|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Program Type:||Faculty Led||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||2.0||Minimum Class Eligibility:||1-Freshman|
|Non-SCSU Student:||Yes||Housing Options:||Hotels|
|Language Courses Offered:||No||Credit Type:||Undergraduate|
|Program Length:||Short-Term Program|
Traveling through Southeast Asia, students will have the opportunity to witness the developing governments and societies of Laos, Thailand, and Malaysia. Most popular for their tourist attractions, Southeast Asia is enriched with a deep history of division as well as unified strength. Traveling to Laos, Thailand, and Malaysia will give students the opportunity to be engaged in experiential learning and explore three diverse countries. Students will have the opportunity to explore multiple religions and government structures on this amazing two week trip. Before going on this short- term program students will attend a Sunday night class to learn about the political structures and history of Laos, Thailand, and Malaysia.
Credits: 3 Credits
Faculty & Staff: SCSU Faculty-Led
Dr. Shoua Yang – Political Science
Dr. Robert Johnson - Ethic and Women’s Studies
Shahzad Ahmad – Multicultural Student Services
Meals: Not included in program fee
Language of instruction: English
As a part of the program, students are required to register and attend POL 495. Sunday evening classes begin in mid-October until early December. In class, students will learn about the political structures and history of Laos, Thailand, and Malaysia. While abroad, students are required to write three reflection papers about their experiences and participate in class debriefings in every country. These activities will continue once the students return to SCSU.
Students will have a set schedule planned for them by the faculty and graduate assistants leading the program, however, students will also be allowed to explore on their own.
New York City with a touch of traditional culture.
Venture into a developing metropolitan city
Witness the peaceful co-existence of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity and visit each individual places of worship
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Students will be housed in different hotel accommodations within each country.
Freshman status or above
GPA of 2.0 or higher
Open to all majors
Students should first apply with SCSU online
Students will also be required to attend evening classes