Programs Within the United States

Semester Programs

Students must have completed a minimum of 30 credits and seniors must meet residency requirements in order to participate in semester off-campus programs. All students must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and must complete the off-campus studies approval process. Unless otherwise noted, the following programs will be counted in the Bethel University GPA.

Consortium Visitor Program

The Christian College Consortium Visitor Program is designed to give students an opportunity to take advantage of course offerings and varied experiences on other Christian college and university campuses for a semester while maintaining regular standing at Bethel. Further information on the Consortium Visitor Program may be obtained from the Office of International and Off-Campus ProgramsThe courses taken at a consortium school should be petitioned to count for Bethel requirements and will be counted as transfer credits.

The Oregon Extension

The Oregon Extension is a fall semester program of intensive interdisciplin­ary studies in the Southern Oregon Cascade Mountains for juniors and seniors. It provides an opportunity to grapple seriously with ideas, Christian commitment, and life together in a small community of five faculty and 30 students. Students enroll in 16 semester hours of credit.

American Studies Program

American Studies Program is a semester-long program through CCCU GlobalEd. This program is designed to provide adventure, challenge, and change in the incredible city of Washington, D.C. ASP students will have the unique ability to join a diverse Christian community of college students, alumni, and other thoughtful Christians living and leading in the nation's capitol. Students enroll in 12-15 semester hours of credit, including an internship in D.C.

Summer Program

Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies

Bethel participates in the Environmental Studies extension program available at the Au Sable Institute with campuses in northern Lower Michigan or Washington state in the Pacific Rim. Students can do one summer session or back-to-back summer terms. Interested students should obtain information from the Department of Biological Sciences.

For a complete listing of program offerings and application information, visit Bethel's study abroad website

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