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MAY TERM ABROAD: BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE IN SINGAPORE

 

Singapore, known as one of the "Four Asian Tigers", has experienced rapid economic growth since its independence in 1965. Composed of 60+ islands and home to four official languages (Malay, English, Tamil, and Mandarin Chinese), Singapore is the perfect showcase of East meets West due to its mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Western/British traditions. The city has exquisite food, vibrant cultures, pristine streets, world-renowned shopping set in modern architecture, and a large collection of Southeast Asian and Singaporean art. Singapore is at the global forefront of sustainable and ecological practices. Come explore conservation of tropical ecosystems and delve into the economics, politics, and history of Southeast Asia.

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Sponsored by College of Natural Sciences

Course(s)

  • BIO 302G - Biotechnology and the Future and
    NSC 119 - International Learning Seminar

Academic Information

Students will earn a total of 3 credits of in-residence credits. Students must take a NSC 119 class during Spring 2023, meets every Wednesday from 4-5pm.

Faculty

UT Professor K. Sata Sathasivan will teach BIO 302G: Biotechnology and the Future. Prof. Sathasivan has experience living and working in Singapore and is excited to teach students there in 2023.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students will be in shared hotel style accommodations in Singapore for the duration of the program.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

2022 Program fee: $4,870. Program fee includes housing, some meals and activities, local transportation and on-site orientation. Program fee does not include airfare, books, insurance and personal expenses.

Dates:

- May Term
  • Program: May 5, 2023 to May 30, 2023
  • Instructional: May 5, 2023 to May 30, 2023
  • Final Deadline: November 1, 2022

Application Code

355118

Program Coordinator

Alex Schnurpel

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Next Step

Apply by Nov 1!

Program information above is subject to change