The University of Iowa

SIT Virtual Courses

Overview

SIT programs are developed within a framework of the most critical global issues of our time-challenges that transcend borders to touch every human on the planet. By framing their programs around these issues, they believe that as the next generation of leaders, you will have the expertise and intercultural understanding to engage all identities and perspectives to develop respectful, enduring, and meaningful responses to these challenges. 

Want to apply? Call our front desk 319-335-0353 to make an appointment with Ryan Ourada (ryan-ourada@uiowa.edu)


Application Deadline

August 1, 2021
 

Course Dates

September - November 2021 (exact dates vary)

 

Eligibility

  • 2.5 GPA or higher 
  • In good academic and disciplinary standing at the University of Iowa
  • Students must meet the pre-requisites (if any) of the program in which they intend to participate. Review each program and its pre-requisites on the SIT Website.  

Credit

You will receive transfer credit which will be calculated into their transfer GPA and therefore will affect your overall University of Iowa GPA.

Language Offerings

Some courses may be approved for fulfilling requirements towards a major, minor, certificate or general education requirements. If there are questions about this, please email Ryan Ourada (ryan-ourada@uiowa.edu). For full course descriptions, please see the SIT website.

 

  • Chile Spanish Language (Intermediate & Advanced) 3 credit
  • India Hindi Language (Beginning and Intermediate) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Indonesia Bahasa Language (Beginning and Intermediate) 3 credit, September 13 to November 12
  • Jordan Arabic Language (Beginning and Intermediate) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Nepal Nepali Language (Beginning and Intermediate) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Nepal Tibetan Language (Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Peru Quechua Language (Beginning) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Senegal French Language (Intermediate and Advanced) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19
  • Vietnam Vietnamese Language (Beginning and Intermediate) 3 credit, September 20 to November 19

Cost/Funding

SIT course fees: online course (3 s.h.) - $1,080

University of Iowa fees: for online course - $400 Study Abroad Administrative Fee

Billing: You will pay for SIT course fees and University of Iowa fees though your U-Bill.

Scholarships: You can apply for the Need Based Grants through the Study Abroad office. 

Application Process for virtual coursework with SIT

  1. Call 319-335-0353 to schedule a Zoom meeting with UI Study Abroad Advisor Ryan Ourada. Full application instructions will be provided during this meeting.
  2. Receive email from Ryan Ourada with link to complete UI Study Abroad program application. 
  3. Complete the SIT Application 
  4. Once completed, scan and email page six (6) of the application to Ryan Ourada (ryan-ourada@uiowa.edu) for Approval of Participation. 
  5. Monitor email for an acceptance email from SIT.
  6. Confirmation of participation in online courses will be required

Apply through SIT program pages