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Beloit College

Senegal Visiting Student Program

[Car Rapide] 

Study at the ACI Baobab Center in Dakar!

  • Spring semester starting in 2011
  • Curriculum:
    • Dakar in Transition course, studying the city where you live (1 Beloit unit)
    • Wolof language (1 Beloit unit)
    • History of Islam (.75 Beloit Units)
    • Senegalese Literature: Culture, Gender and Politics (1 Beloit unit)
  • Housing is with a host family in Dakar
  • Costs: Beloit College tuition, room and board, the Beloit activities fee and a $50 overseas administrative fee.
  • Eligibility:
    • Five semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent
    • One or more courses relating to African history, society, culture, politics or the like
  • Program highlights: Live in a developing country, learn Senegalese perspectives on your fields of study, stay with a host family in Dakar, increase your French fluency in an African setting, gain basic skills in Wolof, enroll in one or more courses with experiential learning components

Grades

Senegal Beloit College
15 - 20 A
14-14.99 A-
12 – 13.99 B+
11 – 11.99 B
10 – 10.99 B-
9 – 9.99 C+
8-8.99 C
7 – 7.99 C-
6 – 6.99 D+
5 – 5.99 D
0-4.99 F

 

History of the Senegal Program

[Saint Louis Senegal] 

Photos by Jennifer Precht