Courses of Study
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EDU 291: Using the World as a Classroom (5 or 10 credits)
Research outside the classroom is now a reality. Students will pick a travel destination, select a research topic, gather research data, and combine them all into a learning experience. This is a self-paced course designed to maximize learning and travel experiences.
SCI 296: Natural History: Tropical Ecosystems in Costa Rica (5 or 10 credits)
Enrollment in the Costa Rica Rainforest Outward Bound School's Tri-Country Semester Course is required for initial entry. Additional course assignments include daily journal, research paper, and critical thinking papers.
SCI 297: Tropical Ecosystems (5 or 10 credits)
Designed to provide individuals with an opportunity to earn credit for studying the tropical ecosystems in Costa Rica. Course assignments include daily journal, research paper, and critical thinking papers.
SSC 297: Travel/Study Experience (5 or 10 credits)
Designed to provide hands-on learning opportunities for students and other individuals who undertake domestic and/or foreign travel. It offers the participant an opportunity to learn outside the classroom by taking advantage of cross-cultural activities and events, historic sites, geologic formations, museums, etc. -- activities that are available through travel.
Language Study Opportunities
These courses are for the undergraduate student who plans on taking advantage of language study opportunities outside the USA, living with a family for total language immersion, or attending a language school while at the same time studying the culture of the country. Students will be expected to complete all course requirements upon their return to the United States. (5 or 10 credits)
International Internship/Volunteer Service
ITL 197: International Cooperative Education (5 credits) Provides students with an opportunity to earn college credit for work experiences, internships, or volunteer service in an international setting.
ITL 198: International Cooperative Education (5 credits)
A continuation of ITL 197.
ITL 197: International Cooperative Education (5 credits)
For International Students Studying in the U.S.
Please go to International Education Programs to learn about Study, Intern and Volunteer Abroad programs that are sponsored by the Seattle Community Colleges as well as funding options.