South Africa (Business and Social Sciences)


Important Dates:

Application Opens: September 1, 2021
Deposit Deadline
: December 7, 2021
HULL COB Scholarship Deadline: December 11, 2021
Final Payment Deadline: February 26, 2022
Mandatory Orientation Meeting: Spring semester 2022 - TBD


Courses Offered:

Students may take up to two courses. Please note, these courses WILL meet throughout the Spring Semester. Courses offered:

  • BUSA 4200 SA
  • BUSA 4950 SA
  • CRJU 2950/4950
  • PADM 6950

BUSA 4200/4950 SA: International Business (3 hours)
Professor: James Mayes
Email
: jmayes@augusta.edu 

A study of the different aspects of international business including, but not limited to: international politics, culture, economics, finance, technology, marketing, ethical decision-making, strategic planning and management, and human resource development in a global environment. This course seeks to broaden perspectives, alter viewpoints, and provide lifelong experiences and memories. The course begins with on campus classroom study of the different elements of international business and government. Then, during the travel portion of the program, students will have a unique opportunity to pursue international experiences in business/culture/government/politics while working with The Amy Foundation.

Business students may elect to take BUSA 4950 if they have already completed BUSA 4950. 

BUSA 4200 will have mandatory attendance every other Friday from 1:00-3:00pm. These dates are 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30. Additionally, there will be some site visits with dates TBD.

CRJU 2950/4950 or PADM 6950 SA: Social Justice and South Africa (3 hours)
Professor: Dr. Candace Griffith
Email
: cagriffith@augusta.edu 

This course is designed to investigate social justice in South Africa. The social, cultural, and political climate will aid in the discussion regarding differences and similarities between the U.S. and South Africa. To understand social justice and the impact one man and his ideas can have on a country and the world is best experienced where he experienced them. Robben Island, the location of the prison that held Nelson Mandela, is a world heritage site and adds to the understanding of conditions Mandela endured. Throughout the program, the effects of apartheid are present. No other location can drive this home.

CRJU 2950/4950 will meet Thursdays 10-11:15am, as well as the following Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm: 1/22, 3/19, 4/30. 
PADM 6950 will be conducted online, but will have mandatory Friday attendance from 1:00-3:00pm: 1/22, 3/19, 4/30. 

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**  If the program is cancelled due to travel restrictions from the State Department, University System of Georgia, or Augusta University, the courses will still be offered in the Spring 2021 semester.

     - CRJU 2950/4950 and PADM 6950: students enrolled in Social Justice and South Africa will be enrolled in a study abroad section. These students will have a front loaded course to ensure they are learning the same material as the non-travel students, This will allow for an easy transition in the event that travel is cancelled. If the trip proceeds as scheduled, these students will meet fewer times later in the semester with a more focused curriculum on South Africa.

     - BUSA 4200/4950: Students will be enrolled in a Study Abroad section with regular meetings throughout the semester. In the event that travel is cancelled, students will participate in virtual session with South African partners to complete learning objectives. 

Itinerary:

*itinerary subject to change*

May 14, 2022
Shuttle from Augusta to Atlanta
Flights from Atlanta to Cape Town

May 15, 2022 (Cape Town)
Arrive Cape Town. Check into hotel. Free day to explore on your own. Group Dinner.

May 16, 2022 (Cape Town)
Enjoy isiXhosa Language and Culture Lesson. Meet guide for City Orientation Walk. Business meeting with Mama Money. Trip to Table Mountain via the capleway. 

May 17, 2022 (Cape Town)
Visit the Amy Foundation. Walk through Bo Kaap. Cape Malay Cooking Experience with 3-course dinner. 

May 18, 2022 (Cape Town)
Amy Foundation visit and reflections. Dinner at Cape Point Vineyard Community Market. 

May 19, 2022 (Cape Town)
Amy Foundation final visit. Dinner and lecture by former Robben Island political prisoner, Lionel Davis. 

May 20, 2022
Visit Robben Island and the Cape Town Ostrich Farm. Experience Djembe Drumming and Dinner at GOLD restaurant.

May 21, 2022 (Cape Town/Safari Lodge)
Transfer to Aquila Private Game Reserve. Experience lectures on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and an afternoon game drive. 

May 22, 2022 (Safari Lodge/Cape Town/USA)
Morning game drive and debrief session. Transfer to Cape town airport for return flight to USA. 

May 23, 2022 
Arrive in Atlanta. Shuttle transfer to Augusta. 

 

Hull College of Business Scholarship and ADP Study Abroad Scholarship

The Hull College of Business is proud to offer these scholarships for all business major students choosing to participate in Study Abroad this year. Both MBA and undergraduate students participating in Hull College of Business trips are eligible to apply. Three $500 scholarships will be rewarded. 

You can access the application through the following link: 
https://www.augusta.edu/hull/student-resources/scholarships.php

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Last Updated: 9/29/2020