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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Short Term Faculty Directed Area of Study: Art (ART), Education - General (EDC)
Minimum Required GPA: 2.0 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Language Courses Offered: No
Internship or Service Learning: None College Designation: COAL
Open to Non-MSU Student: Yes MSU Registrar's Term: Summer
Program Description:
South Africa


In this course, the student will develop curriculum from first-hand experiences gained in various locations in South Africa. Emphasis will be placed on historical and contemporary socio-cultural views. The curriculum will address, from primary sources, the studio processes that reflect South African aesthetical, critical, historical, and cultural components.  This course will include an introduction to cultural issues, diversity, and related perspectives in education. Examination of individual differences in ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographic area in the context of education and society.

Program Fee: $5,860

Program Fee Includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • In Country Transportation
Program Fee Excludes:
  • In-state tuition for the course(s) itself
  • Transportation to/from designated airport
  • Meals
  • Passport/visa fees
  • Ground transportation for personal trips
  • Souvenirs & other personal purchases (e.g. coffee, clothing, etc.)
  • Immunization
Course(s) Offered:
  • ART 698 (3)
  • EDC 345 (3) 
Maximum Credit Hours: 3

Steve Willis
Professor of Art Education, Department of Art and Design


Pre-Departure Meeting Dates Pre-Departure Meeting Topic
TBD Informational Meeting
  July 3 July 4
Program Itinerary   
July 2 Depart Springfield for Cape Town, South Africa
Arrival in Cape Town, South Africa
Morning hike, Stellenbosch University Gardens Tour, Sasol Art Museum, Rupert Art Museum
July 5 Day Trip to Coast/Cape, KicksART Projects,Harold Porter Gardens, Penguin Colony
July 6 Day Trip to Sommerset West, Meet with Dr./Prof. Harold Herman,Cheetah Wildlife refuge camp, Vergelegen Gardens and Historic Manor Home, Raptor Park
July 7 Meet with Amanda Gouws, Depart Groot Constantia, Kirestenbosch Gardens
July 8 Depart to Franschhoek, Huguenot Garden, La Motte Art Gallery, Solms-Delta Music Center/Museum, Tokara Sculpture Garden, Delaire Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden
July 9 Day Trip to West Coast, Evita se Perron, West Coast Fossil Park, Khwatu Cultural Center
July 10 Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden, Wine tasting at local winery, Meet with Director and Staff at Stellenbosch Academy for Design and Photography, Ghetto Art Gallery, Khayelitsha Art Center
July 11 Company Gardens, St. George Cathedral, South African Natural History Museum, South African National Art Museum, Visit Table Mountain
July 12 Depart for Safari Experience, Travel to Nelspruit
July 13 Safari Drive
July 14 Safari Drive
July 15 Safari Drive
July 16 Depart for Johannesburg
July 17 Arrival Johannesburg Connection
July 18 Arrive in USA
Post-Program Meetings Topic

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid and scholarships are only available to currently enrolled MSU students. If you are a visiting student from another institution, you will need to work with your home institution Financial Aid Office to identify any available aid.

The seven colleges at Missouri State University are pleased to announce their respective Study Away Scholarships. A scholarship fund has been established by MSU’s President, International Programs, and the respective college to assist students with their study abroad. Search available college scholarships here!

Other Financial Aid:
Study Away Programs works closely with the Office of Financial Aid to make funding readily available for our study away students.  Before students can schedule an appointment with Financial Aid, you must submit an approved STFD Budget Worksheet to Study Away Programs.

Study Away students may be able to use their institutional aid, grants, or loans for their study abroad.  Students are encouraged to meet with Financial Aid as soon as possible to plan appropriately for their time abroad.  Please request a Study Away Financial Aid Counselor when making an appointment.


Billing & Procedures

  • Tuition fees are not included in the program fee and will be charged to your University account separately and will be subject to MSU's billing and payment policies.
  • The program fee will be billed within approximately one week of the application deadline.  This fee includes the International Programs Academic Experience Fee. 
  • The program fee is due in full according to the standard program payment deadline (please refer to the "Financial Responsibility, Cancellation, and Withdrawal Policy" signature document). If a student is planning on financial aid to cover some or all program costs, the student must provide documentation to Study Away at least two weeks prior to the program payment deadline.
    • Students who have not paid the MSU portion of the program fee will be withdrawn from the program and dropped from the course.
  • MSU students will be billed through their University accounts.
  • Non-MSU students and program guests must pay through the Study Away storefront.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
  • If a student withdraws from the program, the participant will be liable for 15% of the total program fee, the International Programs Academic Experience Fee, and any non-refundable purchases made on the participant's behalf.
  • When the program begins, no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

All withdrawals must be complete the STFD Program Withdrawal Form with the Program Director's signature to Study Away Programs, Plaster Student Union 209.

This program is currently not accepting applications.