PLNU Ghana

Gain hands-on experience in international development, education and nursing in Ghana.

Course options for Business, Accounting, IDS, IS, Education, CHAD and Nursing majors!

Ghana_site_1.jpgVisit the Human Factor Leadership Academy (HFLA) in Akatsi, Ghana! Students will learn through group discussions, development projects cultural tours, and travels while teaching at the HFLA.

Business, Accounting, IDS, IS, CHAD and Education Majors

While in Akatsi engaging in cultural immersion tours, you will also be involved in the activities of the HFLA. You will have the opportunity to work with the children and teachers at HFLA -- teaching the children academic subjects, skills and faith-related concepts. You will be able to visit the Mayor and interact with him regarding the community development plans for the Akatsi District and the various challenges the town faces. You will also have the chance to visit the District Education Office to meet with the District Director of Education in Akatsi.

Nursing Majors

Gain hands-on experience in tropical medicine and maternal health at Sacred Heart Hospital in Abor, Ghana! Students will work daily shifts at the hospital alongside Sacred Heart doctors and nurses and PLNU Nursing faculty while taking Nursing elective courses. You will also have the opportunity to teach health education to the children at the HFLA. 

Excursions:

  • Akosombo Dam and the Volta Lake
  • Cape Coast CastleGhana_site_2.jpg
  • Dudu Fishing Village
  • Kakum National Park
  • Canoe ride on Lotor Lake
  • Wlui Waterfall hike
  • Monkey Sanctuary
  • Climb Mount Afadjato

Dates:

May 12th - June 12th, 2014 (Business, Accounting, IDS & IS. Education & CHAD)

June 30th - July 30th, 2014 (Nursing)

Cost: $4000 plus flight

Courses:

ECO470  (4units) Contemporary Development Planning  OR ECO460 (4units) Applied Econometrics

EDU306 (3 units) Principles of Lanquage Aquisition

NSG 441 Transcultural Nursing & Tropical Medicine (2 units)

NSG446 Health of Women in a Multicultural World (3 units)

 

Questions?  Contact Dr. Senyo Adjibolosoo senyoadjibolosoo@pointloma.edu and Andra Jacques ajacques@pointloma.edu

Applications for this program are available in the Study Abroad Office. This program will likely be full by the end of November 2013.