure and outdoor experiences. Brisbane is also closer than Sydney to destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise, the Scenic Rim and Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo.

Sydney – CAPA/CGEStudy Center
Available for fall, spring and summer terms

Exciting Sydney blends traditional colonial architecture with the vibrant energies of a modern, international cultural capital. The current dynamic of Sydney is the product of a fusion of many cultures, Aboriginal, Greek, Italian, Vietnamese, Chinese and many others, grafted onto a British colonial base. The result is a unique Australian culture drawing upon the strengths of its diversity and, at the same time, creating an identity all its own. As one of the most distinctive cities in Australia, Sydney is a prime location for students hoping to enjoy the “land down under” for their study abroad experience. With CGE and CAPA International Education, students will live and study in this hub for business, technology, and the arts over the course of a thirteen-week semester in the Spring or Fall or for a six-week Summer term. Students can also engage in part-time or full-time internships with local businesses, nonprofits, and nongovernmental organizations through CAPA, which is one of the largest internship providers in Sydney. Take advantage of this great chance to experience Australia


Vienna - (Webster)
Available for fall, spring and summer terms

Webster University’s Vienna campus is located near the banks of the beautiful Danube and just a few blocks from the United Nations. As a European crossroads, Vienna’s proximity to Eastern Europe attracts a richly multinational population, which is reflected in Webster University’s student body. Webster-Vienna’s internship programs introduce students to practical experience in the working world by executing special projects for national and multinational companies and organizations. Students wishing to pursue an internship abroad are required to study abroad for a minimum of one semester, although an academic year abroad is strongly encouraged. Webster Vienna will relocate to the historic Palais Wenkheim in Fall 2014. The neoclassical building is conveniently located in Vienna’s 2nd district, just a few steps away from the historic center.


Hong Kong – Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
Available for fall, spring and summer terms

Hong Kong Baptist University is centrally located on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. While it still retains the name “Baptist” HKBU is currently owned by the Chinese government. Academic programs are organized in a way that is very similar to North American colleges and universities and classes are taught in English. Their programs are tailor-made and highly structured, placing emphasis on coherence, progression, and integration within a three- year time span. The education system in Hong Kong at present provides for 13 years of schooling: 6 years at primary school, 5 years at secondary school, and 2 years of matriculation. HKBU’s undergraduate degree programs follow a British pattern of three years duration. It is due to this variance that American students are required to complete one full year of study at their home institution. Our sophomore year is generally aligned with their freshman year. In addition, students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. It is preferred that students be a Junior or Senior in order to participate in this program.

Shanghai, Beijing, Xi’an, and Xiamen – China Studies Program (CSP)
16-17 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

The China Studies Program enables students to engage this ancient and intriguing country from the inside. While immersed in Chinese culture students participate in seminar courses on the historical, cultural, religious, geographic and economic realities of this strategic and populous nation. In addition to the study of standard Chinese language, students are given opportunities such as assisting Chinese students learning English or working in an orphanage, allowing for one-on-one interaction. Students choose between completing a broad Chinese Studies concentration or a Business Concentration. The program introduces students to the diversity of China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an and Xiamen. This interdisciplinary, cross cultural program enables students to deal with this increasingly important part of the world in an informed, Christ centered way. Students earn 16-17 semester hours of credit.

Beijing – CAPA/CGE
Available summer terms

China is one of the fastest-growing economic powers in the world today, so students who are looking to enhance their resumes are well-advised to become a bit more “China smart.” The Beijing study abroad program offered by CGE and CAPA International Education is tailored to give students just that sort of education. Through a seventeen-week semester or an eight-week Summer program, students will have the opportunity to begin to learn Mandarin Chinese, or to rapidly advance existing Mandarin language skills. Courses focus on the development and role of Beijing in the global economy, and internships are also available for students, regardless of their starting language skills

Beijing - (Webster)
12-18 hours of credit available for fall terms

Webster’s Semester in China program is aimed at students with an interest in Asian or Chinese cultures. The program is ideal for students who are interested in international affairs or trade. Students with advanced Mandarin proficiency may also choose from the regular course offerings at BLCU. Courses utilize Beijing as a living classroom, and weave excursions, independent projects, lectures and group work together into a comprehensive experiential learning environment.


San Jose – Latin American Studies Program (LASP)
16-18 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

Based in San Jose, Costa Rica, the Latin American Studies program introduces students to a wide range of experiences through the study of the language, literature, culture, politics, history, economics, ecology and religion of the region. Living with a Costa Rican family, students experience and become a part of the day-to-day lives of typical Latin Americans. Students also take part in a practicum/internship and travel for three weeks to nearby Central American nations. Students participate in one of four concentrations: Latin American Studies (offered both fall and spring terms); Advanced Language and Literature (designed for Spanish majors and offered both fall and spring terms); International Business: Management and Marketing (offered only in fall terms); and Environmental Science (offered only during spring terms). Depending upon their concentration, students travel to nearby Central American nations including Nicaragua, Guatemala and Panama.


Havana - The Center for Cross Cultural Study
Available fall, spring, winter and summer terms

Students are able to expand their knowledge in the nearby Americas, and experience the blend of cultures – African, European and American – that form Cuba. Take classes taught by native Cuban faculty at the Universidad de La Habana. Participate in an array of cultural activities and study trips designed to encourage direct interaction with the Cuban people. CC-CS offers courses during the Fall and Spring Semesters, Winter Term, and Summer. This program is offered as political conditions allow.


Thessaloniki – CGE
3-6 hours of credit available summer terms

Sign up for an opportunity to live and study in the historic metropolis of Thessaloniki, Greece at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). Participants have the option to receive three credit hours through the program’s signature course, “The Life and Teaching of the Apostle Paul,” or to gain up to six credit hours by taking an additional elective in History, Art History, or Greek Studies. The program includes two day-long excursions in northern Greece, along with a four-day excursion to sites near Athens and Corinth.

Don’t miss this unique and strategic 5-week study abroad opportunity at American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). Students from Christian Studies, Intercultural Studies, Political Science, or History et al will find this a career boosting event.  “Life and Teachings of Apostle Paul” – 3 credit hour course for every participant, electives can be taken for an additional 3 hours of credit in the areas of: History, Art History, and Greek studies.


Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – India Studies Program (ISP)
16 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

ISP is structured to provide students with both immersion in a local community and broad exposure to a variety of peoples, places and customs in India. Students will participate in two core courses designed to provide a broad overview of the historical, religious, geographical and economic landscape of India. Building on their basic understanding of India’s past and contemporary realities, students will have opportunities to explore a variety of issues such as poverty, social justice, rapid social change, and religious pluralism through the eyes and experience of Indian Christians. In the later part of the program, an extensive two week travel portion will give students a close up look at India’s diversity. Students will also have the opportunity to take courses in their major areas with Indian student and professors at Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Sciences located in Coimbatore.

ISRAEL (Jordan)

Jerusalem (Amman) – Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
16 hours of credit, available fall or spring semesters

You can sit in class…  Or… you can see and touch the ages at sites like Mt Sinai, the Old City of Jerusalem, Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Petra and Biblical Decapolis in Jordan, or the Sea of Galilee, to name only a few. Whether sharing stories with Israeli and Palestinian youth, bargaining in Jaffa or the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, or simply joining the locals in service projects that make the world a better place, experiences like this embed life lessons in ways that mere book learning never can. Are you ready to give it a try? If so, consider the following:

  • MESP is now based in Jerusalem at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute (Change to Amman Jordan), and still focused on engaging the peoples and cultures of the contemporary Middle East–Muslim, Jewish, and Eastern Christian.
  • Despite media images in the US, MESP continues to safely operate in Israel (Jordan) and while traveling to countries like Turkey, Jordan (Israel), Tunisia, or Morocco (MESP will not be traveling to Egypt or Syria Fall Semester)
  • MESP seeks to challenge and transform its students by experientially engaging them at the intersection of faith, politics, and culture.
  • The program emphasizes service work, personal encounters, and language learning as part of its experiential learning
  • MESP endeavors to facilitate vocational connections to the region for returning alum (as US diplomats, NGOs staff, service workers, graduate students, etc.)


Dublin – CAPA/CGE
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Join CGE and CAPA International Education at Dublin’s Griffith College in the Fall, Spring, or Summer for the study abroad experience of a lifetime in this richly historical city. Focus your educational experience around one of the four curricular themes the program offers, which include The Creative Arts; Exploring the Media; Human Rights, Crime and Journalism; and Globalization and International Trends in Business and Society. Courses with local visits, internships, and special lectures will all help to make your study in Dublin exciting and engaging. To find out more, visit CAPA’s Dublin Experience page at


Florence – CAPA/CGE
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Its historic art and architecture mark Florence as thoroughly Italian, and the city has evolved through the centuries into a modern international hub of culture and commerce. Join CGE and CAPA International Education for a study abroad experience where you will immerse yourself in this dynamic city through a fourteen-week Fall or Spring semester abroad or through a six-week Summer program. In addition to the great educational programs offered, enjoy professional development through Italian internships and the Fall semester Advanced Italian Track (AIT).


Amman – (CGE) 
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

The summer program in Amman, Jordan is an Arabic language and culture program. Arabic is the official language in 26 countries and is the 5thmost spoken language in the world. This 10 week program offers trips to many famous and biblical sites including a stay in Sharm AL-Sheikh, Egypt (Red Sea – snorkeling, shopping etc.), the ancient city of Petra, the Sinai Desert, the Jordan River, The Baptismal Site and the Dead Sea. Up to 12 credit hours can be earned in this extraordinary summer program. Non Arabic language courses in the spring and fall are held at the University of Jordan.


Beirut – (CGE)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

CGE offers Arabic study opportunities in cooperation with CGE representatives in Beirut, Lebanon and our partnership with the Arabic Learning Program (ALPS). The Full Access Arabic program offers semester and summer term study opportunities for college and graduate students to give you dynamic opportunities to learn spoken Arabic, interact in Lebanese communities, and enhance professional skills through internships or volunteer opportunities. College students can gain academic credit by setting up a directed study course with their department or academic advisors.


Klapeida – (CGE)
Available fall and spring terms

CGE offers a semester study opportunity in cooperation with our member university, LCC International in Klapeida, Lithuania. The campus is located just minutes away from the Baltic Sea and in walking distance to the historic downtown district.

Fifty percent of the students enroll from Lithuania and the others come from more than 25 other countries. LCC International intentionally recruits students from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Ukraine and other regional nations so that students can learn together and creatively pursue careers which will be useful back in their home countries.

Students all study in English and can earn Liberal Arts degrees in Business Administration, Social Sciences, English Language and Literature, General Studies, and Theology while participating in local projects and programs sponsored by LCC. Graduates are active participants in campus life too as they continue to be a part of building the ethos of risk taking for betterment of society. LCC International University is a Christian-based university with a voice for faith and learning in a complex region. CGE students gain from semester study opportunities in a rich global atmosphere! CGE gains from a wider global perspective and specific understanding of sacrifices made by citizens as they “sang” their nation into democracy.


Guadalajara - (Webster)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Study abroad at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG), Mexico’s oldest private university, founded in 1935. UAG is coeducational, independent and autonomous. Students can enroll in the Spanish and Culture program at UAG, where they receive language instruction based on cultural content. Courses are assigned based on language competency ranging from beginner to fluent. Students with very advanced language skills may take regular classes at UAG. The cultural experience includes home stays with families who are approved by The International Exchange Department.


Leiden - (Webster)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

One of the Netherland’s best kept secrets, Leiden is a charming university town known for its welcoming student-centered atmosphere, its affordable public transportation and its many museums and galleries. It is a city with a rich past and a bright future–where you see lofty windmills, bicycles, picturesque canals and charming buildings all in one place. Located halfway between The Hague and Amsterdam; the city is easily accessible and it is possible to travel either by train or car to any destination in Europe. Whether you fancy the arts, nature or sports, you will feel right at home.


Alicante - The Center for Cross Cultural Study
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Students in Alicante study onsite at Universidad de Alicante (UA), twenty minutes outside of the city’s center. Though established in 1979, UA was founded to carry on the traditions of the University of Orihuela (1545-1834). As the fastest-growing university in Spain, with an enrollment of 33,000, the UA is dedicated to its mission to cultivate students’ academic and professional skills, while developing critical thinking and social awareness. This mission encourages students’ participation in the development of modern society.

Along with the resources provided by UA, CC-CS students benefit from having an on-site Resident Director who teaches the CC-CS cultural integration course Spanish Social Realities, assists students with cultural and logistical challenges of studying abroad, and organizes CC-CS site visits and events.

Through university coursework, home stays with native families, and multiple cross-cultural opportunities, students will find CC-CS in Alicante to be a highly immersive and integrated study abroad experience.

Barcelona – The Center for Cross Cultural Study
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

As Spain’s second largest city, Barcelona embodies every quality of a European city. Experience the typical hustle and bustle of a busy city on La Rambla, take a stroll through one of the many barrios or enjoy any of its famous Mediterranean beaches. The urban city is host to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, attracting millions of tourists each year.

“While studying in Barcelona, you will be able to experience everything about the Catalan culture. Barcelona’s rich culture and Mediterranean climate provide activities year-round. The wide array of culinary options – from savory fideuá and butifarra to sweet pastries and chocolates – will give you something new to try every day. Take a short trip north to Figueres to discover Costa Brava, the Salvador Dalí Museum, or travel south to relax on the beautiful beaches of Sitges. The city is also home to the region’s most beloved sports team, FC Barcelona. Experience Barcelona with us!” – Michele Duran, Spanish Studies Abroad Academic Director.

While studying with Spanish Studies Abroad you will be enrolled in the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). Centrally located in the heart of Barcelona, UPF is a modern day university with a fantastic array of courses. As an urban study abroad student you will be immersed in both Spanish and Catalan. You will benefit from the university’s central location.

Seville - The Center for Cross Cultural Study
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

The Center is housed in two turn-of-the-century mansions in the heart of Seville’s commercial and social center. CC-CS is a short walk from Universidad de Sevilla, and some of Spain’s most glorious and historic sites, including the Catedral, Giralda (the symbol of Seville), Torre del Oro, Alcázar palace, and the beautiful Guadalquivir River.CC-CS has provided a unique learning experience for students in the historic city of Seville since 1969. They offer semester, academic-year, January term and summer programs of academic excellence, all grounded in the cultural richness of Seville, Andalusia, and Spain. Students choose their courses from a broad curriculum embracing a wide variety of disciplines, and receive personalized attention as they pursue their goals. The energetic faculty and staff are committed to working with individuals in and out of class. The Center supports students as they move beyond the classroom and enter the surrounding culture. A minimum of two years of Spanish is required to attend the Center.


Geneva - (Webster)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Founded in 1978, on an estate along the shores of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva); the campus is minutes from the United Nations international headquarters. The campus is surrounded by the natural beauty of Switzerland and a multinational community that is reflected in the student body and faculty. Internships at prominent organizations provide a valuable real-world perspective to classroom learning and develop a valuable network of professional contacts in Geneva. The local language is French but all classes are taught in English.


Hua Hin/Cha-am - (Webster)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Thailand is full of beautiful landscapes, architecture, culture, and natives that will keep you entertained and always wondering what will be discovered next. It is truly a land of excitement and adventure! The town of Hua Hin is located approximately 200 kilometers south of Bangkok on the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand. It is the oldest, and most traditional, resort destination in Thailand with the attractions of a modern holiday destination mixed with the charms of an older fishing village from which it draws its roots. The King and Queen of Thailand call Hua Hin home, and it’s no wonder why!

Webster University Thailand is a small, closely-knit family of students, faculty and staff occupying a delightful rural campus, situated close to the resort towns of Cha-am and Hua Hin and boasts a beautiful 40-acre campus. The campus has excellent facilities to support your educational experience: computer labs, library, cafeteria, recreational and exercise facilities, media lab, Internet access, and offices. Some of Thailand´s most beautiful beaches are just a 15 minute drive from the campus gates!


Istanbul – CAPA/CGE Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Straddling the line between Asia and Europe, the city of Istanbul has long been a center for the meeting and converging of cultures. Through CGE and CAPA International Education, you can now take part in a study abroad experience in this exciting atmosphere. As you study at the Turkish Bigli University, you will have the opportunity to take courses in the social sciences, humanities, the arts, and the Turkish language. Bigli University offers CAPA students a three-month Fall semester, a four-and-a-half month Spring semester, or a six-week Summer program. The cost for the CAPA Istanbul program includes student housing and transportation, allowing students to truly study the culture of Istanbul firsthand.


Grantham – Harlaxton College – (Evansville)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Harlaxton is located 110 miles north of London near Nottingham and famous Sherwood Forest. Students will live in a Victorian Castle to personally experience the rich cultural and historical beauty of England. Located at a train hub, Harlaxton’s four day class schedule facilitates additional travel over three day weekends. All credit hours earned will be accepted for those students seeking degrees at Missouri Baptist University.

London - Regent’s American College London (RACL) - (Webster)
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

Formerly British American College London (BACL), Regent’s is part of the Webster University network. The RACL campus is ideally located in Central London within the beautiful Regent’s Park and offers an internationally-focused, stimulating and supportive educational experience, with a wide choice of majors including management, media, international relations, politics, psychology and the liberal arts.

London – CAPA/CGE
Available fall, spring, and summer terms

In the Western world, few cities spring to mind as centers of economic, political, cultural, and historical significance as quickly as London. Now, through CGE and CAPA International Education, students can take part of a semester, spring quarter, or summer study abroad option in this world-renowned metropolis. Students will be able to take courses from the CAPA London Study Center and London South Bank University, including a special STEM program during the spring with a focus on engineering and technology. Students will also be able to take advantage of CAPA’s vast network of internship opportunities for all majors in London.

Liverpool – (CGE)
Available fall and spring terms

With a history extending 168 years, Liverpool Hope has developed a strong tradition of scholarship and research in key disciplines. As the only ecumenical university foundation in Europe the University’s work has been shaped by Christian principles but embraces those of all faiths and none.

The excellent academic record of our students is supported by pastoral care and, as one of Britain’s smaller universities; Liverpool Hope values the individual – in the words of Cardinal Newman knowing her children one by one. Care, concern and support for students are always a priority.

Liverpool Hope has two main teaching campuses. Hope Park is situated in a leafy suburb of Liverpool and is a mini educational village. The Creative Campus in Liverpool city center is the home to our creative and performing arts subjects. Both campuses have seen major investment over the last five years, so traditional architecture now sits beside contemporary buildings and facilities.

The University places great emphasis on the bringing together of research excellence and top-quality teaching. This is facilitated by a community of academics and scholars who are of the highest caliber. This research-informed teaching enables our students to develop into rounded and employable graduates who can take their place confidently as global citizens in the 21st century.

Oxford - The Scholars’ Semester in Oxford (SSO)
17 semester hours of credit Available fall and spring terms

The Scholars Semester in Oxford is designed for students who want to study intensively and to a high standard. Students develop their academic writing and research skills and explore the disciplines and interest of their choice. As Visiting Students of Oxford University and members of Wycliffe Hall, students have the privilege to study and learn in one of university’s historic halls. SSO students enroll in a Primary and Secondary Tutorial, an Integrative Seminar and the British Landscape course. The SSO is designed for students interested in the fields of Classics, English & Literature, Theology & Religious Studies, Philosophy, and History, though all majors may apply. Applicants are generally honors and other very high-achieving students and must have a minimum GPA of 3.7 and be a second semester sophomore or higher.

Oxford Summer Program (OSP)
Available summer terms

The Oxford Summer Program (OSP) is a program of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. The program is designed for students wishing to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the relationship between Christianity and the development of the West and who wish to do specialized work under expert Oxford academics in the areas of History, Religious Studies, Political Theory, Philosophy, English, and History of Science. The Program is structured for rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors, graduate and seminary students, non-traditional students, teachers, and those enrolled in continuing education programs.

Culture Shaping – USA

In addition to the international programs previously listed, the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), an association of 105 campuses in the U.S. and Canada, offers the following semester programs in the USA to students of its member institutions. The programs offer a unique opportunity for students to go beyond the confines of the traditional classroom. These interdisciplinary learning opportunities are available to second-semester sophomores, juniors and seniors. For further information, contact the Director of Study Abroad.

Washington D. C. – American Studies Program (ASP)
16 hours of credit available fall and spring terms

Since 1976, the American Studies Program has been the educational laboratory for participants seeking to explore national and international issues through enrollment in either the Public Policy Initiatives track or Global Humanitarian Enterprise track. Program highlights include: Participation in seminars led by faculty and Washington professionals, Engagement in service learning opportunities and an Internship (20-30 hours a week).

Nashville - Contemporary Music Center
16 semester hours of credit available fall and spring terms

The Contemporary Music Center provides students with the opportunity to live and work in community while seeking to understand how God will have them integrate music, faith and business. Both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in nature, the CMC offers three tracks: the Artist, Executive, and Technical. Students within each of the tracks receive instruction, experience and a uniquely Christ-centered perspective on creativity and the marketplace, while working together to create and market a recording of original music. Each track includes coursework, lags, directed study and a practicum.

Los Angeles Film Studies Program (LAFSC)
16 hours of credit available fall and spring terms

Founded in 1991, the Los Angeles Film Studies Center is designed to train students to serve in various aspects of the film industry with both professional skill and Christian integrity. The curriculum consists of two required seminars, Hollywood Production Workshop and Theology in Hollywood, focusing on the role of film in culture and the relationship of faith to work in this very influential industry. In addition, students choose one elective course from a variety of offerings in film studies. Internships in various segments of the film industry provide students with hands-on experience. The combination of the internship and seminars allows students to explore the film industry within a Christian context and from a liberal arts perspective. Students earn 16 semester hours of credit, 6 from the internship and 10 from seminar study.

Washington Journalism Center (WJC)
16 hours of credit available fall and spring terms

The Washington Journalism Center (WJC) is a semester-long study program in Washington, DC created for students interested in the field of journalism. While in Washington students take classes focusing on their personal writing skills and on the history and future of the media. These classes – Foundations for Media Involvement; Reporting in Washington; and Washington, News and Public Discourse – combined with an internship at a top news publication help students learn to integrate their faith in a journalism career. Students also participate in service learning opportunities as well as live with families in home stays as part of the WJC experience.