Through lectures and field trips to famous mountains and a wetland park and lakes in eastern China, students will gain skills in field botany and knowledge of wetland and mountain vegetations, and plant biodiversity and its uses in China. This course examines natural plant resources of Eastern Asia and explores Chinese culture and religions in eastern China. It combines classroom and field exercises. During this three-week program, students from Zhejiang University will join the class and visit famous Chinese gardens, markets, and museums in Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Suzhou cities, as well as visits to villages and the Buddhist and Taoist temples in the mountains.
Courses: PB 495 – Plant Resources, Ecology, and Culture (3 Credits)
Program Dates: May 23 – June 13, 2017
- Estimated cost includes non-refundable application charge, tuition, room & board.
- Not included: Airfare, visa fees, travel to Beijing and personal expenses.
- Application Deadline: Rolling admissions through February 15, 2017
- Scholarships Application Deadline: November 15, 2016
Visit the NC State Study Abroad Office website to apply for the Plant Resources, Ecology, and Culture program.