Spring 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts


Course list Spring 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Spring 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (January 22, 2019 - June 11, 2019)
Catalog Code: VCPS3119

University of Cape Town

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Veritas course: Cross-Cultural Leadership required when enrollment is met
    • (45 contact hours/3 semester credits; taught by Veritas professor)
  • Veritas course: International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum required
    • (1-3 semester credits; facilitated by Veritas Mission Mentor)
  • Minimum 72 HEQF credits courses at the University of Cape Town to maintain full-time student status. (6 HEQF= 1 US credit) 


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. 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.  Cancellation will be determined by the listed Application Deadline for each semester.


International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits)

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. This course is not held in-classroom. (Download syllabus here)