ART 160 - Study Tour
Number of Credits: 3
Study Tour courses provide students the opportunity to travel abroad to explore an aspect of another country’s cultural heritage. Course work for three credits involves readings and discussions before the travel, a travel journal, and a specialized project with formal presentation. The student will work under the guidance of a faculty member from the appropriate discipline to design and present a project for study. To enroll in this course, which is offered during the Spring term, the student must register for the trip by October 31 of the previous semester.(plus additional travel fees). (Spring) Three Credits. Three billable hours.
Pre-requisite(s): ENG 001 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize and explain the events, people, and ideas in a specific area of history in order to show a clear, concise understanding of their effects on both a specific geographical area and the wider world (GE1, GE2, GE6, PG1, PG2, PG4)
- Communicate orally by in participating in presentations (GE2, GE4, PG1,PG4)
- Demonstrate informational literacy i.e. know when there is a need for information, and to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand (GE2, GE4, PG1, PG4)
- Express themselves in formal writing, by authoring a longer essay that offers a clear and supported position on a complex subject or event (GE1, GE2, GE4, PG1, PG2, PG4, PG5)
- Demonstrate cultural competence the self-awareness of one’s own worldview and the ability to relate effectively across lines of cultural difference (GE1, GE2, GE5, GE6, GE7, PG1, PG2, PG4, PG5)
- Think critically, from analyzing the successes and failures of the past and explaining and predicting how people with values and mindsets different from our own handle similar circumstances (GE2, GE6, GE7, PG1, PG2, PG4, PG5)
- Make historical connections by recognizing contemporary behaviors, actions, and policies that demonstrate how people fail to learn lessons from past successes and failures in history (GE2, GE7, PG1)
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