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

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

Costs 

Tuition and Fees (2019-2020 rates)

  • In-state: $5,035

  • 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: $27,550

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

 

Note: Prices may change due to global economic conditions.

"It's a marathon, not a sprint"

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