Webster Semester in China – Beijing, Fall 2011

| February 28, 2011

Webster University has partnered with Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) to provide an annual Chinese Studies program in Beijing. The content of the program is presented and discussed in English.  One course is devoted to Chinese culture and “getting around China in very basic Chinese.”

Webster’s Semester in China program is aimed at students with an interest in Asian or Chinese cultures. The program is ideal for students who are interested in international affairs or trade. Students take between 12-18 credit hours, including required 3-credit “Chinese Ways ” course designed to introduce students to Beijing and Chinese culture.

Students with advanced Mandarin proficiency may also choose from the regular course offerings at BLCU. Courses utilize Beijing as a living classroom, and weave excursions, independent projects, lectures and group work together into a comprehensive experiential learning environment.

The Courses

Principle of Economics 1 (3 credits) ECON 2030
Microeconomics (4 credits) ECON 2020
Principles of Management (3 credits) MNGT 2100
International Trade Theory and Policy (4 credits) ECON 4720, ISTL 3500, INTL 4280
Chinese Language and Culture (3 credits) ILC 2150, ISTL 2550

Application Deadline: March 15, 2011.

About BLCU

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) was founded in 1962 and has the longest history, the largest scope, and the most qualified teaching faculties of its kind in the area of teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreigners.  Over the past 40 years since its establishment, the university has trained hundreds of thousands of foreign students who are proficient in Chinese and familiar with the Chinese culture, from over 160 countries and regions in the world.

For more information, please contact the Office of Study Abroad at 314-968-6988 or 800-984-6857 or at worldview@webster.edu.

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