2020-2021 Catalog 
    Apr 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Semester in China (STCH)

The Semester in China takes place each fall at Capital Normal University (CNU) in Beijing. The major focus of this semester is Chinese language and culture (in both traditional and modern China). Living and studying at Capital Normal University allows students to interact with Chinese and foreign students and visit important cultural and historical sites around Beijing. The program includes a one-week study tour to the ancient capitals and other important historical sites. No previous knowledge of Chinese is required. The language instructors are faculty members of CNU and Chinese students serve as language tutors. The Calvin program director teaches three classes related to history and culture of China. There are two possible tracks from which students can choose. Each of these tracks is described below: