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Globalization in China - Summer

This program is open to undergraduate, graduate, special students, UWEC, and non-UWEC students. You must be in good academic standing, have a cumulative GPA of 2.3, and have at least sophomore standing at the start of the program. Students from all academic disciplines are welcome to apply. Please see the scholarships page on the Study Abroad website for scholarship opportunities.

*Graduate students will pay graduate tuition fees.

Globalization in China in 2015 will be led by Professor Thomas Sulzer.

Attendance at the study abroad orientation, plus 15 hours of class time commitment in spring semester of 2015 is required for pre-visit 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 do not hesitate to contact Tom Sulzer (, program leader, or Dr. Nancy Hanson-Rasmussen (, Coordinator of International Business programs.

The program is expected to run from May 20 - June 6, 2015. This means you will leave the U.S. on May 19 and may depart from Hong Kong on June 6.

May 19:                  Depart USA
May 20:                  Arrive in Hong Kong
May 22:                  Take ferry to Zhuhai
May 22-June 2:     Zhuhai (classes/lectures at Jinan University, travel to business and cultural sites)
June 2:                  Take ferry to Hong Kong
June 2-6:               Hong Kong (exploring business and participating in cultural visits)
June 6:                  Depart to USA (end of program)

updated 5/19/14 SF

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