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ENG 177 GSL - Global Comm Service- Bolivia

Last offered Fall 2024

Official Description

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.

Section Description

This course and study tour seeks to encourage the development of global and intercultural competencies through critical, constructive, and creative thinking. Through this community service opportunity in Bolivia, students will examine how to effectively work with their classmates and complete a community-driven project with a local NGO or start-up. The course concludes with a service program to Bolivia for 10 days in January 2025. Enrollment in this section does not include travel costs, which must be paid separately. Estimated travel costs are ~$5600 and include round-trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, international insurance, and in-country programming. This fee does not include personal miscellaneous expenses or the cost of a passport. Many scholarships are available.

Related Faculty

Global Comm Service- BoliviaGSL71578LCD11100 - 1150 R  1020 Lincoln Hall Carlos Raul Molina-Vital
Kimberly Powers