MECR 5/382 Internship in Middle Eastern Cultures and Religions - Credit Hours: 3
Semester normally offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
Students are placed in approved internship settings in Israel and/or the West Bank in order to develop and refine practical skills necessary for leadership in a wide variety of work in the Middle East.
This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:
- Middle Eastern Studies
- Cross-Cultural Studies
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- identify skills in communication and leadership and confidently use these skills as needed for work in cross-cultural, Middle Eastern settings;
- demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to the major areas of culture (e.g. language, society, thought, religion); and
- enumerate some of the challenges of cross-cultural identification and communication.