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Business and Culture in China


APPLICATION DEADLINE is November 1, 2016  

Prerequisites:   Junior standing, and 2.5 GPA

The Center for Global Initiatives and the College of Business offer a Business and Culture in China program for May, 2016.  This is a 12-day, three-credit study program in China (BUSN 394 / 793).  It incorporates company visits and cultural tours in four Chinese cities in addition to lectures by industry experts.  It provides a great opportunity to experience China - the world's oldest continuous civilization as well as fastest-growing major economy.

The four Chinese cities you will visit are: 

Beijing - the capital of China and one of the world's great cities.  With a history of 2,500 years, it is the political, educational, and cultural center of China. 

 - the largest city in China, and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.  It is the "showpiece" of the world's fastest-growing economy.  

Suzhou - considered to be the "Venice of China", Suzhou has many beautiful gardens.

Xi'an - one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.  It has more than 3,100 years of history and was the capital of some of the most important dynasties in Chinese history.  Xi'an is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road, and there will be visits to the Terra Cotta Warrior's Museum, the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, and biking along the city wall.  All round-trip train and private bus transportation is provided, including breakfast each day.

This trip includes visits to cultural and historical sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace in Beijing;  the Bund and Chinese acrobatics show in Shanghai; and the Lingering Garden in Suzhou.

Program Dates:   May 13-24, 2016

Cost:   $4,375 includes airfare, local transportation, lodging at 4-star hotels, all breakfasts, four lunches, three group dinners, company visits, seminars, admission fees, English-speaking guides, international health insurance, and leader costs. 

  You will register for the 3-credit spring semester course BUSN 341/793.

Eligibility:  Junior standing and 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Apply:   Apply online at  Applications are due November 2, 2016, along with a program applicatino fee of $150. 

Please contact Dr. Jin Li   or call  (701) 231-7006 for detailed program information.  


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NOTE:  All program information is subject to possible revisions or updates.

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