David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences of reporting in China.
CIEE Business, Language and Culture at Shanghai's East China Normal University
This program is designed for students majoring in business with no Chinese language background and those who have studied Chinese for several semesters. The program offers Chinese language training at both standard and intensive levels coupled with coursework, taught in English, in business, marketing, economics, international relations, and area studies. Students learn about contemporary business issues affecting China, and the affects of China as a rising power in the business world today.
- Business program with English-language courses in Chinese business, marketing, economics, and international relations
- Comprehensive Mandarin language program for beginner to intermediate students, including unique accelerated language option for beginner students
- Language and Culture Practicum with business focus to bridge language acquisition and experiential learning
- Immersion in the local community by living with a Chinese roommate or family
- Cultural and educational activities such as visits to an acrobatics show, a river cruise, and a Chinese/CIEE student talent show
- Excursions to local companies, factories, and government agencies
- Week-long excursion to Yunnan or Sichuan
- Accelerated language track
- Peer language tutors
- Language clinic
- Non-credit internships
- Cultural reimbursement
Chinese Studies/Chinese Culture
Language of Instruction:
semester: 16 semester/24 quarter hours
academic year: 31 semester/46.5 quarter hours.
Overall GPA 2.75
0–3 semesters of college-level Mandarin Chinese or equivalent
3 semesters of college-level micro or macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, or marketing
Note: East China Normal University will not accept students who are citizens of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan ROC, Hong Kong SAR, or Macau. This includes those who are U.S. permanent residents. Students of Chinese ancestry who hold U.S. passports are welcome.
More information is available here.
USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke, with post-screening discussion with co-executive producer David Dreier and producer William Mundell.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Akira Chiba, the Consul General of the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles, on Japan's relations with China.