GLS440 Study Abroad
Lead Faculty: Dr. Raphi Rechitsky
Students travel to a foreign country with roughly a third of the class devoted to study prior to travel, a third to directed travel and study in the chosen country, and a third to analyzing experiences abroad. Any visas, passports, immunizations, or other travel requirements are the students' responsibilities.
- Document the connection between studying and the challenge of living in a foreign culture.
- Explain important issues and events in the history of the region or country visited.
- Assess the interaction between the political and social structure of the host society.
- Identify key elements of the region's material and artistic culture.
- Converse with beginner proficiency in a foreign language.