2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

POSC 35633 Contemporary Issues in China

This course is designed to be an introduction to Chinese history, politics, economics, and civilization where students will spend two weeks in China with site-enhanced visits. The primary locations are Beijing and Shanghai, where students will have an opportunity to visit the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Lama Temple and several other sites to see how the country blends tradition with modernization. Through these experiences students will gain a better understanding of China and see how one of the world's most rapidly developing countries is adjusting to the demands of globalization.