Course Description

Students may register for this course after they submit and receive approval for their travel study plan. Course registration must be accomplished prior to the intended travel. Please email the Distance Learning office at dlinfo@spu.edu for more information.

This course provides opportunity for independent study in individually chosen fields and locations. It is open to graduate students, classroom K-12 teachers, college teachers, teacher consultants, teacher specialists, administrators and others who are interested in study during travel both in the United States and internationally. 

Course Outline

This program of individual travel study endorses Seattle Pacific University's general goals and requires individually set goals and objectives.

The student is required to:

  • Develop an individualized study plan according to the course guidelines.
  • Submit the plan to the instructor and upon approval of the plan.
  • Register for the course and conduct the study at the location of the travel.
  • At the end of the travel, the student will submit the required assignments demonstrating the completion of the plan. Requirements include the travel study plan, a daily journal, individually selected readings, an application project, and a concise written evaluation of the experience and proof of travel.

Learner Outcomes

Travel study provides on-site opportunities for academic, professional and personal growth. An important goal of Seattle Pacific University is to promote global awareness and cross-cultural experiences for students. This program of individual travel study endorses the SPU's general goals and requires individually set goals and objectives.

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Section Title
Individualized Travel Study for Academic, Professional and Personal Growth
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Individual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 to 5 units) $312.00 to $520.00
Available for Credit
3 to 5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

Preregistration is required by contacting dlinfo@spu.edu.

Course is self-paced. Completion time will be determined by the instructor once written course proposal is approved.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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