Global Youth Development (GYD)

GYD 495 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

GYD 501 - Intercultural Dev't -I. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Explorations of child rearing practices, parenting beliefs, and cultural variations in infancy and early child development. Level: Graduate

GYD 502 - Intercultural Dev't -II. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Explorations of cultural variations in later childhood, adolescence and adulthood, with particular focus on issues such as multicultural adoption, identity, and the role of poverty. Level: Graduate

GYD 510 - Intercultural Skills. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Focus on applied skills in two areas: crosscultural negotiation and conflict management; program development and grant writing. Level: Graduate

GYD 520 - Critical Issues. 3 Credits.

Exploration of psychological, political, spiritual, ethical, and practical dimensions of offering assistance cross-culturally. This course includes discussion of ethical and personal issues related to intercultural work, gender and development, trauma, program evaluation, etc. Level: Graduate

GYD 595 - Special Topics. 2-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics. Level: Graduate

GYD 596 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered every term. Directed readings and other individualized study topics guided by faculty. Level: Graduate

GYD 598 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered every term. Introduction to service learning in applied settings, usually local. Level: Graduate

GYD 599 - Professional Projects. 1-2 Credits.

(R-2) Offered every term. Final Master's project related to internship; may be presented as a grant proposal, policy analysis, or portfolio. Level: Graduate

GYD 695 - Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

(R-4) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics. Level: Graduate

GYD 698 - Intercultural Internship. 1-4 Credits.

(R-4) Offered every term. Supervised intercultural experience through Peace Corps, VISTA, or other organization approved by program faculty. Level: Graduate

GYD 699 - Thesis. 1-2 Credits.

(R-2) Offered every term. Final master's thesis based on research related to internship placement. Level: Graduate