ENG 177 GH - Global Sus Comm Dev - Jamaica
Last offered Fall 2023
Provides first-year students with opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary courses designed to help explore what is means to be an engineer and develop skills required in the engineering workplace, be it team dynamics, leadership skills, intercultural competency, or communication techniques. Students will explore topic areas offered as separate sections under the course heading. Each section uses a hands-on, interactive, discussion/team-based approach. The courses use active learning exercises in addition to reflections, readings, and project work. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms for a maximum of 4 hours.
Join us for an interdisciplinary classroom working with an NGO on global sustainable community development in Jamaica! Develop your cultural intelligence skills and gain a global understanding while building invaluable cross-cultural communication and teamwork skills. The course concludes with a service trip to Jamaica between January 4-13, 2024.Enrollment in this section does not include travel costs, which must be paid separately. Estimated travel costs are ~$3750 and include the cost of round-trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, immunizations, international insurance, and in-country programming. This fee does not include personal miscellaneous expenses or the cost of a passport. This section is restricted to students living in ISR?s Honor?s LLC. Many scholarships are available.