Programs

Programs listed by major

View programs listed by major in order to see which locations offer programs applicable to your field of study.

Cedarville has cooperating consortium agreements with several organizations. Although these organizations offer programs in over 50 countries, Cedarville has chosen to limit choices to the programs listed within this site.

Travel Programs must be carefully selected. Academic strengths, experiential quality, costs and other issues need to be considered. Planning ahead is crucial.

From its start in 1962, BCA has focused its educational mission on engaging students with ideas that matter. As a result, students who participate in a BCA program gain a more comprehensive and precise understanding of the world.

Since 1965, students from hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities have chosen to study abroad with Central College Abroad...and with good reason. Central College Abroad’s strong academic foundation comes from being a part of a well-respected, private liberal arts college with a strong commitment to global experiential learning.

For more detailed information and to apply visit: /www.central.edu/abroad/.

AUSTRALIA STUDIES CENTRE

Australia Studies Centre

The Australia Studies Centre is a cultural studies program with an arts focus, based in Sydney, Australia. The program is run by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), an international association of intentionally Christian colleges and universities. Designed to provide undergraduates of all majors and career interests with the opportunity to study the arts and theology in Sydney, the program also emphasizes Indigenous studies and faithful, global involvement.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/asc/overview/

 

CHINA STUDIES PROGRAM

China Studies Program

The China Studies Program enables students to engage this ancient and intriguing country from the inside. While living in and experiencing Chinese civilization firsthand, students participate in seminar courses on the historical, cultural, religious, geographic and economic realities of this strategic and populous nation. In addition to the study of standard Chinese language, students are given opportunities such as assisting Chinese students learning English or helping in an orphanage, allowing for one-on-one interaction. Students choose between completing a broad Chinese Studies concentration or a Business Concentration that includes a three-week, full-time internship. The program introduces students to the diversity of China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Xiamen and Hong Kong. This interdisciplinary, cross cultural program enables students to deal with this increasingly important part of the world in an informed, Christ centered way. Students earn 16-17 semester hours of credit.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/csp/overview/.

 

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CENTER

Contemporary Music Center

The Contemporary Music Center provides you with the opportunity to live and work in the refining context of community while seeking to understand how God will have them integrate music, faith and business. The CMC offers three tracks: the Artist, Business and Technical Tracks. The Artist Track is tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers. The Business Track is designed for arts management, marketing, communications and related majors interested in possible careers as artist managers, agents, music publishers, tour managers, concert promoters and entertainment industry entrepreneurs. The Technical Track prepares you for a career in live sound, concert lighting and studio recording. Within each of the tracks you will receive instruction, experience and a uniquely Christ-centered perspective on creativity and the marketplace, while working together to create and market a recording of original music. Each track includes coursework, labs, directed study and a practicum. You will earn 16 semester hours of credit.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/cmc/overview/.

 

INDIA STUDIES PROGRAM

India Studies Program

"Unity in Diversity" is the hallmark of the nation of India. There are 28 states and 7 union territories, 22 officially recognized languages and numerous dialects, about 9 religions and nearly 2000 ethnic groups across India. The India Studies Program offers a unique opportunity to encounter one of today's most fascinating and diverse cultures. This diversity, as well as the call to be an obedient witness for Christ throughout the world, provides a rich and engaging setting to equip students to be servant-leaders in a pluralistic world of beliefs, cultures and needs.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/isp/overview/.

 

LOS ANGELES FILM STUDIES CENTER

Los Angeles Film Studies Center

Founded in 1991, the Los Angeles Film Studies Center is designed to train students to serve in various aspects of the film industry with both professional skill and Christian integrity. Each semester, students live, learn, and work in L.A. The curriculum consists of two required seminars, Hollywood Production Workshop and Theology in Hollywood, focusing on the role of film in culture and the relationship of faith to work in this very influential industry. In addition, students choose one elective course from a variety of offerings in film studies. Internships in various segments of the film industry provide students with hands-on experience. The combination of the internship and seminars allows students to explore the film industry within a Christian context and from a liberal arts perspective. Students earn 16 semester hours of credit, 6 from the internship and 10 from seminar study.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/lafsc/overview/.

 

MIDDLE EAST STUDIES PROGRAM

Middle East Studies Program

As a program sponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, the Middle East Studies Program is academically grounded in a Christian liberal arts context. Efforts are made to fully integrate the Christian faith with the curriculum and community life.

For more detailed information and to apply click here http://www.bestsemester.com/mesp/overview/.

 

UGANDA STUDIES PROGRAM

Uganda Studies Program

The Uganda Studies Program is hosted by Uganda Christian University (UCU), an international affiliate of the CCCU located 45 minutes east of the capital city of Kampala. The program provides students with immersion in a local community as well as broad exposure to a variety of people and places in Uganda and Rwanda.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/usp/.

 

WASHINGTON JOURNALISM CENTER

Washington Journalism Institute

The Washington Journalism Center is an advanced, experiential semester on Capitol Hill that will cultivate professional news skills and encourage students to think through the implications of being a Christian working in the news media in a city that is home to the powerful and the powerless.

For more detailed information and to apply visit www.bestsemester.com/wjc/.

CEA Global Education was founded in 1997 to provide international education opportunities and the highest quality student support for U.S. and Canadian university students interested in exploring global issues in exciting global cities.

For more detailed information and to apply visit: CEA.

While CIEE offers programs in over 40 countries and over 150 subject areas, Cedarville recommends that students choose from a select few. Fifty four of the 178 study abroad programs do not have a language pre-requisite. Approval to apply online must be received from the Office of International Programs prior to applying.

For more detailed information and to apply visit: www.ciee.org or see programs by subject here (Excel Document).

Creation Care

The Creation Care Study program is a high-caliber academic semester abroad connecting Christian faith with the most complex, urgent global issues of the coming decades in environmental biology.

Two programs are offered during both fall and spring semesters: one in Belize, Central America and one in the South Pacific (New Zealand and Samoa).

For more information visit http://creationcsp.org.

Ireland

DBS is one of Ireland's leading independent colleges and provides undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The college enjoys close links with the world of business and commerce. The campus consists of several large buildings located close together in the center of Dublin. They offer a wide range of subjects.

Students live with an Irish host family and are provided with two meals per day. Public transportation is available for the commute from the home of the host family to the campus.

For more information about DBS visit http://www.dbs.ie or http://www.dbsstudyabroad.org.

Join students and a Cedarville faculty member for Cedarville's first semester program in Washington, D.C., a life-changing and energizing time of learning, development, and service.

Experience everything Washington, D.C., has to offer as you gain an insider's perspective on American politics and government. You'll develop practical skills through hands-on involvement in your chosen field. With coursework and internship opportunities designed to benefit students of all majors, a semester in Washington, D.C., offers all the advantages of Cedarville's Christ-centered education and community.

Participate in an experience that few Christian schools currently offer. To coincide with its goal to impact the world for Christ, Cedarville provides this unique opportunity in partnership with its Center for Political Studies. Established in 2004, the Center seeks to articulate a biblical view of government through the study of politics, law, history, and public policy and to engage and influence American political culture.

Interact with professionals in an environment that will help equip you for all your career endeavors. You'll be mentored by a Cedarville alumnus in the D.C. area who shares your interests and goals. And you'll leave with new friendships and network capabilities with others in your field.

For more information visit cedarville.edu/Academics/History-and-Government/DC-Semester.aspx

The Institute for Family Studies (Colorado Springs, Colorado) offers a semester-long program In Colorado Springs. Take an up-close look at Christian leadership as it pertains to the family, church and society by understanding the Christian Worldview.

Course equivalent information is available in International Programs
http://www.focusleadership.org.

IBEX is The Master's College extension program in Israel. It is a 15-week semester which provides an opportunity for students who wish to enhance their knowledge of the geographical, historical, archaeological, and cultural understanding of the land of Israel, both ancient and modern.

For more detailed information visit http://www.ibexsemester.com/.

This program is designed to give students in economics, business management and related areas a distinctive opportunity for a term of study that incorporates the international dimension of these fields in an experiential context overseas. The program is ten weeks in length and includes several periods of significant residence in key locations as well as coordinated visits and presentation in the major political and economic centers of Europe and Asia.

Prerequisites

This is a rigorous academic program and students are expected to have completed a full year of principles of economics, and a semester of accounting or finance. In addition, one course in management and marketing is required. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required at the time of participation. A positive recommendation from the faculty and the appropriate student affairs office is required along with an official transcript.

Course Credits

Students receive credits for the following Cedarville courses.

ECON 3350 Comparative Economic Systems
ECON 3360 International Trade & Economics
MRKT 4620 International Marketing
MGMT 3570 International Management

For more details about the program visit http://www.messiah.edu/departments/business/ibi/.

Founded in 1957 as a graduate institution, the school now provides both graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to study the Christian Scriptures in the context of the land where the events occurred as well as the languages, social and political culture, religions and historical relationships of the Middle East.

You must check with financial aid to see if any of your financial aid can be used toward this program.

For more detailed information visit http://www.juc.edu.

Complete 15 to 17 semester hours, travel throughout Lithuania, spend a week in Russia, and live with other European students. Programs offered in Business Administration, English Language and Literature, Psychology, Theology and TESOL. Summer programs are also available. Visit the official LCC International University website for more details. Be a risk taker.

http://www.lcc.lt/study-abroad-lithuania

Stonehenge

Accepted Cedarville students become affiliated members of the junior common rooms of their Oxford colleges. They live in double room housing with one or more British or other non-American student residents and may take most of their meals in their Oxford college dining hall at a low cost.

Students study for 12-13 weeks in tutorials taught by tutors of Oxford Colleges. Each tutorial has one tutor and usually one student.

For more detailed information about possible tutorials visit http://www.studyabroad.com/osap/.

Romania

The heart of the Romanian Studies Program is learning to serve in a cross-cultural context and reflecting on that service. A wide range of opportunities exists for Social Work majors to complete their Senior Field Experience I & II (14 credits) during a semester. Students can choose to work with disadvantaged children, the elderly, the disabled, or in community development.

For more detailed information visit http://www.romanianstudiesprogram.org/

Would you like to study abroad for a semester in Spain while keeping a Christian college focus? If so, the Cedarville University study abroad in Spain program is for you.

Here is what you can expect when spending a semester in Spain with Cedarville’s study abroad program:

  • Study abroad at the institute of Spanish studies in Valencia. Whether you're a student with little or no Spanish background, this is a great chance to improve language skills, take courses for the Spanish major, or complete the Spanish minor. There is also a chance to take advantage of a physical education course.
  • Experience the culture of everyday Spanish life as you live and interact with your host family and take opportunities to travel Europe on your own or in small groups.
  • Participate in cultural activities and trips to other cities in Spain.
  • Interact with Spanish students through special programs.

The cost for the program is the same as attending Cedarville for a semester. Airfare to Spain is additional. Opportunities for financial aid are the same as for residential students.

For more information visit http://isscedarville.com/

Summit Oxford partners with OSAP (see above) for tutorials. In addition students participate in weekly worldview colloquia during the term.

For more detailed information visit http://www.summit.org/institutes/oxford/apply/