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Prerequisites and Requirements for Linfield Study Abroad Programs

Overall requirements:

  • Students must have successfully completed at least one semester at Linfield before applying
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 to be considered for any semester/year or January Term program (program/location-specific requirements are noted below)
  • For all programs requiring a language, students must have a 3.0 average in that language at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be in good academic and social standing to be considered for any program

Program-Specific Requirements and Prerequisites: (2.75 min. GPA unless specified otherwise)

Australia   GPA of 3.0 required.
Austria GPA of 3.0 required in language courses; minimum of one year of college level German language(2 years preferred). 
There is also an English Language Track requiring no previous language.
Beijing  GPA of 3.2 and minimum of one year of college level Chinese is required 
Costa Rica  Minimum of one year of college level Spanish required (2 years preferred) 
Ecuador   Quito: GPA of 2.75 required, 3.0 preferred; minimum of 2 years of college level Spanish required.  Galapagos: minimum
of one year of college level Spanish, a course in general biology and a course in ecology required 
England   GPA of 3.0 required 
France   Angers: minimum of one year of college level French required 
Aix-en-Provence or Marseilles: minimum of two years of college level French required
Aix-en-Provence:  Institute of American University Honors program; requires 2 yrs. college level French 
Germany  No language prerequisites, but students are encourage to take German beforehand. Especially appropriate for business students.
Hong Kong  Meeting overall requirements above; no language prerequisites 
Ireland   GPA of 3.0 required 
Japan  Kanto Gakuin University: Two years of college level Japanese preferred
Rikkyo University, Aoyama Gakuen, Doshisha University: Two years of college level Japanese required; normally open to  
majors only or by special permission from the Modern Languages Department 
Korea   Meeting overall requirements above; no language prerequisites 
New Zealand  GPA of 3.0 required 
Norway   GPA of 3.0 preferred; no language prerequisites 
Spain   Majors only; minimum of 2 years of college level Spanish required; 3.0 GPA required for Barcelona 
Senegal   Fall in Dakar for Francophone African Studies minor
Full Year, Begin in Dakar and complete in St. Louis for Francophone/African Studies majors
For both programs:  min. of 2 years of college-level French