IDST 6305: Culturally Sustainable Education, Global Health, and Economic Development Initiatives

Credits 3
Course ID
008859
Grading Basis
Graded
Course Component
Practicum
This three-credit hybrid elective interdisciplinary study abroad course provides students the opportunity to participate fully as members of a collaborative, global community of practice. The outcome objective focuses on development of global-oriented critical reasoning and in-country cross-cultural service learning, with emphasis on professional and academic development. The study abroad trip will provide ongoing opportunities to engage with global partners and host communities in developing regions of the world. The course consists of: (a) pre-departure academic coursework and travel/mission orientation training, (b) in-country guided service learning field applications with daily written reflections, (c) re-entry faculty guided reflective-debriefing-data mining towards interdisciplinary study abroad course semester project.