The course involves participation in a work-study-service field project. It offers an eight week cultural immersion experience for a team under staff supervision in a program of community self-help sponsored by a local non-profit religious or social agency. Emphasis is on developing a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary understanding of the community and conducting research in a cultural context.
Corequisite: GBL 395 International Development Practicum. Student application, interview, language training, and orientation are required; a re-entry course may be required as well. Costs are met by the student.