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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 02, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SYE 4203 - Thailand

Hours: 3
Travel as an art form and practicing creating art from travel experiences by using writing and photography to chronicle and explore the significances of a three-week journey to Thailand. While abroad, visiting historically and culturally significant sites in Bangkok, exploring temple ruins at Ayutthaya Historical Park, completing a volunteer residency at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, and drafting final projects during a writing retreat on Koh Samui. Travel will be guided by experimentations with effective photography and reflective journaling techniques and investigations of ethical dilemmas faced by international travelers. Experiencing first-hand the effects of tourism on Thai economies and learning about the history of elephants’ paradoxical treatment in Thai society. Through daily full-class discussions and guided writing assignments, students from a wide variety of majors share their discipline-specific perspectives on these experiences. Final projects will use photography and writing to reflect on the time in Thailand and the return to the U.S.
Notes: This course has an additional fee.