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Anthropology in Hawaii

Term: January 2016
Description: SO 200 (Intro to Cultural Anthropology) is offered on site on the beautiful Island of Oahu (Hawaii). The study program meets the global perspectives requirement (or sociology credits).The course is taught and administered by Dr. Raja S. Tanas, Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department.




Central America Study and Service Program

Term: January/Spring 2016
Description: You will have the opportunity to live, study, and serve in Central America alongside an intentional community of your Whitworth peers and faculty, as well as Central American teachers, community leaders, and families. This academic study abroad program will differ significantly from anything you have ever experienced before. The courses are designed to help you integrate all aspects of your experiences, relationships, reading, observation, ideas, insights and feelings as you live and learn in Central America. Whitworth’s educational principles seek the development of the whole person.




Prejudice Across America

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Description: Study the history of Prejudice Across America. Fulfills the American Diversity requirement.




Religion and Social Justice in Central America

Term: January 2016
Description: An exploration of issues related to religion and social justice in Central America. The course will focus on the social movements in Central America during the 20th and 21st centuries. The course will also touch upon greater global issues related to the social services, indigenous identities, peace and reconciliation, sociology of religion and development strategies. Group dialogue and cultural immersion will allow the student to discuss the topics and themes in depth leader to a broader worldview and the cultivation of a mind and heart to better serve humanity.




Please visit the Off-Campus Studies page for a complete listing of off-campus programs that are available to Whitworth students.