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Study Abroad Programs

The Office of International Education will continue to assist students via email, phone, or web conference. Visit our student services page for current information on how to access the services you need from home.

 HCC has two virtual study abroad programs. All of these programs are faculty-led, meaning that HCC study abroad programs are administered by a faculty program director and faculty program assistant. Take your pick below!

Visit the Office of International Education for more information on financial aid for these programs and how you can become a part of HCC's international experience.

Virtual Study Abroad Programs

ghana study abroad

Experience Ghana as you virtually explore its rich culture and roots, including the transatlantic slave trade and critical issues in today’s world.

ireland study abroad

Explore a multimedia enhanced course by utilizing virtual tours and videos to explore ancient sites and museums across Italy and Greece. 


Additional Courses with International Experiences

  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie (ENSP) Webinar Series

    During spring 2021, HCC’s Baking and Pastry and Culinary students can take a virtual step into a famous French Pastry school and learn how to make stunning French pastries from start to finish. Instruction by ENSP via live or recorded webinar. Details will be announced during fall semester. Webinars will be hosted by The Center for Hospitality and Culinary Studies and the Office of International Education. 

  • Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Lecture Series

    GEOL-107 “Geology” (3 Credits)

    Learn from expert staff at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences in Professor Jennifer Kling’s Online Geology class (GEOL-107). These engaging lectures will be offered as part of the course.

    1. The Geology of Bermuda-From Volcanoes to Carbonates
    2. Bermuda's Karst Environment and the Insight it Provides on Sea Level Change
    3. Plastics vs the Ocean- The impact stranded plastics have on fish and the oceans 
  • Tourism in Ireland with the Athlone Institute of Technology's Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Studies Department Chair, Anthony Johnston

    HMGT-101 “Introduction to Hospitality Management” (3 Credits)

    Join Professor Jodi Roze in Introduction to Hospitality Management (HMGT-101) and explore the impact of tourism in Ireland in collaboration with the Athlone Institute of Technology's Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Studies. Professor Roze will host Professor and Chair, Mr. Anthony Johnston for an informative and lively lecture on the tourism landscape of Ireland as part of this course.

  • Financial Analysis in Brazil

    ACCT-112 “Principles of Accounting II” (3 Credits)

    Join Professor Adriano Lima e Silva in Principles of Accounting II (ACCT-112) this spring to explore and analyze a real-life Brazilian company’s financial statement. Students will meet virtually with the company’s CFO, who will share their knowledge about financial analysis and anecdotes about the most challenging aspects of business. Students will also deliver their own analysis, including ratios, and interact with a C-level executive for a truly international experience.


Past Study Abroad Programs

HCC students have previously enrolled in study abroad programs traveling to:

  • Bermuda
  • China
  • Ghana
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Southwestern USA
  • France
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