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Accra, Ghana

Academic Program

Global Temple Conference

Students enroll in two courses taught in English, for a total of six credits:

  • Undergraduates enroll in two courses, Africology and African American Studies 3010: Special Topics in African Languages (3 credits) and Africology and African American Studies 0834: Representing Race (3 credits).

  • Graduate students will register for a total of six credits, enrolling in either Africology and African American Studies 9982: Individual Research in Africology and African American Studies (6 credits), or Africology and African American Studies 5010: Special Topics in African Languages (3 credits) plus Africology and African American Studies 9982: Individual Research in Africology and African American Studies (3 credits).

Undergraduate students who have already taken these courses or have special needs due to their major/disciplinary requirements may discuss the possibility of an independent study with the program director prior to applying to the program.

The courses are taught by program faculty from Temple University. They are supplemented by lectures given by faculty members from the University of Ghana in Legon, one of the most reputable higher education institutions in the region.

Temple students who successfully complete (with a C- or better) credit-bearing coursework worth at least three semester hours in an approved summer or semester study abroad program with a minimum stay abroad of 28-days will satisfy the World Society (GG) requirement.