Program Details

Three to six credits may be taken in the area of Asian Business, Chinese language, Intercultural Communications, and History. Upper and lower core courses are offered. Final course offerings depend on enrollment. For a complete list see the program w
Location:
Beijing, China; Nanjing, China; Xi'An, China; Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Experience five cities in four weeks! Brooklyn College in China combines course work in speech, history, business and/or Chinese language with an extensive cultural and historical exploration of China, allowing students an opportunity to experience this unique country and culture through observation and interaction with local people and places. Participants will travel to five of the most famous and beautiful Chinese cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an. Side trips include exploring the Forbidden City, climbing the Great Wall, and visiting Tiananmen Square, the Terracotta Warriors and various Buddhist temples, Islamic mosques and other historical and cultural sites of interest. Course selection is from among Chinese culture, history, language and intercultural perspectives (please refer to the program website for details). All courses will be taught by Brooklyn College faculty under the direction of Professor Shuming Lu, Department of Speech and Communication Arts and Sciences. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors. Program Dates May 28-June 24 2013

Three to six credits may be taken in the area of Asian Business, Chinese language, Intercultural Communications, and History. Upper and lower core courses are offered. Final course offerings depend on enrollment. For a complete list see the program website. Commonly offered courses are: • Asian Business • Development of the Silk Road • Classical Cultures (China) • Begining Chinese • Intermediate Chinese • Revolutionary China (HIST 3534) • Intercultural Communications

Setting Description:
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Cost:
Program Fee $3,250 (includes international airfare, health insurance, program-related transportation in China, excursions, housing and some meals) Additional Costs $370 plus Brooklyn College Tuition, (Non tuition out of pocket costs include estimated costs for personal expenses, visa, tips ($70), out of pocket meals ($150)).

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