College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Study Abroad Programs

The Department of Political Science offers students a number of different opportunities to experience politics firsthand in other nations. Led by department faculty, Dr. Renford Reese, these study abroad opportunities solidify the department's reputation of being able to challenge students to think critically and become citizens of the world. 

Students abroad on the UAE/Dubai Trip

London & Paris, Summer 2019, May 22-June 9, 2019

This dynamic study abroad program will give students a superb opportunity to explore the history, culture, and development of the United Kingdom and France.

Approximate Cost: $3200.00
Program cost includes includes airfare, lodging, food, tours, insurance
Course Enrollment: CLS 4990 (Spring 2019)
Deadline: February 1, 2019

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Mumbai, India, Winter Intersession 2020, January 1-15, 2020

This experience will allow students to travel to India and work with international non-governmental organizations in the field. Partnered with University of Mumbai, students will learn how to operate their own NGOs.

Approximate Cost: $2990.00
Program cost includes includes airfare, lodging, food, tours, insurance
Course Enrollment: PLS 3175 (Fall 2019)

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Vancouver, Spring Break 2020, March 27-April 5, 2020

Students will spend 8 days in Vancouver and 2 days in Victoria for an Alternative Spring Break to study International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). 

Approximate Cost: $1990.00
Program cost includes includes airfare, lodging, food, tours, insurance
Course Enrollment: PLS 3175 (Spring 2020)

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London, Summer 2020, May 20-June 2, 2020

This dynamic study abroad program will give students a superb opportunity to explore the history, culture, and development of the United Kingdom.

Approximate Cost: $2900.00
Program cost includes includes airfare, lodging, food, tours, insurance
Course Enrollment: CLS 4990 (Spring 2020)

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Past Study Abroad Programs

Netherlands/France/Belgium 2013

As part of a course on non-governmental organizations, Dr. Renford Reese took students on a European alternative-Spring Break trip. Students learned first hand what it was like to work for a NGO. They visited world-renowned organization and took in the sights in Europe. Learn more about the trips, student excursions, and student perspectives about the trip

Ghana 2007-2011

For a number of years, Dr. Renford Reese took students to the African country of Ghana for a summer study abroad program. Students spent 12 days in Ghana, with a 3-day layover in Dubai. Learn more about the trips, student excursions, and student perspectives about the trip.

Other Study Abroad Programs

The university offers a number of study abroad programs that are hosted by other majors. Visit the International Center's website to learn more about these programs. The International Council also provides a number of different links to financial aid for students who are spending time studying in other countries.