Enroll in these sprint courses to better prepare and reflect on your study abroad experiences.

Introduction to Study Abroad (IDS 154)

Course Description

Introduces students to cultural basics, skills, and host-country specifics required for maximizing their study abroad experience and for respecting and interacting with people in other cultures. Students will consider questions, issues, and challenges that will be part of their travel, study, and daily lives while studying abroad and develop tools for increased cultural competencies.

In this course, you will:

  • GAIN tips for maximizing your study abroad experience
  • LEARN cultural adjustment strategies
  • EXPLORE your own culture and background
  • UNDERSTAND health and safety best practices
  • REVIEW country-specific information

Course Information

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Dates: September 3-November 4
  • Days: Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time: 4:25-6:00pm
  • CRN: 74215
  • Instructor: Kevin Fitzgerald

katie's headshot"This class prepared me to face the things I wasn't used to experiencing." 

Katie, Class of 2020

Study Abroad Re-Entry (IDS 156)

Course Description

This course guides students on a journey of unpacking their international travel experiences and reflecting on what it means to cross cultures. Along the way students will explore their own identity while identifying ways to integrate their global experiences into their lives now and in the future. 

Limited to students who have studied abroad, including current international students here at Miami. 

Course Information

  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Dates: September 3-November 4
  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 2:50-4:25pm
  • CRN: 75302
  • Location: TBD
  • Instructor: TBD