The Political Science and Public Administration department at the University of Southern Indiana partners with two of China's most prestigious universities: Southwest University in Chongqing and Sichuan University in Chengdu. Students travel to China for one week and earn three credits studying comparative public policy. The location of the program in southwest China exposes students to elements of Chinese society not often seen by western tourists, including an inside look at public, private and nonprofit organizations. Students participating in the program will divide their time between field experiences with Chinese and international organizations and small classes led by Chinese and American experts.
A sampling of activities includes:
Students who are interested in applying should contact Dr. Trent Engbers or at 812-465-1130 for more information. Applications will be available in the fall through the University of Southern Indiana Center for International Programs. Visit their website for more information about study abroad and its personal and professional benefits.