ENG 177 GSL - Global Srvc Learning- Bolivia
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.
Through case studies, interactive projects, and hands-on activities students will learn the fundamentals of service learning and technical skills that will guide them in future project work. In this course students will have a virtual service-learning experience with partners in Bolivia working on real projects. The course concludes with a service program to Bolivia between January 3 -13, 2024. Enrollment in this section does not include travel costs, which must be paid separately. Estimated travel costs are ~$4550 and include round-trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, international insurance, and in-country programming. Many scholarships are available.