- Minimum GPA: 2.0
- Judicial Check
- Academic Conduct Review
Dates and Important Links
- NEW! Estimated Dates July 9th – July 30th, 2022
- Application Deadline: February 1, 2022
- Apply on Via TRM
**UPDATE: This tour did not fill for Summer 2022, but we hope to offer it soon**
About the Program
This new program partners with Kaya Responsible Travel to create an amazing ethnographic field school program in Belize.
Study Abroad Budget
Estimated Program Cost: $6500-6700, including tuition for the 4-credit course and flights. *Estimate is based on in-state tuition costs and will slightly increase for out-of-state students.
This four-credit course, ANTH 352: Special Topics in Anthropology, is designed to introduce students to the methods and theories used in ethnographic research. The research will be conducted discovering the Garifuna, an African Diaspora culture that lives on the Caribbean Coast of Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. For the course’s research, students will be working in Hopkins Bay and Dangriga, two small towns on the Belize coast that are the heart of Garifuna culture in Belize.
Primary Course Topics:
- Basic Ethnographic research methods
- Participant observation
- The history and culture of the Garifuna People
- Garifuna spiritual beliefs
- The drums of the Garifuna
Instructor: Dr. Patrick Wilkinson E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Dr. William Roberts E-mail: email@example.com
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