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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cape Town, South Africa; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Kobe, Japan; Mumbai, India; Port Louis, Mauritius; Takoradi, Ghana; Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Program Sponsor: Semester at Sea 
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Advertising, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Business - General Business, Business - International Business, Communication, Creative Writing, English, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Health Science, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 6-Non-Degree Seeking
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Cabin on Ship, Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partner Program Click here for a definition of this term Chance of Placement: 1-Excellent
Mode of Participation: In-Person
Program Description:

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FALL 2021: Europe, Africa, and Asia
STARTS: September 9, 2021 | ENDS: December 22, 2021
105 Days, 12 Cities, 10 Countries, 3 Continents

Embark: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mumbai, India

Casablanca, Morocco

Port Klang, Malaysia

Takoradi, Ghana

Hi Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tema, Ghana

Kobe, Japan

Cape Town, South Africa

Busan, South Korea

Port Louis, Mauritius

Debark: Tokyo, Japan

MVWO 2017
Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. Colorado State University is Semester at Sea's academic partner. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a student’s home institution.
Our mission is to educate students with the global understanding necessary to address the challenges of our interdependent world. With the world as our classroom, our unique shipboard program integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework, and hands-on field experiences for meaningful engagement in the global community. Our mission, vision, strategy, and core values are rooted in student success and global comparative education. We take pride in our participants’ achievements, spanning back to our first voyage in 1963.
Anthropology Economics International Studies Political Science
Art Studio/Art History Geography Media Communications/Journalism Psychology
Biology Creative Writing/Literature/Drama Philosophy, Religion, & Ethics Spanish
Business History Music, Theatre, & Dance Sociology
Communications Human Development & Family Studies Natural Resources Tourism
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Admission Requirements Faculty & Staff
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Course Information 
*New courses added up until 5 months prior to start date.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/20/2021 03/15/2021 TBA TBA