Independent Minds, Working Together

Courses

IDPT 260: Global Engagement Seminar - Pre-Departure.

Off-campus study can be one of the most enriching educational experiences students may have during their undergraduate years. This pre-departure course asks students to reflect purposefully on their choice to study off campus. Through readings, attendance at campus events, personal reflection and research in the pre-departure module, students will gain a better understanding of their expectations and goals for off-campus study, of their own values and identity and of how to successfully navigate new experiences and cross-cultural encounters.

IDPT 261: Global Engagement Seminar - Re-Entry.

Off-campus study can be one of the most enriching educational experiences students may have during their undergraduate years. This re-entry course asks students to reflect purposefully on their choice to study off campus, enhanced by their experience off campus. They will be required to formally express their reflections in their chosen medium and design and implement a project related to global and civic engagement.

IDPT-40702. Diversity and Global Engagement Practicum.

This course is a supervised participation in practical efforts toward understanding and working to further the diversity and global engagement education of members of the Cross-Cultural Connections (C3) Program, a foundational program in the Center for Diversity and Global Engagement (CDGE). The course is specifically intended and designed for students who through an application process are selected to serve on the C3 executive team, which is responsible for working with the CDGE Director and C3 Program Coordinator to plan and implement diversity and global engagement events and academic workshops. The course culminates in a written analysis of the practicum experience in relationship to the student's intended major and the larger mission of improving our campus climate for all members of our College community. Pre-requisite: At least sophomore standing and documented involvement in diversity and global engagement activities. One-quarter credit. Annually. Fall and Spring.​