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Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Program Type: CSULB Program
Language of Instruction: English Language Requirements: None
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship
Areas of Study: GE, capstone
Program Description:
Program Dates: May 29-June 22, 2017

Course: HDEV 300: Death and Dying (GE, capstone)

Approximate Travel Cost: $4,400 (includes airfare and all travel and accommodation costs except meals)

Tuition: $897

Insurance: $85

Course Description: The developmental, cultural, social, religious, political, and historical influences on death and dying in South Africa (as a comparison to the U.S.).  Fieldwork in South Africa will involve working with AIDS orphans and patients in an AIDS hospice.

Information meetings (LA3-201-- Human Development Conference Room)--Click here for flyer with details: Info sessions 3_2017.docx
Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 2:30pm
Friday, Feb. 3 at noon
Monday, Feb. 6 at 5:15pm
Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 2pm
Thursday, Feb. 9 at 4pm

Click here for a flyer with full details: Draft Itinerary 2017 HDEV 300 in South Africa.docx
Click here for trip itineraryDraft Itinerary 2017 HDEV 300 in South Africa.docx
Click here for payment schedulePayment schedule SA 2017.docx
For photos and student reflections, see:
For a video of one student's experience, click here.
For an article on health and safety, click here.

This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.

Contact Professor Pamela Roberts for more information at

Open to all undergraduate majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.

ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $750 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: March 13, 2017

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/12/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.