Fortaleza, Brazil - Social Justice and Sustainable Development (SIT)

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Affiliated Program Type: Group


  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Globalization Studies
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Latin American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: Portuguese

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Sophomore status when applying; One semester of Portuguese or two semesters of a college-level Romance language other than Portuguese.

Full-time Course Load: 16 CREDITS

Program Dates: Early September through mid-December or mid-February through early June.

Mandatory Coursework: Portuguese for Social and Development Studies (3 credits), Social Justice, Post-Col., and Civil Society in NE Brazil (3 credits), Community Action in Brazil (3 credits), Research Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits)

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays