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International Travel Courses

In any given year, there will be a number of different courses traveling from the campus. Most courses travel in spring or early summer.

2016 Trips

Europe

ENG-L 381 On the Front Lines: World War II Through Literature and Film (3 cr.)

History and stories behind the events of World War II will come to life for you on this 13-day trip to Europe. You will travel to locales including Berlin (with trips to Sachsenhausen concentration camp and Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, where the “Final Solution” was devised), Amsterdam (site of Dutch Resistance), Paris and Normandy (Bayeux for a tour of the beaches of D-Day), London and Dover (site of Operation Dynamo). Learn more about the Europe trip.

Guatemala

IMPORTANT: This course is now fully enrolled. Please contact cmtaff@iuk.edu to be put on next year's waiting list.

HSS-F 200 Hispanic Culture and Healthcare (3 cr.), NURS-J 595 Nursing Administrative Elective (3 cr.)

Experience the beautiful and diverse culture of Guatemala! Learn about the differences between our healthcare and theirs. Witness the magnificance of the Mayan ruins and the mystery of the Cristo Negro in Esquipulas! Practice your Spanish and make new and wonderful friends! This class is for all students and not strictly nursing or Spanish students. Learn more about the Guatemala trip.

Italy

FINA-A 200 Topics in Art History: Foreign Study in Italian Art (3 cr.)

This course will cover highlights of Italian architecture, sculpture, and painting from ancient Rome through Baroque. The works highlighted in the course content will be studied firsthand in the churches, museums, and historical sites in Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, and Pompeii during a one week trip to Italy during Spring Break 2016. Learn more about the Italy trip.

Poland

BUS-D 496 Foreign Study in Business (3 cr.) or
BUKO-C 566 Issues in International Management (3 cr.)

This course, offered to M.B.A. students and business majors or minors, will be offered in summer session II. Students will travel to Krakow and Warsaw Poland and observe a variety of Polish business practices, interview managers of businesses in Poland, and collect data for industry specific projects they will complete starting with early classes at IU Kokomo and finishing when they return. This class will allow students to explore a variety of environmental dimensions influencing business practices including economic, financial, political, legal and cultural. Learn more about the Poland trip.

South Korea

NURS-T 675 Nursing Elective (3 cr.), NURS-K 432 Korean Culture and Healthcare (1 cr.), NURS-K 433 Korean Culture and Healthcare: Practicum (2 cr.)

Travel to South Korea, visiting Seoul a city of about 11 million and Jeonju a city of about 500,000. Students visit Eastern Medical facilities, participate in daily life activities and visit historical and cultural places of interest including the Demilitarized Zone, Buddhist temples, and museums. Learn more about the South Korea trip.

2015 Trips

China

S 302 or S 427 Intercultural Communication: Chinese Culture and Communication (3 cr.)

Explore Chinese sub-cultures from the more prominent Han to the Wui, Naxi, Bai and Yi. This course involves a two-week travel experience to China over Spring Break (extending slightly over either end). Students will explore Beijing, Xi'an and Kunming, along with several more historical and rural settings in Yunnan province, at the foothills of the Himalayas in southwest China. Learn more about the China trip.

Guatemala

HSS-F 200 Hispanic Culture and Healthcare (3 cr.), NURS-J 595 Nursing Administrative Elective (3 cr.)

Experience the beautiful and diverse culture of Guatemala! Learn about the differences between our healthcare and theirs. Witness the magnificance of the Mayan ruins and the mystery of the Cristo Negro in Esquipulas! Practice your Spanish and make new and wonderful friends! This class is for all students and not strictly nursing or Spanish students. Learn more about the Guatemala trip.

Istanbul

C 566 and D 496 Issues in International Business Management and Foreign Study in Business (3 cr.)

Go on a 10-day trip to Istanbul, Turkey. Explore aspects of international business management practices in Istanbul, Turkey and have the chance to interview Turkish/Expatriate managers of businesses. Learn more about the Istanbul trip.

South Korea

NURS-T 675 Nursing Elective (3 cr.), NURS-K 432 Korean Culture and Healthcare (1 cr.), NURS-K 433 Korean Culture and Healthcare: Practicum (2 cr.)

Travel to South Korea, visiting Seoul a city of about 11 million and Jeonju a city of about 500,000. Students visit Eastern Medical facilities, participate in daily life activities and visit historical and cultural places of interest including the Demilitarized Zone, Buddhist temples, and museums. Learn more about the South Korea trip.

United Kingdom

HSS-I 450 Innovations Symposium (3 cr.)

Travel for three weeks to cities in England like Cornwall, London and Harlaxton. Study and discuss historical and contemporary innovations like Sir. Isaac Newton's discovery of gravity and more. Learn more about the United Kingdom trip.

Traveling with Other IU Campuses

Explore all the Opportunities

Learn about the possibility of taking classes overseas with other IU campuses.

In addition to our awesome travel opportunities, there is always the option to look through the travel courses of all eight IU campuses. Take a look at the full list of trips. Contact Donna McLean (domclean@iuk.edu) for more information.

There are some additional courses still in the planning phase which may soon be offered. Be sure to check back!

Last updated: 02/05/2016