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China Cultural Program: SCSU Short-Term
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Summer 2019 12/14/2018 01/21/2019 05/15/2019 05/29/2019
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Program Type: Faculty Led Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.0
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Non-SCSU Student: Yes Housing Options: Host Families, Hotels, Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: Yes Credit Type: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Length: Short-Term Program
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China 2  Fast Facts
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  Credits: 3-6 Credits 

  Faculty & Staff: SCSU   
  Faculty- Led- Kathy
  Johnson and Jiping Zuo
  Housing: Hotels,
  home stay, Jilin Normal

  Meals: Most meals are included
  Language of instruction: English
  Scholarship: Eligible students can receive a scholarship covering lodging, in-country travel, and meals



During this two week experience in China, students will have the opportunity to explore three different cities Beijing, Siping, and Chungchun. Students have the chance to fully immerse themselves in the Chinese culture by being paired with a host Chinese student from Jilin Normal University. Students will gain an insight on family dynamics in the Chinese culture through a home stay with their host student. Students will take multiple classes while on this trip some of the classes they will partake in are beginners Chinese Language, an Appreciation of Chinese Opera, and Chinese Calligraphy. Explore the amazing opportunity to explore the spectacular sites China has to offer!

Watch the student experience from 2016 here!


Students will take one class that is worth three - six credits the course is listed below:

  • SOC 410/510
Students are also required to enroll in a Chinese language tutoring sessions during spring semester. 


Students have the opportunity to explore three different cities in China. Many of the attractions include:

  • The Great Wall of China
  • Visit the US Embassy, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven
  • Museum of Yitong Manchu Autonomous County
  • And many more!


SCSU students will stay in Jilin Normal University accommodations, hotels, and a family stay. 


  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Good standing at the University

Students interested in this program must submit a preliminary application through the Confucius Institute. The application can be found here:

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