Study Abroad & Exchange

General Education (GE) Credit Abroad

Take units toward your General Education (GE) requirements (opens in new window)abroad:

  • Take up to 18 units toward your GE requirements.
  • Global Cultures (GC) credit is to be granted to any student who takes at least 3 units while studying abroad.
  • Writing (W) credit is granted to any student who completes a UD-C course (Arts and Humanities) and at least one other UD Pathway course, either B (Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) or D (Social Sciences) while studying abroad.
  • 9 units of GE Areas completed abroad may be applied to the GE Minor in Global Studies.

Ask a Study Abroad & Exchange Advisor about how you can complete all three upper-division pathway requirements (typically during a summer or semester term).

Who can approve my GE courses for substitutions?

Connect with the Study Abroad & Exchange team (SSC 440) for more information.

Study Abroad Chile 2022