China: Brooklyn College Study Abroad in China

Summer Session — 2012

Experience five cities in four weeks! Brooklyn College in China combines course work in speech, history, business and/or Chinese language with an extensive cultural and historical exploration of China, allowing students an opportunity to experience this unique country and culture through observation and interaction with local people and places. Participants will travel to five of the most famous and beautiful Chinese cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an. Side trips include exploring the Forbidden City, climbing the Great Wall, and visiting Tiananmen Square, the Terracotta Warriors and various Buddhist temples, Islamic mosques and other historical and cultural sites of interest. Course selection is from among Chinese culture, history, language and intercultural perspectives (please refer to the program website for details). All courses will be taught by Brooklyn College faculty under the direction of Professor Shuming Lu, Department of Speech and Communication Arts and Sciences.

Open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors.

Program Dates

May 31 – June 27

Program Fee

$3,150 (includes international airfare, health insurance, program-related transportation in China, excursions, housing and some meals)

Additional Costs

Tuition, personal expenses, additional meals

Courses and Credits

Three to six credits may be taken from the following courses:

BUSN 3175 — Asian Business
CHIN 1010 — Intensive Elementary Chinese
CHIN 1020 — Intermediate Chinese
CORC 3206 — Development of the Silk Road
CORC 1110 — Classical Cultures
HIST 3534 — Revolutionary China
SPEC 1619 — Intercultural Communication
SPEC 2623 — Business Communication

Financial Aid / Scholarships

SASA (contact the Student Activities Center, 718.951.5712), STOCS and student financial aid package (visit the Financial Aid Office, 308 West Quad Center)

How to Apply

  1. Complete and submit the Notification of Study Abroad /Brooklyn College Study Abroad application (pdf) and submit it via e-mail to the International Education and Global Engagement program or in person at the IEGE office, 1108 Boylan Hall.
  2. Complete the China program application.

Application Deadline

March 23

More Information

Program website

Professor Shuming Lu, Program Director
P: 718.951.5225 (ask for Sonia Garrick)

International Education and Global Engagement
P: 718.951.5189