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Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and Study Abroad...

Education majors study a child’s development and how to facilitate this development through teaching. Studying abroad can give students personal perspective on how this process is carried out. While studying abroad, students gain independence, an appreciation for culture and diversity, and the ability to adapt to new and/or changing environments. Some programs also give the student hands-on experience teaching in a foreign classroom.

See the list of recommended study abroad programs below.  Please be aware that for any external or exchange study abroad programs listed, students will need to check with their academic department to see if courses taken while abroad will transfer and fulfill needed requirements.


JMU Programs

Cross-Cultural Experience in Northern Ireland - Summer

East Africa Field School - Summer

Study abroad in South Korea: Educational issues of North Korean refugee community - Summer

Modern Dreams, Modern Nightmares: Vienna and Berlin in the Twentieth Century - Summer

Cultural Explorations: Living and Learning in Morocco - Summer

JMU Summer in Ghana and Internship - Summer

Literacy and Curriculum in a Global Community - Summer

Sustainability, Technology, and Education in Malta - Summer


JMU Exchange Programs

La Trobe University (Australia) - Fall, Spring, or Full Academic Year


Other Related JMU Programs

Semester in London - Fall, Spring, Summer

Semester in Salamanca - Fall, Spring, Summer

Semester in Florence - Fall, Spring, Summer

JMU Summer in Ghana - Summer

Painting in Southern France - Summer

Ireland and America: a Cross-Cultural Study of Identity - Summer

Earth and Environmental Science in Ireland - Summer


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