Fall 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Fall 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Fall 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (Late August, 2020 - Mid December, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGF1120

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail) required 
  • Up to 15 credits at Charles University to maintain full-time student status
  • While there is no language pre-requisite for this program, all students must complete the two-week intensive Czech Language course for 45 total contact hours.

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service-learning practicum (1-3 credits - optional)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here) 
NOTE: students who complete all requirements for the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

***NEW***

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

  • Syllabi available upon request.
VPGF1120
Fall 1, 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Fall 1, 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Fall 1, 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (Early September, 2020 - Mid December, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGF1120

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail) optional
  • Up to 15 credits at Charles University to maintain full-time student status
  • While there is no language pre-requisite for this program, all students must complete the two-week intensive Czech Language course for 45 total contact hours.

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service-learning practicum (1-3 credits) optional

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here) 
NOTE: students who complete all requirements for the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

***NEW***

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

  • Syllabi available upon request.
VPGF1120
Fall 2 2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics

Courses

Course list Fall 2 2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics

Fall 2 2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics (Early September, 2020 - Mid December, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGF1220

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail - optional)
  • Up to 15 credits at University of Economics to maintain full-time student status
  • All students are required to take beginning Czech Language as one of their courses. Students who have already taken Czech language and would like to opt out of the beginning Czech language course must complete a language proficiency exam upon arrival to determine whether they may do so.

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service-learning practicum (1-3 credits - optional)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here) 
NOTE: students who complete all requirements for the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

***NEW***

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.

COURSE OPTIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

  • Syllabi available upon request.
VPGF1220