East China Normal University in Shanghai with optional service learning project in an orphanage in Beijing
Chinese and English
May - June 2014
Eligibility: Both MSU and non-MSU students
Level: Undergraduate/ Graduate
Prerequisites:2.5 gpa & Interview
Credits: 7 credits
Application Deadline: February 28, 2014
Interviews: Week of March 3, 2014
Funding Sources: Follow this link to find sources to help finance your study abroad trip
Dr. Hua Li from Modern Languages and Literature at MSU leads this program to East China Normal University in Shanghai, China. She will be accompanying the group and taking care of logistics in China as well as hosting the many field trips. While earning 6-9 credit hours towards your degree you can learn Chinese language, calligraphy, Taichi and Chinese culture first-hand. The program is based primarily in Shanghai, but a four day trip to Beijing is included. An optional service learning project is available at the end of the program.
Credits will be transferred back upon your return as pass/fail. You may earn 6 credits of Chinese language and 3 credits of Chinese culture--MSU financial aid available.
An optional Service Learning project is available for students of this program. Working in an orphanage in Beijing, students can work with Chinese orphans by teaching english while at the same time putting your own newly-acquired Mandarin skills into practise. Students can select from a two week option or a one month option to live and work at this orphanage in Beijing.
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For additional information about this program, contact:
- Dr. Hua Li, Faculty Coordinator (406-994-6449) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kevin Brustuen , OIP Program Coordinator (406-994-7512) email@example.com