Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Accra, Ghana
- Program Terms: Winter
- Budget Sheets: Winter
|Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility:||0-First Year and Above||Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA:||2.0|
|Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite:||None||Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction:||All courses in English|
|Click here for a definition of this term Course Prerequisite(s):||None||Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options:||Shared Hostel/Hotel|
|Click here for a definition of this term Internship Option:||No||Click here for a definition of this term Volunteer/Service Opportunities:||No|
|Click here for a definition of this term Research Option:||No||Click here for a definition of this term Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:||01+04|
|Click here for a definition of this term Disciplines of Classes Available:||Elon Core Curriculum||Click here for a definition of this term Program Capacity:||30|
|Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor/Manager:||Maria Papapietro||Click here for a definition of this term Prerequisite Preparatory Seminar Course #:||GBL 190|
|Click here for a definition of this term Program Leader 1:||Keshia Wall||Click here for a definition of this term Program Leader 2:||Deidra Smith|
|ELR Unit:||1 unit||Click here for a definition of this term Activity Level:||Demanding|
This course is designed for students to explore who they are but also challenges where they would like to be. Students will have the opportunity to experience the Ghanaian performing arts which include dance, music and drama (story telling) while they gain an appreciation for the country’s rich history. Students will learn the meaning of dance movements and have the opportunity to perform them in the community, experience and perform the different traditional musical instruments that exist in the traditional setting of Ghana, and learn different story tales orally passed on in traditional homes and narrate these stories to the community. Previous performance experience by non-performance majors is not required. Every student will have a role in the experiences mentioned above. Prerequisite: GBL 190. Application and acceptance required. Additional travel fee is required. Counts toward Civilization or Expression (non-literature) requirement, and satisfies one unit of experiential learning toward fulfillment of the Experiential Learning Requirement.
Note: This program is open to ALL students, not just performing arts students.
This Winter Term course has a required one semester-hour fall prerequisite preparatory seminar course associated with it. Students accepted into the Winter Term course will be automatically registered for the associated fall course. There is no additional cost for the prerequisite preparatory seminar course for students who are registered full-time even if the one credit creates an overload for a student's registration.
It is Elon University policy that students who are registered part-time for the fall semester will be charged the additional one credit hour of tuition for the fall prerequisite preparatory seminar course. Students will also be charged four credit hours of tuition for Winter Term in addition to the program fees. If students contact the Bursar's office to verify that they will be enrolled full-time in the spring semester, the four hours of Winter Term tuition will not be collected.
There will also be a required meeting about the course in April.
The Spring meeting will meet Monday, April 29, 2020 at Studio C Center for the Arts, time TBD.
The fall pre-departure course will meet on Tuesdays from 05:30-07:10 PM. Location TBD.
Students are required to take the fall pre-departure course associated with this Winter Term course. All students will automatically be registered for the pre-departure course but must register themselves for the Winter Term course during registration for Winter Term.
To cancel your participation in a program, complete the Winter Term Withdrawal questionnaire in your application.
The tentative dates for the program are January 2-24, 2020.
While official flight itineraries are typically distributed in early September, the tentative group departure/return point is TBD.
Note: This information is subject to change based on airline changes and cancellations.
Note: Itinerary is subject to change due to availability of local facilities and scheduling issues. Venue and locations for performances are dependent on availability.
Students will be housed in shared accommodations.
Costs for global study vary program to program and are in addition to the tuition for Winter Term (included in fall semester tuition/bill).
Basic cost information is available on the Cost and Credit Chart.Detailed cost information will be available on the budget sheet. The cost for this program is currently TBD.
Students seeking need-based financial support are encouraged to apply for the GEC Access Scholarship.
If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your program.
Get social: Connect with the GEC, alumni, and prospective students on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. And keep in touch with us using #ElonGlobal! You can also read blog posts from students on this program in years past and access blogs for other programs on the Study Abroad Blog.
Program Leader 1: Keshia Wall
Assistant Professor of Performing Arts
Department of Performing Arts
CB 2800, Center for the Arts
Program Leader 2: Deidra Smith
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
Martin Alumni Center 104
2605 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC)
Global Commons 360
2375 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244
Click "apply now" from this brochure to get started, and complete your application by the deadline listed below.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Winter||2020||09/02/2019 **||Rolling Admission||01/02/2020||01/24/2020|
NOTE: Please view the deadlines page for full application, payment and cancellation deadlines.
The start date and end date listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.
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