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What is Semester at Sea?

June 16, 2004

Semester at Sea, a program of the Pittsburgh-based Institute for Shipboard Education, happens on a cruise ship.It includes a traditional classroom setting and field studies in several countries.

In the program's 30-year history, 35,000 students have experienced the world, according to information on the Web site, www.semesteratsea.com.

University of Pittsburgh is the program's academic sponsor and grants academic credit for participation in the program. Students are required to take a minimum of 12 credits - four courses. The maximum course load is 15 credits.

The program's primary focus is undergraduate study abroad, available to students seeking their first bachelor's degree at any accredited college or university.

A continuing education program includes nonstudent and senior travelers, and a Summer Law program available to law students.

For information, call 1-800-854-0195 or go to www.semesteratsea.com on the Web.

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