Spring 2024 | Asia, Africa, and Europe Exploration

Course Offerings & Field Work

Courses will be posted as they are approved by our academic partner, Colorado State University.

Overview

Course Offering Information:

  • All Semester at Sea students take 4 courses, including the required core course, IE 200 Global Studies, for a total full-time load of 12 credits.
  • 70-72 courses will be offered on the Spring 2024 voyage.
  • Lower-division courses are designated with 100-299 numbers; upper-division courses are 300-499 numbers.
  • Each course has an experiential Field Class in one of the ports.

Timeline:

  • Spring 2024 courses are posted as they are approved by our academic partner, Colorado State University.
  • Courses are listed between 9-12 months prior to the voyage.
  • Syllabi are available between 6-9 months prior to the voyage.
  • Course registration opens 3-4 months prior to the voyage.

Field Programs & Field Work

When Semester at Sea arrives in each country, student voyagers will either explore via required Field Work for their classes, participate in optional Semester at Sea-designed Field Programs, or they can plan their own travel experiences.

Spring 2024 Courses & Field Work

Course Offerings
Agricultural Sciences Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 2 | January 26, 2024 B 2:10—3:30 Bousselot 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024 B 9:40—11:00 Seidl 3.0
Agricultural and Resource Economics Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | March 4, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Seidl 3.0
Anthropology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 A 2:10—3:30 Strand 3.0
Art Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024
B 5:10—6:30 Goeltzenleuchter 3.0
Focus: Contemporary African Art in Dialog
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 2 | March 5, 2024
A 3:40—5:00 Goeltzenleuchter 3.0
Biology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024 A 9:40—11:00 McConnico 3.0
Business Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 6 | January 30, 2024 B 11:10—12:30 Shi 3.0
Communication Studies Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 A 5:10—6:30 Bowman 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 1 | February 9, 2024
B 12:40—2:00 Lewis-Schurter 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 6 | February 14, 2024
B 2:10—3:30 Lewis-Schurter 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 1 | January 11, 2024 B 3:40—5:00 Bowman 3.0
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 1 | January 25, 2024 A 8:10—9:30 Lewis-Schurter 3.0
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 1 | January 25, 2024 B 9:40—11:00 Bowman 3.0
Economics Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | February 23, 2024 B 11:10—12:30 Seidl 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | March 4, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Seidl 3.0
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 1 | January 25, 2024 A 8:10—9:30 Kling 3.0
English Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | March 4, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Billingslea 3.0
Focus: Dimensions, Form, and Meaning
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 6 | January 30, 2024
B 5:10—6:30 Billingslea 3.0
Field Work: Maputo, Mozambique | Day 1 | February 24, 2024 B 11:10—12:30 Granoff 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | March 4, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Gray 3.0
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 3 | March 22, 2024 A 2:10—3:30 Billingslea 3.0
Ethnic Studies Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 3 | March 22, 2024 B 2:10—3:30 Euell 3.0
Health and Exercise Science Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Porto, Portugal | Day 1 | April 10, 2024
B 3:40—5:00 Chávez 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 1 | April 2, 2024
A 2:10—3:30 Chávez 3.0
History Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 2 | March 5, 2024 A 3:40—5:00 Keller-Lapp 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 1 | January 11, 2024 B 12:40—2:00 Shive 3.0
Horticulture Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | February 23, 2024 B 11:10—12:30 Bousselot 3.0
Hospitality and Event Management Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 2 | January 26, 2024 B 5:10—6:30 Shmuel 3.0
International Education Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 2 | January 26, 2024 B 2:10—3:30 Bousselot 3.0
(Section 1) A and B Days 0830-0930
Field Work: There is no field class associated with Global Studies
B 8:30—9:30 Cushner 3.0
(Section 2) A and B Days 1000-1100
Field Work: There is no field class associated with Global Studies
B 10:00—11:00 Cushner 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024 B 9:40—11:00 Seidl 3.0
Focus: Global Human Rights
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 6 | February 14, 2024
B 2:10—3:30 Gray 3.0
Intra-University Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 1 | January 11, 2024 A 9:40—11:00 Granoff 3.0
Journalism and Media Communication Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | March 4, 2024 A 12:40—2:00 Itaya 3.0
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 1 | February 22, 2024 A 5:10—6:30 Itaya 3.0
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 1 | March 17, 2024 B 3:40—5:00 Itaya 3.0
Landscape Architecture Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Bousselot 3.0
Life Science Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 A 11:10—12:30 Bousselot 3.0
Management Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024 A 5:10—6:30 Shi 3.0
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 B 5:10—6:30 Preece 3.0
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 1 | February 9, 2024 A 12:40—2:00 Shi 3.0
Field Work: Porto, Portugal | Day 2 | April 11, 2024 B 2:10—3:30 Preece 3.0
Marketing Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 1 | January 25, 2024
A 8:10—9:30 Byrnes 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Cochin, India | Day 2 | January 26, 2024
A 11:10—12:30 Byrnes 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 2 | March 5, 2024 B 12:40—2:00 Byrnes 3.0
Music Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024
B 12:40—2:00 Strand 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 3 | March 22, 2024
B 2:10—3:30 Strand 3.0
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 A 2:10—3:30 Strand 3.0
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 3 | March 22, 2024 A 2:10—3:30 Shmuel 3.0
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | February 23, 2024 B 12:40—2:00 Shmuel 3.0
Natural Resources Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Maputo, Mozambique | Day 2 | February 25, 2024
B 8:10—9:30 McConnico 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Maputo, Mozambique | Day 2 | February 25, 2024
B 11:10—12:30 McConnico 3.0
(Section 3)
Field Work: Maputo, Mozambique | Day 2 | February 25, 2024
B 3:40—5:00 Quillmann 3.0
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 6 | February 14, 2024 B 5:10—6:30 Bybee 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 2 | February 10, 2024
A 12:40—2:00 Bybee 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 6 | February 14, 2024
A 2:10—3:30 Bybee 3.0
Philosophy and Religion Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Maputo, Mozambique | Day 1 | February 22, 2024 A 3:40—5:00 Stewart 3.0
Focus: Women and World Religions
Field Work: Mombasa, Kenya | Day 1 | February 9, 2024
A 12:40—2:00 Stewart 3.0
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 B 8:10—9:30 Stewart 3.0
Political Science Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 A 12:40—2:00 Karlin 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 2 | March 5, 2024 A 3:40—5:00 Shive 3.0
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 B 8:10—9:30 Karlin 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 1 | January 11, 2024 A 9:40—11:00 Karlin 3.0
Psychology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 1 | February 22, 2024 B 3:40—5:00 Cronin 3.0
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 A 12:40—2:00 Cordoba Montoya 3.0
Field Work: Penang, Malaysia | Day 6 | January 16, 2024 A 5:10—6:30 Cronin 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Porto, Portugal | Day 1 | April 10, 2024
B 8:10—9:30 Cordoba Montoya 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Porto, Portugal | Day 2 | April 11, 2024
B 11:10—12:30 Cordoba Montoya 3.0
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Day 2 | March 18, 2024 B 12:40—2:00 Cronin 3.0
Sociology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema, Ghana | Days 1-5 | March 17-21, 2024 A 3:40—5:00 Chávez 3.0
Theatre Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 2 | March 5, 2024
A 3:40—5:00 Euell 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 6 | March 9, 2024
A 11:10—12:30 Euell 3.0
Women’s Studies Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tangier, Morocco | Day 2 | April 3, 2024 B 9:40—11:00 Gray 3.0

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