Available Faculty-Led Study Abroad Courses for 2018-2019

FACULTY/STAFF-LED IGS Courses for 2018-2019

Chinese Culture and Business – China, led by Shichun (Alex) Xu- travel dates May 18-June 1, 2019

International Service Learning in Honduras – Honduras, led by Michele Lambaria- travel dates July 28-Aug 10, 2019

International Service Learning in Kenya – Kenya, led by Linda Knecht- travel dates May 17-June 2019

Pride and Performance: Exploring LGBTQ Culture, History, and Performance in New York and Germany – USA (NY) + Germany- led by Andrew Morton- travel dates June 26-July 7, 2019

International Group Travel Faculty Handbook

International Group Travel Faculty Handbook developed by IGS and the International Center to be a central location for policies and procedures for Faculty-Led Study Abroad. Click here for the PDF of the handbook. 

 

Guidelines for Proposing IGS Endorsed Study Abroad Courses

Guidelines  IGS Supported & Endorsed Course Proposals:

IGS has two forms of support for Faculty Led-International Group Travel

Supported IGS courses are required to bear the INT course prefix

  • INT 391: International Service Learning (1-3 credits, Pass/Fail)
  • ​INT 394: Special Topics in Study Abroad (3 credits, ABCDE)
    • This course carries a Global Studies general education attribute, attention to the outcomes in the application process needs to be given
  • INT 594: Special Topics in Study Abroad (Graduate Level)

Full group of scholarship funds are open to this category of courses

Endorsed IGS courses are required to bear the INT course prefix

  • INT 391: International Service Learning (1-3 credits, Pass/Fail)
  • INT 394: Special Topics in Study Abroad (3 credits, ABCDE)
    • This course carries a Global Studies general education attribute, attention to the outcomes in the application process needs to be given
  • INT 594: Special Topics in Study Abroad (Graduate Level)

LIMITED group of scholarship funds are open to this category of courses

ALL IGS courses should follow these guidelines:

IGS Courses need to be open to all students regardless of their major and carry no pre-requisites.

IGS encourages interdisciplinary approaches to courses and co-lead courses.

Additional guidelines are available at umflint.edu/igs

Additional guidelines concerning Program Leaders and Budget Proposals HERE

IGS Rubrics (new 2017-2018)

IGS Faculty will use the following rubrics to score proposals for decisions to Support or Endorse for the 2017-2018 academic year.