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Arusha, Tanzania: Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology (SIT) - Click here for more info

Affiliated Program Type: Group

Duration:

  • Fall
  • Spring

Academic Focus:

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: Swahili

Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA; Previous college-level coursework or significant preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or related fields.

Full-time Course Load: 16 credits

Program Dates: Late August through mid-December through mid-December or late January through mid-May.

Mandatory Coursework: Intensive Kiswahili Language Study (4 credits), Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology Seminar (4 credits), Environmental Research Methods and Ethics (4 credits), and Independent Study Project (4 credits).

Gettysburg Pre-requisites: None

Living Arrangements: Home Stays

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