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Agriculture Economics in Sabah, Malaysia

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Terms, Dates & Field of Study

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Field of Study

  • Agricultural & Applied Economics
  • Ecology
  • Natural Resources Management

Location(s), Eligibility Requirements


  • Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum Classification

  • Sophomore

Additional Details

Program Type: TTU Faculty-Led

Housing Options

  • Hotel/Hostel

Study Abroad Advisors

  • Jacob Howle

Scholarship Available: Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship

Program Overview

Apply for an 18-day program in Malaysian Borneo, one of the world’s most diverse flora ecosystems. You will experience 3 days in Kota Kinabalu, 7 days in a rural mountain lodge amongst a waterfall, 1 day guided forest tour, 2 day service learning experience. We will meet with Hong Kong students on a 3-day-tour to Orang Utan and Sun Bear Forest reserve sites. Students will travel through Mount Kinabalu Park and have a day at the waterfront and island in Kota Kinabalu.


Courses Offered:

  • AAEC 4309 Sustaining Global Ecology, Natural Resources, and Economy
    • Multicultural Core
    • Social Science Elective
    • Service Learning

Program Dates:

May 15, 2020 - June 1, 2020

Program Deadline:
March 2, 2020

Program Fee Includes:

  • Accommodation in cabin
  • Some meals
  • Excursions
    • Forest Tour
    • Orangutan Rehab Center
    • Sun Bear and Forest
    • Island recreation

Program Fee: TBD

  • Additional expenses include tuition, fees, travel expenses and more. Be sure to review the total estimated program cost as well as the Process of Paying information.

Program Fee Does Not Include:

  • Texas Tech tuition and fees
  • Books and materials
  • Airfare
  • Some meals
  • Personal spending money
  • TTU Insurance ($2.57/day)
  • Education Abroad Fee ($200)

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Michael Farmer