Course Descriptions


Humanities  (HUM) Courses

HUM 220 Study Abroad in the French-speaking World (3-0) 3 credits

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a short-term cultural travel experience designed to prepare them for meaningful participation in today's global society. This study abroad experience is conducted in different locations throughout the French-speaking world. The course will emphasize developing an understanding and appreciation of the host country culture. Students will learn simple French vocabulary to facilitate their interactions with the native population in the host country, and will also have the opportunity to tour various sites of interest. Students will be housed in family homestay accommodations for the duration of the travel experience (to the extent possible). Open to all students, regardless of academic program. Students must complete an application form, provide two (2) letters of recommendation, and receive permission of instructor. Previous study of French is recommended, but not required.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


HUM 225 Study Abroad in the Spanish-speaking World (3-0) 3 credits

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a short-term cultural travel experience designed to prepare them for meaningful participation in today's global society. This study abroad experience is conducted in different locations throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The course will emphasize developing an understanding and appreciation of the host country culture. Students will learn simple Spanish vocabulary to facilitate their interactions with the native population in the host country, and will also have the opportunity to tour various sites of interest. Students will be housed in family homestay accommodations for the duration of the travel experience (to the extent possible). Open to all students, regardless of academic program. Students must complete an application form, provide two (2) letters of recommendation, and receive permission of instructor. Previous study of Spanish is recommended, but not required.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF