OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SIT: Accra, Ghana-Social Transformation and Cultural Expression

Program Administrator: 
SIT
Country: 
Ghana
Host Institution: 

School for International Training Study Center in Accra and Kumasi homestay

Location: 
Ghana is a nation with a rich history and strong sense of identity. Accra, the nation's capital, boasts a renowned community of dancers, musicans, and artisans. Kumasi, site of the place of the Ashanti king and one of West Africa's largest cultural centers, is surrounded by villages whose artisans specialize in goldsmithing, wood carving, cloth printing, pottery, and weaving.

Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Language: 
English
Language: 
Twi
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Host Family
Other
Requirement: 
Knowing Twi is not required, but is part of the required coursework in Ghana.

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

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Program Details: 
Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Applied Visual Arts
Art
Ethnic Studies
Geography
Political Science
Sociology
Speech Comm.


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