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FYE Abroad FAQs

What is FYE Abroad?

  • FYE Abroad is a spring one credit travel seminar course that is only to first-year students.

What is the format of the course?

  • Students will be enrolled in the FYET 1XX course corresponding to their FYE Abroad seminar.  Each course will meet weekly prior to the abroad trip that occurs during Spring Break. Courses will also meet once upon return from the trip.

Does this count for my FYE?

  • FYE Abroad does not count towards the FYE Graduation Requirement.

Can I do this and my current FYE?

  • Yes, students can decide to participate in the optional FYE Abroad experience regardless of the semester they complete the FYE graduation requirement.

What is the cost?

  • The travel fee for each trip varies between courses and can range from $2000 to $4500.  The travel fee covers the flight, hotel, museum entrance fees/tickets, and some meals.

Do I have to pay extra tuition?

  • As long as you are a full time student (12 hours of more) there is no extra cost for tuition.

Who do I contact for more information?

  • If you have specific questions about one of the FYE Abroad Courses please email the course director.