Study Abroad

Mission

 

The Division of Study Abroad offers curricula-based credit-bearing opportunities to SCCC/SUNY students interested in becoming global learners. The Study Abroad program offerings focus on teaching students how to engage with local and global communities, provide opportunities to develop critical thinking skills, and foster personal and academic growth through disciplinary scholarship, language training and cultural immersion.

 

Goals and Outcomes

Goal

Provide students with safe, affordable, geographically diverse, academically rigorous academic experiences abroad to enhance students’ learning and success at SCCC and support students’ interest in becoming globally engaged, culturally aware citizens.

    Learning Outcomes

    Students will learn how to function in new cultural and learning environments and successfully

    achieve their desired educational goals in safe yet unfamiliar settings

    Students will practice/apply classroom-acquired knowledge and skills in subject matters/areas

    that are culturally and (or) geographically specific and are best learned through full immersion

    (languages, industry specific skills etc.)

    Students will build capacity to see the world through different cultural lenses and identify how

    cultural differences impact ways in which people think, communicate and collaborate

Goal

Continuously promote the value of global learning among SCCC students to increase interest/enrollment in Study Abroad offerings across all campuses and within SUNY system.

    Learning Outcome

    Students will be able to plan for their Study Abroad experiences earlier and better integrate those

    experiences into their academic planning

    Support Outcomes 

    Faculty will be able to identify students' needs/interests based on continuous monitoring of students’

    interest in Study Abroad, and will adequately address those needs/interests while developing Study

    Abroad offerings

    SCCC will monitor its progress against SUNY Global strategic goals and objectives and adequately

    address needs to successfully achieve expected outcomes.