The Greenfield Intercultural Center offers various courses for Penn students may take for credit. Not only intercultural but also interdisciplinary, these courses feature collaborations between Penn faculty and staff as well as members of the Philadelphia community.

Fall Semester

The Greenfield Intercultural Center, in conjunction with the Department of Music and a vibrant community organization, Al Bustan, is sponsoring an Arab Music Ensemble open to all Penn students and members of the Philadelphia community.

For registration, students should visit the following:

For exact time and location, they can visit the following page:

Exact time:
5:15 – 6:45 (Arabic choir)
7:00 – 8:30 (Arabic choir)

5:15 – 6:45 (Advanced percussion)
7:00 – 8:30 (Beginners percussion)

Final concert:
December 9, 2021 (Thursday) — 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM 
Bodek Lounge Houston Hall 3417 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19104 

Spring Semester

Experiential Learning Design for Intercultural Communication provides new and experienced educators the opportunity to learn and practice training design and facilitation using the principles of experiential and adult learning. This course serves to develop self-reflective practitioners who are well-versed in intercultural communication theory and experiential learning design and provides a practical, skill-based course to balance the theory-based curriculum of the Intercultural Communication M.S.Ed. Read more

iBelieve is a course aimed at exploring spiritual/ideological identity development, community building, leadership, and examples of interfaith action. The program includes an Alternative Spring Break Trip that allows students to visit and learn from local religious communities that are engaged in social change. Read more

Programs for Awareness in Cultural Education (PACE) is a graduate-level course where students will learn about the salient dimensions of diversity by exploring the interrelated issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, and ability. Read more

Teaching Performing Arts for Cross-Cultural Education (TPACE) examines issues related to cultural communities and the arts, specifically performance, writing, and storytelling as an educational tool for generating cross-cultural and intercultural understanding, dialogue, and exchange. Read more