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Be immersed in another culture while working to improve the lives of people who do not enjoy the prosperity we have in the United States.
This two-week service-learning study abroad trip includes educational, service and recreational components oriented around cultural immersion in the Philippines.
You'll distribute food, school supplies and other necessities and help build homes in the provinces of Batangas and Cavite and the city of Manila in the Philippines.
The May trip follows a spring semester course on history, culture, religion, language and cuisine of the Philippines.
About Philippines: Learning, Understanding and Service
Prerequisite: Pre-departure course with assigned readings and research.
Academic credit: 2 semester hours
Majors of interest: All majors.
Financial aid: Need-based aid may be available
Benefits: Learn to communicate even without sharing a common language on this study abroad trip.