Westmont's Global Health: Uganda

In cooperation with the Council for Christian College's program in Uganda, Westmont oversees a specialized track in Global Health--click here for more information.








Houghton in Tanzania, Iringa, Tanzania (Houghton College) - Open to all majors, Spring Only

Houghton-in-Tanzania is a program of Houghton College in East Africa that offers students an opportunity to experience life as most Africans themselves experience it. Extended trips away from the campus site include visits to nearby game reserves and Wahehe and Maasai tribal villages. Elective course options vary from year to year but core courses are: East African Anthropology, Wildlife Behavior, and Human Ecology). (A minimum 2.75 GPA is required.) Due to the program’s popularity, please apply a year in advance through our office. Houghton in Tanzania Homepage

African Ecology and Conservation in South Africa: Organization for Tropical Studies (Duke University)

Fynbos Biome, South Africa

OTS students will travel through the stunning landscapes of South Africa, gaining exposure to its many habitats including incredibly diverse populations of birds, animals, and insects, making it an ecologist's paradise. Students will be housed at the Skukuza campl also spend time in a tented research village in Kruger National Park. Rrequired classes: South African Ecosystems and Diversity (4), Field Research in Savanna Ecology(4), Conservation and Management of Protected Areas in South Africa (4), History Through Culture of South Africa (4). Duke OTS Homepage

Uganda Studies Program, Kampala, Uganda (CCCU) - Open to all majors

The Uganda Studies Program provides students with immersion in a local community as well as broad exposure to a variety of people and places in Uganda and Rwanda, and it offers a wide range of options and flexibility to ensure that students get the most out of their experience. Applicants to USP may apply to live either on-campus or with a host family for the semester. USP also offers a Social Work Emphasis (SWE). All options encourage students to participate in Ugandan life, serve local non-profits, and explore the intricacy of cross-cultural relationships—relationships which give students a firsthand perspective as they explore issues such as poverty, aid and missions, and as they seek to reconcile the realities of East Africa with their Christian faith. In addition to the core experiential course, students will choose from an approved selection of courses from the Uganda Christian University curriculum for up to 16 credit hours. Uganda Studies Homepage