As a political science or international relations major, you are encouraged to study off-campus through one of Calvin's many semester or interim abroad programs.
Calvin offers a number of semester long programs. You can study in Britain, China, France, Ghana, Honduras, Hungary, New Mexico, Spain, Thailand or Washington, D.C. Investigate each semester program to find out which program is for you.
Calvin also offers numerous off-campus courses during interim.
You may also participate in numerous non-Calvin programs.
Semester in France
- The semester in France program partners with the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes Françaises at the Université de Grenoble III, where you'll take courses in French language and culture. You'll also live with a local family and learn about the French way of life firsthand.
Semester in China
- Calvin has its own semester-long program in China, offered every fall semester. Open to students with or without prior knowledge of Chinese, this program provides students with the choice between the language-focus track or the language and culture track.
Semester in Honduras: Justice Studies
- Learn about justice issues in Tegucigalpa by studying abroad in one of two Calvin semester programs in Honduras.
The Henry Semester in Washington, D.C.
- In Washington, D.C. you'll gain a real-world perspective on the ideas you've learned in the classroom at Calvin. Political science major or not, you can work with Career Development to find a place to gain viable experience in your field of study. And all this with the nation's capital as the backdrop. You might work at CNN, the Canadian Embassy, the Department of Transportation, Amnesty International or even the White House—the possibilities are seemingly endless.
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