An essential part of the college experience is broadening a student's worldviews, providing not only degree-specific education, but an education on invaluable life skills such as critical thinking, communication competencies, discipline and more.
Shasta College Opportunities
Shasta College offers a variety of study abroad opportunities.
|SCH - South Korea||Shasta students take classes, tutor South Korean students, participate as Cultural and Language Ambassadors, and live in the dorms.||Soonchunhyang University, Asan, South Korea||Every fall and spring semesters||1 - 3 semesters|
|Global Expedition Program||Students work alongside scientists in the field to conduct conservation fieldwork while earning course credits.||Varies. Prior expeditions: Fiji, South Africa, Honduras, Etc.||Every summer semester||2-3 weeks|
|Global Relations Fellowship||Students live in the Shasta College dorms alongside South Korean students, participate in educational workshops and local fieldtrips.||Shasta College and surrounding areas of interest||Every summer semesters||3 weeks|
|University Partnerships||Students have the option to study abroad at an international university that Shasta has partnered with.||Xi'an, China, or Xinfeng, Taiwan||Varies||Varies|
If there is a destination you would like to go to that Shasta College does not offer, you may be able to find it through a private company or one of our partner providers! Please note that these include many different models, including direct enrollment in classes at a university abroad or cohort models of U.S. students taking small classes together in the field. The length and destination varies for the below programs, so please reference the organization directly for specific information.
Note: For any of these programs, we strongly encourage you to meet with a counselor to determine whether or not you will receive course credit at Shasta College. Classes taken abroad may or may not be applicable towards a degree at Shasta. Additionally, please note that for most of these programs, your financial aid may not apply since you will not be taking classes at Shasta College.
For any of the below, you can click into the organization name to learn more.
* = Partner organizations. If you are interested in these programs, Shasta College can connect you with a staff member of this organization.
|Arcadia University*||Study abroad based out of fully-accredited east-coast college. Programs include virtual programs, internships, STEM summer abroad, and more. Arcadia also has scholarships for students.||Australia, Chile, Cuba, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, USA, Wales||Fall, spring, summer.||Full semester, short term, or month-long|
|CIEE||The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is a non-profit that provides exchange programs for college and high school students as well as provides international internships.||Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, and Spain||Fall, spring, or summer||Full semester or short term|
|CIS Abroad * ||Shasta College partner that provides affordable study abroad programs and international internships||Across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Asia, and Africa||Fall, spring, or summer||Full semester or short term|
|CIS Abroad - Virtual Internships *||Students work on projects for an international organization from their home in the U.S. while adding a global perspective to their professional work experience.||South Africa and Argentina (students will work remotely)||Summer 2020||4-5 weeks|
|CCIS Abroad||Stands for the "College Consortium for International Studies" (CCIS), and is a non-profit partnership of colleges and universities that sponsors study abroad programs and internships for students.||A number of countries in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.||Fall, spring, or summer||Full semester, year long, or short term|
|Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)||Intensive language and cultural immersion program. CLS is a U.S. State Department program to help Americans study and master foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity.||Varies - Locations in Asia, Middle-east, and Africa||Summer semester||8-10 weeks|
|ISA by Worldstrides||Education abroad as well as internship programs.||Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the pacific. Full list here.||Fall, spring, or summer||Semester long or short term|
|Kakehashi Project||Competitive, fully funded short-term study tour for students of Japanese heritage||Japan||Spring semester||Approx. 2 weeks|
|Semester at Sea||A 'floating campus,' students are on a ship that periodically docks at a number of international locations. Students receive credit from Colorado State University.||Varies||Spring or fall.||Semester long.|
|USAC - Specialty Programs *||University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) supported classes and programs. Staff support, approved classes, etc.||Across 18 countries. Full list here.||Fall, spring, or summer||Semester long|
|USAC - Partnership Programs *||University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) programs at partner institutions. Students are more independent and choose own classes.||Across 13 countries. Full list here.||Fall, spring or summer||Semester long|