Provides opportunity to obtain Warren Wilson College academic credit for serious experiential learning in other cultures. Credit can be offered for approved work-study-service and community living experiences abroad. Affiliation with an organization or educational institution in the region visited is required. A semester (or other specified time period) of student experiential learning or study abroad may be approved by the College upon application. Normal academic requirements include a major paper synthesizing and analyzing the experience of learning about another culture and re-entry to one's own. An orientation course may be required as well. Note: Students should plan a Field Study a year or more in advance and take preparatory language and culture classes. With proper student planning, placements may be made through the College. Make early application through the academic advisor, the department chair.