Global Citizenship in Health (NURS 498)
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop a deeper, more situated understanding of some of the key issues related to the relevance of global citizenship in health: a sense of social justice; environmental, social, economic and political responsibility; agency; inter-relatedness and an appreciation for cultural diversity.
Nursing in Ghana (NURS 494/495 Nursing Practice VIII)
This is a clinical practicum course which provides students with the opportunity to practice within a different geographically context and culturally distinct environment. The clinical practicum involves 340 hours of practice and each student will work with a preceptor. For BScN-collaborative program and BScN-bilingual program students, this opportunity occurs in the winter term and are currently offered in Accra, Ghana through the University of Ghana (ten spots per year).
Intercultural Exploration of Health and Practice in Italy (INT D 375)
This course provides a cross cultural interprofessional learning experience that explores the impact of differences in diet, lifestyle, and food security on patient health and practice. The students also develop an understanding of how education and citizenship influence professional identity and practice. The interdisciplinary course is taught in Italy and admission is restricted to approval by home Faculty. This opportunity takes place in spring term.
Global Citizenship: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives (INT D 404)
This is an introductory course designed to provide students with the opportunity to engage with current literature and experts, as they aim to understand how global citizenship might frame the roles of individuals and communities with which they will interact in increasingly diverse social, economic, and political contexts that are not restricted by geographical or social boundaries. This course is open to all undergraduate students and offered in the Winter Term. This course can be used for elective credit.
Education Abroad: Global Perspectives (EXT 300)
Gaining an awareness of one's own cultural perspectives and beliefs enables the development of intercultural understanding and competencies. By focusing on intercultural principles and practices, students engaged in educational and experiential experiences abroad will: explore the concept of culture and cultural variations; develop awareness of how their own culture influences values, beliefs, and actions; gain an understanding of the core intercultural competencies; acquire competencies and skills critical for studying, working, and living globally. Course is delivered asynchronously online and is intended for students participating in an education abroad or study abroad experience.