A. Students make a serious effort to adapt to an academic setting significantly different from their own and successfully complete relevant course work.

B. Students identify, articulate, and reflect on their own values and beliefs, describing these in the context of their own cultural backgrounds.

C. Students better understand the society in which they are studying, including:

  1. Basic knowledge of political, historical, cultural and social issues at their study abroad site
  2. Language skills as relevant to the program location

D. Students demonstrate the ability to interact constructively with people of different cultures.

E. Students gain understanding of some concepts for analyzing cultural patterns and understand that these methods can be applied in other cultural settings.