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China: Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen

Photo of Forbidden City in Beijing, China

The Forbidden City in Beijing. Public Domain

China is a fascinating place to look at engineering and global leadership! China offers a great cultural heritage as well as a fast paced global business, technology, and innovation environment.

This program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the culture and history of China as well as the engineering profession through corporate site visits. In addition to immersing students in Chinese culture while traveling on site, students will gain an understanding of the Chinese geography, history, politics, engineering, economics, and educational aspects from a classroom setting.

Earn 3 Credit hours of ENGR 3000 (Upper Level Humanities or Social Science)

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Want to go longer? Check out the China 6-credit program combining this trip with China: CH ENGR 2225 Mass & Energy Balance (Summer 2017).

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Ireland

Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle is one of the many stops on this trip. Credit: D. Guilhem, WIkimedia Commons, License CC BY 2.5

Experience the fascinating history and culture of Ireland with an engineering twist.

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the culture and history of Ireland as well as the engineering profession through corporate and university site visits. Lecture activities will focus on Irish history, economy and society. Ireland’s engineering practices will be compared and contrasted with engineering practices in the US.

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Italy

Photo of the Colosseum, Rome, Italy. The Colosseum in Rome. Credit: © Dietmar Rabich, rabich.de, Licence: Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0, Source: Wikimedia Commons

Italy: ENGR 3000 Italian History & Culture

Experience Italy’s rich history, culture, and art while taking in its magnificent feats of engineering in Florence, Pisa, Venice, Milan, Modena, and Rome

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French Alps

Photo of Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

Experience Austria and France’s rich history and culture while learning about the many peaceful uses of nuclear science. Discover international careers in the nuclear science field. This non-technical class is open to all majors.

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Germany

Group of students in front of a castle in Germany.

Experience Germany’s rich history and culture while learning about their latest engineering and science innovations in Berlin, Nuremberg, Munich, Salzburg, Austria), and Heidelberg

With the goal to train our engineers to be successful in the 21st century global competitive market, this course provides students with introductory global competencies in leadership and management and the engineering profession through professional development sessions as well as corporate and university site visits in Germany. This seminar-based course also provides an introduction to the culture and history of Germany though classrooms lectures and cultural excursions.

Earn 3 Credit Hours of ENGR 3000 (Upper Level Humanities)

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