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HHSS Study Abroad

The Department of HHSS offers a number of opportunities to study abroad, including "Study Abroad Mexico" (Cuernavaca, J-term) and "Ghana, West Africa (Summer).

Study Abroad Mexico (Cuernavaca, J-term)

The J-term Study Abroad Program in Cuernavaca is designed so that you can earn 3 to 4 credits during a three-week course of study at the Kukulcan Educational Community in Cuernavaca, Mexico. You do not need to know Spanish to take part in this program.


Ghana, West Africa (Summer)
African Diaspora-Study Abroad: 49-2775

Study Abroad students focus on the history and significant Ghanaian cultural groups (e.g. Akan, Guan, Ga, and Ew) prior to organization into pre-selected course clusters in Ghana (Arts and Craft, Culture and History, and Music and Dance.) Each group will be partnered with arts and/or specialists from their selected emphasis. Local historians, drummer, dancers, weavers, and other artists will work hands on with Study Abroad participants at each regional site. Course includes four (4) mandatory in-class sessions before the trip. Participants present final project in Ghana, West Africa.