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Spring 2020: A Voyage of Discovery

Course Offerings & Registration

Spring 2020 courses will be posted as they are approved by academic partner Colorado State University.

Timeline

  • Courses are listed between 12-9 months prior to the voyage.
  • Syllabi are posted between 9-6 months prior to the voyage, as they are approved by the respective Colorado State University academic department.
  • Course Registration will take place online through Colorado State University’s student portal, RAMweb. Course registration will open in October 2019. Specific registration dates and times will be announced in late summer 2019.

Types of Courses

Between 20 and 25 different academic disciplines will be offered on the Spring 2020 academic voyage.

Number of Courses

Between 70 and 72 classes will be offered on the Spring 2020 academic voyage. The list of course offerings as noted below is now a complete list.

Course Designations

Lower-division courses are designated with 100 to 299 numbers; upper-division courses are 300 to 499 numbers.

Field Classes

Each course has an in-country Field Class, which you must consider when planning your schedule.

The Core Course – Global Studies

All students must register in IE 300 Global Studies, the signature core course of the Semester at Sea program.  You may then chose three additional courses each worth 3 credits for a total full time load of 12 credits.

Spring 2020 Course Registration Documents

Academic Calendar

Class Schedule

Registration Packet

Registration Instructions

Checklist

FAQs

 

*Courses with an asterisk are delivered during one of the two class periods when lunch is served. Lunch is served from 11:10-14:00 daily. If registering for an A day course at 11:10, do not also register for an A day course at 12:40 and vice versa. Similarly, if registering for a B day course at 11:10, do not register for a B day course at 12:40 and vice versa.

Spring 2020 Courses & Field Work


Global Studies - Required Course

International EducationMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: There is no field class associated with Global Studies
A and B
10:00 — 11:00
Maniates3
Field Work: There is no field class associated with Global Studies
A and B
8:30 — 9:30
Maniates3

Course Offerings

AnthropologyMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: War, Health, and Spirituality
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Johnson3
Field Work: Soundscapes of Cape Town: Past and Present
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Hemani3
Field Work: Religious Diversity in Kochi
[India: Day 1- February 29, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Johnson3
Field Work: The Old and New in Japan
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Johnson3
ArtMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Architecture and Religion in Vietnam
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Cantor3
Field Work: Architecture and Religion in Malaysia
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
B
12:40 — 14:00
Cantor3
Field Work: Science in the Gardens of Suzhou
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Cantor3
DanceMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Devising with Sara Matchett: Womb of Fire
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Preeshl3
EnglishMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Reading Without Borders (Section 1) (Calsoyas)
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Calsoyas3
Field Work: Travel to Kumbalanghi – the first model fishery and tourism village of India
[India: Day 1- February 29, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Calsoyas3
Field Work: Vietnam War & Its Legacy with Dr. Ben Quick
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Preeshl3
Field Work: Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry (Steensen)
[Morocco: Day 1- April 11, 2020]
B
9:40 — 11:00
Steensen3
Field Work: Oral History: Women’s Stories
[India: Day 6- March 5, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Steensen3
Field Work: Robben Island-the Prison of Nelson Mandela
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Calsoyas3
EconomicsMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: The Japanese Economy
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Strow3
Field Work: International Political Economy (Strow)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Strow3
Field Work: South Africa’s Economic Challenges
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
A
8:10 — 9:30
Strow3
EducationMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Educational Psychology (Gloeckner)
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Gloeckner3
Ecosystem Science and SustainabilityMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Physical Geography of Hawaii
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Jolly-Ballantine3
Food Science and Human NutritionMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Survey of Human Nutrition (Section 1) (Burke)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Burke3
Field Work: From Farm to Fork: An exploration of Mauritian Food Systems and Cuisine
[Mauritius: Day 1- March 11, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Burke3
GeographyMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Geography of the Mekong River
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Jolly-Ballantine3
Field Work: Physical Geography of Hawaii
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Jolly-Ballantine3
Human Development and Family StudiesMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: The Defining Decade in India
[India: Day 6- March 5, 2020]
A
9:40 — 11:00
Jay3
Field Work: Youth, Land and Community Helping Each Other
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Jay3
HistoryMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: China Across the Centuries
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Huffman3
Field Work: Militarism in Japan: two eras
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Huffman3
Field Work: The “Vietnam War,” as the Vietnamese saw it
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Huffman3
Field Work: Shanghai – Paris of the East & Global Hub
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Creutzfeldt3
International EducationMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: World Interdependence – Current Global Issues (Focus: Poverty, Inequality, and Policy) (Section 1) (Opp)
[Morocco: Day 1- April 11, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Opp3
Field Work: World Interdependence – Current Global Issues (Focus: Global Leadership) (Section 2) (Johnson)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Johnson3
Field Work: Women and Development (Ruiz Morato)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Morato3
Intra-UniversityMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Collaboration, Communication and Culture – Student Exchange Program
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
A
8:30 — 9:30
Marshall1
Journalism and Media CommunicationMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: On the Features Beat in Honolulu
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Austin3
Field Work: Media Done Chinese-Style Two Ways
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Austin3
Field Work: Ground Zero of the War in Vietnam
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Austin3
ManagementMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Contemporary Management Principles/Practices (Russ)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Russ3
Field Work: Nasscom Startup Warehouse in Cochin
[India: Day 6- March 5, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Russ3
Field Work: Disneyland in Shanghai, China
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Russ3
MarketingMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Promoting Sunway Lagoon
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Gentry3
Field Work: Promoting Shanghai Disneyland
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Gentry3
Field Work: Shopping in Distinctly Different Markets
[India: Day 1- February 29, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Gentry3
MusicMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Exploring World Music (Section 1) (Hemani)
[Morocco: Day 1- April 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Hemani3
Field Work: Islamic Soundscapes of Malaysia
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Hemani3
Field Work: Soundscapes of Cape Town: Past and Present
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Hemani3
Natural ResourcesMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Aquatic Conservation and Seafood Sustainability in Japan
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Johnson3
Field Work: Threats to mangroves in coastal Malaysia
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
B
12:40 — 14:00
Jolly-Ballantine3
Field Work: Beach pollution in Shanghai, China
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Arp3
Field Work: Coral Reef Ecosystem Complexity
[Mauritius: Day 1- March 11, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Arp3
Field Work: Oceanography (Section 3) (Denning)
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Denning3
Field Work: Kelp Forest Ecology
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Arp3
Natural Resource Recreation and TourismMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: A Survey of Tourism & Hospitality in Hawaii
[Hawaii, United States: Day 1- January 12, 2020]
A
15:40 — 17:00
Phelan3
Field Work: An Introduction to Malaysia Cuisine and Culture
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
B
12:40 — 14:00
Phelan3
Field Work: An Introduction to Malaysia Cuisine and Culture
[Malaysia: Day 2- February 20, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Phelan3
Philosophy and Religious StudiesMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Buddhist Temples, Shinto Shrines, and Zen Gardens of Nara
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Victoria3
Field Work: Sacred Sites of Cochin
[India: Day 1- February 29, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Victoria3
Field Work: Sacred Sites of Kuala Lumpur: Cave Temples to Mosques
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Victoria3
Political ScienceMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Poverty and Inequality: Townships and Slum Tourism
[South Africa: Day 6- March 23, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Opp3
Field Work: The politics of Climate Change
[South Africa: Day 6- March 23, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Creutzfeldt3
Field Work: Kyoto Contradictions – religion, empire, industry
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Creutzfeldt3
Field Work: International Political Economy (Strow)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Strow3
Field Work: Justice and Reconciliation
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
12:40 — 14:00
Morato3
Field Work: Challenges of the Global and Local Consumption
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
17:10 — 18:30
Morato3
Field Work: Floating Villages and Fringe Development: Urban Adaptation in Vietnam
[Vietnam: Day 2- February 11, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Opp3
PsychologyMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Mindfulness and Zen Buddhism
[Japan: Day 1- January 24, 2020]
B
11:10 — 12:30
Jay3
Field Work: Forgiveness and Reconciliation in South Africa
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Davis3
Field Work: Abnormal Psychology (Lefdahl-Davis)
[Mauritius: Day 1- March 11, 2020]
B
14:10 — 15:30
Davis3
Field Work: Hollywood vs. Bollywood (Cultural Standards of Love, Courtship, Gender and Sexuality)
[India: Day 6- March 5, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Davis3
Communication StudiesMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Nonverbal Communication (Sink)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
12:40 — 14:00
Sink3
Field Work: Interfaith Engagement in Cape Town
[South Africa: Day 1- March 18, 2020]
B
15:40 — 17:00
Sink3
Field Work: Intercultural Communication in Shanghai, China
[China: Day 6- February 5, 2020]
A
14:10 — 15:30
Sink3
Field Work: Intercultural Communication (Section 2) (Wildermuth)
[Ghana: Day 1- March 30, 2020]
A
11:10 — 12:30
Wildermuth3
TheatreMeetsInstructorCredits
Field Work: Introduction to Theatre (Preeshl)
[Malaysia: Day 1- February 19, 2020]
B
12:40 — 14:00
Preeshl3