Travel Study

Overview

Travel Study

Sacramento State supports and provides unique experiences to increase students’ civic and global knowledge, cross-cultural competency and global perspectives.

In an effort to enhance student success, Sacramento State continues to build robust domestic and international educational opportunities and invest in programs that expand our students’ perspectives.

Our international programs are offered through a partnership with the Office of International Programs and Global Engagement (IPGE). For more information about international admissions, scholar services or other global initiatives, please visit IPGE’s webpage.

Program Overview

Faculty-Led Domestic Travel Study

Overview

Faculty-Led Domestic Travel Study programs are short-term, domestic experiences designed for students who would like to study in another part of the United States – and stay on track for graduation –  but cannot spend an entire semester or academic year in another location. These programs allow students to gain first-hand learning experiences and opportunities to connect what they are learning inside of the classroom to “real world” settings. Programs vary in length, and classes are taught by Sac State faculty. 

Program Overview

Faculty-Led Study Abroad

Overview

Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) programs are short-term, international experiences designed for students who would like to study abroad – and stay on track for graduation –  but cannot spend an entire semester or academic year abroad. These programs allow students to infuse international, intercultural, and global dimensions into their academic experience. Programs vary in length, and classes are taught by Sacramento State faculty. Contact us to learn more about applying to study abroad programs.

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Upcoming Programs

Winter 2025
  • Italy – Art
  • London/Edinburgh – Philosophy
Summer 2025
  • Japan – Asian Studies and Interior Design

For more information, or to RSVP for an info session, please visit the Upcoming Programs Page. 

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Public Health Students to Study Abroad in Costa Rica and Guatemala

An upcoming faculty-led study abroad program offered by the College of Continuing Education (CCE) is an opportunity for students interested in public health to spend time in Costa Rica and Guatemala. The program is designed to allow students to experience a unique culture first-hand and view a different society through the lens of health, risk prevention, and wellbeing.

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CCE Students to Build a Home in Roatán, Honduras

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Students who have demonstrated an interest in residential construction will have the opportunity to enroll in CM 96C, a unique six-week summer Construction Management course. As part of the Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) program offered through the College of Continuing Education (CCE), students will travel to Roatán, Honduras for ten days to build a single-family home during the summer of 2024.

Program Overview

Independent Travel Study

Earn academic credit for a planned learning experience while traveling in the United States or abroad!

Applicants for this program are required to pre-plan the program of study and submit a written proposal for approval at least six weeks prior to departure.

The standards for Independent Travel Study are consistent with regular program offerings. You are required to organize your program in such a way as to reach specific educational objectives. 

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Guidelines for Independent Travel Study

The College of Continuing Education provides the following guidelines to help you achieve the standards for Independent Travel Study. These guidelines will also assist you in planning your travel in such a way as to make the achievement of your objectives possible.