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Carson College of Business Study Abroad & COVID-19

Study Abroad & COVID-19

Unfortunately, in-person study abroad has been cancelled for summer 2021.

Due to COVID-19 and current travel restrictions, the Carson College of Business cannot guarantee when study abroad will resume. We are both hopeful and cautiously optimistic that programs will resume in fall 2021. Students interested in studying abroad should continue to plan with their Academic Advisor to meet deadlines for their desired term (Plan A), however students must have back-up plans to complete degree requirements if their term is canceled (Plan B). To start planning for study abroad you can make appointments with the Global Learning Office.

Students concerned about the impact of COVID-19 cancellations on their study abroad degree requirements should see the following updates to determine how cancellations could affect their requirements.

Questions? Concerns?

Contact Courtney Anne Jackson,
courtney.a.jackson@wsu.edu,
Todd Hall 101 B

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Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Summer 2021

IBUS Majors

Summer 2021 Graduates Fall 2021 Graduates Spring 2022 Graduates Summer 2022 Graduates Fall 2022 Graduates and beyond
Virtual summer study abroad programs will be approved (3 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges) Virtual summer study abroad programs will be approved (3 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges) Option 1: Complete an exchange program in fall ‘21
Option 2: Complete a Third Party Provider program in fall ‘21
Option 3: Virtual summer study abroad programs will be approved (3 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges)
Students should continue to plan for a normal exchange program, as we hope that study abroad will resume in time to complete this. Students should continue to plan for a normal exchange program, as we hope that study abroad will resume in time to complete this.

IER Students

Summer 2021 Graduates Fall 2021 Graduates Spring 2022 Graduates Summer 2022 Graduates Fall 2022 Graduates and beyond
Students should plan to complete the IER through non-study abroad options. Students can complete them through the normal IER options, or students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. One 3 credit virtual study abroad program
  4. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through non-study abroad options. Students can complete them through the normal IER options, or students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. One 3 credit virtual study abroad program
  4. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal IER options, such as study abroad. However, students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. One 3 credit virtual study abroad program
  4. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal options, such as study abroad. Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal options, such as study abroad.

Make sure to talk with your Academic Advisor about your options.

The Global Learning Badge Program is a new initiative that International Programs rolled out in fall 2020. The program is 24 hours over 14 weeks where students will achieve similar learning outcomes to those that we hope they get on study abroad by attending different events, speakers, completing reflection assignments, etc. It will all be online and available to all campuses for free. The badge learning outcomes align with the AAC&U Global Learning Value Rubric. Badges will be tracked by Global Learning through their myStudyAbroad system.

If you have questions about your specific study abroad requirements, please feel free to reach out to the Assistant Director for the International Business Institute, Courtney Anne Jackson, at courtney.a.jackson@wsu.edu or your Academic Advisor.

Fall 2021

At this time we are cautiously hopeful that some in-person study abroad will resume in Fall 2021. WSU will announce a final decision about all Fall 2021 study abroad programs on July 1st, 2021. However, some programs may have an earlier decision date if requested by a student or an institution abroad. IF fall programs are cancelled then students concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on their international degree requirements should see the following updates. Students should work closely with their academic advisor to have a back-up plan in place in case of a fall cancellation.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE UPDATES WILL ONLY GO INTO EFFECT IF FALL STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS ARE CANCELLED.

IBUS Majors

Fall 2021 Graduates Spring 2022 Graduates Summer 2022 Graduates Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Graduates and beyond
Virtual fall 2021 study abroad programs will be approved (6 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges) Virtual fall 2021 study abroad programs will be approved (6 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges) Option 1: Complete an exchange program in spring 2022 (12 credits minimum)
Option 2: Complete a Third Party Provider program in spring 2022 (12 credits minimum)
Option 3: Virtual fall or spring 2022 study abroad programs will be approved (6 credits minimum) combined with the completion of the new Global Learning Badge program will fulfil the requirement (completion of all 6 badges)
Students should continue to plan for a normal exchange program in spring 2022, as we hope that study abroad will resume in time to complete this. Students should continue to plan for a normal exchange program in spring 2022 or later, as we hope that study abroad will resume in time to complete this.

IER Students

Fall 2021 Graduates Spring 2022 Graduates Summer 2022 Graduates Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Graduates and beyond
Students should plan to complete the IER through non-study abroad options. Students can complete them through the normal IER options, or students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through non-study abroad options. Students can complete them through the normal IER options, or students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal IER options, such as study abroad. However, students can complete the IER by meeting 2 of any combination of the following:

  1. One BUS IER Course
  2. One Non-BUS IER Course
  3. The Global Learning Badge program (6 badges)

Any combination of 2 includes the option to take 2 BUS IER courses or 2 non-BUS IER courses.

Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal options, such as study abroad. Students should plan to complete the IER through the normal options, such as study abroad.