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EAP/OAP/Global Seminar/UCDC/UCCS - FAQ

How do I find out about study abroad programs at the UCSD campus?

There are three programs for studying abroad:

  1. Education Abroad Program (EAP)
  2. Opportunities Abroad Program (OAP)
  3. UCSD's Global Seminar Program

For more information on these programs you can contact the Programs Abroad Office (PAO), http://pao.ucsd.edu. You need to check with your major, college, and minor department regarding applicability of classes to corresponding requirements.

How many units do I have to take at UCSD before participating in the EAP program?

You must be at least at sophomore level. For questions about specific programs see a Programs Abroad advisor.

How many units do I have to take at UCSD before participating in the UCDC/UCCS Program?

You must have at least 90 units by the beginning of the quarter prior to application. For more information, please contact the Academic Internship Program (AIP).

Are study abroad courses calculated into my UC GPA?

EAP & Global Seminar courses are, but OAP courses are not.

How many courses can be petitioned for the IS major?

A maximum of 6 courses can be petitioned for the major. These would include EAP/OAP, UCDC/UCCS, AIP, 199 courses, and all others taken outside of UCSD.

How many courses can be petitioned from abroad for the IS minor?

A maximum of 3 courses can be petitioned for the minor. These would include EAP/OAP, UCDC/UCCS, AIP, 199 courses, and all others taken outside of UCSD.