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|Language Requirement:||None||GPA:||good academic standing|
|Professor(s):||Dr. Alan Gin, Dr. Leeva Chung, Professor Linda Barkacs||Disciplines offered:||Business, Communications, Economics|
|Program Advisor:||Alicia Gonzales - email@example.com||Tuition Remission Eligible Program:||Yes|
CHINA: Hong Kong
USD Intersession Program
With a population of 1.3 billion people, China is one of the world's oldest and largest continuous civilizations. Hong Kong, or "fragrant harbor," is a conflux of urbanization, mountainous green slopes, and flowing waterways.
Economics/Business 494: Business Environment in Asia - Dr. Alan Gin (pre-requisite - ECON 102) Provides an overview of various aspects of doing business in Asian-Pacific countries. The implications of political, socio-economic and cultural environment for developing successful business strategies will be discussed with reference to selected countries from the region (Japan, NIES, ASEAN) Visit the USD Home Page for the School of Business Administration
Communication Studies 475: Intercultural Communication - Dr. Leeva Chung. (No pre-requisite, however students are encouraged to have completed COMM 300 prior) This three-week faculty-led program is open to all majors who are interested in earning upper-division business, economics or communication studies credit while exploring the dynamic metropolis of Hong Kong. All majors are welcome. Guest speakers and local company visits complement the course material. Students will enroll in a maximum of three units on this program. This course allows students to explore intercultural communication theory and research within both broad and interpersonal contexts. Topics include similarities and differences in values, norms, interethnic/intergroup communication, and adaptation, and the course explores mindful ways of enhancing such encounters. Visit the USD Home Page for Communication Studies
Classes meet for approximately three hours per-day, Monday through Friday and take place on the Hong Kong Baptist University campus. Student course work is enhanced through company visits and excursions throughout the city of Hong Kong.
Cost for the program is $4,800 and includes 3 units of USD tuition, accommodations, international health insurance, company/site visits around the city and selected cultural activies. Not included in the program price are meals, flight tickets, ground transportation to/from airport, Mainland China/Macau excursion (if available), ground transportation throughout the city and spending money while abroad. For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.
Students will stay in Hong Kong Baptist University residence halls near the city center.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
An optional exciting excursion to Mainland China and Macau will be arranged to provide students with the opportunity to explore other areas within this great nation. See "PROGRAM COST" link above for estimated excursion pricing.
All accepted program participants who withdraw from the program after the application due date are subject to the USD Intersession / Summer Program Refund Policy. Specific details on the refund policy may be found here: Summer / Intersession Program Refund Policy
Dr. Leeva Chung - firstname.lastname@example.org
USD International Center Program Advisor - Alicia Gonzales - email@example.com