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International experiences

Build your intercultural and personal skills through travel. Understand your studies in a whole new way.

Hands-on learning opportunities

These courses offer extensive hands-on learning and travel opportunities.

Study abroad

IB 418 - International Work Study
Do project-based work for international organizations

Co-op work terms       
Alternate academic study with paid work terms to gain workplace experience

PAAS 299 - Experiential Learning
Present a project based on the experience of living or working internationally

PAAS 398 - Asia-Pacific Experience Research        
Present a project based on the experience of studying internationally

ANTH 343 - Archaeological Field Techniques
ANTH 344 - Regional Topics in Archaeology
Take part in an archaeological field project

ANTH 393 - Selected Problems in Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 395 - Selected Problems in Anthropology: Biological Anthropology
Gain field experience when these courses are offered as a field school
(requires advance permission from the program) 

FRAN 360 - French Field School Seminar     
Spend a month immersed in the language and culture of a francophone country

GEOG 388 - Topics in Regional Studies
(variable course topics) 
Learn about sustainability in field schools in the Cascadia region or northern Europe
(requires advance permission from the program) 

GMST 489 - I-witness Field School
Spend three weeks in Europe studying Holocaust memorialization

HSTR 474 - Colonial Legacies Field School in South Africa 
Spend three weeks in South Africa studying the impacts of colonial histories

MEDI 495 - Field School in Medieval Studies           
Explore medieval studies topics at sites in France

COM 460 - Managing in Diverse Environments
COM 470 - Business Research
COM 499 - International Management and Environment     
Study overseas for one term

SPAN 250A - Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 250B - Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 350A - Upper Intermediate Spanish I
Combine in-class learning with activities and community outreach in Ecuador (3 months)

SPAN 280 - Spanish Immersion
SPAN 350A - Upper Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN  350B - Upper Intermediate Spanish II   
Combine in-class learning with cultural immersion in Spain (10 weeks)

ITAL 204 - Experiential Learning       
Present a project based on the experience of living internationally

LAW 352 - Exchange Law Term         
Spend a semester studying at another law school in Canada or abroad

SPAN 204 - Experiential Learning          
Present a project based on the experience of living internationally

Exchange Programs

French

Sciences po (France)        
Participate in an exchange to France’s preeminent social sciences university

Pacific and Asian Studies 

Doshisha Women’s College (Japan)           
Gain language and cultural skills by studying abroad (8 weeks)

Konan University (Japan)
Gain language and cultural skills by studying abroad (6 weeks)

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Program (Taiwan)          
Gain language and cultural skills by studying abroad (4-6 weeks)

Renmin University (China)            
Gain language and cultural skills by studying abroad (4 weeks)

To learn more about these exchange programs visit the partner universities page.

Work experience           

Work experience work terms    
Take part in a modified co-op program requiring one or two work experiences

These courses are not always offered as described.

What's next?

To learn more visit the working abroad page. For degree planning contact your adviser for help.

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