To Be a Pilgrim (Ireland)
Travel Dates: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - Friday, May 26, 2023
Class Meeting Times: Wednesdays 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Program Cost: $1,140
Course Number: 01:090:297:H1, 3 credits and Study Abroad 1-credit (Honors Students will receive a total of 4 credits).
This embedded study abroad course is a 1-credit, 10-day long trip conducted after the end of the Spring 2023 semester. Students will participate in a semester-long, 3-credit honors seminar that will introduce topics and themes to be addressed during the trip.
Students will learn about how pilgrimages vary across belief systems (Islamic, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jain) and how they have evolved over time. In Ireland, students will get to tackle three, one-day pilgrim paths, visit the Marian shrine at Knock, and the cities of Galway, and Dublin.
For the study abroad component of this class, these are the things you’ll need for greater success:
- A curious attitude
- An outdoorsy disposition.
- A willingness to go with the flow and problem solve.
- A good set of waterproofs and some broken in and sturdy hiking/walking boots.
APPLY HERE by December 1, 2022