Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa; Sandton, South Africa
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
COMM 419H is a comparative study of modern media systems of mass communications with focus on the transitions [from colonial through post-colonial and contemporary periods] of media in the US and South Africa. Included in this course is a nine day tour of South Africa over spring break of 2020. This tour, which includes day-trips to academic, governmental, non-governmental and media institutions in Johannesburg, Pretoria and other sites in the Guateng Province. As part of the offers of the course, students are able to interact with instructor and peers in a small class (typically 10), seminar style and discussion-based environment and engage in writing about subjects that include exposure to South Africa and a third country of choice. Students' experiences typically include anticipated learning and unintended but life-changing experiences.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of: information not available at this time.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must contact program leader Anthony Olorunnisola by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring- Embedded||2020||08/21/2019 **||Rolling Admission||03/07/2020||03/14/2020|
|NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader Anthony Olorunnisola by emailing email@example.com if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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