Semester-long programs in Africa matched with JPST tracks

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Southern Africa: Nation Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind (based in Namibia)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

THEO 421 Theologies of Justice & Peace

Religion 346: Religion and Social Change in Southern Africa (May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rdtheology requirement.)

Internship requirement

Internship

1-2 of three-course requirement in one of the following areas:

·   Economics

·   Environmental Studies

·   Geography

·   Public Policy in the US

·   Foreign Policy & International Relations

·   Sociology

or

Another course from another area

Interdisciplinary Studies 312/Political Science 354: The Politics of Development in Southern Africa

 

Political Science 353: Political and Social Change in Southern Africa

One course from another area

History 327:  Racism and Resistance in Southern Africa and the U.S.

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Internship should involve media, journalism, etc. Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

Various possibilities

Independent study.  Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Southern Africa: Nation Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind (based in Namibia)

As applied to:

Leadership for Social Justice concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

THEO 421 Theologies of Justice & Peace

Religion 346: Religion and Social Change in Southern Africa (May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rdtheology requirement.)

Internship requirement

Internship

SOCI 110 Social Problems

Political Science 353: Political and Social Change in Southern Africa  (Should not be used for both COJO 111 and SOCI 110.)

ENTR 490 Social Entrepreneurship

Interdisciplinary Studies 312/Political Science 354: The Politics of Development in Southern Africa

COJO 111 Communication & Citizenship

Political Science 353: Political and Social Change in Southern Africa.  (Should not be used for both COJO 111 and SOCI 110.  If used for COJO 111, student may need a waiver to take other COJO courses.)

Cultural awareness course

History 327:  Racism and Resistance in Southern Africa and the U.S.

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Internship should involve media, journalism, etc. Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

Various possibilities

Independent study.  Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

     

 

Program:

SIT: Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

Works best with:

Conflict Transformation concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

JPST 375 Conflict Analysis & Transformation

PEAC 3000: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding

IDSC 291 Anatomy of Violence or

SOCI 350 Social Inequality: Privilege & Power

AFRS 3000: National and Ethnic Identity

Cultural awareness course

ANTH 3500 Research Methods and Ethics

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Various possibilities

ISPR 3000: Independent Study Project

     

 

Program:

SIT: Uganda: Post-Conflict Transformation

Works best with:

Conflict Transformation concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

JPST 375 Conflict Analysis & Transformation

PEAC 3000: Post-Conflict Transformation

IDSC 291 Anatomy of Violence or

SOCI 350 Social Inequality: Privilege & Power

AFRS 3000: Contextualizing Conflict in Northern Uganda

Cultural awareness course

ANTH 3500 Research Methods and Ethics

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

Various possibilities, including Internship

ISPR 3000: Independent Study Project

     

 

OTHER:

Search for additional SIT Study Abroad programs focusing on social change movements, global health, development studies, multiculturalism and globalization, environmental policy, etc.: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad.cfm .

Or contact UST’s International Education Center (http://studyabroad.stthomas.edu) for programs in Ireland, South Africa, Ghana, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Nicaragua.