Study Abroad Spring Course
As part of a Spring Semester Course, the Year of India seminar abroad will provide an immersive, global learning experience that will broaden the worldview and help increase the intercultural competence of students. This seminar will introduce students to the amazing and vibrant diversity of peoples, cultures, and religions of India by visiting a variety of community organizations, academic institutions, businesses, museums, and sacred places, in both rural and urban settings. Students will develop a holistic understanding of India and gain a greater appreciation for cultural diversity and global interdependence through reflection and analysis of issues of local and global importance. Accompanied by experienced Year of India faculty, student participants will interact with faculty, staff and students from both Tata Institute of Social Sciences and HR College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. They will also meet with United Nations CIFAL Bangalore officials as well as visit numerous important cultural and historic sites including the Golden Temple of Amritsar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. For more information visit dga.kennesaw.edu/educationabroad
Travel Dates: March 28 – April 8, 2018
Housing: Shared hotel lodging.
Course Offered: Students will receive three credit hours as part of a Spring Semester course: ISD 3334: Year of India
Admissions: Minimum 2.5 GPA & good academic standing. Students must be prepared to hike long distances. No prerequisites.
Program Cost: $2325.00 - Cost includes airfare, accommodations, local transportation, program excursions and emergency health insurance. Program cost does not include tuition.
$1000.00 Global Learning Scholarships for all eligible KSU students.
Application Deadline and Payment Schedule:
Student Application Deadline: November 1, 2017.
A $300 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of application.
$500 - 1st Program Fee Payment: December 1, 2017
$1525 - 2nd (Final) Program Fee Payment: January 12, 2018
Dr. Ravi Ghadge, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Dr. Douglas Moodie, Professor of Management
Dr. Dan Paracka, Professor of Education
Dr. Anne R. Richards, Professor of English
Dr. Debarati Sen, Associate Professor of Conflict Management & Anthropology
Dr. Katherine White, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Ginny Zhan, Professor of Psychology