The program will examine how social and environmental factors are shaping political and ecological dimensions of identity and culture in New Zealand, and how New Zealanders from many different backgrounds are envisioning and creating a shared future in New Zealand/Aotearoa, the "Land of the Long White Cloud."
|Location||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Term||Fall Semester, Spring Semester|
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Student Type||UofM Students|
|Student Year||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Language||No Language Prerequisite|
Each student takes 4 courses worth 4 semester credits each: Maori Perspectives, Pluralism, and National Identity; Sustainability, Ecology, and New Zealand Environmental Policy; Internships, Field Work, and Integration; and Independent Study Project.
Total: 4 course credits / 16 credit hours
The courses are taken as an integrated whole and provide the equivalent of a semester's worth of credit, i.e., 4 course credits, 16 semester hours. This program is full-time, 5 days a week, with classes scheduled 3 days a week and approximately 6 hours weekly in an internship.
Instruction is in English by local faculty. Typical credits: 16 credits for semester.
Maori Perspectives, Pluralism, and National Identity fulfills the following Liberal Education requirements: Historical Perspectives Core; Global Perspectives Theme
Sustainability, Ecology, and New Zealand Environmental Policy fulfills the following Liberal Education requirements: Social Sciences Core; Environment Theme
Note: students who take at least 3 credits/3 weeks study abroad will receive the Global Perspectives theme.
The in-person orientation takes place on a Friday afternoon towards the end of each semester for students departing in the upcoming term(s). You will receive specific details for the date/time/location of the in-person pre-departure orientation as it gets closer.
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Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.
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|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
|Education Abroad Term||See the HECUA website for term options|
|Track Name||See the HECUA website for track name|
For further information or questions about this program, send an email toNancy Vang or call at 612.301.1571.