2014-15 Catalog 
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2014-15 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GEN 376 - Oman: Cross-Cultural Preparation

(1 credit)
This course prepares students for their study abroad semester at Al Amana Centre in Muscat, Oman. Topics range from practical and administrative issues related to study abroad (e.g., health and safety issues) to cultural sensitivity and coping strategies in a new environment to a brief overview of Oman’s geography, history, culture, and literature. Student assessment includes oral presentations and portfolio with self-reflections. The course is only offered in the fall, and to be taken the semester prior to the Oman semester in the spring.

Prerequisite: acceptance into the Oman semester program.