San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

May 13 – 27, 2018

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This study abroad program is designed to assist students in developing a vision of professional growth and practice for a future in agricultural science teaching. While this is a spring semester course, the majority of class time will occur at the Hacienda Santa Clara Center outside of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico at the end of the semester. Monthly class meetings will be held throughout the spring semester prior to traveling abroad. The course itself will focus on public and private secondary and post-secondary education in Central Mexico.

Furthermore the Hacienda Santa Clara Center outside of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is a UNESCO site that features small grain and vegetable production, fruit orchards, poultry production, and an ecological reserve. It hosts several Texas A&M University study abroad groups throughout the year.

Application Deadline: October 12th, 2017

Faculty Leaders:  Dr. Kirk Edney

Dr. Gary Briers
ALEC Advisor:         Adolfo Cadena

Study Abroad Advisor: Jordan Threadgill

Credit: Students may enroll in either 3 or 6 credit hours during the Spring 2018 semester. Available courses include:

  • AGSC 301Introduction to Agricultural Science Teaching – Mexico ( 3 cr.)
  • AGSC 485Directed Studies ( 3 cr.)


  • Good standing with Texas A&M University; 2.0 GPR
  • Must attend all program-specific meetings prior to departure
  • Junior or Senior classification and/or approval from faculty leader(s)

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