Program Purpose

The Global Learning Term curriculum aims to:

  • Assist students in becoming autonomous learners through a self-directed process of organizing, researching, executing, and evaluating their own study and service curriculum in primary relationship with host nationals, and with the support and direction of an on-campus program advisor.
  • Assist students in developing intercultural, cognitive, and interpersonal sensitivities and skills through family homestays, community internships, and structured culture learning projects.
  • Assist students in acquiring functional proficiency in a second language through intensive language study and programmed interactions with host nationals.
  • Assist students in cultivating a broadened vision of and compassion for the world, integral to their discipleship to Jesus.