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College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

CAS has carefully selected programs abroad that will support the academic trajectory of their majors.   All CAS students who study abroad for a semester or year at a Fairfield Center or Fairfield Preferred location are strongly encouraged to take at least one major approved course while abroad.  

This video can provide you an overview of how a CAS student can incorporate a variety of study abroad options into their Fairfield degree.

Preferred Programs

Department Of Modern Languages and Literatures Florence 
Art History Aix-en-Provence or Florence 
Biology AIFS, Newcastle University and NUIGalway
Chemistry and Biochemistry Newcastle University and NUIGalway
Department Of Modern Languages and Literatures 

English and Literature 
FlorenceAix en Provence, Madrid

Galway, London
Honors Summer College Year Athens
International Studies  AIFSAix en ProvenceThe Beijing CenterFlorenceLondonMadridVietnam, Washington, DC(semester and summer)
Latin America and Caribbean Studies  AIFSCasa Belize
Modern Languages and Literature  AIFSAix en Provence, Madrid (semester or summer)
Psychology London
Studio Art Aix-en-Provence or Florence 
If your major is not listed here, please select from the complete list of approved programs. Or if you are not interested in the programs listed above, click here for the list of summerJ-Term and faculty led options! 


Nominated Programs

BELLARMINE SCHOLARS -  A study abroad program for sophomore students of excellence within the College of Arts and Sciences!
Florence SkylineThe Bellarmine Scholars program in the College of Arts and Sciences provides a unique opportunity for students to study abroad in Florence, Italy during their sophomore year. Outstanding students are nominated to participate in this innovative program based on academic excellence and classroom engagement during their freshman year. This custom program provides students with an in-depth introduction to Italian culture and broadens awareness and understanding of the role of cultural heritage plays in customs and lifestyles.  Full program details here.