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2017 Trips


S 302 or S 427 Intercultural Communication: Chinese Culture and Communication (3 cr.)

Explore Chinese sub-cultures from the more prominent Han to the Wui, Naxi, Bai and Yi. This course involves a two-week travel experience to China over Spring Break (extending slightly over either end). Students will explore Beijing, Xi'an and Kunming, along with several more historical and rural settings in Yunnan province, at the foothills of the Himalayas in southwest China.

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IMPORTANT: This course is now fully enrolled. Please contact to be put on next year's waiting list.

HSS-F 200 Hispanic Culture and Healthcare (3 cr.), NURS-J 595 Nursing Administrative Elective (3 cr.)

Experience the beautiful and diverse culture of Guatemala! Learn about the differences between our healthcare and theirs. Witness the magnificance of the Mayan ruins and the mystery of the Cristo Negro in Esquipulas! Practice your Spanish and make new and wonderful friends! This class is for all students and not strictly nursing or Spanish students.

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South Korea

NURS-T 675 Nursing Elective (3 cr.), NURS-K 432 Korean Culture and Healthcare (1 cr.), NURS-K 433 Korean Culture and Healthcare: Practicum (2 cr.)

Travel to South Korea, visiting Seoul a city of about 11 million and Jeonju a city of about 500,000. Students visit Eastern Medical facilities, participate in daily life activities and visit historical and cultural places of interest including the Demilitarized Zone, Buddhist temples, and museums.

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Traveling with Other IU Campuses

Explore all the Opportunities

Learn about the possibility of taking classes overseas with other IU campuses.

In addition to our awesome travel opportunities, there is always the option to look through the travel courses of all eight IU campuses. Contact Donna McLean ( for more information.

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Past Trips

See where we've gone in the past! Different courses are offered in different years.

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There are some additional courses still in the planning phase which may soon be offered. Be sure to check back!

Last updated: 10/09/2017