Study abroad summer applications due March 5 Virginia Lyons February 23, 2010 Looking to study abroad? Consider the following courses in Guatemala, Tanzania and Tibet. Applications are due Friday, March 5. Guatemala – Topics in Systematic Theology: The Church in Latin America Participate in service-learning using the VISION program’s six-point philosophy and fulfill either the 300-level theology course requirement or the university’s human diversity core requirement by taking this course in Guatemala this summer. The course focus is on Christian theology and practice in a context of the great struggle for human dignity and the experiences of the Guatemalan churches in the 20th century. Students will depart on June 4 and return June 25. For more information and a course description visit the Study Abroad Web page. Tanzania – EDUC 210/TEGR 510: Leadership and Education in an International Context Students will participate in an in-depth, hands-on study withnationally recognized leaders in a progressive educational setting in rural Tanzania. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, the course will be based in Kayanga with visits to the Bweranyange School and KaragweUniversity site. In addition to the on-site course meetings, four joint seminars will be held with EDLD 869 prior to departure and one upon return. For more information and a course description visit the Study Abroad Web page. Tanzania – EDLD 869: Leadership and Education in International Contexts (of Tanzania) This course provides a focus on broad world views and comprehensive examinations of the globalization and development of sub-Saharan Africa and is open to graduate students and nondegree-seeking graduate students. The course will be based in Dar es Salaam and Iringa, witha visit to Stone Town, Zanzibar. In addition to the on-site course meetings, four joint seminars will be held prior to departure with EDUC 210/TEGR 510 and one upon return. For more information and a course description visit the Study Abroad Web page. Tibet – Ethics in Tibet This course provides students with an introduction to the study of ethics and, in particular, comparative ethics. Students will learn about the principal ethical theories in Western philosophy – virtue ethics, deontological ethics, and utilitarianism – as well as core themes in Buddhist ethics. This course fulfills the PHIL 214 requirement. For more information visit the Ethics in Tibet Web page.