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HDEV 300: Death and Dying (CSULB Faculty-Led Study Abroad—Pamela Roberts)
Cape Town, South Africa (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Program Type: CSULB Program
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior Language of Instruction: English
Language Requirements: None Areas of Study: GE, capstone
Program Description:
Program Dates: May 31-June 23, 2016

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

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

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.

Information meetings (LA3-201-- Human Development Conference Room)
Tuesday, January 26, 4:30 pm      
Wednesday, January 27, 5pm
Friday, January 29, noon               
Tuesday, February 2, 3pm
Monday, February 8, 5pm            
Wednesday, February 10, 2pm

Click here for a flyer with full details: South Africa Summer 2016.docx
Click here for trip itineraryItinerary HDEV 300 2016_DRAFT.docx
Click here for payment schedulePayment schedule final SA 2016.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 majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and the Center for International Education are pleased to announce
a new scholarship to enable more students to study abroad.
A limited number of $500 travel stipends are available for short-term programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: March 14, 2016

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/13/2017 ** 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.