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Globalization in China - Summer

To apply, you must be a currently-enrolled, degree-seeking UWEC undergraduate or graduate* student. You must be in good academic standing, have a cumulative GPA of 2.6, and have at least sophomore standing when the program begins. Academic prerequisites are ECON 103 or 104. Students from all academic disciplines are welcome to apply. This program is also open to non-UWEC students. Please note that in the case of a competitive selection process, priority will be given to UWEC students.

*Graduate students will pay graduate tuition fees.

Globalization in China in 2017 will be led by Professor Brenda Thalacker.

Attendance at the study abroad orientation, plus 15 hours of class time commitment in spring semester of 2017 is required for pre-travel curriculum provided by the lead UW-Eau Claire instructor for this study abroad program. For non-UWEC students, course material will be provided on D2L and students will be expected to participate in class meetings, whether in person or virtually. Details will be determined upon acceptance. All program participants are required to participate in all aspects of the course.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn 3 credits of INTB 362/562, International Experience in China. This course fulfills 3 credits of GEIIIG Social Science-Interdisciplinary, and 3 credits of the Foreign Culture requirement. (Note that students pursuing a B.A., B.F.A., or B.M. degree in the College of Arts & Sciences MUST take the equivalent of two semesters of a foreign language to fulfill the FL/FC requirement. See the university catalogue for details.)

If you would like any additional information regarding course content and site visits, please contact Dr. Nancy Hanson-Rasmussen (, Coordinator of International Business programs.

The program is expected to run for three weeks from right after graduation in May through mid June 2017. 

updated 10/14/16 SF

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