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Voyage Label: Spring 2015

  • International Marketing (Section 1)

    This course provides an introduction to international marketing.   We will examine how firms create strategies to succeed in diverse economic, cultural, and political environments. We will begin to understand the environmental factors […]

  • International Marketing (Section 2)

    This course provides an introduction to international marketing.   We will examine how firms create strategies to succeed in diverse economic, cultural, and political environments. We will begin to understand the environmental factors […]

  • Consumer Behavior

    Why do consumers around the world make some of the decisions they do? How are consumer behaviors influenced by marketing messages, other people, and factors such as culture and context? […]

  • Languages of the World

    Language is a universal feature of human cultures and one of the primary distinguishing characteristics of our species. Current estimates suggest that there are over 7100 languages. How do these […]

  • Introduction to Anthropology

    Cultural anthropology explores the extent of diversity in human behavior. Via the consideration of various types of human cultures in an array of ecologies, we will examine what it means […]

  • Sex, Gender, and Culture (Cross-listed with WGS 2559-101)

    In this course we will consider the ways in which people enact gender through culturally dependent practices. This consideration will consist in large measure of a cross-cultural examination of sex […]

  • Sustainable Communities and the Global Environment (Cross-listed with ARCH 3500)

    Climate change, rising seawaters, and severe weather events are threatening coastal communities across the globe. Communities with the ability to cope with such extreme challenges are often referred to as […]

  • International Relations

    Why do some countries fight wars while others are able to peacefully resolve their international disputes? How do international trade and globalization affect international politics? Is there hope for international […]

  • The Politics of Developing Areas

    In this course, we will explore economic and political development, focusing on the realities of poverty and inequality around the world, both within and between countries, and the process of […]

  • Conservation and Sustainability of Marine Resources

    Taught from a political science perspective, this course addresses the social, economic, and political factors that impact the management of marine environments at the local, national, and international levels. The […]

  • Global Environmental Politics

    This political science course explores how competing ideas regarding environmental protection and conflicting interests impact global environmental politics. The course gives special attention to the foundations of environmental conflict, including […]

  • Experiencing World Architecture

    Over fifty years ago Danish architect and urban planner Steen Eiler Rasmussen argued that architecture should be experienced through all the senses. The Semester at Sea program offers students an […]

  • Sacred Spaces

    This course explores important spiritual sites from around the world, with a particular focus on sacred places visited on the voyage. We will examine the formal, spatial, structural, aesthetic and […]

  • Abnormal Psychology

    Throughout the world and for as long as we have historical records the same general types of human behavior and experience have been considered unusual or, as in today’s dominant […]

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Cross-Cultural Psychology aims to identify those human experiences and behaviors that are common to all humanity and those that are modified by the environment to varying degrees across cultures.  As […]


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