group of studentsUniv 392 International Experience Courses

Providing international experiences to CI students is one of the pillars of the University mission. UNIV 392 courses are led by CI faculty. Students must go through an application process in order to be admitted into the UNIV 392 course. If students have questions  regarding information about these courses they must contact the lead faculty.  Review your options below, and if you find a course that you like, contact the faculty member directly for more information. UNIV 392 International Experience Courses are open to every major.

For more information please contact the Faculty directly

Spring 2019

Costa Rica: UNIV 392 The Natural and Cultural History of Costa RicaCosta Rica travel photo

This course provides an interdisciplinary learning community that conducts field research and service learning in Las Banulas National Park, Arenal National Park, and Monteverde Tropical Reserve during spring break.

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee is required; $1,250.00
  • Tentative Travel Dates: March 15, 2019 - March 25, 2019
  • Faculty Leaders: Don Rodriguez and Allison Alvarado

Spring 2019

Germany: UNIV392 Germany Experience

Focuses on developing an environmental/cultural approach to global marketing. Topics covered include: cultural and social forces, political and regulatory climate, global buyer behavior, and global marketing strategies. Cases, research, and marketing plans are used to apply marketing concepts to global opportunities and environments.
Unlike other semesters this semester you have the option to choose whether you would like to work on an experiential project with real clients or if you would prefer to join us for the two-week Germany trip that will  happen at the end of the semester.

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee is required; $1,100 
  • Tentative Travel Dates: May 20, 2019 - June 3, 2019 
  • Faculty Leaders: Ekin Pehlivan

Summer 2019

Paris: UNIV392 Art in Paris

UNIV392 Paris summer 2019 course informational flyer

Through class lectures, studio projects and field trips to the art museums and
cultural locations in Paris, students will study art, art history on location and in
the art studio/classroom environment. Group instruction involving assigned art
projects and a written paper and creating artwork for a final critique and
exhibition will be the central focus of this class.

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee is required
  • Travel Dates: May 25 - June 15 2019
  • Faculty Leaders: Liz King

Fall 2019 

UNIV392 Malaysia-Singapore Flyer

More Information (flyer for UNIV392 Malaysia/Singapore course)

FAQ Sheet  (PDF, 147KB)

Malaysia/Singapore:  UNIV 392 Western and Eastern Perspectives on Education,
Social Systems, and Mental Health

This interdisciplinary course explores different perspectives on education, social systems, and mental illness in Western and Eastern countries, particularly United States, Singapore, and Malaysia.  

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee is required
  • Tentative Travel Dates: January 2, 2020 - January 15, 2020
  • Faculty Leaders: Kimmy Kee-Rose and HyeSun Lee

Fall 2019

Taiwan: UNIV 392 Taiwan- Culture and Commerce

This course introduces cultural sociology, with an emphasis on Taiwanese culture in conjunction with the formal and informal health systems in Taiwan.  Social-historical development of the arts, architecture, and religion are considered in the social and political/health policy conditions in which they have developed.  Comparative analysis between Taiwan and the United States is explored, as is the unique relationship between Taiwan (Republic of China) and Mainland China (People’s Republic of China).

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee is required
  • Tentative Travel Dates: January 3, 2020 - January 16, 2020 
  • Faculty Leaders: William Wagner

 


Previous UNIV392 courses

Fall 2018: South Africa: UNIV 392 Journey to New South Africa landscape view of south africa

This course is a comprehensive study of South African history, politics, and society, which includes travel to South Africa to observe society in order to understand concepts and issues discussed in the campus-based portion of the class.

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee = $1,800.00
  • Travel Dates: January 02, 2018 - January 20, 2018
  • Faculty Leaders: Andrea Grove and Christopher Scholl

Spring 2018: Costa Rica: UNIV 392 The Natural and Cultural History of Costa RicaCosta Rica landscape

This course provides an interdisciplinary learning community that conducts field research and service learning in Las Banulas National Park, Arenal National Park, and Monteverde Tropical Reserve during spring break.

  • Non-Refundable International Course Fee = $1,020.00
  • Tentative Travel Dates: March 14, 2018 - March 24, 2018
  • Faculty Leaders: Don Rodriguez and Allison Alvarado

Summer 2018: Spain: UNIV 392 Social Change in Spain (Málaga) spain landscape

This course will focus on language, grammar, composition and culture, as well as, research projects and service learning experiences. 

 

Fall 2018

India: UNIV 392 Biotechnology in India Delhi India  

This course will include travel to India during the winter break. The trip to India will involve visits to top scientific institutions where students will get to see various advancements in the area of basic and applied biotechnology. 

  • Non-refundable International Course Fee will be required
  • Tentative Travel Dates: December 26, 2018 - January 16, 2019
  • Faculty Leader: Nitika Parmar
  • Students must apply for this course. For application materials contact the faculty lead Nitika Parmar
    • Applications are due APRIL 2, 2017

New Zealand: UNIV 392 Learning Stories in New Zealandlandscape view of New Zealand

This course will include travel to New Zealand during winter break. Students selected for this course will learn from New Zealand educators, visit New Zealand early education programs, visit museums, historical landmarks, participate in Maori cultural exchange activities, and experience an island Marae stay in the ancestral meeting house.

Interested? Please watch the INFORMATION SESSION recorded on Zoom.

Would you like to follow the group during their travels to New Zealand? www.instagram.com/csuci.newzealand

 

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