Program Options

Language Immersion Programs

From Chinese in Shanghai to Spanish in Costa Rica, UCA is dedicated to assisting students in their foreign language studies. These programs can differ in length, cost and requirements. Visit the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Irby Hall Suite 207 to discuss which language immersion program is right for you.  501-450-3168 • www.uca.edu/wlan

Program Requirements: To participate in a language immersion programs students should have completed 30 credit hours prior to the program start date and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Approval by Academic Advisor and the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures is required for all language immersion participants.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

UCA offers a variety of Faculty Led Study Abroad programs. Typically lasting 10 days to 1 month, these programs include courses taught by UCA faculty traveling with students. Each fall, program options for the year will be published by the UCA Office of Study Abroad. Please view our website for updated information. Registration deadline and $500 deposit is required in January for summer faculty-led programs.

Program Requirements: To participate in a Faculty-Led Study Abroad course students should have completed 30 credit hours prior to program start date and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.  Approval by Academic Advisor and Faculty Program Director is required for all faculty-led study abroad programs.


Semester Exchange Programs

With UCA’s exchange program, students pay tuition and fees at UCA while attending a partner university for one semester to one academic year. These programs allow UCA students to enroll in regular courses abroad with students at the partner university.  Students are responsible for meeting the application requirements of the partner university, obtaining all necessary entry and exit documents and paying for room, board and travel. With exchange programs all over the world, UCA students are spending semesters in France, Italy, China, Thailand, Mexico, The Netherlands, Spain...and many more!

Program Requirements: To participate in an Exchange program students should have completed 60 credit hours and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Approval by Academic Advisor and Partner University is required for all Exchange Programs.

Students participating in language courses at the partner university must also have approval by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures.