** 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.
Language of Instruction:
English, French, Other
CMC GPA Requirement:
9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement:
Must meet CMC minimum GPA
Internships are approved for .5 CMC credit when registered for the internship seminar course.
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
African Studies, Anthropology, Developmental Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, French, Gender Studies, Health Science, History, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Public Health, Religious Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies, Women's Studies
On-site semester-long required language course:
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Dakar, Senegal
Live and study Senegalese culture and develop skills in French and Wolof, a regional Sub-Saharan African language, in one of the most developed, democratic – and friendly – nations in the region. On CIEE’s Language and Culture program, you’ll immerse yourself fully in the culture by living with a Senegalese family and participating in an important fieldwork project. If you’re ready to seize the opportunity, Senegal and CIEE are ready for you.
Study abroad in Dakar and you'll:
Choose from a variety of courses in African studies, development studies, anthropology, and sociology
Live with a Senegalese family that will provide strong cultural immersion
Participate in African art, dance, and music and engage in community service and/or an internship
Visit Gorée Island, Toubab Dialaw, Saint Louis, and the Sine-Saloum region; learn during a rural stay with a local host family, or Peace Corps or NGO staff