Global Diversity General Education Requirement

Participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.  Students participating in a program that does not have a (G) designation below can use the regular petition process to have a particular course taken in their program to fulfill the Global Diversity requirement.  Students who wish to have their off-campus programs work applied toward general education requirements in a particular way should petition the Faculty Subcommittee on Administration with support from the relevant academic department before participation in the program.

International Development in Ecuador (G)

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Tags: Latin American Studies Anthropology Economics Education Environmental Studies Gender Studies Government International Studies Psychology Spanish Ethnic Studies Global Studies

MSID seeks to engage students in an environment of reciprocal learning concerning local and global problems with a particular focus on development issues. This program allows students interested in the theoretical and practical implications of international development and social justice to study firsthand the challenges faced by developing countries. Students gain hands-on experience by participating in a community-based internship in addition to program coursework. Students are placed in homestays to facilitate language development and community integration.

Satisfies Requirement(s):
Diversity-Global GER (01cr)

Spanish 202 or the equivalent required. Applicants must have junior or senior status during the program.

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Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Year, Semester

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: Spanish