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Miami Dade College Offers Economic Awakenings Study Abroad Program in China

China study abroad

Miami, November 21, 2012 -

Keeping with its mission to create global citizens, Miami Dade College (MDC) will once again offer students the Economics Awakenings China Study Abroad program during the Spring 2013 semester, from May 5 to June 5, 2013, in Shanghai.


As in prior years, students enrolled in the Economic Awakenings program will reside at the Songjiang Campus of Shanghai-Lixin University of Commerce. Their courses of study will be macroeconomics (ECO2013) and microeconomics (2023) taught in English.  In addition, MDC students will have the opportunity to experience the sites, food and culture of the greater Shanghai area, including travel on the bullet train to Beijing for an excursion trip to see the Forbidden City and Great Wall.


The cost of the 2013 program is $4,750, which includes round-trip airfare from Miami, accommodations in a double room, excursion trip to Beijing, industry visits, and some meals.  MDC tuition, Chinese visa fee and incidentals are additional. A $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required. Students are encouraged to apply soon as space is limited. They must also have a GPA of 2.75 or higher to participate.


For more information about the Economic Awakenings program, please contact Dr. Robert Foran at 305-237-7665 or

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