Faculty-led, Short-Term Travel Courses

Each semester Avila University offers in which students complete coursework throughout the semester on-campus and also partake in a short-term, faculty-led travel component either within the U.S. or abroad. Most of these courses fulfill University Core Curriculum requirements and designations.  

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Global Studies (GS) Designated Courses

As part of the Core Curriculum requirements for all undergraduate students at Avila, each student must take a number of "Global Studies" (GS) designated course hours. These courses aim to:

    • Develop globalized student perspectives
    • Engage and interact with cultural diversities
    • Acknowledge and evaluate personal responsibility within a global context
    • Investigate complex solutions to global challenges
    • Examine developments of global organizations and institutions over time
    • Consider relations between local actions and global impacts
    • Explore right relationships with others in our shared global community

Be sure to speak with your advisor about the number of hours you are required to take. Below you can find course titles and descriptions on these GS-designated courses that are offered by faculty across different departments here at Avila University.

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