Academics

International Educational Tour

Spain, France, and England!

June 10 - June 18, 2019


Join RRCC Instructor Sue Nordquist on an international educational tour to Spain, France, and England with visits to Barcelona, Paris, and London ~ June 10-18, 2019!

Hear the clang of Big Ben from its perch on the River Thames, walk to the peal of laughter spilling from lively cafés in Paris’s Latin Quarter, and revel in the experience of a local tapas bar in Barcelona enjoying the songs and dances of local street performers.

Two courses are required prior to the tour, Passport to Travel 1 (1 credit, Mondays, 6-7:50PM, Oct 22 - Dec 20, 2018) and Educational Travel (1 credit, June 10-18, 2019). One additional course is recommended - Multicultural Studies (Spring Semester, 2019).

Pay just $50 to reserve your trip and the balance will be divided into equal monthly payments, charged automatically to your credit card or checking account. A manual payment plan also available; learn more on explorica.com/paymentplans. Estimated costs for travelers under age 23 is $4,115 and 23 and above $4,555. This includes airfare, all transportation, sightseeing tours and site visits, all hotels with private bathroom, breakfast and dinner daily, pre-paid tips, and a full-time multi-lingual tour director.


Fall Semester, 2018: HUM 1500 Passport to Travel I. This course prepares students for international academic travel. Students will participate in an orientation to international travel, which includes how to prepare for an international trip, provides information about safe and healthy travel while abroad, and prepares the overseas traveler for re-entry after an international trip. 1 credit. This course is required for the summer 2019 trip. Register here!

Spring Semester, 2019: HUM 1100 Multicultural Studies. This course provides in-depth studies of foreign countries. Course curriculum focuses not only on the historical and architectural background of world famous sites, but also covers the social, political, and cultural life of the people who live in the country being studied. This course may include an optional national / international tour that focuses on the history, architecture, language, fine arts, and social life of the countries being toured. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas: 2,5,8. 3 credits. This course is recommended for the summer 2019 trip.

Summer Semester, 2019: HUM 1700 Educational Travel. This course consists of an educational travel experience of 8-21 days. Participants will immerse themselves in the culture of the area through sightseeing activities, cultural excursions and events, sporting and/or social events, as well as interacting with people native to the area while engaging in various hands-on learning opportunities. The rigors of educational travel require participants to be in good health. 1 credit. Prerequisite: HUM 1500 and must be 18 years of age or older. This course is required for the summer 2019 trip. Additional fees apply to this course.


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