Field Study Application

Please note:  This form is for Texas A&M School of Law students applying for a Law School Field Study course.

► Learn more about the 202​1 Field Study courses.

Application Deadline:  ​​January 18, 2021

     

• Please review all the prerequisites, requirements, and tuition & fees information listed on the application form prior to hitting the "Submit" button.

• Minimum GPA requirement to enroll: 2.75

*Fields with an asterisk are required
     
*Select Field Study: (may check more than one)



    
Part I.  General Information
    
    
Part II.  Academic Information
       

Part III.  Personal Statement & Resume

*Please write (or attach) a statement of ​150 - 200 words on why you are interested in enrolling in this course. Please include any prior study or work experience outside of the U.S.
Upload personal statement: (.doc or .pdf)
(Upload statement only if you did NOT fill in the "personal statement" text block above.)

Resume:
*Please upload your resume: (.doc or .pdf)
    
Part IV.  Additional Requirements and Prerequisite Information

Minimum GPA requirement to enroll: 2.75

Course registration finalized after mid-January

Participation in this program requires a passport. If you do not currently have a passport or your passport has less than 1 year validity at the time of your trip, you must show proof of application for a new passport. (Waived for those applying to a non-travel field course.)

Field Course Credit:

  • Iceland and Israel: 2 credits total
    • Students will complete the Field Course for 0.5 credits as a Spring 20​21 course with project completion and reflection during Fall 2021 for an additional 1.5 credits.
  • Channel Islands or Cayman: 2 or 3 credits total depending on whether travel will be possible
    • If travel is not possible, the course will be completed as above – 0.5 in Spring 2021 and 1.5 credits in Fall 2021.
    • If travel is possible, the course will be completed as 0.5 credits in Spring 2021; travel in May (May 1​6 to 30) and project completion and reflection for an additional 2.5 credits will be completed in Fall 2021.
  • UK, Switzerland, and Malta: 3 credits in Spring 2021
    • Pre-departure preparation will take place March 12-14.
    • Travel planned for May 9 -23, 2021. (Course will be modified to an online format if travel is not permitted.)

Tuition and Field Study Course Fees for 2021:

  • Spring 202​1: Tuition for 0.5 credit or 3 credits depending on the course
  • Fall 202​1: Tuition for 1.5 or 2.5 credits depending on travel restrictions. Decision on travel will be made by January 25, 2021.
  • Separate field course fee (if travel is permitted):
    • For Channel Islands or Cayman: $2,500-$3,500 to cover airfare, lodging, meals, and other related program expenses. Will be assessed after the start of the Fall semester.
    • For UK, Switzerland, and Malta: fee still to be determined, but will be a minimum of $3,500 excluding airfare in and out of London.
  • Tuition will be assessed at the same rate as for all other law school courses.

Payment Information:

  • When registering and accepted into the course, you will be billed automatically. (You will be responsible for the course fee even if you fail to complete the course.)

 

I understand and agree that:

  • Once I accept a place in the course, I am responsible for the non-refundable field course fee. Tuition will be assessed at the same rate as for all other law school courses.

  • The field study portion of this class will take place according to the course-specific information sheet. The attendance rules of the law school will apply and there will be no “excused” absences from other courses in which I am enrolled.

  • I am required to attend all classes at the law school and in the course location in order to earn credit.
Entering your name in the block below indicates you understand and agree to the above.
     
 

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