Study Abroad leads to enhanced career opportunities for many students.
Why study abroad?
Almost anyone who has spent time studying in another country will say that it was one of the most impactful experiences of their life. SPSCC is passionate about offering many ways to explore the world while also focusing on your education. Students who study abroad gain:
- An increased sense of independence, confidence, courage and personal strength
- Cultural sensitivity and global awareness
- Better communication skills
- Opportunities to increase career outlooks through communications across cultures and networking internationally
Study Abroad programs
Short-term Study Abroad programs
For more information about our short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs, contact the instructor listed or Amy VanSurksum.
Travel Dates: June 18-July 5, 2019
Program fee: $1,800* includes hostel accommodation with kitchen facilities, utensils and linens; guided excursions to Osaka, Kyoto and Sakai; seminars by local experts on arts, culture, education, one group meal, and travel medical insurance. Not included in the program fee: tuition, airfare, personal expenses, passport and visa fees, meals, non-required trips or excursions, and any other expenses. Bicycle skills required.
Class: IIS 130 Intro to East Asian Studies (Spring Quarter 2019)
Instructor: Aki Suzuki
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Deposit Due Date: $300 non-refundable deposit due March 12
Balance Due Date: Remaining $1500 due May 5
Video: Japan Study Abroad
Travel Dates: Jan 23-Feb 15, or Feb 14-Mar 9, 2019
Program fee: $1,800* includes $300 non-refundable deposit
Course: ANTH&100 Survey of Anthropology (5 credits)
Instructor: Patrick Chapman
Stay with host family (with breakfast and dinner daily)
Medical and liability insurances
Cost does not include:
Other meals not specified
Passport or visa fees
Personal expenses and other expenses not included in the program cost
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2018
The Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA) consists of over 16 two-year colleges in Washington State that have joined efforts to design study abroad programs specifically for community college students with the goal to offer programs that fit their degree programs and schedules at a lower cost than they might find at a four-year institution.
The following programs are currently offered by the consortium:
- Lyon, France, Spring 2019 (Application Deadline December 14)
- Costa Rica, Summer 2019 (Application Deadline May 15)
- Morocco, Pre-Fall 2019 (Application Deadline May 15)
- Barcelona, Spain, Fall 2019 (Application Deadline June 24)
See the WCCCSA website: http://wcccsa.com
*Program fee may vary slightly due to the exchange rate and number of students.
†Dates and other details are based on last year’s program, which are subject to change.