Courses

Last updated on October 12, 2022

Due to the COVID-19 situation course offerings are being revised more significantly than in past semesters. The course list includes the most current information about the courses, but please note that these can change subject to enrollment and other administrative decisions.

Humanities and Culture
 
Engaging China: Silk Road Trip Course TBC 1100
3 Credits
Course detail

Familiarize yourself with the geography and history of the Qin through Qing Dynasties of China.

 
 
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine 1110
3 Credits
Course detail

Examine the concepts behind varying traditions of Chinese medicine and how this set of ideas and practices has been used to meet the ideological, political, as well as medical, needs of various groups.

 
 
Modern Chinese Literature in Translation 1142
3 Credits
Course detail

This course is a survey of the modern Chinese literature from 1918 to the present. It will focus on the fiction, poetry, and essays during the 3 periods (1918-1949; 1949-1976; since 1976) in the 20th Century.

 
 
Business and Economics
 
Business Finance 1220
3 Credits
Course detail

Designed to give students a deeper understanding of the issues managers must consider when making financial decisions.

 
 
International Business 2210
3 Credits
Course detail

This course aims to develop your understanding and appreciation of the strategic thinking and practices required to act internationally and to successfully conduct business with people, business and governments in other countries.

 
 
Fine and Performing Arts
 
Introduction to Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu) 1400
3 Credits
Course detail

Compulsory Boxing Swordplay, Form and Will Boxing and Pricking Foot Boxing, 42-Form-Taichi Boxing, 32-Form-Taichi Sword Form, and much more!

 
 
Chinese Art and Culture 1410
3 Credits
Course detail

An examination of the cultural background and major visual art forms of China from prehistoric to early modern times.

 
 
Philosophy and Religious Studies
 
Traditional Chinese Philosophy 1500
3 Credits
Course detail

Investigate Chinese ancient philosophy in a way to let its own tendencies be sensed and appreciated.

 
 
Language
 
Chinese I 1010
3 Credits
Course detail

Basic knowledge and skills of Mandarin Chinese in oral communication, reading and writing.

 
 
Chinese II 1020
3 Credits
Course detail

Comprehensive knowledge of Chinese grammar and essential vocabulary.

 
 
Chinese III 1030
3 Credits
Course detail

This course is an integrated course for the student abroad with the middle level of Chinese. Students improve their Chinese language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

 
 
Chinese IV 1040
3 Credits
Course detail

Designed for students who are with intermediate Chinese level (including reading, writing, listening and speaking).

 
 
Chinese V 2010
3 Credits
Course detail

Students will be able to address practical topics more proficiently and skillfully.

 
 
Chinese VI 2020
3 Credits
Course detail

Previous Chinese courses will be reinforced and advanced to a higher level.

 
 
Chinese VII 2030
3 Credits
Course detail

In this course students will study the first five chapters of Level Two, Part One of Integrated Chinese.

 
 
Chinese VIII 2040
3 Credits
Course detail

In this course students will study the last five chapters of Level Two, Part One of Integrated Chinese.

 
 
Advanced Chinese Conversation I 2050
3 Credits
Course detail

Enables students to master advanced-level Chinese language structures, expressive styles, and conventions of communication used in formal situations and academic exchanges.

 
 
Advanced Chinese Conversation II 2060
3 Credits
Course detail

Students will be strong in oral Chinese, know how to talk over social phenomenon with Chinese natives in real life with a good understanding of China.

 
 
Independent and Experiential Learning
 
Semester Internship: External Experience in China 2900
3 Credits
Course detail

Obtain in-depth knowledge of working in China and of Chinese people by providing you an opportunity to learn from the real Chinese world through working and interacting with the people and organizations.

 
 

Last updated on October 12, 2022

Due to the COVID-19 situation course offerings are being revised more significantly than in past semesters. The course list includes the most current information about the courses, but please note that these can change subject to enrollment and other administrative decisions.

Humanities and Culture
 
Engaging China: Yunnan Trip Course TBC 1101
3 Credits
Course detail

Student have an in-depth experience of the ethnological background of the “Minority Peoples” of China. At the same time the excursion provides a general survey of the history and culture of Yunnan.

 
 
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine 1110
3 Credits
Course detail

Examine the concepts behind varying traditions of Chinese medicine and how this set of ideas and practices has been used to meet the ideological, political, as well as medical, needs of various groups.

 
 
Social Sciences
 
Modern Chinese History 1121
3 Credits
Course detail

This course introduces students to what happened in China from 1840 to the 1990s. The aim is to learn how the Chinese Empire, with a bright and advanced civilization in ancient times, became a semi-colony of the western powers, and how the Chinese people pushed forward the modernization of China.

 
 
Sino-U.S. Relations 2320
3 Credits
Course detail

The goal of this course is to help students obtain, in the context of dynamic history and complex realities of power and ideas, a better grasp of the China-U.S. relations, the most important bilateral relations to China at the present as well as in a large part of her modern history.

 
 
Fine and Performing Arts
 
Introduction to Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu) 1400
3 Credits
Course detail

Compulsory Boxing Swordplay, Form and Will Boxing and Pricking Foot Boxing, 42-Form-Taichi Boxing, 32-Form-Taichi Sword Form, and much more!

 
 
Chinese Art and Culture 1410
3 Credits
Course detail

An examination of the cultural background and major visual art forms of China from prehistoric to early modern times.

 
 
Language
 
Chinese I 1010
3 Credits
Course detail

Basic knowledge and skills of Mandarin Chinese in oral communication, reading and writing.

 
 
Chinese II 1020
3 Credits
Course detail

Comprehensive knowledge of Chinese grammar and essential vocabulary.

 
 
Chinese III 1030
3 Credits
Course detail

This course is an integrated course for the student abroad with the middle level of Chinese. Students improve their Chinese language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

 
 
Chinese IV 1040
3 Credits
Course detail

Designed for students who are with intermediate Chinese level (including reading, writing, listening and speaking).

 
 
Chinese V 2010
3 Credits
Course detail

Students will be able to address practical topics more proficiently and skillfully.

 
 
Chinese VI 2020
3 Credits
Course detail

Previous Chinese courses will be reinforced and advanced to a higher level.

 
 
Chinese VII 2030
3 Credits
Course detail

In this course students will study the first five chapters of Level Two, Part One of Integrated Chinese.

 
 
Chinese VIII 2040
3 Credits
Course detail

In this course students will study the last five chapters of Level Two, Part One of Integrated Chinese.

 
 
Advanced Chinese Conversation I 2050
3 Credits
Course detail

Enables students to master advanced-level Chinese language structures, expressive styles, and conventions of communication used in formal situations and academic exchanges.

 
 
Advanced Chinese Conversation II 2060
3 Credits
Course detail

Students will be strong in oral Chinese, know how to talk over social phenomenon with Chinese natives in real life with a good understanding of China.

 
 
Business and Economics
 
International Business 2210
3 Credits
Course detail

This course aims to develop your understanding and appreciation of the strategic thinking and practices required to act internationally and to successfully conduct business with people, business and governments in other countries.

 
 
Philosophy and Religious Studies
 
Daoism 2510
3 Credits
Course detail

Students will study the history and main ideas and practices of Taoism, are introduced to the various schools of Taoist philosophy, and get a feel for what it means to practice Taoism today.

 
 
Independent and Experiential Learning
 
Semester Internship: External Experience in China 2900
3 Credits
Course detail

Obtain in-depth knowledge of working in China and of Chinese people by providing you an opportunity to learn from the real Chinese world through working and interacting with the people and organizations.