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Cooperative Center for Study-Abroad (CCSA)


Consortium Program - Summer or Winter - Two or Four Weeks

Program Overview:

CCSA is a consortium program that offers study-abroad and internship opportunities in the following countries: Australia, Belize, Canada, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Scotland and South Africa. Please see CCSA Web site for more information regarding programs, credit hours, general itinerary, lodging, meals, cost, payment, and deadlines.

CCSA Application:

Apply online at the CCSA website. The application fee will be paid on the CCSA website during your application process. You are also required to fill out an APSU Study-Abroad Application. For the APSU application, you will only need to pay a $25 non-refundable application fee. APSU application fee will be charged to your student account.


Courses are offered in the following disciplines: Advertising, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Communication, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Health Science, Geology, Geography, History, International Business, Law, Literature, Marketing, Management, Media Studies, Music Business, New Media, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Organizational Communication, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology and Theatre. You can find more information about the courses on their booklet below.

Financial Aid :

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. Call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad financial aid counselor (Cathy Neaf or Jennifer Ellis).  Additional scholarships and travel grants are available through the Office of International Education.  View more information on financial aid.

Contact CCSA APSU Coordinator: 

Mickey Wadia (Languages and Literature) at (931) 221-7448 or

Summer 2015 Programs

CCSA Summer 2015 Booklet

Application deadline for summer programs: February 27, 2015

Early application deadline: $100 Discount for applications received by February 13, 2015

Courses with APSU professors in Summer 2015

For courses taught by non-APSU faculty, go to their website: CCSA or click on the link to the CCSA booklet (above)Students taking a CCSA course taught by a non-APSU professor will still receive APSU credit. During the application process, the student will have to discuss with his/her advisor what APSU course will be equivalent to the course that will be taken abroad.

Belize: May 14  to 30, 2015

  • GEOSCIENCE: From Mayan Ruins to Caribbean Reefs: the Geography of Middle America.          Contact: Dr. Christine Mathenge at  

London: July 10 - August 9, 2015

  • ART/PAINTING: Watercolor Painting in a Digital Age. Contact: Professor Suta Lee at    
  • LEADERSHIP SCIENCE: Power, Politics & Paradigms: Advanced Leadership Systems. Contact: Dr. Vikkie McCarthy