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China has the second largest economy and is becoming more and more important in the world. Yet China is one of the most misunderstood countries from those in the West and the United States. The best way to obtain an unbiased knowledge and viewpoint about China, its history, cultures, peoples, and political situation is to go there and see it with one’s own eyes. Join us on a trip of a lifetime and get expand your world view!

Selection Criteria:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be a high school graduate or above.
  • Read, speak, and understand English.
  • Provide documentation of sufficiently good enough health to travel and participate in a two-week study program.


  • Beijing
  • Xi'an
  • Tibet
  • Chengdu
  • Shanghai

Program Dates:

May 23, 2018 – June 6, 2018


$4,700.00 (Airfare Included)

Suggested Payment Schedule:

  • Deposit: $200
  • Jan. 26, 2018: $1,000
  • Feb. 23, 2018: $1,000
  • March 30, 2018: $1,000
  • April 27, 2018: $1,000
  • May 11, 2018: $200

Must be paid in full by May 22, 2018

Deposit: $500 dollars will need to be paid when you hand in your application.

All payments must be made through the Hurst Center, NOT at the main cashier's office. Payment can be made in person, or over the phone at (801) 626-6600. The Hurst Center is located on the south side of campus next to the Alumni Center.

Will include visa, room and board, domestic transportation, and most meals.

Not included: passport, incidentals, excess baggage costs, any unscheduled travel, and all meals.


Please attend all departure meetings!

May 23: Departure
May 24-June 5: Beijing, Xi'an, Tibet, Chengdu and Shanghai
June 6: Return (tenative on airline ticket availability)

The Great Wall of China
The Forbidden City
Tiananmen Square
Perl factory
Temple of Heaven
Terra Cotta Warrior Museum
Jade Factory
Tibet Museum
Potala Palace
Barkhor street market
Drepung Monestary
Jokang Temple
Panda Resort
Acrobatic Show
The Bund
ChengHuang Miao market
Zhujiajiao water town

Academic Courses

Students who participate in this study abroad program will be able to register for up to six (6) semester credits through Weber State University in ANTH 2920 OR ANTH 4920; ANTH 4950; SOC 4830; SOC 4990; CHNS 2852; CHNS 3850; WGS 4060; WGS 4830; WGS 4900

Program Directors

Dr. Huiying Wei Hill

Trip Cancellations

If the trip is canceled, all participants will be refunded. Any refunds for withdrawals from the program will be determined by the Study Abroad Director according to the recoverability of incurred costs and fees and according to the Continuing Education Policy. Once the group leaves all costs are non-refundable in their entirety. Dates & process may change. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of any such changes by staying in contact with the program director.

Any questions feel free to contact the Study Abroad Office at (801) 626-8155 or by calling the Continuing Education Office at (801) 626-6600.