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*WKU Faculty Led: Chinese Immersion Experience
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Cost: Summer
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2016 04/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission 05/20/2016 06/17/2016

** 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:
Number of Credits:
3, 6
Field of Study:
Minimum GPA:
Good Academic Standing with WKU Program Catagory: WKU Faculty Led
Faculty Leader:
Peng, Ke, Wang, Hua Colonnade Credit: Yes
Program Description:

This 4-week language program immerses students in Chinese language and culture through rigorous coursework and hands-on cultural practices such as taiji, Chinese calligraphy, and traditional dancing.


Students can earn 3 or 3 hours in:
  • CHIN 102: Elementary Chinese II
  • CHIN 108: Chinese Calligraphy*
  • CHIN 306: Experiencing Chinese Abroad
* Pending Approval -- This class will fit into Exploration Level of the Colonnade Program under category 1 Arts & Humanities. 
NCEPU Summer

  • Graduate student in good standing (Graduate Catalog p.30).
  • Undergraduate students with 3.2 cumulative GPA.
  • Permission of instructor(s) is required.
  • Current WKU student eligible to register for WKU courses may apply. Students from outside WKU may participate as visiting students.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at time of departure (parent/guardian permission for anyone under 18 at time of departure).
  • Students must possess passport valid for at least six (6) months after return date.
  • Students must be free of active disciplinary sanctions as verified by Judicial Affairs.
  • Students must complete all pre-departure orientations.
  • Full payment prior to departure is required.
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