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*WCU Summer in Ghana: African Studies and Transnational Feminisms in Cape Coast, Ghana
Cape Coast, Ghana (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: WCU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/11/2018 07/29/2018
NOTE: Please note that dates and costs are tentative and subject to change.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The WCU Summer in Ghana program is an immersive educational, cultural, and pre-professional experience. It introduces students to African history, gender dynamics, arts and culture, and US-Ghana economic and cultural cooperation.
 
LOCATION
The program will primarily be held in Cape Coast, Ghana, but will include visits to Accra, Kumasi, and the Volta region.
 
ACCOMMODATION
All participants will stay in shared hotel rooms for the duration of the program.

LANGUAGE
English
 
COURSE INFORMATION
All participants will register for at least one of the following two courses:
CLS 203: African Studies (3 credits)
WOS 306: Transnational Feminisms (3 credits)
 
EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE EXCURSIONS
The Du Bois Memorial Center for Pan-African Culture (Accra)
The Kakum Suspension Bridge and Nature Reserve (Cape Coast)
The Kente Village Bonwire
Cape Coast and Elmina Slave Castles
Aburi Craft Village
Learn Traditional Drumming and Dancing (Sogakofe)
Meeting with the Paramount Chief of Sokpoe Torgbe Zoga ll
Voluntary work in Primary and Middle Schools (Sokpoe/Sogakofe)
Vli water Falls (Volta Region)
Time at the Beach (Cape Coast, Accra –Prampram/or Krokobite)

PROGRAM COSTS
In addition to the regular WCU tuition rates for the 3 credit hour course, all students will be required to pay a Program Fee of $1,120. All students will also be billed a non-refundable study abroad application fee of $100 upon applying to the program and will be required to purchase the mandatory WCU international insurance prior to the program start date.

Additional costs not included in the program fees listed above are the round-trip airfare (estimated around $1,600) and in-country meals/personal expenses (estimated $600), and necessary immunizations and medications for travel to Ghana. 
 
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Scholarships are available through the WCU and The Global Rams Initiative.
For more information, visit
https://www.wcupa.edu/international/studyAbroad.aspx
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Chris Awuyah
Office: 610-436-2470
 
Dr. Martha Donkor
Office: 610-436-2569