Study Abroad in Japan

Economics_Japan

International Business and Economics in Japan

Program Overview

The International Business and Economics in Japan program lets students experience and learn about the rich Japanese culture. Students will gain exposure to the Japanese economy and businesses, visit historic sites, and learn about Japanese history. Students will also enhance their career opportunities by gaining exposure to the Japanese business environment, and broader understanding of the global business environment.  SHSU students will have opportunities for intercultural experiences through meeting and interacting with Japanese students and faculty at Toyo Gakuen University in Tokyo.

"Dr. Frank was amazing! The school's staff and students were nice and I will miss them so much. Honestly, I loved this experience. This trip was incredible and I'm glad to have been a part of it!"

- Student Feedback from Summer 2014


PROGRAM DATES

June 1-June 22, 2019

COURSES OFFERED

  • ECON 4360: International Field Studies in Economics
  • ECON 4085: Special Topics: Readings in Japanese Economics

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA of 3.0, 50 completed hours, and must have taken ECON 2300, ECON 2301, or ECON 2302 and permission of the instructor.

HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS

Students will stay in a hotel during the program which will be arranged by Toyo Gakuen University in central Tokyo.  Hotel is within walking distance of the university or students may opt to utilize public transportation (the metro train system) for daily travel to class.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Students will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets on a group flight specified by the faculty leader.

PROGRAM COST

$2,000 (including a $300 non-refundable deposit)

Includes: housing accommodations, filed trips and special activities, guest lecturers from business professionals and academic experts, Japanese lunches on days we are on-campus, and subway/train expenses for out school-related travel.
Not Included: Airfare, tuition & fees (summer semester)*, $200 study abroad service fee, some meals, spending money, books and supplies, health insurance

*Note: Faculty-led, out-of-country courses do not charge 3 fees: Rec Center, Student Center and Health Center=$275, as opposed to on-campus courses.

Estimated Total Program Cost Sheet

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications accepted on rolling basis until program is filled.

PROGRAM PAYMENT DEADLINE

  • $300 non-refundable deposit due within 1 week of acceptance into program (assessed upon acceptance)
  • $500 payment due February 10th (assessed Feb. 5th)
  • $500 payment due March 10th (assessed Mar. 5th)
  • $700 Remaining Program Balance due May 10th (assessed May 5th)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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FACULTY LEADER CONTACT INFO

Dr. Mark Frank
936-294-4890
markfrank@shsu.edu
SHB 232


Apply Here!

Submit completed application to Study Abroad Coordinator via email or in person.

After your Application has been approved and the $300 deposit paid, please submit the additional post-acceptance documents to the Study Abroad Coordinator that are listed on the Faculty-Led study abroad homepage.


Office of International Programs

Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340

Phone: 936-294-4737