Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 01, 2022  
Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

ANT 260 - Your Semester Abroad: History, Ethics, and Planning (1 Cr.)

This class will prepare students for their semester-long study abroad experience, from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Students will learn about the history and ethics of study abroad, in preparation for moving beyond being mere tourists to engaging with their hosts. Topics will include theoretical frameworks such as identity, culture/culture shock, and neocolonialism as well as practical issues such as safety, health, and religious considerations. All students will take responsibility for their own study abroad experience, researching the country and region that will host them, as well as setting personal learning objectives. The course will feature several guest speakers. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and student must be enrolled in long-term study abroad program in following term, or Permission of Instructor. Fall and Spring semesters. Department.