Study Abroad in Asia - China or Japan


Shanghai, China

3-Week Summer Program - May 20-June 9, 2017.
The China Program offers a 3-week session annually at the end of Spring semester (around mid/late May to early June) at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. Join us for an authentic China experience and earn 3 units of course credit, which can be used towards your Chinese Minor.*
Spend three weeks in Shanghai, the largest cosmopolitan city of China with native Chinese-speaking professors in a total immersion environment for learning the Chinese language and culture,  interacting with local Chinese students, touring the best of China’s traditional architecture and gardens, museums and galleries, and seeing the amazing development of China’s modernization as part of your experience. Visit Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province in China, noted for its beautiful natural scenery and long history. Tour Suzhou, an ancient city for its profound culture heritage, including canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens.
Course credit earned will be applied to your Spring semester at California State University, Fresno. This means that you do not pay additional tuition for this course if you are enrolled as a student in Spring semester. Enrollment is limited.

Ling 140T: Chinese Language and Culture (open for enrollment in Fall semester)
*Prerequisite: Chinese 1A or equivalent (or enroll in Chinese 1A in Spring semester)
*Estimated Cost: $3,000 - $4,000 (including course fees, visa, flight, accommodation, meals, insurance, and trips in/near Shanghai)
*IRA and CGE travel support possible

*Chinese Minor: 18 units in total (a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence)
15 units: Select from CHIN 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 100, and LING 190 
3 units: Approved elective select from ANTH 124, 125, 126 or a course approved by the Chinese program coordinator (e.g. China Shanghai study program)

For more information contact:
Dr. Jidong Chen/  559-278-8402
Department of Linguistics
College of Arts and Humanities



3-Week Summer Program - May 29-June 17, 2017

Course: Ling 120: Japanese Language and Culture (CN: 33491) (No prerequisite required)

Semester: Spring 2017

Units: 3

Estimated Cost: $3,010.00 + $75.00 (Insurance)

Financial support ($825) is available for eligible students

This summer study trip to Japan will enhance your knowledge of Japanese culture, society, and language. The emphasis of the program is to make “Japan the classroom.” You will have a chance to study with the students at Osaka Shoin Women’s University and the Tokiwa University in Mito city.

Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, and Tokyo will be your classrooms with visits to historical and contemporary sites (castle, temples, and museums).

In Osaka, you will stay with a Japanese host family for a week.

For More Information Contact:          

Dr. Tomoko Kozasa


Department of Linguistics Office: PB 415