UA in China: Language and Culture
Consider this unique opportunity to study language and culture in China. Cooperating with one of the top universities in China, Xiamen University, this program gives you first-hand information about the Chinese language and culture that are shaping one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.
The program is open to all majors. No previous Chinese language is required. Students successfully completing the program will earn 6–7 credit hours from The University of Alabama.
Students also have unique opportunities to participate in everyday life after class to improve Chinese skills and abilities of cultural understanding. Chinese family visits and conversation time will help students acquire first-hand knowledge of the local Chinese people and regions. Students will travel to Beijing, Xi’an/Shanghai, and Fujian to gain experience of the variety of Chinese dialects, lexicon changes, and of course the dynamics in one of the fastest-growing countries in the world.