Learning Abroad

Learning abroad can be a valuable part of your undergraduate experience. Whether you want to study, explore, volunteer, or intern in another country, this can be an amazing learning experience!

  • First, attend a Learning Abroad Information Session.
  • Next, look into specific programs and think about how they may fit with your major.
  • Talk with the GES adviser about whether a specific program could be used for major credit. Typically, two to three courses from a one-semester program can count for major credit.
    • Talk with your CLA adviser about meeting Liberal Education requirements.

The Learning Abroad Center (LAC) has major advising pages for specific programs. Some popular pages among GES students are:

Use the program search tool to find additional, non-major learning abroad activities, such as:

  • Public health
  • Geographic information sciences
  • Medicine & health sciences
  • Pre–Law
  • Sustainability studies minor

Note that the College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences offers learning abroad courses during winter break May term, summer session, as well as fall and spring semester. Check out their college and departmental websites to learn more about these programs. Nearly all of their programs are open to geography & BSE majors but check with the instructor/department offering the course to make sure you have completed any prerequisites.

Learning Abroad Center 

Explore additional learning abroad opportunities through the Learning Abroad Center's website.