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Dallas Baptist University is proud to be a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) : an international association of intentionally Christ-centered colleges and universities. Founded in 1976 with 38 members, the Council has expanded to 119 members in North America and 55 affiliate institutions in 20 countries. The CCCU is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in the Historic Capitol Hill district of Washington, D.C. The Council’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth.
CCCU provides twelve off-campus and study abroad programs around the world through BestSemester™. Study abroad programs are intended to complement and expand the opportunities found on a traditional campus through a comprehensive experiential learning approach and are available to DBU students of junior or senior standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.00 scale. (GPA requirements vary among the various study programs; check individual study programs for exact GPA requirement.) These programs provide strong academic experiences and earn a student up to 18 hours of credit.
Culture-Crossing Programs include: Australia Studies, Brisbane, Australia; China Studies,Xiamen, China; India Studies, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India; Latin American Studies, San José, Costa Rica; Middle East Studies Jerusalem, Israel; Programmes in Oxford, England; and Uganda Studies, Mukono, Uganda.
Culture-Shaping Programs include: American Studies, Washington, D.C.; Contemporary Music Center, Nashville, Tennessee; L.A. Film Studies Center, Los Angeles, California; and the Washington Journalism Center, Washington, D.C.
PLEASE NOTE: CCCU Study Programs have deadlines by which the student must submit an application packet. The student must contact the DBU Program Contact in the Academic Dean’s Office before the student makes contact with BestSemester™. It is the student’s responsibility to see that all application materials are completed and submitted to the respective study program.
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