Location
  • Tanzania
Subject Areas
Language Studies

Program Details

Program Type
Provider
Jul 24, 2020
Oct 25, 2019

About Program

This course is designed to give students and health professionals in-depth cultural background via discussions of everyday life and contemporary issues while developing advanced language skills. It provides the language and intercultural skills needed to function in the fields of food and health, global health, community health, and the environment.

The program will be delivered through a three-credit online course and a three-credit immersion course in Arusha, Tanzania. The immersion course is available to admitted SIT students only. The program will employ experiential learning opportunities and include lessons in cultural awareness, grammar, comprehension, dialogue and academic related vocabulary through lectures and discussion that are reinforced through field exercises and the homestay experience.

While in the Arusha region, you will practice Kiswahili through interactions with medical and public healthcare professionals.

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Program Highlights

  • Build Kiswahili language skills to prepare for a career as a health professional.
  • Develop your ability and practice language skills during field trips. (J-term)
  • Learn about herbal medicine and intercultural health practices. (J-term)
  • Experience daily life with homestay families in Arusha. (J-term)

Scholarships

SIT Robert Kantor Memorial Scholarship

Each year one student will be granted $10,000 in scholarship aid to study abroad with a SIT program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the requirements are tight: seeking first-generation college students who've never traveled abroad before, currently attend an HBCU, and demonstrate strong financial need.

Value
$10,000

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