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Explore ethnic minorities (including Hmong) in Thailand, Hmong migration to the US, and the continued relationship between Hmong communities in the US and Thailand
Differentiate basic concepts related to diversity and socio-demographic variables which impact Thailand’s economy, social factors and its overall philosophy.
Examine potential legal, political, social and/or economic outcomes of personal behavior as they relate to diverse populations
Assess the importance of global perspectives
Explore material and nonmaterial aspects of cultures
Explore the concept of social justice
Examine differences between US and Thai businesses
Develop communication skills while travelling in a country where another language is spoken
The study abroad experience aligns with NWTC Employability Skills; in particular, "value individual differences and abilities", and "demonstrate community and global accountability".
$2,800 - $3,300 is the estimated program cost, and includes:
Intro to Diversity Studies, General Studies requirement for most associate degree programs.
College of Business students: use this as your Career Experience
This study abroad experience will satisfy the Career Experience component in any College of Business associate degree program. Each academic program has criteria for assessment of learning; typically journaling and a portfolio presentation linking learning to the program
All credit opportunities are optional.
January 1st - 16th, 2020
September 16th, 2019
Wa Yia Thao, Staff Leader
Lance Kelley, Faculty Leader