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*WKU Faculty Led: Chinese Flagship- Chinese Language and Culture Odyssey
Beijing, China; Luoyang, China; Xi'an, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter
Program Cost: Winter
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2015 11/01/2014 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Length:
Short Term
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing Options:
Campus Dorm Style, Hotel
Language of Instruction:
Language Prerequisite:
Language Courses Offered:
Number of Credits:
Credit Type:
WKU Credit
Class Eligibility:
1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Field of Study:
Minimum GPA:
WKU Faculty Led
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Faculty Leader:
Fischer, Paul, He, Jianjun
Program Description:
This course is designed to provide students a first-hand experience in learning and improving their knowledge of the Chinese language and culture. Through in-class language trainings and academic excursions in and to three major Chinese historical cities, students will explore China’s rich traditions, modern changes, regional cultures and people’s daily life.
C.Gelley China
Courses Offered
  • HON 300: Chinese Language and Culture Odyssey
  • ARC 401: Chinese Language and Culture Odyssey
Logistical Considerations
  • Program cost includes visa to China
  • Students will meet at Nashville Airport (BNA) for departure
  • Program will involve walking so participants should wear proper shoes that are comfortable for walking and cover their feet.
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