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Program Detail - Whitworth in China

Whitworth in China

This field course provides students with an opportunity to gain practical development experience or to conduct individual projects under the guidance of Whitworth professors, Dr. Anthony Clark and Dr. Amanda Clark, who specialize in the history, art, language, and culture of China. This course is conducted largely in Beijing, and shall also include an intensive study tour of select areas within northern China, which include village stays and visits to remote regions of China’s historical landscape. While in Beijing students will undertake an intensive immersion course in Mandarin Chinese, which emphasizes speaking, listening, reading and writing. Systematic methods and various communication activities for basic training in pronunciation, grammatical structures, conversation on daily topics, and the writing system are taught by Chinese language instructors at China’s famous Minzu University.

Term(s):
January 2018

Approximate Cost:
$4,500

Credits:
3 credits-Upper Level History

Leaders:
Dr. Anthony Clark

Fulfills Global Perspective Requirement