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Students Participating in Global Experiences

Global Initiatives and Study Abroad

The Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) recognizes the need to prepare an internationally-aware generation of engineers for success in the global workforce. Upon embarking on their careers, our graduates will most likely work for a multi-national corporation or a company that has extensive dealings with foreign countries (suppliers, customers, end users) or may even be required to travel internationally.

We strongly encourage our students to obtain an international experience before graduation and offer a number of programs in support of this objective. These range from one-week to full-semester experiences as described below. All of these opportunities also satisfy the Chancellors Honors Program “Ready for the World” requirement.

*Scholarships are available from the Programs Abroad office of the Center for International Education.

What international opportunities are available to the engineering major?

The college offers three types of international opportunities for engineering students. They are listed below:


Faculty-Led Study Abroad

Students travel abroad with a college faculty member for three to five weeks and receive credit for one or two engineering courses, usually three or six hours.

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Global Initiatives

The college recognizes the need to prepare an internationally-aware generation of engineers for success in the global workforce. To that end, we offer the opportunity for insight abroad experiences for students for periods of a week to ten days, scheduled during school breaks.

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Full-Semester Study Abroad

Students travel abroad for an entire semester while taking both technical and general education courses.

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