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China 2013


The Study of Veterinary Acupuncture in China

Course dates: May 16 - June 3, 2013

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China Acupuncture Trip Slideshow as PDF


This 3-credit elective course is comprised of a 15-hour pre-departure course in Spring 2013 in addition to the two weeks in-country.  Students will be graded on their class participation, a presentation on a topic of the instructor's choosing, and a post-trip interview.  In order to be considered for this trip, students must have a 2.5 minimum GPA at the time of application and departure.

Approximate costs*:

Program costs**: $3200 (cost slightly lower than originally estimated)

Tuition + Fees:  $2500***

Total: $5700

*Please Note:  All costs are estimated and could change based on airfare, currency conversion rates and increases in tuition and fees. 

**Program Costs include all lodging, meals, airfare, entrance fees, and incidentals.

***Please note that upon successful completion of the course tuition-paying students will receive a $1000 scholarship from the College to be applied to their fall U-bill.  Non-resident students who choose to take more than one study abroad trip in one summer will pay non-resident tuition and will only receive the $1000 scholarship once per year.  The scholarship can be awarded in consecutive years but no more than once per year.


For more information on this program or any of the Group or Individual Study Abroad opportunities offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine, contact Katie Davidson at katied@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-1501.