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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HD760 International Seminar in Guyana (3 cr.)

This course gives students the opportunity to experience various institutions in Guyana, South America. This seminar allow students to engage in business, ecology, geography, sustainability, and indigenous cultures.  The cross-cultural and interdisciplinary experiences allow students to have broad involvements but, with a focus on a particular area of learning.

Upon completion of the course, all students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Construct a personal and contextualized understanding of the contemporary issues facing Guyana through readings, discussions, and experiences.
  2. Formulate the essential elements of a productive and sustainable lifestyle in a developing country.
  3. Analyze the directions and strategic initiatives of several businesses in Guyana.
  4. Compare and contrast the culture and wisdom of indigenous peoples with the student’s own culture.
  5. Evaluate the philosophy and strategies of contemporary ecotourism practices and Guyana’s efforts to create a sustainable ecological future.

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