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Study Abroad 2019

Study Abroad

Summer 2019 Faculty-Led program in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
CRITERIA: Completion of REC 1310, 2330, and 2335 with a Texas State GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Participating REC majors and minors will work with students from Victoria University to design and implement an after-school program for school-aged children.  The trip will also include visits to cultural and scenic locations in and around Melbourne and Sydney.  Students will register for 2 courses to earn 6 hours of academic credit. 

Courses offered:

Rec 3325 Recreation Administration
Rec 3340 Design & Maintenance
Rec 3351 Evaluation of Leisure Services
Rec 4320 Therapeutic Rec. of People with Psychiatric Conditions
Rec 4337 Independent Study

TO APPLY:  Interested students must complete the following three steps in order to be considered for participation:


Schedule and attend an advising appointment to demonstrate how coursework offered on the trip fits into your long-range plan.


Submit the Study Abroad Pre-Approval Request Form beginning August 1, 2018, for initial review by the Recreational Administration faculty.


Complete the required online study abroad application for review by the University's Study Abroad Office between November 2018 - February 2019.