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Global Studies (SGS 484) Global Experience/ Study Abroad/ Volunteer or Internship
Through your global experience, global studies majors experience in everyday life the global processes about which they learn in the classroom. Students develop critical skills to understand, adapt to, engage in, and contribute to situations that are impacted by global processes. Students gain practical experience by participating in one of the following:
***Preparing for the International Experience enroll in SGS 394
SGS 394 Cross-Cultural Awareness Seminar
This one credit seminar starts you toward your international experience as a global citizen, study abroad student, an international volunteer or intern by fostering greater cultural awareness. The course teaches culture-general skills applicable around the world.
Additionally, the seminar helps you understand the process of identifying possible programs, selecting the best option, understanding the application process and learning about available financial assistance.
***Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to take this seminar 1 YEAR PRIOR to going abroad.
Note: all GS majors must seek PRIOR APPROVAL on “how to meet the required international experience” (SGS 484) by contacting Dr. Henry Sivak at Henry.Sivak@asu.edu
There are a great many options when deciding where to travel for your global experience. Here are a few places our students have gone: