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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group

Duration:

  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Globalization Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: Tibetan

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

Program Dates: Early September through mid-December or late January through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: Intensive Tibetan Language Study (3 credits), Religious Change in the Himalaya (3 credits), The Politics of Tibetan and Himalayan Borders (3 credits), Field Methods and Ethics (3 credits), and Independent Study Project OR Internship (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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