- Chengdu, China
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
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- Program Description:
USAC China Program students can choose between two academic tracks. You can enroll in the 912 credit intensive Chinese language tracks and take one or two elective area studies courses, or you can choose to take a single four credit course in elementary Chinese and up to four area studies courses, selecting from Chinese history, literature in translation, government and politics, economics, culture and society, and anthropology, all taught in English. China is an enormously exciting country, and the transformation of its social, political and economic dimensions has brought a new openness and interest in foreigners. USAC classes are held at Sichuan University in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, one of the most scenic areas in all of China. Included in the program are field trips to regional areas of interest.
The Chinese Studies Program offers intensive language study up to two years of university language requirements may be met in one semester. The first few days of the fall term are spent viewing the important historical, artistic, economic and governmental sites of Beijing. Similarly, spring semester students may also opt to visit the important commercial cities of Hong Kong and Kowloon.
Program fees include tuition, housing, health insurance, orientation, field trips and entry to some museums and cultural events.
- Setting Description:
- China is an enormously exciting country, and the transformation of its social, political and economic dimensions has brought a new openness and interest in foreigners. Classes are held at the Southwest University for Nationalities in Chengdu.
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