SIT Swahili Studies and Coastal Cultures
Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, fieldwork, and independent study; courses are taught primarily in English. Swahili language study required. Students earn four Scripps courses. On-site orientation and educational fieldtrips included.
- Fields of study: Social sciences, language
- Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA, area studies course
- Number of program participants: 20
Students live in private homes and hotels. Meals are taken as a group or with the host family.
- Fall: early September to mid-December
- Spring: early February to mid-May
- Advising Tips: If the SIT location is not on the SAGE approved list, an interview with a returnee is required.