Culture, Health, Healing and Sport
May 20-June 4, 2013; 2 credits
This course is for students from various health- and sport-related disciplines to explore philosophy and practice in health, prevention, and rehabilitation, sport and physical education from a Chinese historical and cultural perspective. Students will learn hands-on skills such as Chinese massage and acupuncture, Tai Chi, etc. Students will visit elite athletic training and research centers, and Chinese health care systems at national and regional levels. In addition, cultural events and visiting historical sites will be included in order for students to learn and experience the rich Chinese culture.
Contact Hongwei Guan at email@example.com.
Business, Culture, Economic Development, and Role of Government
May 20-31, 2013; 1 credit
This program will take students to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, as a follow up to a one credit course to be offered in Spring ’13 block II. The focus of the entire experience is on learning about China’s economic successes & the challenges it faces, the influence of the Chinese federal and state governments in the promotion of international trade and investment, and China’s unique culture. Students will visit Chinese companies and JV operations with foreign corporations as well as several sites of historical and cultural significance such as Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Watertown of Shanghai, the Houhai, Birds Nest/Olympic village, the Bund, and Silk Market, among others.
More information on detailed travel stops.
Contact Hormoz Movassaghi at firstname.lastname@example.org
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