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Education Abroad

Major Advising

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VCU Education Abroad and academic departments have collaborated to create advising sheets for degree programs to assist students and academic advisers, faculty and study abroad professionals.

Please review the following advising sheets for information pertaining to your major about studying abroad:

Colleges of Humanities and Sciences

Biology Major
Chemistry Major
Kinesiology Major
Political Science Major
Psychology Major


L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

Criminal Justice Major


School of the Arts

Art History Major

Fashion Major

School of Business

Business Major

ISEP Business Major Advising Guide


School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering Major


School of Mass Communications

Mass Communications Major


Division of Student Affairs

VCU Globe
VCU Lead

Note: If an advising resource is not listed for your major it does not limit your eligibility to study abroad. Advising sheets will be added as they are created.  

Preapproval for academic credit

With the exception of VCU faculty-led programs, you must receive preapproval for the credit you intend to take while abroad. Please review information regarding obtaining approval for academic credit, and the database of preapproved courses (use CTRL + f as a search feature in the database).

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