Academic Credits with Holbrook Travel

Since 1974, Holbrook has led more than 70,000 students to the far reaches of the world. Over the years, Holbrook’s travel programs have immersed students in new ecosystems and cultures, improved students’ content area knowledge and invigorated their passion for subject areas.

To provide this valuable experience to students, Holbrook partners with academic institutions to provide travel programs that qualify for academic credit at the pre-college, undergraduate or graduate levels in specific disciplines.

Holbrook's academic travel programs team consists of both educators and travel professionals. This team works together to design hands-on, in-depth study programs to ecologically and sociologically significant destinations across the globe.

Pre-college credit and undergraduate credit

Holbrook supports high school juniors and seniors in obtaining pre-college credits for some travel programs. These credits, offered by Lees-McRae College, are fully transferable, meaning the student can enter university with approved college credits in science.

With its academic partnership with Lees-McRae College, Holbrook Travel specifically designs travel to provide undergraduate students course credit in science. Subjects include tropical conservation, biology and ecology.

Graduate-level credit

Through University of the Pacific and Holbrook Travel, students or teachers can receive semester units of graduate level professional development credits for Holbrook Travel programs.

Designed exclusively to meet the needs of educators for professional upgrading and salary advancement, these credits are only applicable towards a degree program when pre-approved by your institution.

This course offers educators and related personnel the opportunity to develop a personalized academic programs based on independent and or group travels either within the United States or abroad. Each participant has the opportunity to design a sequence of academic activities based on pre-determined travel plans. Upon submission and approval of an academic travel plan, the participant will develop units of study or audio-visual curriculum aids and materials which will be based on activities, experiences and information gained from travel. Aids and materials may include but are not limited to video tape recordings and slide presentations.

University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university. The main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study.