FALL SEMESTER

CREATING SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL CHANGE

Program Details

Courses

You will receive 18 credits:

  • Marketing, society, and the public interest (MKTG 4644, 3 credits)

  • International development (UAP 4764, 3 credits)

  • Topics in Public Communication (COMM 4244, 3 credits)

  • Field study (MKTG 4964, 6 credits)

  • Study abroad (MKTG 3954, 3 credits)

You will meet twice per week to prepare you for your four week experience in Africa. You will also complete a semester long project that develops a grant proposal to support our partners in Africa.

Classes are taken at Franklin University where you are taught by Virginia Tech professors.

Costs 

Tuition and Fees (2020-2021 rates)

  • In-state: $5,080

  • Out-of-state: $12,405

  • Global Education Office fee: $100

 

Program Costs 

  • Program fee: $2,900

  • Transportation total: $3,000

    • Includes: Airfare in Europe and Africa, Eurail pass​

  • Lodging and meals (Europe): $3,200​

  • Lodging/meals (Africa): $1,700​

  • Visas: $100

  • Medical insurance: $120​​

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Costs​

  • Immunizations: $200

  • Books/supplies: $200

  • Travel and personal expenses: ~$3,500

In-state student TOTAL: $20,100

Out-of-state student TOTAL: $27,425

Only about $3000 more than a semester on campus for the experience of a lifetime!

 

Note: Prices may change due to global economic conditions.

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