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as of 4/10/2021

GHANA SOCIETY AND CULTURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectAfrican Studies
Anthropology
Sociology
Number & Suffix: 110
Full UC Title: GHANA SOCIETY AND CULTURE 
Transcript Title: GHANA SOC & CULTURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a required experiential course in Ghana, West Africa that features concentrated study, lectures, roundtables, field trips and interactions with the people of Ghana. The course involves an in-depth examination of Ghanaian history, culture, governance, family and society, gender issues and development challenges. The course also includes: language instruction; language practice situations in the field; dance lessons; drumming lessons; and field excursions to culturally and historically significant sites in Kumasi, Cape Coast and other areas. Required Texts/Tools (all to be provided upon arrival): Ghana’s official map; Awedoba, A.K. (2005) Culture and Development in Africa with special reference to Ghana, Some Basic Issues, Legon, Accra: Historical Society of Ghana; Odotei, Irene (2002) Royal Rites, Death, Burial and Installation of an Asante King. Legon, Ghana: Institute of African Studies. Assessment: journal (40%), final paper (60%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GHANA SOCIETY AND CULTURE 
Partner University Department: Study Center 
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