Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Alice Springs, Australia; Brisbane, Australia; Cairns, Australia; Canberra, Australia; Gold Coast, Australia; Port Douglas, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Uluru, Australia
- Program Terms: Summer
- Budget Sheets: Summer
All students will be required to take two 3-credit courses for a total of 6 credits.
IB 397: Globalization, Profitability, and Society (3 credits)
This course will examine how a country can face an increasingly globalized world, be profitable, and actively engage with culture and society.
MGMT 397: Environmentally Sustainable Business Management (3 credits)
Australia has sustainability measures in place all over the country. Additionally, they have managed to not be hit by the latest global financial crisis. This course will examine how they accomplish this.
You will receive credit for all academic courses taken at this institution, and all of your grades from abroad will count toward your Penn State cumulative GPA. You may not take any courses overseas on a Pass/Fail basis. Students may not take sport or physical activity courses (e.g. sailing, bowling, yoga, etc.) abroad. These courses will not be credited at Penn State.
There are no pre-requisites required for this program.
For more information on program costs, please be sure to review the budget sheet. These budget sheets include information on costs that are billable to the bursar bill, as well as estimated additional costs. Costs vary by program, so it is important to review this information carefully.
Under 'non billable' costs on the program budget sheet, the flight estimated is for travel from the East coast to Los Angeles to all locations in Australia and then back to the East Coast.
Please note that tuition rates may vary depending on major and class standing.
For more information, please contact Kaitlin Farnan in the Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State's Altoona Campus. You may also schedule an appointment with the Education Abroad adviser for Australia.
For the inside scoop on life in a foreign country, be sure to check out the Student Spotlights of Penn State students currently studying abroad.
If you would like to participate on this study abroad program, you will need to apply to Penn State Education Abroad by clicking the "Apply Now" button on this page.
You must complete the following materials in your application: