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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
  • Restrictions: CSULB applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Minimum GPA: 2.75 Language of Instruction: English
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Communication Studies, Communications, Creative Writing, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Health Science, History, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Literature, Marine Biology, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Program Description:

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SPRING 2016  

AROUND THE WORLD

STARTS: January 05, 2016 | ENDS: April 16, 2016
102 Days, 15 Cities, 11 Countries


Embark: San Diego, CA, United States
•Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
•Yokohama, Japan
•Kobe, Japan
•Shanghai, China
•Hong Kong, China
•Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
•Rangoon, Burma
•Cochin, India
•Port Louis, Mauritius
•Cape Town, South Africa
•Tema (Accra), Ghana
•Takoradi, Ghana
•Casablanca, Morocco
Debark: Southampton (London), England


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ABOUT US


Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. The University of Virginia is the program’s academic sponsor. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a student’s home institution.

Our mission is to educate students with the global understanding necessary to address the challenges of our interdependent world. With the world as our classroom, our unique shipboard program integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework, and hands-on field experiences for meaningful engagement in the global community. 

Our mission, vision, strategy, and core values are rooted in student success and global comparative education. We take pride in our participants’ achievements, spanning back to our first voyage in 1963. 


STANDARD COURSE OFFERINGS


Semester at Sea offers up to 75 courses across several disciplines of study. Course syllabi reflect the expertise of the faculty member and the itinerary. About 2/3 of our courses are upper-division and 1/3 are lower division.

Anthropology English Music
Art History English Literature Philosophy
Art/Fine Arts Environmental Sciences Politics
Biology Geography Psychology
Business/Commerce Geology Public Health
Communications History Religious Studies
Comparative Literature Interdisciplinary Studies Social Sciences
Creative Writing Journalism/Broadcasting Sociology
Economics Liberal Arts Theater/Drama
Engineering Media Studies Women's Studies



LEARN MORE


 
Voyage Calendar Faculty and Staff
Why SAS? Admission Requirements
Program Fees Financial Aid & Scholarships
Student Life Our Ship
Current Voyage Blog Meet your Admission Counselor
 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 06/26/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.