Chinese Studies: Culture and Business (Minor)
Broaden your horizons by studying Chinese, and understand the country's rich culture and business practices.
In an increasingly global workplace, the study of foreign languages is more relevant than ever. A minor in Chinese Studies from UND provides a deep dive into the language, literature, culture and media of China.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
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Why Study Chinese Studies at UND?
The Chinese Studies minor provides a formal, structured, multidisciplinary approach to the study of modern China, its history, language, customs, culture and economy. The program targets students from all majors for in-depth examination of a region of growing global importance with special emphasis on the practical development of cross-cultural business skills.
For this minor, you'll study three different categories:
- Chinese language
- Area studies
You'll also complete an internship experience or fieldwork in China, allowing you to get real-world experience exmployers are looking for.
Take on a semester-long internship in China.
Immerse yourself in the study of Mandarin through our study-abroad program.
Conduct fieldwork in China through our Summer Study Program in China.
Learn about Chinese culture by joining the Chinese Students and Scholars Association.
China's economy is one of the strongest and fastest-growing in the world. Professionals with a deep understanding of Chinese culture and language are in demand in business, finance, diplomacy, translation, health care and beyond.
What's more, studying Chinese develops the skills that make you a desirable candidate in any field, including the ability to communicate effectively, solve problems, analyze information and understand diverse cultural contexts.
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