Undergraduate Program


Students who have completed their junior year of high school, high school seniors, as well as college students, may earn credit during the foreign study abroad program. Credit earned may be transferred to other accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States.


Students may earn either three or six hours (units) of credit.


  • Humanities 260. European Humanities. (3 semester hours) — An introduction to the history and culture of Europe with emphasis on the humanistic achievements of Western man.
  • Humanities 204. International Humanities. (3 semester hours) — The humanistic study of a selected country or countries; the course normally requires travel to a non-English speaking country.


The completed registration form should be sent to:

Nicholls Europe
Nicholls State University
Thibodaux, LA 70310

A check made out to Nicholls State University for $719.45 for three hours or $1,418.90 for six hours should be included.

Registration must be completed by May 27th. No registration forms will be accepted after this date. There are no other documents other than the completed application and fees needed for registration. If undergraduate students wish to enroll at Nicholls State University for the fall 2016 semester, they will need to reapply.


Summer study and travel residence in Europe is required. Class attendance is required with a final examination to determine the student’s grade. Grades earned will be awarded and will appear on the student’s official transcript.

For an official transcript, contact the Office of Records and Registration. Indicate the institution of higher learning to receive the transcript, your official name, social security number and date of birth. Nicholls State University does not charge a fee for transcripts.

Grades are due before August 5. However, some foreign study itineraries will make this impossible. In these cases, an incomplete grade (“I”) will be issued.