Courses at NCSU related to International Studies and Affairs
NC State University provides many different courses related to international affairs which can be found in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs. Additionally, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a Master of International Studies training program
Courses at the College of Veterinary Medicine
VMM 991W: International Veterinary Medicine Selective
This course is recommended for students in the DVM curriculum who wish to participate in overseas trips, projects or courses or apply for a college-sponsored Travel Fellowship. This is a one week selective offered each fall that addresses travel preparation, travel health, faculty-led programs, experiences of students who have gone on trips, presentations by international students about their country, culture, etc. including potential opportunities in various parts of the world.
VMC 999: International Veterinary Field Studies
This course is offered to students in the DVM curriculum. It offers the opportunity to study overseas under the supervised direction of veterinary faculty and clinicians in select locations around the world. Students interested in registering for this course must coordinate their project with the appropriate Regional Coordinator and appropriate faculty program sponsor. This is a variable credit course and multiple registrations are allowed for several separate international experiences on the approval of the Director of International Programs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. VMM 991W is recommended prior to taking VMC 999.
VMC 997: International Veterinary Clinics (Thailand)
This course is offered to senior students in the DVM curriculum and offers the opportunity to see cases under the direction of veterinary faculty at veterinary colleges in Thailand including Chiang Mai University. It is a 4 week block. Students choose two experiences (Dairy, Small Animal, or Zoo/Elephant Medicine) which are each two weeks long. Students choosing Dairy Medicine may petition for credit for a ruminant experience by contacting Dr. Kevin Anderson. VMM 991W is recommended prior to taking VMC 997 as well as some familiarity with the Thai language (language sessions are occasionally provided by Thai graduate students at the CVM).