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ANTHROPOLOGY Ethnographic Field School in Belize This course immerses students in Belizean culture and trains them in contemporary anthropological field methods. While in Belize, students will be primarily engaged in guided applied ethnographic fieldwork
Location:
Belize City, Belize
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Belize: an English-speaking country in the heart of Central America, home to one of the greatest concentrations of biodiversity on the planet, dotted with magnificent archaeological remnants of the Mayan people and populated by their descendants. But diversity in Belize doesn't end with its biological wonders, as you will discover for yourself by living among the people of Orange Walk on the CCSA Belize Anthropology Program. Spend a month immersed in Belize doing field research with Dr. Doug Hume, an experienced Northern Kentucky University faculty member. Gain valuable skills such as ethnographic interviewing to develop an appreciation for Belizean cultural diversity.

Find more information about this program please visit Dr. Hume's website.

Program includes round-trip air transportation from Cincinnati, Ohio to Belize and ground transportation to the program sites. Round-trip air transportation from other cities MAY be considered on a case-by-case basis at an additional cost. This program is limited to twelve students with a waiting list offered at no risk.

Program Package

  • Accommodations: Included.
  • Course-related activities and entrances fees
    • Some minor additional course fees may apply. See our cost calculator.
  • All course-related ground transportation
  • Additional cultural program excursions
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7


ANTHROPOLOGY Ethnographic Field School in Belize:  Immerse yourself in Belize as you practice field research with an experienced faculty member from Northern Kentucky University. Gain valuable skills such as ethnographic interviewing to develop an appreciation for Belizean cultural diversity. The ethnographic field school is partnering with Belizean institutes and associations in order to contribute to an understanding of the culture of sugar cane farmers in Orange Walk District village communities. Our community partners will use our results and recommendations to develop and conduct workshops for farmers on agricultural techniques, economics, health, and other community development topics.

Cost:
$4,509 USD. PROGRAM BASE PRICE: $4,509 INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Must obtain approval from home campus to participate
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Need-Based and other Scholarships are available through CCSA!

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