Aug 13, 2022  

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IHU 268 - International Studies in Interdisciplinary Humanities

Credits: 1-4
Provides an interdisciplinary study-travel experience focused on examining two or more aspects of the Humanities in a region outside the United States. Involves reading, writing, and travel. Expenses for travel and overseas study must be paid by the student.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15-60 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the region using two or more perspectives from the Humanities.
    1. Read about the culture of the region before travel. Choose two or more humanities disciplines (e.g. art, music, language, history, literature, communication, philosophy) as focus of reading.
    2. Compare and contrast how each of the chosen disciplines contribute to the culture of the region.
    3. Discuss the impact of the chosen disciplines on the culture of the region.
  2. Visit multiple sites and experience the culture of the region. Write a paper or journal that will integrate personal experiences and relevant information from Humanities readings.
    1. Visit sites in the region.
    2. Experience the culture of the region.
    3. Record experiences.
    4. Communicate ideas clearly through chosen written format.
  3. Design and complete a project that reflects upon, summarizes, and presents what was learned through the reading and the travel experience.
    1. Apply broad principles of chosen Humanities disciplines to the travel experience.
    2. Describe how personal attitudes and perspectives affect one's own perceptions of and interactions with a new or different culture.
    3. Examine changes in personal attitudes and perspectives as a result of the travel.
    4. Evaluate travel experiences as part of overall educational goals.
    5. Present project to instructor and/or class through oral, written and/or multimedia formats.

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