UMW in Nepal
International Perspectives on Civic Engagement
Civic Engagement takes various forms and is affected by many things including culture, economic opportunity and governmental structures. Join Dr. David Rettinger and Dr. Daniel Hirshberg on a program this winter break, using Nepal as a case study and applying what you learn in class to the current environment and society in Nepal. You will get to experience the beauty of this unique country through:
Students will stay in double occupancy rooms in a comfortable local guest house and a hotel. Breakfast is provided and Wifi access is included at both locations.
In addition to the program travel during Winter Break, students will enroll in the Fall 2017 course IDIS 350V for 3 credits. The course will meet weekly for the last 8 weeks of the fall semester in preparation for the trip to Nepal.
This course satisfies the Experiential Learning OR Global Inquiry general education requirement by contract with the faculty director only.
Requirements & Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to participate. This program is open to all UMW students regardless of major or year of study. It is also open to non-UMW students but enrollment in IDIS 350V for the Fall 2017 semester is required.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
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