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SIT Samoa: Social and Environmental Change in Oceania

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Program Information

Location

Apia, Western Samoa

Terms

Fall, Spring

Languages

English, Samoan

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, you must take the host language as one of your courses.

Areas of Focus

Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences

Structure

Field-Based

Description

Examine the social, economic, and political impacts of westernization and globalization in the Pacific Islands. This program encourages students to explore processes of change in Samoa and other Pacific communities through interdisciplinary coursework, field study, and independent research. Students consider the impact of new and different values on Pacific Island communities and social structures in light of development and globalization pressures and acquire diverse perspectives on social change and transition in the Pacific context, learning from Pacific Islanders.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

 
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