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The Global Village

July 9-21

The Global Village (SOC 203) is 3 credit college course normally taught during the regular academic year that has been redesigned for visiting high school student to complete over a shortened summer experience.  The material covered in this course is relevant to every student regardless of their intended major because whatever field you enter you are certain to work with colleagues and clients from different cultures and backgrounds.

Course Description

The Global Village will focus on globalization, which refers to an increasing connectedness that has resulted in economic, political, and cultural exchanges that transcend national boundaries. The degree to which social life still takes place within national borders as well as what it means to be a member of the global community will be discussed and considered.

Through interactive classes and applicable field experiences, we will examine how this increasing global interdependence impacts our daily lives and how our interdependence can affect the future.

The course will be taught by Marymount professor Dr. Janine DeWitt and Dr. Loes Damhof from Hanze University, Netherlands.

Earn Valuable College Credit 

Because The Global Village is a college course, students completing the program successfully will earn 3 college credits.  Students can submit their Marymount transcript to request transfer credits for the course to most public and private accredited colleges across the country.  In addition, they can submit a transcript from this course with their college applications.

Learn By Doing

Work closely with Marymount faculty who have extensive expertise and professional connections in the field. The daily programs will include classes in the mornings, field trips and other experiential learning in the afternoons, and fun activities in the evenings.

Experience Campus Life

Live in a residence hall on Marymount's Main Campus in suburban Arlington, Virginia. The program fee includes housing, meals, activities, transportation to off-campus activities, and tuition for three college credits awarded upon successful completion of the program.

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