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HDEV 300I: Death and Dying (CSULB Faculty-Led Study Abroad—Pamela Roberts)
Cape Town, South Africa
Program Terms: Summer
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CSULB Program Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Language Requirements: None
Areas of Study: GE, capstone Language of Instruction: English
Program Format: Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad
Program Description:
Program Dates: May 27-June 18, 2014

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

Approximate Travel Cost: $4,200 (includes airfare)

Tuition: $897

Insurance: $65

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.

Click here for a flyer with full details: Flyer.South Africa.14.pdf
Click here for trip itineraryHDEV 300I in South Africa 2014 M Draft.doc
For photos and student reflections, see:
For a video of one student's experience, click here.

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

Contact Professor Pamela Roberts for more information at

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

One-half Summer Session tuition waiver scholarships
available to CSULB students.
Summer Session Scholarship.flyer.14.pdf
Summer 2014 Scholarship Application.docx
Deadline to apply for scholarship: February 14, 2014

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 03/16/2015** 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.