This ICA is offered for any business, management, international business, or economic student. The emphasis of this program is on companies and organizations operating in Asia learning to work with a variety of cultures. Students will visit over 20 businesses and organizations in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing.
Finding its roots in Asian philosophy and encompassing many other disciplines, "China: Past, Present, and Future" is an Intensive Course Abroad, generally offered every other May, that offers a sweeping exploration of China's history and current social and political situation.
The Chengdu program is ideal for students who are interested in experiencing life in one of the most ancient, culturally fascinating and authentic places in all of China. Chengdu is also one of the most important economic centers and transportation and communication hubs in the country. This semester or year-long program, offered through USAC, offers the opportunity to learn Mandarin Chinese, a language which is becoming increasingly popular in the global marketplace.