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China's Globalization in Shanghai

April 23, 2008
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CET launches a new program in China! Starting in Fall 2008, this semester or summer program provides students with a general foundation in Chinese language and modern Chinese history, while targeting the specific areas of economics, politics and international relations through specialized classes, internships, activities and field trips.

The program's capstone course, History of Shanghai in the Modern Era, grounds students in their environment and gives them the tools to research and understand their new surroundings. Electives in economics, international relations and political science further students' learning about China's role in globalization. Courses are taught in Chinese and English.

Students with at least three semesters of previous Chinese language study are eligible for the program's Internship Track, where they will intern at an organization or company that specializes in an area of particular interest to them. CET's well-known Chinese language classes and innovative activities round out this exciting new program!

Curriculum Overview:

CETs China's Globalization in Shanghai program provides students with a general foundation in Chinese language and modern Chinese history, while targeting the specific areas of economics, politics and international relations through specialized classes, internships, activities and field trips. The program's capstone course, History of Shanghai in the Modern Era, grounds students in their environment and gives them the tools to research and understand their new surroundings. Chinese language classes help students further that understanding and electives in economics, international relations and political science target learning about China's role in globalization. All Chinese language courses are taught in Chinese. History of Shanghai in the Modern Era and all electives are taught in English.

While there is no language prerequisite for this program, students with at least three semesters of previous Chinese language study are eligible for the program's Internship Track, where they will intern at an organization or company that specializes in an area of particular interest to them.

NOTE: This is a rolling admission program and study terms are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer.

More information is available at this link.

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Events

March 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Guobin Yang. The first part of the book offers a new explanation of factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the second part of the book chronicles the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.

April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.