Social Sciences Track

Understanding China in Great Depths

This track is designed for students who prefer to have more choices other than just learning Chinese language. Besides language classes, students may also take area study courses and even part-time internship if possible.

Social Sciences

BS 301: Doing Business in China
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
BS 302: International Business and China
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
IR 401: Sino-American Relations
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
PS 401: China in Global Economy
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
PS 402: Chinese Political Reforms
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
PS 403: Chinese Media Studies
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
SO 301: Chinese Women's Studies
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Fall
SO 303: Social Stratification and Inequality in China
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring
Independent Studies
Number of Credits: 1-4 Semester: Spring & Fall
BS 401: Internship
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall

Humanities

AR 301: Chinese Arts & Culture
Number of Credits: 3, Semester: Spring & Fall
AR/HIS 302: Chinese Architecture
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3 Semester: Spring & Fall
LIT 301: Contemporary Chinese Novels and Society
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3 Semester: Spring & Fall
HIS 303: China in Transformation, 1840s-1960s
Syllabus
Number of Credits: 3 Semester: Spring & Fall
HIS 402: Language Reforms in Modern China
Number of Credits: 3 Semester: Spring & Fall

Non-academic Courses

The following courses are designed to enrich students' lives in Beijing as well as helping them understand specific aspects of traditional Chinese culture.

Taiji/Martial Arts

A martial arts or taiji master will help students to learn and practice some traditional Chinese martial arts or taiji skills.

Calligraphy

This course introduces students to basic skills of calligraphy as well as its philosophy.