The agricultural industry is more globalized than ever and recruiters are looking for employees who are able to work in diverse business environments. International programs enhance your global attitude and awareness and improve cultural competency skills. With the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences you have a wide range of opportunities to study, intern, research, and volunteer abroad or virtually. Our department also hosts a faculty-led international programs through Texas A&M University Education Abroad.
France Agribusiness: From the Farm to the Table
Through partnership with Texas A&M, the Federation des Ecoles Superieures d’Ingenieurs en Agriculture (FESIA) offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to experience the French way of life and to learn about the culture of food production and consumption in France. During a month-long trip, the students are exposed to a series of lectures on specifics of food production, processing, and distribution in France. Learn more about this opportunity.
- Lectures from agricultural specialists and faculty on French agribusiness topics.
- Learn about key agriculture-related policy issues in the European Union and contrast those with U.S. policies.
- Field trips to farms, plants, and companies in the food industry.
- Tours in Paris and other regions featuring visits to famous monuments, with an optional weekend in Normandy.
- Maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA until program start
- Remain in good academic and conduct standing
- Attend at all program-specific meetings
- Meet with faculty member as part of the application requirement
All students are required to take a total of 6 credit hours to participate in the program. Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.