General Education

Courses taken abroad can be used to fulfill General Education requirements.

Questions? Contact us at studyabroad@gvsu.edu

Note: Students may also choose to fulfill major/minor requirements while abroad. 


Global Perspectives
Global Perspectives

 

The General Education Global Perspectives requirement is *AUTOMATICALLY FULFILLED* when participating in ANY study abroad program and taking at least 3 credits.


The Issues Form can be:

1. Submitted electronically: You must DOWNLOAD the form to your desktop, Fill out the form, SAVE the changes made to the document and then email the document to: gened@gvsu.edu along with your reflection.
If you fail to save the document to your desktop before completing, your form will be blank.

2. Submitted in person: You must download the file and print it out and submit to the General Education Office in 104 Lake Ontario Hall.

Note: You must submit both your Issues Form and the Reflection Paper to gened@gvsu.edu within 60 days of your return from studying abroad. Contact the General Education office if it is past the 60 days and you plan on still submitting the form. 

Issues Abroad

Issues Form

Foundations/Cultures

Foundations & Cultures Form

Supplemental Writing Skills (SWS)

Supplemental Writing Skills

Note: U.S. Diversity and Writing Foundations requirements generally cannot be fulfilled abroad. Some exceptions apply.