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Managing a Required International Experience for all Undergraduate Engineering Students at a 4-Year Public University

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2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Indianapolis, Indiana

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June 15, 2014

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June 15, 2014

End Date

June 18, 2014



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International Division Technical Session 2

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24.883.1 - 24.883.11



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Audra N. Morse Texas Tech University

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Dr. Audra Morse, P.E., is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies in the Whitacre College of Engineering and a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Texas Tech University. She leads the Engineering Opportunities Center which provides retention, placement, and academic support services to WCOE students.

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Managing a Required International Experience for all Undergraduate Engineering Students at a 4‐Year Public University The [College Name] at [Institution Name] implemented a required international requirement for all undergraduate students entering in the Fall 2013 and after.  The international experience requirement may be satisfied by any of the following:  [1] receiving course credit (minimum 3 hours) during a study abroad experience (faculty directed programs, traditional reciprocal exchange agreements, or third party programs); [2] participating in an international co‐op or internship experience; [3] participating in international service activities (such as but not limited to Engineers Without Borders); or [4] other activities such as international ROTC experience, international experience at a junior or community college.  This paper will summarize the strategies employed to build and manage the international experience requirement and as well as highlight the resources required for implementation.   

Morse, A. N. (2014, June), Managing a Required International Experience for all Undergraduate Engineering Students at a 4-Year Public University Paper presented at 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana. 10.18260/1-2--22816

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