Issue: 2004: Vol. 3, No. 4

Asia Council’s 2005 Summer Study in China – General Studies Program

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Baogang Guo

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Dr. Baogang Guo is a professor of political science at Dalton State College and an associate of the China Research Center. 
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Asia Council's 2005 Summer Study in China - General Studies ProgramThe Summer Study in China-General Studies Program is sponsored by the Asia Council of theUniversity System of Georgia (USG). The program will be conducted over four weeks beginning in mid-May at Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China. The dates of the program are May 11 through June 7, 2005. The academic theme of this year’s program is “Discovering China and Forming a Comparative Worldview.” Five participating faculty members will offer ten courses, including criminal justice, education, history, and political science. Students can earn six semester hours of credits. All instructions will be in English.

The program will begin with an educational tour of Beijing. On-site lectures and tours of famous cultural and historical sites will be given. While in Zhengzhou, three out-of-town short field trips to Luoyang, Kaifeng, and Dengfeng, and one weekend excursion to Xi’an ,will be offered. Students will be able to explore some of the fantastic Chinese historical and cultural sites. Course-specific local field trips will also be arranged while in Zhenghzou. Short non-credit courses may be offered based on student’s interests.

The package cost is $2,890 for the four-week program. The cost includes the following items: round trip airfare from Atlanta to China, local transportation for all group activities, accommodations in the host cities, most meals on campus and during group tours, visa processing fees, group excursions, and admission costs to museums and attractions. The package cost does not include tuition, textbooks, passport and related expenses, spending money, ground transportation to or from the U.S. Airport through which flights will be scheduled, or other costs beyond those listed above. To download application forms and program brochure, please visit the program’s web site at:http://www/, or contact the program’s director Dr. Baogang Guo via email:[email protected].