China Study Abroad

Study Abroad China
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Study in China
August 26–December 20, 2014
Spend a semester abroad in Xi'an (pronounced "shee-on"), China, one of the country's four great ancient capitals, and experience the rich culture and history that China has to offer while you earn college credit.

What You'll Study 
  • Required classes:
       History of Chinese Culture and Society
       Chinese Literature and Art
  • Two of the following classes:
       Chinese Language
       Introduction to General Linguistics
       Methods of Teaching ESL
 Additional courses may be offered; check with the study abroad coordinator.

You’ll visit seven historical and culturally significant sites in and around Xi'an, such as the Terra Cotta Warriors and the Big Goose Pagoda. Students will also play an important role in sharing their American culture with Chinese students.

Program fee (subject to change) $4,800
Includes airfare, visa fees, housing, travel insurance, field trips and on-ground transportation to and from airport. One credit hour of Parkland College tuition and fees is not included.

Application due May 15

Participants must:
• Have a valid passport
• Be 18 years of age or older
• Be in good standing with Parkland College
• Demonstrate college-level reading, writing, and math skills
• Be prepared and motivated for a cross-cultural experience
• Provide proof of insurance

Jody Littleton, 217/351-2532 or

Participant Eligibility
Student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours, including ENG 101, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75.

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