Ghana Study Abroad

To provide students and community stakeholders with a unique chance to explore 21st century life-at both the village and the city levels-in a modern West African nation.

This course will address topics in: public health; education; sociology; public policy; government. Through comparative analysis students will be challenged to think critically about observations they make in Ghana. Students will participate in cultural, academic and service learning activities. Assessment in the course will be done through de-briefings, personal reflection, active participation and production of a final report.

Students will have the opportunity to visit: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial; National Museum of Ghana; W.E.B. DuBois Center; Osu Christianborg Castle; The 28th Cross Roads; Makola Market; Kakum Canopy Walk; Cape Coast Castle; Elmina Castle; Kumasi; Asantehene's Palace; Adinkra/Kente Weavers; Wood Carvers; Boti Falls.