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China Course Offerings

Semester in China Courses

Principles of Economics (3 credit hours)
Course code:
ECON 2030

In this course students will study basic knowledge of: Preamble; Demand and supply; Public economics; Firm behavior and industrial organization; Labor market economics; deepen the proposition; currency and price; macroeconomics in open market; fluctuation in short term economics.

Microeconomics (4 credit hours)
Course code: ECON 2020
This course provides a treatment of microeconomic theory that stresses its relevance and application to both managerial and public-policy decision making. This applied emphasis is accomplished by examples that cover such topics as the analysis of demand, cost, and market efficiency; the design of pricing strategies; investment and production decisions; and public policy analysis. The course includes markets and prices; producers, consumers and competitive markets; market structure and competitive strategy; information, market failure, and the role of government.

This course will be given with the aid of multi-media, and classroom teaching will be combined with case study and discussions.

Principles of Management (3 credit hours)
Course code: MNGT 2100
This undergraduate course of study will provide students with learning opportunities to enhance their career prospects in an exciting and rapidly changing world of management and international management. Students will learn about various management theories and techniques. In addition, students will study a range of management instruments such as origination structures, planning and controlling.

The purpose is to improve students' knowledge about management and the interaction between international managerial and organizations; to introduce students to management skills, such as origination structure planning decision making communication and controlling; and to show a new managerial method in our fast changing organizations around the would.

International Trade Theory and Policy (3 credit hours)
Course code: ECON 4720, ISTL 3500, INTL 4280
From this course, the students will learn about varied schools of international trade theories, such as Mercantilism, Absolute Advantage, Comparative Advantage, H-O theorem, PLC theory, IIT theory, Diamond theory, FDI theory, and etc. Meanwhile, students will study a range of international trade policy instruments, such as tariffs, subsidies, quotas, trade regulations, industrial policies, covering their backgrounds and effects.

This course will be given with the aid of multi-media, and classroom teaching will be combined with case study and discussions

Chinese Language and Culture (3 credit hours)
Course code: ILC 2150, ISTL 2550
This course will be designed according to Webster requirement,Develops listening comprehension and speaking skills in Chinese. Will rely on Pin Yin, the alphabetized treatment of Chinese, for written skills. Advanced Chinese language courses are available for students with prior Mandarin proficiency.

This course, an anthropological introduction to China in the 20th to 21st centuries, seeks to give the student an appreciation for the great diversity of the Han people as well as the national minorities inside its borders. As the oldest continuous nation on our planet, China has been growing rapidly of late, and is clearly becoming one of the economic and political powerhouses of this new century. How has the experience of communism and one-party rule affected the Chinese people? What do we call their economic system? What is the relationship between peasantry and educated urban elites? What are the conditions of ethnic minorities? What can we expect as China's power continues to expand?

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