Study in America


Study in America programs provide students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in their studies. Students are able to physically travel to a destination within the U.S. that aligns with course objectives. Students get the experience of studying beyond the traditional classroom setting, much like studying abroad.

Student Process for Study in America Programs

1. Review all details for SIA programs you are interested in.

2. Apply for SIA program to secure your spot.

3. Complete registration, attend trip meetings and more.

4. SIA Program begins!


    SJMCAdvertising Creative Career Exploration- NYCMC 3114New York City, New YorkClay Craig05/12/2024 - 05/18/2024
    Social WorkModern-Day Colonialism and Indigenous PeopleSOWK 4300 Honolulu, HawaiiLea Velez06/02/2024 - 06/08/2024
    FCSStudy America Chicago ID 4302H Chicago, ILAli Saman Chopra06/07/2024 - 06/14/2024
    AccountingExploring Accounting Oversight in Washington, D.C.ACC 5390LWashington, DCNathan Cannon06/09/2024 - 06/15/2024 
    EnglishAmerican Literature in NYCENG 2360San Marcos, TX (1-3 meetings in total between June 1 and June 26
    New York, NY (6 day/5 night trip between June 26-July 1
    Chris Margrave06/26/2024 - 07/01/2024
    Political ScienceWashington D.C. Experience: Political Institutions and Public Service PA 3301Washington D.C.Helen Lowman06/09/2024 - 06/15/2024
    School of Social WorkInnovative Community Engagement with Vulnerable PopulationsSOWK 4300KLos Angeles, CaliforniaLea Velez07/07/2024 - 07/13/2024
    Health and Human PerformanceIdaho Backpacking and Fly FishingREC 4335Stanley, IDAnthony Deringer07/08/2024 - Departure Date
    School of Family and Consumer ServicesFashion Merchandising in Domestic Market: The Fashion Industry in TexasFM4320Program locations for the course will remain in the state of Texas. Aside from a couple of contact hours on the Texas State campus in San Marcos, locations will include Dallas, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio, TX.Maloree Malone07/09/2024 - Departure Date
    EnglishSeaside Writers in CaliforniaENG 2371Santa Cruz, Capitola, Watsonville, Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur in CaliforniaLaura Ellis-Lai7/14/2024 - Departure Date
    HistoryPhiladelphia in a Time of RevolutionHIST 1310Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaShannon Duffy07/21/2024 - 07/27/2024
    BiologyRecreation, Conservation and Wildlife in National ParksBIO4304/5304Billings, Montana
    Yellowstone National Park, WY
    Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Jackson Hole, WY
    Driggs, ID
    Henry Lake State Park, ID
    West Yellowstone, MT
    Gallatin National Forest, MT
    Boozeman, MT
    Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, MT
    Ivan Castro-Arellano07/24/2024 - 07/29/2024

    School of Journalism and Mass Communication Career Exploration: Public RelationsMC 3114 Seattle, WADebra Price,                 Jennifer Scharlach08/04/2024 - 08/10/2024 
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication Career Exploration: Advertising in LA MC 3114Los Angeles, California Clay Craig08/04/2024 - 08/11/2024
    Theatre and DanceOregon Shakespeare FestivalTH 4330RAshland, OregonTobie Minor 08/05/2024 - 08/11/2024


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MC 4382Y , 4356F - Yosemite, California

Mobile Storytelling in the Outdoors, Pacific Northwest || Journalism and Mass Communication || James, Blasingame

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BIO 4351F - South Florida

Marine Ecology in South Florida || Biology || Jessica, Dutton


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Student SIA Resources


    Family Consumer Sciences, Fashion MerchandisingFashion Merchandising in New YorkFM 4320New York, NYMs. Kasia Romo01/09/2024 - 01/14/2024
    Geography and Environmental StudiesThe Regional Geography of the Big BendGEO 4310│GEO 5308Big Bend Regional EnvironmentsChristi Townsend03/08/24 - 03/14/24
    School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationCareer Exploration: Destination America, New York CityMC 3114New York, NYMr. Charles Kaufman, Debra Price01/07/2024 - 01/13/2024

DepartmentProgramCoursesLocationFacultyTravel Dates
AnthropologyArchaeological Field School ANTH 4630Texas State University | San Marcos, TXDr. Heather Smith05/30/23 - 06/02/23
EnglishTravel Writing & California Writers of the Monterey BayENG 3311 || ENG 3340Santa Cruz, CADr. Laura Ellis-Lai07/16/23 - 07/22/23
Family Consumer Sciences, Fashion MerchandisingFM in Domestic Market: The Fashion Industry in TexasFM 4320Dallas | Houston | San Antonio, TEXASMaloree Malone06/06-06/12, 06/15-06/17, 06/21-06/24
Health and Human PerformanceIdaho Backpacking & Fly FishingREC 4335Boise & Stanley, IDDr. Stephen Deringer07/05/23 - 07/12/23
Interior DesignStudy in America | Contemporary Interiors and ArchitectureID 3321 || ID 4302HChicago, ILAmber Branham | Dr. Peter Dedek06/07/23 - 06/17/23
School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationStorytelling in the ParksMC 4382Y & MC 4356FPacific Northwest (Portland, Oregon area)Dale Blasingame | Jessica James06/12/23 - 06/22/23
Social WorkInnovative Community Engagement with Vulnerable PopulationsSOWK 4300KLos Angeles, CaliforniaDr. Lea Velez07/09/23 - 07/15/23
Social WorkModern Day Colonialism and Indigenous PeopleSOWK 4300OHilo, HawaiiDr. Lea Velez07/16/23 - 07/22/23
DepartmentProgramCoursesLocationFacultyTravel Dates
School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationCareer Exploration: Public RelationsMC 3114Seattle, WashingtonDebra Price & Jennifer Scharlach08/06/23- 08/12/23