Courses in Taiwan

Academic Program

This is a study program where students must carry a 15 credit load and are expected to fully participate in all class activities. Courses are scheduled Monday through Friday with a weekly field trip. 

Course Descriptions

Chinese (5 credits)

Instructed by Shih Chien University faculty
You will have the option to enroll in Beginning, Intermediaet or Advanced Chinese, depending on your proficiency (testing will be done upon arrival). Most students will enroll in a Beginner level course for the students who have no background familiarity with Mandarin. The course starts from Mandarin phonetic symbols and Pinyin, with an emphasis on pronunciation, intonations and simple conversations. Green River College equivalent: Chinese &121, 122 or 123. 


Two other 5 credit courses, to be announced


To be announced

Contact Us

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Megan Swanson

Program Coordinator

Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 4892

Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


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