The India Tour aims to give students an in-depth understanding of India, its cultural and religious diversity, and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. Specifically, the objectives for the India Tour are:
- to examine the issues of development, environmental sustainability, and globalization within the Indian context;
- to explore India’s religions, including Hinduism, Sikhism, and Christianity;
- to offer first hand experiences of Indian life, both urban and rural; and
- to highlight the benefits of work done by government and non-governmental organizations.
Taught by Dr. Varghese Manaloor (Economics), students will spend 3 weeks in India during the Winter 3 week block.
AUECO 254 satisfies one of Diversity and Global Studies, Integrating Knowledge, or Experiential Learning in the Core:Engagement..