International Studies 489E

INST 489E: Study Abroad Practicum with Kassel Universitat in Germany

Prerequisites: German is required

Credits: (12-18)

Students should be enrolled in, or have completed, German coursework at the 300-level. Open to all majors. Semester or year. This is an exchange program that involves a directed program of travel study designed to augment a student’s knowledge of the German language and culture. Students will receive a minimum of 15 hours per week of formal language instruction in addition to being involved in a total immersion living situation. Permission by the department chair is required prior to enrollment. Exchange programs allow RU students to study abroad while paying RU tuition. Hours earned are treated as if completed at RU for both program completion purposes and financial aid. Students must complete an RU Study Abroad Registration and Course Approval form outlining courses to be taken and approved before leaving to study abroad. Grade values are assigned as pass/fail and the awarding of specific course credit is determined at the conclusion of the experience and when official transcripts are received by the Registrar’s Office.