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. 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 will be led by Professor Ling Liu in the College of Business.
Attendance at the February 23 study abroad orientation, plus 15 hours of class time commitment in spring semester of 2013 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.
If you would like any additional information regarding course content and site visits, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Ling Liu (firstname.lastname@example.org), program leader, or Dr. Nancy Hanson-Rasmussen (email@example.com), Coordinator of International Business programs.
Three credits of Foreign Culture requirement can be waived upon successful program completion. Please email Degree Review at firstname.lastname@example.org after completion of the program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A. or B.M degree in the College of Arts & Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirement. See the university catalog for details.)
The program will run from late May until early June - the program dates are being arranged now. You will arrive in Hong Kong on and stay at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile overnight, then travel by train to Guangzhou. Students will travel to business and cultural sites in Guangzhou and the surrounging area. The group will travel back to Hong Kong by train where you will spend three days in Hong Kong, exploring business and participating in cultural visits. You may return to the U.S. in the beginning of June.
updated 10/23/13 JMK