Study Abroad and Study Away Opportunities

Students who are members of the Honors Program may earn Honors credit for domestic or international study tours by enrolling in our study tour courses, UH 398 Honors Study Away and UH 399 Honors Study Abroad. Credit varies from 1-3 hours.

Study Abroad Opportunities

2022 Ireland

Photos - Ireland Study Abroad

2018 Costa Rica

Photos - Costa Rica Study Tour

2017 Dublin, Ireland

Photos - Dublin Study Tour

History, politics, and the inner workings of navigating and connecting with others in the nation's capitol -- just a few of the lessons learned by our Honors Students during their Washington D.C. study tours. Five students share their experiences.

Study Away/Domestic Opportunities

Washington, D.C. December 2023 Honors Study Tour Application

JSU students standing on the street with the US Capitol in the background

Options for the Itinerary Include: 

  • White House and U.S. Capitol Tour
  • National Monuments and Memorials Tour
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Kennedy Center
  • Chinatown
  • Christmas Market
  • Smithsonian Museums
  • Bible Museum
  • and more!

"The opportunity we had to take a special tour of the Capitol Building is one that not everyone gets to experience. I learned so much from this special tour."
-- Alex Templin

"I actually got to be in the room where it happens..."
-- Gregory Heathcock

"The National Holocaust Museum was my favorite part of the whole trip. Every American should visit this museum. It is impactful, respectful, and hopeful all at the same time."
-- Jessika Holmes

Photos from the 2018 Washington D.C. Study Tour Photos from the 2017 Washington D.C. Study Tour