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International Field Studies (IFS)


International Field Studies is an opportunity for students to earn college credit while traveling abroad in subjects such as: art, history, photography, leadership, etc.

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    Traveling away from home, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures will open up a whole new world for you. Working with educational travel programs, Eastern Washington University's International Field Studies Program has developed courses to help you get the most out of your travel experience.

    Courses are designed to:

    General Information

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    Tuition is $245.73 per credit. You will receive an email with your EWU ID number and the link to pay your fees on EagleNET. Late fees are assessed at 5:00pm on the 6th day of instruction.

    Courses for Students

    HIST 199C: Comparing Cultures and Societies 1 - 5 credits
    HIST 199D: Comparing Domestic Cultures and Societies 1 - 5 credits
    SOST 199E: Exploring Cultural Diversity: A Focus on Communications 3 credits
    SOST 199L: Leadership in the 21st Century: Communicating for Success 1 or 3 credits
    HIST 399C: Comparing Cultures and Societies 3 or 5 credits
    SOST 399P: Cultural Diversity for Pre-Professionals 3 or 5 credits

    Courses for Teachers

    EDUC 499G: Cross-Cultural Curriculum Development: Group Leader 2 credits
    HIST 499C: Comparing Cultures and Societies 3 or 5 credits
    SOST 499C: Educational Group Travel Methods for the Conference Facilitator 3 or 5 credits
    SOST 499E: Cultural Diversity for the Educator 5 credits
    SOST 499P: Cultural Diversity for Professional 5 credits
    SOST 499T: Educational Group Travel Methods for the Teacher  3 credits

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    International Field Studies
    300 Senior Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6256
    fax: 509.359.6257

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