IS 355 Cross Cultural Explorations: Investigations in Education and Social Justice
In keeping with Avila’s mission to prepare students for responsible lifelong contributions to the global community, this travel course will examine interactions among people of diverse cultural, language, gender, class, and religious backgrounds in educational and community settings. Students will participate in cultural immersion experiences and service learning projects within another country in the world. They will investigate issues of poverty, educational access, health care access, discrimination and social justice from anthropological, development, educational, geographical, historical, psychological, sociological, religious, and economic perspectives. The course is intended to prompt students to examined and responsible action as citizens of the global community. PRE 2015 CORE: Level III. 2015 CORE: Social Justice & Civic Life, Contribute, Interdisciplinary Studies, Civic Engagement, Global Studies.