IDIS W26 South Korea: Business & Culture
- Location: Seoul, Andon, Gyeongju, Hapcheon, Busan, and Suncheon | Map
- Dates: January 6-26, 2016
- Cost: $3,900 (exact)
South Korea as an emerging and rapidly growing economy has a significant influence and impact on the global economy, church and society.
It is important for Christians to understand God’s intended role for business in society. Students will learn about national and international business practices by touring Korean and international companies while interacting with Korean business persons. The course includes the history, culture and religions of Korea as well as current business, economics and the Christian church today. Students will visit a Korean university and interact with their students on topics of education, business, culture, and international organizational relationships. Students will attend several very large and smaller Korean churches, and visit some local Buddhist temples. Travel throughout Korea will include major historical and cultural sites in a variety of cities such as Seoul, Andon, Gyeongju, Hapcheon, Busan, and Suncheon. Sites visited will include the demilitarized zone, important palaces, national parks, and folk villages. This course will fulfill the CCE requirement. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors of any major. Preference given to students majoring in business, economics, accounting or international studies.
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