Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Glasgow Spring 1 2020: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (January 6, 2020 - May 30, 2020)
Catalog Code: VGSS3120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

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).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

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; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is 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.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

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. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Host University Units

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The courses listed below are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Glasgow Module Catalog linked here for additional courses.

  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Site Specialist.

Course Credit

  • Students are required to enroll in 60 Scotcat Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) units per term as determined by the University of Glasgow. The university offers courses from 10 Scotcats to 40 Scotcats.
  • Per the University of Glasgow, 60 Scotcat credits are considered equivalent to 15 U.S. semester credits/22.5 U.S. quarter units. Credit transfer policies surrounding Scotcats vary across US universities and students are strongly encouraged to consult with their home university regarding the transfer of Scotcats.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed in the Glasgow Module Catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Glasgow module level classifications of a 1, 2, 3 or 4 level, which correspond with the four year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Glasgow and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Understanding the Course Code (EX: COMPLIT1001)

  • the first four to seven letters refer to the department the course is being offered through (COMPLIT=Comparative Literature)
  • the next number refers to the level (1= Level 1, 2= Level 2, 3= Level 3, 4= Level 4)
  • the last three numbers refer to the unique number assigned to the class

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and SCQF credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
See Course Disclaimer

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

VGSS3120
Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Courses

Course list Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Stirling Spring 1 2020: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business (January 9, 2020 - May 9, 2020)
Catalog Code: VSRS3120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

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).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

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; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is 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.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

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. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SCQF Credits

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

22

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The courses listed below are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Stirling Module Catalog linked here for additional courses.

  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Scotland Site Specialist.

Course Credit

  • Students are required to enroll in 60 Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) units per term as determined by the University of Stirling. The university offers courses from 10 credits to 40 credits.
  • Per the University of Stirling, 20 SCQF credits are considered equivalent to 5 U.S. semester credits/7.5 U.S. quarter units. Credit transfer policies surrounding SCQF credits vary across US universities and students are strongly encouraged to consult with their home university regarding the transfer of SCQF credits.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed in the Stirling Module Catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Stirling module level classifications of a 8, 9 or 10 level, which correspond with the three year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 9 and level 10 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Stirling and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.
  • These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Understanding the Course Code (EX: ENGU9HC)

  • the first three letters refer to the department the course is being offered through (ENG=English)
  • the last four numbers/letters refer to the unique number assigned to the class

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Stirling will SCQF credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
See Course Disclaimer
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Taught In English
Courses:

Politics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Politics and Policy Making in Scotland [POLU9SP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
US Foreign Policy [POLU9AF]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

VSRS3120