As an undergraduate student, you will receive 6 credit hours (CMST 442 Organizational Communication Processes Director John Haas and CMST 491 Intercultural Communication Associate Professor Laura Miller). As a Communication Studies major, these classes will fulfill the requirements of two 400-level electives. Participants will enjoy a deeper understanding of the similarities and differences in communication between the U.S. and Ireland as well as the relationship between culture and communication. Participation in the program is also an excellent resume-builder – both academic and professional.
A $500.00 scholarship is available through the Center for International Education. If interested, please submit your application as soon as possible.
Studying or interning abroad experience for a CCI student means:
Understanding the field of communications from an international perspective
Expanding your career opportunities
Advancing your cross-cultural and problem-solving skills
Improving foreign language abilities
Fulfilling major, minor and general education requirements
Developing a Global Professional Network
Participate in Field Study/Internship and Experiential Learning Opportunities
Participate in an internship to further immerse yourself in the culture and community of your study abroad program.
Check with Career Services about the Intern in Ireland program which is aimed directly at Communication and Information majors.
Experiential learning abroad programs can often be structured to fulfill major requirements if you think creatively and plan in advance with a communications advisor.
More information on studying abroad can be found on the University of Tennessee Study Abroad site.