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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Students will prepare for international experiences prior to departure on exchanges, field schools and internships. They will consider personal learning objectives and use guides to develop realistic goals and expectations. Students will explore culture shock and identify strategies to manage stress associated with cultural transitions. They will examine security and safety topics including personal safety and risk management, emergency preparedness and procedures, health insurance and vaccinations, and best practices for the use of social media while abroad. Students will create and implement a personal pre-departure plan.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Domestic fees

$89.45

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XSMP 3010 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69041

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Apr 30 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 69041
  • Domestic fees $89.45
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Apr 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$89.45

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop realistic international experience goals and expectations that align with personal, study and career ambitions.
  • Explain why culture shock happens and identify strategies to cope with cultural adaptation and culture shock
  • Identify strategies to support health and wellness and mitigate personal risk during their international experience
  • Apply well established frameworks and practices for creating and implementing a personal pre- departure plan​

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Pre- Departure (XSMP 3010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

BCIT International

  1. Student Mobility Preparedness
    Microcredential Part-time

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