Many students at the University of Washington hope to pursue one or more global experiences during their undergraduate career.

This course provides spring quarter, first year students with an opportunity to reflect and prepare for meaningful academic and co-curricular global engagement (study abroad, internships, research, etc.).

Students will have an opportunity to engage with faculty, alumni, and current students as they reflect on their curiosities and begin to explore and plan ways to craft a global husky experience.

Course Topics 
  • Why global engagement matters
  • Global engagement opportunities (study abroad, research, internships, etc.)
  • Funding for global experiences
  • Academic planning
  • Global engagement on campus
  • Post graduate global opportunities
Learning Outcomes
  • Develop a deeper understanding of global engagement and why it is important 

  • Reflect on the purpose of high impact engagement and begin to map future involvement 

  • Examine goals, values, influences, and interests

  • Develop strategies for major/career exploration