Academic Catalog

Visit and Transfer Programs

You can register for the following programs through SPU agreements. If you’re interested in one of these programs, you will meet with the designated contact at SPU, but will register for classes through the institution you visit.

Consortium Visitor Program

You may elect to attend one of the other 12 Christian College Consortium schools on a visitor basis for one or two quarters on the Student Visitor Program. In addition to SPU, Consortium schools include:

  • Asbury College
  • Bethel College (St. Paul)
  • George Fox University
  • Gordon College
  • Greenville College
  • Houghton College
  • Malone College
  • Messiah College
  • Taylor University
  • Trinity International University
  • Westmont College
  • Wheaton College

You are eligible for this program if you have completed one year in residence at SPU and are in good academic standing. The deadline for Autumn Quarter is March 1; the deadline for either Winter Quarter or Spring Quarter is October 1. You will file your application through the Office of Academic Counseling

Contact the Office of Academic Counseling or the Christian College Consortium for more information.

Fashion Institute of Technology Program

If you have been admitted to a major in the apparel design and apparel merchandising program and have maintained a satisfactory grade-point average, you may select from eight additional specializations if you are accepted into the liaison program with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City.

If you choose the FIT option, you must be accepted into the major and work closely with your faculty advisor in selecting courses that best prepare you for your chosen major.

Specializations offered through the FIT liaison program include accessories design; advertising and communication; advertising design; apparel production management; fashion buying and merchandising; fashion design; textile design; and textile technology.