Academics & Internships
- Our courses concentrate on a wide range of subjects including art, business, Chinese language, communications, history, literature, philosophy, political science, science, sociology, theology and martial arts.
- All courses are taught in English
- Professors from Beijing's top universities come to teach for TBC, and many are top scholars in their respective fields.
- Courses are normally 3 semester credit hours each. Most classes are seminar-style and meet once a week.
- Language classes are required of all semester and year-long students unless Chinese fluency is demonstrated.
- Course descriptions are available online. (Note: Courses listed are tentative, not confirmed offerings.)
- Opportunities to learn about China through experiential travel are built into the program. Each semester includes a two week academic trip and several day trips.
- Previous Fall and Spring Core Course Offerings
- Spring 2014 Core Course List
- Fall 2014 Core Course List coming soon!
Internships in Beijing
Semester internships are offered as a course and intended for students to obtain in-depth knowledge of working in China and of Chinese people and organizations. These internships will encourage students to think about China in a deeper and more meaningful way outside the classroom, and to gain a unique experience in a Chinese and Greater Asia work environment.
Examples of internships include:
A bi-monthly, independent magazine that publishes articles covering the challenges of a society in political and economic transition, focusing on civil rights, public affairs and business.
Gong Wang Fu Museum
One of the most exquisite and best-preserved imperial mansions in Beijing, it serves as a popular tourist destination for both Chinese and International visitors.
Center for International Business Ethics
CIBE is an international non-profit research institution that integrates ethical decision making into business strategies through research, education and community campaigns.
Blue Ocean Network
The first and only private English-language Television network to offer international viewers comprehensive coverage and programming produced exclusively from and about China.
China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA)
A non-profit trade association that offers a range of market research and consultancy services for the government and agro-chemical industry.
China Development Brief (English)
CDB reports on the civil society sector in China and seeks to improve the understanding and cooperation between the international community and China's growing civil society sector.