Required Courses

BUS 4060 Holland Fellows International Business Study in Asia I (3 credit hours; Spring)
This course serves as an orientation and preparation for the experiential study abroad course BUS 4065 Holland Fellows International Business Study in Asia II. This course allows students to explore the history, geography and demographics of China as well as China's business practices and culture. Additionally, students will receive elementary instruction in Conversational Chinese. The central aspect of this course is the opportunity to work directly with business students from Fudan University on a semester-long comparative business study. Results from this are presented at the Shanghai Forum at Fudan University during the study abroad course, BUS 4065 Holland Fellows International Business Study in Asia II. Students are selected for this program through a rigorous application process.

Prerequisites: A minimum grade of “C” in any Writing in the Discipline (WID) course and permission of the instructor. Admission to the College of Business.

BUS 4065 Holland Fellows International Business Study in Asia II (3 credit hours; Summer)
Walker College of Business students have had the unique opportunity to participate in a three-week faculty/student delegation to Fudan University in Shanghai. Students participate in lectures given by professors in Fudan's School of Management, as well as visit the vibrant cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. They gain an understanding of international business by visiting state-owned enterprises and foreign joint ventures in China and by meeting Hong Kong businesspersons. Students from Appalachian and Fudan present the results of a joint, semester-long comparative business study at the Shanghai Forum. Students are selected for this program through a rigorous application process.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of “C” in any Writing in the Discipline (WID) course and permission of the instructor. Admission to the College of Business.