Location: Accra, Ghana
Dates: June 2 - June 22, 2013 (ADMISSIONS ARE CLOSED FOR 2013)
Professor Acosta will lead the group through the internship experience, which will involve course reading done before the program begins, journaling and a final paper to be completed upon return to the U.S.
NYU Graduate Students: Students from all NYU schools are encouraged to apply.
NYU Undergraduates: Qualified upper-level undergraduates (seniors with 96+ earned credits only) with related course work may be considered and will require approval from the faculty director as well as their advisor.
Non-NYU Students:Qualified graduate students from other Universities are encouraged to apply. Please refer to the directions for "Non-NYU Students for Summer Abroad" on the "How To Apply" page.
*Note to All Applicants: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.
Students will live in one of two complexes managed by NYU in Ghana: Church Crescent, which has four duplex units or doubles and triples, or Solomon’s Lodge, which has single and double rooms within one building. At Crescent, each duplex faces a common courtyard and houses approximately seven students in double and triple rooms, each with a private bathroom, kitchen, and living room with TV/DVD player and telephone for local calls. Solomon’s offers large communal areas (study lounge, dining, kitchen) with all the amenities of Crescent. Both complexes have air conditioning and 24-hour security. Both are located near shopping centers including the Makola Market, a busy open air market and the Koala Supermarket.
Group accomodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.
Students engage with the local people and culture through site visits to schools, rehabilitation facilities, orphanages and other service organizations.
Students register for 3 credits only and may choose from:
ARTT-GE 2302 Internship in Art Therapy (3 points)
ARTT-GE 2300 Independent Study (3 points)
Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.
For a sample syllabus, please click on the link below.
Ikuko Acosta, Clinical Assistant Professor of Art and Art Education, New York University
2013 Graduate Tuition: $1367 per point, plus registration fees
2013 Housing Fee: $1,100
2013 Activity Fee: $400
All participants will require a valid visa to enter Ghana.
For more information, visit the Ghana Consulate in New York website. Additional detailed information will be provided to all program participants during orientation.
For More Information
Academic Content: Ikuko Acosta, Clinical Assistant Professor of Art and Art Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development, New York University, 34 Stuyuesant St., New York, NY 10003; (t) 1-212-998-5726; firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Administration: Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs, Steinhardt Schoolof Culture, Education, & Human Development, New York University, 82 Washington Square East,5th floor, New York, NY 10003; (t) 1-212-992-9380; (f) 1-212-995-4923; email@example.com