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Become Global, Study Abroad

The Opportunity

To acquire intercultural competencies while studying abroad.

Students

Can continue to take courses that have been officially approved to fulfill major requirements.

A Specialist Team

Is ready to assist students determining the courses that can be taken in order to receive academic credit.

Overview

The Study Abroad program in the College of Business Administration (CBA) was established in 2005. The program is designed to accomplish three broad goals in its participants:

  • Enhancement of personal traits
  • Development of social skills
  • Acquisition of cultural learning and cross-cultural competency

Student Learning Outcomes

More specifically, after participating in the CBA Study Abroad program, a student should:

  • Display flexibility and adaptability in unfamiliar settings.
  • Demonstrate openness to new ideas and ways of doing things.
  • Empathize with the perspectives of others.
  • Exhibit attitudes of tolerance and self-confidence.
  • Work effectively in groups with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
  • Explain and provide examples of the role of culture.
  • Operate effectively across cultures.
  • Portray a global perspective in actions.