Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Agra, India; Delhi, India; Jaipur, India
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Embedded Study Abroad offered by PSUMA. The program includes a pre-departure orientation 2-credit hour course in Fall 2018 (ASIA 197A) and another 2-credit hour course in Spring 2019 (ASIA 199A) post-return for sharing experience with PSU community. The focus of this trip is service learning and immersive activities. The program will be customized depending on the majors of the interested students.
Topics to be covered in ASIA 197A (pre-departure): Introduction and discussion of alignment of this course with Penn State's "All In" campaign and with Mont Alto Campus's strategic initiative of promoting diversity; Over the next 14-15 weeks of the Fall semester, the following topics on India will be discussed: geography, culture, religion, customs and tradition, food habits, Bollywood, cricket, bilateral relations with the US, emerging global power, etiquette and local customs while in country, safety and precautions, travel documents etc.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of hotel accommodations.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must contact the program leader Somjit Barat firstname.lastname@example.org.