Subject: History
Credit units: 6
Offered: Either Spring or Summer
College: Arts and Science
Department: History


This intensive taught abroad experience will give students the opportunity to learn about culture and society in South Africa. Through site visits, guest lectures and formal and informal meetings with South Africans of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds students will begin to develop an understanding of the diverse nature of South African society and the historical issues that shaped it. Through the variety of teaching and learning strategies involved students will be able to engage in historical thinking in a real-world setting which will allow them to develop a variety of skills, such as cross-cultural understandings, which are much more difficult to convey in the classroom.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units HIST at the 200 level; 60 credit units of University; or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for HIST 399.6 South Africa: History, Politics and Society; HIST 499.6 South Africa Taught Abroad: History, Politics, and Society; or HIST 422.6 may not take this course for credit.
Note: There are costs in addition to tuition fees. Please contact the department for information.

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