GO ED Africa

Highlights
GO ED. Africa offers cross-cultural learning environments, a unique set of courses taught by local academics, a four-week field practicum, opportunity for forming deep relationships in shared community, and spiritual transformation.

Provider: GO ED. Semester Study Abroad

Location
Kigali, Rwanda

Courses
Issues in Peacebuilding, Genocide and Reconciliation
African Traditional Religion and Culture
Social Context for Community Development
African Cultural Arts
Cross-Cultural Field Practicum

Transfer Credit Possibilities

*Indicates required course

This chart provides a reference point to possible course substitutions.  All course substitutions require a Course Substitution Form signed and approved by the appropriate department chair(s) and the Registrar’s Office.  Contact the CGE to pick up and submit a Course Substitution Form and request help.

Go Ed Africa Corban Catalog: 2017/18 and Prior Corban Catalog: 2018/19 Onward
Code Title Credits Code Title Credits Code Title Credits
INCL 254 African Cultural Arts* 3 HU Humanities Elective 3 HU Humanities Elective 3
INCL 340 African Traditional Religion and Culture* 3 TH Theology Elective 3 TH Theology Elective 3
INCL 340 African Traditional Religion and Culture* 3 TH Theology Elective 3 IS Intercultural Studies Elective 3
PRAC 311 / INCL 319A Cross-Cultural Field Practicum* 3 CM123 Cross-Cultural Internship (3) 3 CM CM-prefix Christian Ministry Elective 3
INCL 345 Issues in Peacebuilding, Genocide and Reconciliation* 3 Social Science Elective 3 Social Science Elective 3
INCL 345 Issues in Peacebuilding, Genocide and Reconciliation* 3 Social Science Elective 3 History Elective (Non-U.S. History) 3
SOC 381 Social Context for Community Development* 3 Social Science Elective 3 Social Science Elective 3

More transfer credit options may be available.  All approvals of transfer credit require a signed and completed Course Substitution Form.

Housing

Students stay at the GO ED. House in Kigali in community except for the four week cross-cultural practicum where students are placed in pairs in homestays or guesthouses in rural contexts.

Duration
The program is sixteen weeks offered in Fall and Spring

Program Dates
Spring Semester: Second week of January until the first week of May

Fall Semester: Third week of August until the first week of December

Cost
$14,000 (includes international airfare, visa fees, all room and board, insurance, tuition, text books, and phone rental)

GO ED Application Requirements

1. 3.00 GPA
2. Must be a junior or senior in good standing
3. Two online application forms
4. Application fee of $50
5. Three recommendations (submitted online)
6. Official Transcript

Additional Corban University Application Requirements for GO ED

  1. Study Abroad Pre-application
  2. Course Substitution Form

Due Dates

  1. Spring deadline: April 15
  2. Fall deadline: October 15

Website

http://go-ed.org

More Information
Center for Global Engagement
Academic Center 5517
Phone: 503-589-8154
Email: global@corban.edu

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