Leadership & Social Change in Panama

Leadership & Social Change in Panama — Academics

Program Structure

Program Type Global Seminar
Program Level 3000 level coursework
Courseload One 3-credit course

Global Seminars are 3-week study abroad programs led by University of Minnesota faculty and staff that feature:



Through lectures, readings and various excursions, you will explore leadership from the individual, group and community perspectives. Panama will provide the perfect location for you to engage with components of the Social Change Model of Leadership Development and examine your own understanding of leadership and capacity to affect change.

You will attend a pre-departure orientation and receive pre-departure readings and assignments. 

While abroad, you will be required to complete readings, keep a daily journal, and give a presentation. A capstone paper will be due after the program concludes.

Receive credit for: LEAD 4492.

Liberal Education Fulfillment: Global Perspectives themes

Fulfills: Elective requirements for the Leadership Minor

This course must be taken A-F. S/N grading is prohibited.