South Africa Accounting Field Trip

Travel to South Africa for 2 weeks with Accounting Professor Joan Sanders and earn 3 credit hours of course work!


Program Dates

May 24, 2022 – June 3, 2022

Program Itinerary

Click HERE to view the program’s itinerary!

Application Deadline

January 14, 2022


  • Open to ACCT majors only
  • Junior (U3) or senior (U4) classification
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Course Prerequisite: ACCT 327
  • Attend spring 2022 course (date/time TBD)



Program Course

ACCT/IBUS 430: Global Immersion in Accounting (spring 2022)


$7,000 (see breakdown of expenses below)

Administrative fees for EA and CIBS (billed to Howdy) $500
Program fee* (billed to Howdy) TBD
Round-trip airfare (billed to Howdy) $1,500
A&M tuition (3 credit hours) Part of spring tuition
Meals (not included) $100
Passport fees $110
Personal expenses Varies

*Program fee includes accommodation, in-country travel, some meals, and corporate and cultural visits.


November 1, 2021

Program application deadline. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students will be notified of program acceptance through their A&M email address.

Confirm Participation

Once acceptance email has been received, the selected participant must return to their Education Abroad Portal application and confirm their participation or withdraw their application by the CIBS deadline.

Confirmed participants must pay the $500 administrative fee accessible through Howdy. Failure to pay the deposit by the CIBS deadline indicated in the acceptance email will result in withdrawal from the program.

The remaining program charges will be billed during the fall 2021 semester and tuition for the course will be billed in January 2022. Installment plans can be utilized if enrolled before the SBS deadline.

Fall 2021

Students must apply for a passport if they do not already have one.  Processing times are currently taking 16-18 weeks for expedited service.

October 12, 2021

University-Wide Scholarship application deadline for winter programs (applications open on September 10, 2021). Visit to apply to all eligible scholarships.

If your FAFSA is current, you may request an Education Abroad Financial Aid Request Form from CIBS and meet with the Scholarships & Financial Aid office to request financial aid for the program.

January 2022

Ensure you are enrolled in ACCT 430 by the first week of classes.

Spring 2022

Participate in on-campus lecture and attend pre-departure meetings to prepare for field trip to South Africa.

May 27, 2022

Depart for Africa! Explore the accounting and business environment of South Africa through guest lectures, corporate visits, and cultural excursions.


For questions, please contact the CIBS office at or (979) 845-5234.