Spring 1 2019: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Spring 1 2019: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Spring 1 2019: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (January 25, 2019 - May 11, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPGS1119

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Global Missions Perspectives (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)
  • 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 COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

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 Pass/Fail)

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)

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

  • syllabi available upon request.
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Spring 2 2019: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics

Courses

Course list Spring 2 2019: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics

Spring 2 2019: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics (February 1, 2019 - May 10, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPGS1219

 

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Global Missions Perspectives (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)
  • 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 COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

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 Pass/Fail)

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)

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

  • syllabi available upon request.
VPGS1219