Degree: Bachelor of Arts
The Chinese major at Union offers a unique opportunity to become immersed in the world's most widely spoken language and one of its most fascinating cultures.
Courses and requirements
You can experience China firsthand and further improve your linguistic skills and cultural proficiency on Union's fall term abroad in through CET Academic Programs. The course of study includes electives, intensive language and possible internship placements. Other outstanding study abroad options include faculty-advised independent study and a mini-term in Tianjin, which focuses on traditional Chinese medicine.
Outside the classroom setting, there are plenty of ways for Chinese majors to immerse themselves in speaking and thinking in this poetic language. You'll be exposed to film series and speakers, as well as gatherings of the Chinese Language Table in Reamer Campus Center. The Asian Student Union sponsors events and discussions about current Asian and Asian American issues. Union students also get involved in the annual Pan-Asian American Workshop with other local colleges.
- Legislative assistant, Washington, D.C.
- Communications and development specialist, Youth for Understanding, Washington, D.C.
- Analyst, ChinaVest, Shanghai Advanced language studies at IUP-Tsinghua University, Beijing
Connect with Union
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