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!
May 15-22, 2017 (SAC campus); May 23 - June 17, 2017 (In country)
Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Xian, Zhangjiajie, China
Introduction to Chinese (CHIN 1411 and CHIN 1412); Business and Professional Communication (SPCH 1321)
Students are required to take two classes and will receive seven credit hours upon successful completion of the program.
2.0 GPA 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.
Professor Shen Jiang will be the lead faculty for the Introduction to Chinese I and II (CHIN 1411 and CHIN 1412). 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 led the China Study Abroad Program in the summer of 2010, 2012 and 2015 and 2016. She is a Chinese native. Contact: email@example.com
Professor Kahala Crayton will be the lead faculty for Business and Professional Communications (SPCH 1321). She is a faculty member at Northwest Vista College. Ms. Crayton is a Student Leadership Institute faculty member and led China Student Leadership Study Abroad in the summer of 2015. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
*$5,700 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.
November 18, 2016 ......................... $200 due with application (non-refundable)
December 2, 2016…………………$500 initial deposit
Once students are accepted into the program, they will follow the scheduled payments:
January 20, 2017 .................................... $1,700
February 20, 2017 .................................. $1,700
March 14, 2017 ...................................... $1,600
Failure to pay by the scheduled deadlines will result in cancelation of participation in the selected Study Abroad program.
A valid passport is required to travel. You can visit http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/ for additional information.
May 16-May 22 On SAC Campus
May 23 Depart to China
May 24 Arrive in China
May 25-May 30 Beijing - Forbidden City, Great Wall
May 31-June 3 Xian
June 4-8 Zhangjiajie
Phoenix Ancient City
June 9-10 Xiamen
June 11-13 Old Town
June 14-16 Beijing
The Capital Museum
June 17 Depart for San Antonio
*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.