Study Abroad

Why Study Abroad?

A study abroad student in Quito, Ecuador
Anthropology Major Dayanna Davis and students
in Quito, Ecuador.

Open your eyes to the world
Invest in your future by developing cross-cultural skills that will enable you to communicate with professionals anywhere in the world.

Enhance your career
Learn how to function in a culturally diverse environment early on. Develop broader skills and the ability to adapt to new environments.

Personal growth
See your culture and yourself from a different perspective. Learn to appreciate other languages and global perspectives, while better understanding your own values.

Did you know?
You do not need to speak another language to study abroad. Many programs offer courses in English.

Recommended Programs

The following programs are especially suited for students looking to take anthropology courses while abroad:

For more information about studying abroad, visit the Center for Education Abroad site.

Getting Credit

For courses taken during a study abroad program or online, the Anthropology Department will accept two course credits (equivalent to 8 credit hours) towards the major in most cases, but students can request additional credits under certain circumstances. Please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies for approval.

For elective credit, consult with an education abroad advisor.

What are my first steps?

  1. Attend an information session
  2. Research available programs
  3. Meet with an education abroad advisor