Fall 2024 | European, Asian, and African Adventure

Course Offerings & Field Work

Courses will be posted as they are approved by our academic partner, Colorado State University.

Course Overview

Course Offering Information:

  • Fall 2024 syllabi are posted on a rolling basis as they are approved by our academic partner, Colorado State University.
  • Class schedule information will be posted in March.
  • 72 sections will be offered on the Fall 2024 voyage.
  • Lower-division courses are designated with 100-299 numbers; upper-division courses are 300-499 numbers.
  • Each course, except for Global Studies, has an experiential Field Class in one of the ports.
  • Please visit the Faculty & Staff page to learn about your professors.

Registration Information:

  • All Semester at Sea students take 4 courses, including the required core course, IE 200 Global Studies, for a total full-time load of 12 credits.
  • It is important to have at least 7 courses pre-approved by your home university advisor as course registration is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Course registration opens on Wednesday, 22 May.
  • Course registration closes on Tuesday, 6 August.
  • All Gap Year students are required to take IU 172C New Student Seminar.
  • Are you a changemaker interested in making an impact? Consider joining the Chapman Impact Cohort which includes registering in SOC 462 Applied Social Change. Information on how to join this prestigious cohort will be available on April 1.

Field Programs & Field Work

When Semester at Sea arrives in each country, student voyagers will either explore via required Field Work for their classes, participate in optional Semester at Sea-designed Field Programs, or they can plan their own travel experiences.

Fall 2024 Courses & Field Work

Course Offerings
Art Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024
B 12:30—1:50 Simpkins 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024
B 2:00—3:20 Simpkins 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 1 | September 15, 2024 A 8:00—9:20 Simpkins 3.0
Business Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 6 | December 5, 2024 A 8:00—9:20 Kroll 3.0
Communication Studies Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 2 | December 11, 2024
B 11:00—12:20 Moore 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Kochi | Day 6 | November 11, 2024
A 12:30—1:50 Moore 3.0
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024 A 2:00—3:20 Premazzi 3.0
Composition Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 7 | October 28, 2024 A 11:00—12:20 Gray 3.0
Design Thinking Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024 A 3:30—4:50 Catalano 3.0
Economics Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Gao 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 2 | September 16, 2024 A 8:00—9:20 Gao 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024 B 9:30—10:50 Gai 3.0
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 2 | December 11, 2024 B 11:00—12:20 Gao 3.0
Education-General Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 2 | December 11, 2024 B 11:00—12:20 McKenna 3.0
Engineering Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Vermeulen 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 2 | September 16, 2024 A 5:00—6:20 Vermeulen 3.0
English Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024 B 11:00—12:20 Gray 3.0
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 1 | November 30, 2024 A 12:30—1:50 Valerio-Holguin 3.0
Geography Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024 B 12:30—1:50 Reddy 3.0
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024 B 8:00—9:20 Reddy 3.0
Focus: Coral Reefs, Sea-Level and Climate Change
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024
A 11:00—12:20 Gray 3.0
History Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 2 | September 16, 2024 A 12:30—1:50 Transchel 3.0
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 1 | December 10, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Transchel 3.0
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 2 | December 11, 2024 B 11:00—12:20 Gai 3.0
Hospitality and Event Management Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 1 | December 10, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Kang 3.0
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 1 | November 30, 2024 B 2:00—3:20 Kang 3.0
Human Development and Family Studies Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 2 | December 11, 2024 B 11:00—12:20 Baldwin-Clark 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 2 | September 16, 2024 A 8:00—9:20 Baldwin-Clark 3.0
International Education Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Global Studies meets both A&B days, 8:20-9:20 AM. There is no field class for Global Studies.
A 8:20—9:20 Green 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Global Studies meets both A&B days, 9:50-10:50 AM. There is no field class for Global Studies.
A 9:50—10:50 Green 3.0
Focus: Human Trafficking
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024
B 9:30—10:50 Transchel 3.0
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 6 | September 28, 2024 B 9:30—10:50 Stutey 3.0
International Studies Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024 A 3:30—4:50 Gai 3.0
Intra-University Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 1 | September 15, 2024
A 9:30—10:50 McKenna 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 1 | September 15, 2024
A 2:00—3:20 McKenna 3.0
(Section 3)
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 1 | September 15, 2024
A 12:30—1:50 Kroll 3.0
Journalism and Media Communication Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 6 | September 28, 2024 A 11:00—12:20 Evans 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 7 | October 28, 2024 A 3:30—4:50 Evans 3.0
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 1 | December 10, 2024 B 5:00—6:20 Evans 3.0
Landscape Architecture Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024 A 11:00—12:20 Catalano 3.0
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Catalano 3.0
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 7 | October 28, 2024 A 3:30—4:50 Valerio-Holguin 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 6 | September 20, 2024 B 2:00—3:20 Valerio-Holguin 3.0
Management Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024 A 2:00—3:20 Berk 3.0
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024 A 9:30—10:50 Vermeulen 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024
B 12:30—1:50 Berk 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024
B 2:00—3:20 Berk 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024 B 8:00—9:20 Kroll 3.0
Marketing Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024
B 2:00—3:20 Tuzovic 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 6 | December 5, 2024
B 5:00—6:20 Tuzovic 3.0
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024 A 11:00—12:20 Tuzovic 3.0
Music Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 2)
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 6 | October 13, 2024
A 5:00—6:20 Brill 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024
A 3:30—4:50 Brill 3.0
Field Work: Hong Kong, SAR | Day 1 | December 10, 2024 B 12:30—1:50 Brill 3.0
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 7 | October 28, 2024 A 5:00—6:20 Kang 3.0
Natural Resources Meets Instructor Credits
(Section 1)
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 7 | October 28, 2024
B 2:00—3:20 Gray 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 3 | November 7, 2024
B 5:00—6:20 Gray 3.0
Philosophy and Religion Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Casablanca, Morocco | Day 2 | September 24, 2024 A 3:30—4:50 Lloyd-Moffett 3.0
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 1 | November 30, 2024 B 5:00—6:20 Lloyd-Moffett 3.0
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 2 | November 16, 2024 A 9:30—10:50 Lloyd-Moffett 3.0
Political Science Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024 B 12:30—1:50 Payerhin 3.0
Field Work: Lisbon, Portugal | Day 2 | September 16, 2024 B 8:00—9:20 Payerhin 3.0
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024 A 2:00—3:20 Shirk 3.0
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024 B 9:30—10:50 Gai 3.0
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024 A 11:00—12:20 Payerhin 3.0
Psychology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Kochi, India | Day 1 | November 15, 2024 A 5:00—6:20 Stutey 3.0
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 6 | October 13, 2024 B 3:30—4:50 Stutey 3.0
(Section 1)
Field Work: Port Louis, Mauritius | Day 2 | November 6, 2024
B 12:30—1:50 Pullen 3.0
(Section 2)
Field Work: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Day 6 | December 5, 2024
B 5:00—6:20 Pullen 3.0
Field Work: Tema (Accra), Ghana | Day 2 | October 9, 2024 A 2:00—3:20 Pullen 3.0
Social Work Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Takoradi, Ghana | Day 6 | October 13, 2024 A 12:30—1:50 Baldwin-Clark 3.0
Sociology Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Days 2-6 | October 23-27, 2024 A 2:00—3:20 Reddy 3.0
Theatre Meets Instructor Credits
Field Work: Cape Town, South Africa | Day 1 | October 22, 2024 B 8:00—9:20 Moore 3.0

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