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Ghana Study Abroad

Study Abroad with DPAS


Summer intersession 2019


Course title: "Ghana Study Abroad: The Real Africa"
3 credit hours PAS 37030 Professor Mwatabu S. Okantah

The Study Abroad Ghana program will present students and community stakeholders with a unique chance to explore 21st century life—at both the village and city levels—in the West African nation of Ghana.  




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.

Program Description:

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. 

Points of Interest:
  • 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
Program Dates:

Summer Intersession 2019  May 24-June 7, 2019

Complete Ghana Study Abroad Pre-Application

Questions??? Contact:

Dr. Kristin Stasiowaski, Director, International Programs & Education Abroad
College of Arts & Sciences, 126 BOW
phone: 330-672-1809
Mwatabu S. Okantah, M.A., Associate Professor
Department of Pan-African Studies, 321 ORH
phone: 330-672-2300