Academic Travel (International)

Red Rocks Community College offers transformative Study Abroad opportunities that blend accredited academic coursework with co-curricular travel. Faculty from various departments organize trips for their students to offer real-life learning opportunities. Class credit is generally offered to fulfill a general education requirement.

RRCC also offers domestic academic travel opportunities for students.

 


Belize | Spring 2022

Belize Fall 2019 Trip

Connecting Environment and Community Honors Experience
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS January 2022!

Courses:

  • SCI 105 Science and Society (H, SL) (3 credits) - Barbra Sobhani 
  • SPA 109 Spanish for Travelers (3 credits) - Meredith Hibit 

Trip Duration: Spring Break 2022

Classroom sessions precede trip: 
Late Start Spring Class- Dates/times TBA

Highlights:

  • Low-impact living and environmental stewardship.
  • Hike rainforests and tropical savannas.
  • Tropical conservation with the Belize Zoo.
  • Tobacco Caye Marine Reserve snorkeling. 
  • Manatees, birds, turtles, corals, & reef conservation study. 
  • Belize culture, language immersion, & Nature as Text. 

More information about this exciting trip to Belize coming soon!

 


Tanzania | Spring 2022

Tanzania Trip Spring 2020

DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS DECEMBER 6th, 2021!

Courses:

  • BIO 228 Field Biology - Tanzania (4 credits)

Trip Duration: May 17 - May 28, 2022

Classroom sessions precede trip: 
Fridays, 9am - Noon

Highlights:

  • Wildlife safaris in the serengeti, Tarangire, & Lake Manyara.
  • Visits to small local villages. 
  • Experience Maasai  lands and lifestyle. 
  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater!
  • Amazing birds & wildlife!
  • Lions, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, zebras, monkeys, & more!

More information about this exciting trip to Tanzania!

 


Finland & Sweden | Spring 2020

Finland and Sweden Trip Spring 2020

DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS NOVEMBER 8th, 2019!

Courses:

  • EDU 234 Multicultural Education (3 credits) 
  • or ECE 220 Curriculum Development: Methods & Instruction (3 credits)
  • or EDU 285 Independent Study

Trip Duration: May 16th - May 23rd, 2020

Classroom sessions precede trip: 
Mondays & Tuesdays
3pm-5:45pm 
OR Online

Highlights:

  • Promote global awareness, develop culturally competent and ethical dispositions, and analyze education systems. 
  • Learn about culture & education in Finland & Sweden
  • Visit Helsinki & Stockholm!
  • Visit local libraries and the Vasa ship! 

 


Academic Travel (international) Resources