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Newsflash: New Global Transitions Program for September 2011
Looking for a great way to begin your university career at Brock
University while at the same time gain meaningful overseas volunteer
experience in areas such as; health and medical, teaching, social and
community, construction, and conservation. Brock University in
collaboration with Basecamp International Centers will be offering a
new program for High School Graduates.
High School Graduates accepted into the Global Transitions Program
will take an on-line course through the Centre for Intercultural
Studies (INTC 1P20) during the summer months (July to August) before
going overseas for a four month period (September to December) to a
select number of countries involved in the program. While overseas
students will take INTC 2F05 on-line (September to December).
Students will then be eligible to pursue a minor in Intercultural
Studies alongside their major (in any discipline).
The two courses in the Global Transitions Program offered through the
Centre for Intercultural Studies include:
Introduction to Global Transitions
Year Experience Cultural similarities and differences and their impact
on intercultural contact and communication. Topics include cultural
adjustment, expectation management, conflict resolution and
self-knowledge in the light of international experience.
Note: offered online.
Year Experience Project Online reporting and discussion of
international experience leading to final written account and
Note: Blended format, offered partially online.