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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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*Bahamas: Leadership at Sea Nassau, Bahamas
Terms: J-Term Description: LEAD 110: Leadership at Sea   Melissa Sturm-Smith and Chad Cardani-Trollinger AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding Leadership At Sea is a blend of classroom and experiential learning focusing on leadership development, team building, a nd[...]
*Beijing: Music in China Beijing, China
Terms: Summer Description: Music in China is a 9-day music practicum experience for piano and flute performance students to be led by Profs. Roth and Marrs. Drake faculty and students will work with relevant Minzu faculty and students to produce a final performance of a variet y[...]
*Belize: International Environmental Seminar: Poverty, Development, and Conservation in Belize Punta Gorda, Belize
Terms: J-Term Description: ENSP 111: International Environmental Seminar: Poverty, Development, and Conservation in Belize David Courard-Hauri AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding, Honors The International Environmental Seminar enables students to gain an appreciation of [...]
*Brussels: POLS177 Model European Union Brussels, Belgium
Terms: J-Term Description: The Model European Union program will travel to Brussels, Belgium to take part in a multi-university consortium and conference on the issues and institutions of the EU. The program begins on the morning of Wednesday, January 10 with visits to the Eur opean[...]
*Colorado: Marijuana Legalization: A Case Study in Law and Social Change Denver, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: LPS 135: Marijuana Legalization: A Case Study in Law and Social Change William Garriott Denver, Colorado AOI Ethics and Values The past two decades have seen a slow but steady shift in the attitudes and policies surrounding marijuana in the US. W hile[...]
*Cuba: Stewardship and Socialism Havana, Cuba
Terms: J-Term Description: ART145/HONR194: Stewardship and Socialism Ben Gardner AOIs: Historical Foundations; Global and Cultural Understanding   Cuba sits only 90 miles off the coast of Florida, but for the last half of the 20th century, seemed as far away as Mo scow.[...]
*Cyprus: Centuries of Cultural Diffusion & Conflict Athens, Greece; Nicosia, Cyprus
Terms: J-Term Description: EDU199/HONR194: Cyprus: Centuries of Cultural Diffusion & Conflict Dr. Matthew Hayden AOI: Historical Foundations, Global and Cultural Understanding, and Honors credit Cyprus sits, literally, at the maritime crossroads of Europe, Asia, North A frica,[...]
*England/Wales: The City and The Country: London and Wales Cardiff, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
Terms: J-Term Description: English 60: The City and The Country: London and Wales Melisa Klimaszewski and Craig Owens AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding (pending) Participants in English 60: The City & the Country: London & Wales will explore and criti cally[...]
*France/England: The History and Nature of Biology in France and England (1600's- Present) London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
Terms: J-Term Description: STEM 199: The History and Nature of Biology in France and England (1600’s- Present) Faculty: Jesse Wilcox, Jerrid Kruse AOI: Historical Foundations, Critical Thinking, and Global and Cultural Understanding (All Pending) This course will expl ore[...]
*Ghana: Community Engagement in a Developing Country Accra, Ghana
Terms: J-Term, Summer Description: EDUC 199 — Community Engagement in a Developing Country Jill Johnson AOI Engaged Citizen The course is designed to facilitate Drake’s goal of educating its students as global citizens who are prepared to operate in a global economy.&nb sp; Drake[...]
*Hawaii: Understanding Diverse Populations Lihue, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: COUN 145: Understanding Diverse Populations: Hawaii.  Matt Bruinekool & Wade Leuwerke AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding, Historical Foundations.   The course will introduce students to the Clubhouse Model for individuals wi th[...]
*India: Developing Democracy Delhi, India
Terms: J-Term Description: INTD/HONR 85: Developing Democracy: India Faculty: Elizabeth Robertson and Brad Crowell AOIs: Engaged Citizen, Global and Cultural Understanding, or Historical Foundations Developing Democracy examines India in 1946 at a point of crisis in leaders hip[...]
*India: International Health Topics Loni, India
Terms: J-Term Description: HSCI 147: International Health Topics Course offered through Exchange Partner: Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Questions?  Contact Pramod Mahajan, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences pramod.mahajan@drake.edu This[...]
*Mexico: The Other Side of the Wall: The Presence and Effects of American Culture in Contemporary Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico
Terms: J-Term Description: The Other Side of the Wall: The Presence and Effects of American Culture in Contemporary Mexico Carlyn Crowe and Jody Swilky AOI Written Communication & Engaged Citizen (pending) This travel seminar will focus on the local and regional culture [...]
*New Zealand: Communication and Tourism Analysis Auckland, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand
Terms: J-Term Description: BUS 198: New Zealand Communication and Tourism Analysis Amy Vaughan This course focuses on the development of business presentation skills required to be successful in today’s dynamic business environment.  An emphasis on continual learn ing,[...]
*Pharmacy APPE: Australia: Various Pharmacies Melbourne, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, J-Term, Spring, Summer Description: Description: This is an ambulatory experience in Australian community pharmacies implementing pharmaceutical care (primarily Melbourne). All sites previously trained in providing patient care by Drake faculty. Students will have a unique opportunity [...]
*Pharmacy APPE: Belize: Hillside Health Care International Eldridgeville, Belize
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, J-Term, Spring, Summer Description: Description: Student will engage in activities at Hillside Healthcare International clinic, Mobile Clinics to remote villages, and Poly Clinic in Punta Gorda.   In addition to these three clinical settings students provide community educat ion[...]
*Pharmacy APPE: Canada: Princess Margaret Hospital Toronto, Canada
Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
*Pharmacy APPE: China: Peking Union Medical College Beijing, China
Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
*Pharmacy APPE: South Africa: KwaZulu-Natal Durban, South Africa
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, J-Term, Spring, Summer Description: Description: Pharmacy students in their fourth professional year will have the opportunity to complete a portion of their clinical training in Durban at King Edward Hospital, McCord Hospital or The Center for AIDS Programme of Research in South Afri ca.[...]
*Portugal/Spain: Global and Team Leadership Faro, Portugal; Huelva, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Madrid, Spain; Seville, Spain
Terms: J-Term Description: EDU 199/MSLD 247: Spain/Portugal – Global and Team Leadership Cris Wildermuth AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding, and Honors (pending)   MSLD 247/EDU 199 focuses on those in leadership positions and the problems, dilemmas, and [...]
*Rwanda: International Environmental Seminar: Ecotourism, Conservation, and Development in Post-Genocide Rwanda Kigali, Rwanda
Terms: J-Term Description: ENSP 111: International Environmental Seminar: Ecotourism, Conservation, and Development in Post-Genocide Rwanda Michael Renner & Madeleine Nyiratuza AOI Global and Cultural Understanding Course Description: This course will help students deve lop[...]
*South Africa: Occupational Therapy Cape Town, South Africa
Terms: Summer
*Thailand: Research, Exploration, and Reflection Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand
Terms: J-Term Description: LIBR 066: Destination Thailand: Research, Exploration and Reflection Carrie Dunham-LaGree and Sam Becker AOI: Information Literacy This course is an exploration of contemporary Thailand and Thai culture. Students will first spend a few days on cam pus[...]
*Uganda: Sustainable Development in Africa Kampala, Uganda
Terms: Summer Description: DESCRIPTION This travel seminar is open to students of all majors, and students can choose their area of focus as it relates to sustainable development.  Students have the unique opportunity to experience Uganda alongside local university stude nts[...]
*Washington D.C./Boston: Congress Up Close:  Preparing to be a Congressional Staffer Boston, United States; Washington DC, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: LIBR 174 -- Congress Up Close:  Preparing to be a Congressional Staffer Hope Grebner Bibens and Joseph Jones AOI Engaged Citizen and Information Literacy Congressional staff members are instrumental, dedicated, and sometimes un seen[...]
China: School of Education Summer Camp Shijiazhuang, China
Terms: Summer
Exchange: GOANDES J-Term Leadership Program (Exchange) Santiago, Chile
Terms: J-Term Description: UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES GOANDES THREE WEEK LEADERSHIP PROGRAM DESCRIPTION  The GO UANDES Leadership Program provides a unique opportunity for students to experience the Chilean culture and understand the local environment. Students w ill[...]
Exchange: Kwansei Gakuin University (Exchange) Nishinomiya, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION  Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan which dates back to in 1889, when it was founded by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. in Kobe. Kwans ei[...]
Exchange: Nebrija University (Exchange) Madrid, Spain
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: NEBRIJA UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION  For more than 18 years, Nebrija University has received students from all over the world. Every effort is made to integrate international students into daily university life. In the majority of programs, U.S. st udents[...]
Exchange: Tecnologico de Monterrey (Exchange) Guadalajara, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: TECNOLOGICO DE MONTERREY (GUADALAJARA) DESCRIPTION  Founded in 1991, the Campus Guadalajara is located in the northwest outskirts of the city. Something remarkable about the Campus is the good balance between the green areas and the modern bui ldings,[...]
Exchange: Tübingen University (Exchange) Tübingen, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: TUBINGEN UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION  Tübingen is a place of research and teaching. Some 28,000 students from Germany and around the world join the town’s regular population of around 85,000 regular inhabitants. At the University’s [...]
Exchange: Universidad de los Andes (Exchange) Santiago, Chile
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES DESCRIPTION  Universidad de los Andes is a non-profit private research university located on the northeast side of Santiago, Chile. Comprised of 23 undergraduate programs and 180 graduate programs, UANDES places specia l[...]
Exchange: University of Applied Sciences (FHWN) (Exchange) Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (FHWN) DESCRIPTION  University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria (FHWN) offers international exchange students excellent opportunities to study in English in an international environment. The Univ ersity is[...]
Exchange: University of International Business and Economics (Exchange) Beijing, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS DESCRIPTION  The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), founded in 1951, is a multi-disciplinary and national key university with economics, management, law, literature a nd[...]
Exchange: University of KwaZulu-Natal (Exchange) Durban, South Africa
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL DESCRIPTION  The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the leading educational institutions in South Africa, and is widely recognised as an academic centre of excellence in Africa. Its mission is to be the "pre mier[...]
Exchange: Université Clermont Auvergne (Exchange) Clermont-Ferrand, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: BLAISE PASCAL UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION  Adjacent to the largest natural park in France, Clermont-Ferrand is the capital of the Auvergne Region. Major companies (Michelin, Limagrain, Volvic, etc.) contribute to the economic growth of the city whi ch[...]
Independent Study or Internship Des Moines, United States
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, J-Term, Spring, Summer Description: The "Independent Study or Internship" abroad program is not allowed for most Drake students. Students need special permission from the Drake International office, a Drake Faculty member, or other Drake offices in order for an independe nt[...]
Teach in China Changchun, China; Chengde, China; Chongqing, China; Guilin, China; Shijiazhuang, China; Tianjin, China
Terms: Post-grad Teaching Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION          Drake University’s Teach in China Program offers recent graduates from any academic background the opportunity to live and work in China teaching English for a year. Since 2004, the Teach [...]
Uganda: Summer Research Project Kampala, Uganda
Terms: Summer