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HACC China - General Psychology

Term To Study: Spring 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Program Starts: May 21, 2020
Program Ends: May 31, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $4,450
Program Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an
Contact Phone: 717-358-2923
Contact Name: Ming Gao, Professor
Contact Email: mygao@hacc.edu
What is Included: • Tuition and fees for 3 HACC credits
• Round trip air transportation
• Accommodations onsite
• Admission to sites & attractions that are part of the program’s
• Entry Visa
• Travel insurance
• All meals in China
What is not Included: • Course book/s and materials
• Some meals
• Required immunizations
• Required visas
• Optional visits to tourist, art, and historical sites
• Valid US passport
• Personal spending money
Program Description

This course - PSYC 101 General Psychology in China - is a fully
online course with a 10-day trip to China. It is designed to give
students at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, a
unique opportunity to recognize sociocultural and international
diversity and their infl uence on psychological development.
Students will learn about Chinese history, traditions, customs
and more while exploring historically and culturally signifi cant
sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer
Palace and the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum. In addition,
students will take a closer look at local people’s lives through
visits to Zhongfuhui Children’s palace, an elementary school, a local resident’s home, a senior citizens’ home and a
local Chinese university.
During travel, students will be required to collect data through
personal observations and/or interviews of the local people and
university students. The research project is to help students
gain insight about how human characters, behaviors, dreams
and concerns may refl ect their surrounding culture.
This is a Core B course at HACC that is required for many
programs. It is also a popular transfer course from HACC to
other four-year schools.

Scholarships up to $1,000 are available through HACC Foundation. Applying for scholarships does not guarantee receipt of funds. If you qualify, financial aid can be applied to the program fee. Contact the Financial Aid office on your campus.

• Beijing: the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace, and Beijing International Studies University
• Shanghai: the Yuyuan Garden and the Bund
• Xi’an: the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum and the ancient City Wall
• Bullet train ride from Xi’an to Beijing

PSYC101 - 3 credits
Travel dates: May 21-31, 2020

THIS COURSE WILL CLOSE TO APPLICATIONS ON DECEMBER 20, 2019. This course can close without notice once capacity is reached.

Quick Facts

Population: 1343239923
Capital: Beijing
Per-capita GDP: $ 8500
Size: 9596961 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 08:00 hours) Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Chongqing, Urumqi

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