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    Cooperative Education. In the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, cooperative education—or co-op for short—is a key component to the Experiential Liberal Arts, an educational model that integrates experiential learning with the rigorous study of society, culture, and politics.

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    Global Opportunities. A liberal arts education in today’s contemporary world needs to include global perspectives and in-depth connections with other cultures and nations. Through study abroad programs, research assistantships all over the world, and dynamic programming linking students to international dialogue in more than 20 other countries, CSSH students engage with the global community. The Asian Studies Program requires its majors to spend time in Asia in an educationally and  culturally meaningful setting

    Global Opportunities
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    Student Research. Pursuing research makes students knowledge creators and develops their teamwork skills. The discipline of mind that research requires is one of the best ways to learn to think critically. Also, graduate and professional schools often expect students to conduct research during their undergraduate careers.

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    Service Learning. As an urban university, service-learning is part of Northeastern’s ethical mission. But more than good works, service-learning at Northeastern is an academically rigorous experience. Through partnerships with schools, neighborhood agencies, health clinics, and nonprofit organizations, the university embeds service into academic coursework. Students engage in hands-on service to address community needs, learning by applying course concepts to their experiences, and reflecting on those experiences back in the classroom.

    Service Learning