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Faculty-Led Ghana Field Studies
Accra, Ghana; Cape Coast, Ghana; Kumasi, Ghana (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: May Travel (Spring)
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
May Travel (Spring) 2017 03/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact:
Miriam Porter, Raymond Asomani-Boateng
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):
Urban & Regional Studies
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Area(s) of Study: African Culture, African Studies, Environmental Studies, Geography, Urban Studies
Required Class Status: 2nd Year Course Number: URBS 481, URBS 581
Number of Credits: 3 Exchange Program: No
Language of Instruction:
English Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning)
Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Application(s) Required:
Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)
Accommodation Options: Hostel/Hotel Number of students per room: Two
Program sponsorship indicator:
Mankato Program
Program Description:
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Ghana Field Studies
Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader.

May 8 - 22, 2016

Program Objectives

This program offers students the chance to:

       -    Experience different cultural groups in Ghana and how they relate to the environment

       -    Experience urban innovations and problems firsthand in four cities: Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast and Sekondi-Takoradi

         -      Develop knowledge and understanding of the Ghanaian "worldview" and its influences on the environmental challenges and adaptive strategies used by different cultural groups in Ghana

         -      Enrich their cross-cultural experience in our "global village."

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For more information please contact Dr. Raymond Asomani-Boateng at: