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Education 390 - Ghana: Multicultural and Urban Educational Field Experience

Ever imagine yourself doing international service work while learning about both yourself and people on the other side of the world? This program will provide selected students with the opportunity for 27 days of cross-cultural immersion in the warm and friendly village of Asebu, Ghana. Participants will either complete their Education 390 Mini-Practicum in a local school or develop individual internships related to projects such as small business development and health care. Students will also participate in an exciting variety of cultural workshops in drumming, dance and batik, ecotourism experiences from the rainforest to the sea, and a relaxing beach weekend.


Course: EDUC 390
Location: Asebu, Ghana
Prerequisite: EDUC 320
Program Directors: Betsy Bloom and Jim Maloney
Curricular requirement: EL
Cost: $4,000
Length of program: 27 days
Meals: Two meals per day included


Prices of Off-Campus J Term programs are estimates. If there are factors that affect the final cost of a program, such as fluctuations in currency exchange rates or fuel price increases, a fee adjustment will be announced. Should there be a change in a program fee students will have two weeks from notification of that change, or until the last day of classes, (whichever is shorter) to pay.