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A&M China Sustainability
Beijing, China; FuZhou, China; Seoul, South Korea; Shanghai, China; Xiamen, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer 1
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Texas A&M Faculty-Led
Academic Area:
Agriculture - Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Geosciences, Science
Academic College: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Department: Bioenvironmental Sciences
Minimum GPA:
Language courses available:
Language requirement:
Language of instruction:
Program Leader:
Brian Shaw, Dr. Daniel Ebbole
Program Advisor:
Bianca Cusimano Housing: Dormitory
Open to non-majors:
Yes Classification: Grad Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Additional features: Research
Program Description:

China Sustainability, Environment, & Agriculture

Faculty Leaders

Daniel Ebbole
Bioenvironmental Science  

Won-Bo Shim
Bioenvironmental Science

Study Abroad Advisor

Bianca Cusimano



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May 18, 2017 - June 18, 2017 
Fuzhou, China

The southeastern Fujian province provides the perfect environment to observe the impact of population, culture, and economic and political systems on the natural environment. Students will acquire the cross-cultural communication skills needed for effective discussion of international environmental issues. The Fujian province is one of China’s chief exporters of agricultural products and its capital Fuzhou has experience an economic boom and increased development as a result of population growth and heavy industrialization. Students participating on the program will stay on campus at Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University and take courses with Chinese students.

China Sustainability, Environment, and Agriculture video

All students are required to take a total of 6 credit hours to participate on this program.
  • BESC 311: International Perspectives on Environmental Issues (3 cr.)
  • PLPA 301: Plant Pathology (3 cr.)
  • Open to ALL majors with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Good academic and conduct standing
  • No prior language skills needed
  • Approval of faculty leaders
  • Students must attend all Study Abroad program-specific meeting(s)
  • Work closely with local Chinese students on projects
  • Excursions to the Wuyi Mountains, the Great Wall, and Beijing
Estimated Program Fee (subject to change) - billed to University Account $ 2,900
Lodging and Meals   $550  
Excursions and Cultural Site Visits   $800  
In-Country Transportation   $200  
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $400  
Miscellaneous Program Expenses $260  
International Health Insurance $40  
Portion of Faculty Expenses $650  
Estimated Additional Expenses - not included in Program Fee $4,645+
Tuition and Fees (in-state resident for 6 credit hours)* $2,200+  
International Airfare $2,000  
Travel Documents (passport) $145  
Meals (those not included in Program Fee) $200   
Textbooks and Supplies $100  
Personal Spending varies  

*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.  Check rates at:
Program Payment
Please plan accordingly as the Program Fee listed above is due in full the terms prior to program departure (e.g. fall and spring for summer programs). The Program Fee is billed by the Study Abroad Programs Office in 3 payments:
  1. $400 non-refundable Confirmation Payment
  2. $500 Program Deposit
  3. Remaining Program Balance
Please also note that many additional expenses are due the terms prior to program departure (e.g. international airfare and travel documents).
Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office, or website here:

College Station Students Only: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers two scholarship programs: The International Education Fee Scholarship and the Study Abroad Fellowship. Both of these scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit:

Financial Aid:
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form.

Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the program fee due dates.

This program is currently not accepting applications.