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Office of Overseas Studies -- Undergraduate Overseas Studies in Taipei, Taiwan (National Chengchi University)

USC Office of Overseas Studies in conjunction with the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)
September 18, 2007
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Where:
National Chengchi University
 
When:
 Semester and Academic Year terms are both available. The approximate dates are late August to mid-December for the Fall Semester, just after Chinese lunar year to early June for the spring semester and late August to early June for the year long program.
 
Applicant Requirements:
Minimum 3.0 USC Cumulative G.P.A.
 
Language Requirement:
 Students must have completed a minimum of one year of college-level Mandarin Chinese or the equivalent, and a minimum of one Chinese area studies course.
 
Courses:
 Students take an 8-unit core Mandarin course that teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing at the student’s level as determined by a placement test.  Students also take a one-unit Chinese Language Practicum to apply their skills as well as a 4-unit Chinese language elective. 
 
Elective Courses:
Business Chinese, Newspaper Chinese, Chinese Literature, Classical Chinese, and Taiwanese Language are all offered to students for elective credit.  To get a comprehensive insight into the factors that influence life in modern Taiwan, students are also required to take a 3-unit course called Topics on Modern Taiwanese Culture and Society, which is taught primarily in English.
 
Units Earned:
16 units per semester, 32 units for the full year
 
Application Deadline:
Applications are due in early February for Fall & Year programs and early October for Spring programs.
 
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