Program Details

Students will: Draw comparisons between their own culture and that of India Analyze the trends of social movements in South India Examine the effects of sustainability on development and globalization in India Initiate individual research projects inclu
Location:
Bangalore, India; Mysore, India; Pondicherry, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

As a student you will "live your courses;" all of these courses include a wide range of experiential learning opportunities such as frequent trips to temples, markets, urban and rural projects, and cultural sites. Students will also view and respond to a series of Indian films.

Students will: Draw comparisons between their own culture and that of India Analyze the trends of social movements in South India Examine the effects of sustainability on development and globalization in India Initiate individual research projects including fieldwork Practice cross-cultural communication
 

Setting Description:
Students live and study at Fireflies for most of their stay and will share comfortable double bedrooms, each with attached bath. The Fireflies campus has conference halls, meditation centers, walking paths, computers, wireless internet service*, a library and several dining pavilions. During field trips, accommodations will include educational institutions and hotels with roughly equivalent facilities. Leisure activities include pottery, volleyball, carom board, scrabble, swimming in an outdoor pool, and exploring sites in and around Bangalore, such as the Banerghatta tiger reserve (at student's own expense). *Internet service may be intermittent due to local realities
Cost:
Approximately $14,500 ($19,000 non-NJ residents). Program fee includes: 16 credits (tuition & fees) from Ramapo College of New Jersey Round-trip airfare from NYC to Bangalore, India Accommodations in double room Most meals All program-related excursions and entrance fees Comprehensive international health and security insurance (HTH Worldwide) Indian immigration entry visa 24/7 on-site support staff Academic materials (i.e. books) Preparatory & administrative costs

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
2.5 GPA
Scholarships:
Yes

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