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Teach Abroad Comparison Chart

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Academics

Determined by program leader/department 3 credits
Open only to first-year students
No prerequisites

3 credits
Undergraduate
No prerequisites

Determined by program leader/department

Determined by program leader/department

Usually 3 credits, undergraduate, complementary to rest of program curricula

Program
Length

In consultation with the LAC

Approximately 8 days - 2 weeks abroad over winter break with Spring Semester

or

Spring semester with approximately 8-9 days abroad over spring break

3 weeks
Winter Break or May Session

Determined by program leader/department

Determined by program leader/department

Usually 6 weeks

Program Location

In consultation with the LAC In consultation with the LAC

In consultation with the LAC

LAC program sites

Determined by program leader/department

Buenos Aires, Madrid, Montpellier, Sicily, Sydney, Toledo 

Program Approval

LAC College/department and LAC

LAC

LAC and College/department

College/department

LAC

Overall
program management

LAC LAC

LAC

College/department

Program leader/department

LAC

On-site Logistics 
Support

Arranged by LAC Arranged by LAC

Arranged by LAC

Arranged by LAC

Arranged by program leader/department

LAC

Marketing

LAC, program leader and department/college LAC, program leader and department/college

LAC, program leader and department/college

LAC: basic webpage

All other: Department

LAC: basic webpage

All other: Department

LAC, program leader and department/college

Student Application Review 

LAC LAC

LAC

Program Leader

Program Leader

LAC

Financial Responsibility

LAC LAC

LAC

Department

Department

LAC