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The Alamo Way In Asia With Student Leadership Institute

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

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The Alamo Way In Asia With Student Leadership Institute

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

China

The Alamo Way In Asia With Student Leadership Institute

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

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The Alamo Way In Asia With Student Leadership Institute

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

EXPERIENCE ANCIENT AND MODERN CHINA!

The program will provide students the opportunity to practice what they have learned in Chinese Language class in real life settings. In addition, they will have firsthand experience of the culture, history, and business environment of China and will have a better understanding of global business opportunities in China!

PROGRAM SITE: Beijing, Xian, Zhangjiajie, Hong Kong, Xiamen, China   

COURSES: Introduction to Chinese (CHIN 1411 and CHIN 1412); Business Principles (BUSI 1301)

ACADEMIC INFORMATION:

Students are required to take two classes and will receive seven credit hours upon completion of the program. Tuition is not included in the program.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

2.0GPA and 12 cumulative academic credits. Alamo Colleges expects study abroad participants to perform academically at standards commensurate with on-campus performance. This includes attending class, taking exams, reading required materials, completing homework, etc. If students' GPA drops below a 2.0 before they study abroad, they will not be allowed to participate in the program.

FACULTY LEADERS:

Professor Shen Jiang will be the lead faculty for the Introduction to Chinese I and II. she has been teaching Chinese in the Foreign Language Department at San Antonio College since 2010. Ms. Jiang holds a Master's in Linguistics and Computer Information Systems. She had led the China Study Abroad Program in the summer of 2010, 2012 and 2015. She is a Chinese native. Contact: sjiang@alamo.edu

Professor  Veronica  Rosas-Tatum   will   be   the   co-leader and lead faculty for Business Principles (BUSI 1301). She is a tenured Assistant Professor at Palo Alto College and Chair of the business department. She is also a recipient of a Title V Grant for Internationalizing Business courses. Ms. Rosas-Tatum holds a Master’s in Business Administration. She  is  a  Student Leadership Institute faculty member and led China Student Leadership Study Abroad in the summer of 2015. Contact: vrosas-tatum@alamo.edu 

PROGRAM FEE:

*$5,800 Includes airfare, lodging, in-country transportation, some meals, entrance fees. This does NOT  include  tuition, passport fees, visa fees, books, materials and  spending money. Financial aid is available.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

December 4, 2015 .................................. $200 due with application

(non-refundable) Once students are accepted into the program, they will follow the scheduled payments:

December 16, 2015 ................................ $500 initial deposit

January 30, 2016 .................................... $1,700

February 25, 2016 .................................. $1,700

March 28, 2016 ...................................... $1,700

Failure to pay by the scheduled deadlines will result in cancellation of participation in the selected study abroad program.


TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

May 16-May 20   On SAC campus

 May 24               Depart to China

May 25                Arrive in China

May 26-May 30   Beijing

                            Forbidden City The Great Wall

                           The Summer Palace

                        The Temple of Heaven City Tour

May 31-June 3   Xian Terracotta Army City Tour and Mount Hua

 June 3-June 8   Zhangjiajie and Phoenix Ancient City

June 8-June 10  Xiamen and Gulangyu Island City Tour

June 10-13          Hong Kong Disney Sea World City Tour

June 14-June 16 Beijing

                             Capital Museum Shopping

June 17                Depart for San Antonio

  

PASSPORT:

A valid passport is required to travel. You can visit http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/ for additional information.

SCHOLARSHIP:

Students  receiving  a  Pell  grant  are  eligible  for  the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship.  If awarded, students may receive up to $5,000.  Learn more at https:// gilmanapplication.iie.org/

  

CONTACT INFORMATION:

                                                                                                            Maria Rivera-Midence (210) 485-0084

dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu

alamo.edu/international/study-abroad


 

*Alamo Colleges has taken considerable care in preparing information and materials for specific Study Abroad programs, and this information is subject to change. Although accurate at the time of publication, external events could result in changes in dates, itinerary, costs and other aspects of a program. Revised information will be provided as soon as it is made available, and participants should check with the faculty leader or the District Office of International Programs for the most recent information. Alamo Colleges will not be held responsible for unintentional misinformation.

Contact Information

Maria Rivera
Alamo Colleges District Office
201 W. Sheridan
Building C, Room 7
dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu
210-485-0084

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