Effective January 1, 2017, the Chinese Business Studies Minor is suspending admissions, which means that this program of study is not currently accepting new applicants.

The minor is a program within the College of Business.

The Chinese business studies minor can be completed by taking one Chinese language course, POSC 371. Topics in Comparative PoliticsHIST 341. Selected Themes in World HistoryIB 298  or IB 498–I. Business Environment in China and Southeast Asia, IB 298  or IB 498–II. Chinese Business Operations, and MKTG 380. Principles of Marketing. Note that business majors will take COB 300D  rather than MKTG 380MKTG 380  (or COB 300D) will be taken at JMU. The other five courses will be taken in conjunction with the JMU Study in China Program, and will be taught by professors or instructors from Chinese universities.

Students in this minor will:

  • Become aware of China's history and culture.
  • Learn about China's political, social, and economic systems.
  • Become familiar with China's government, and business operations.
  • Understand China's economic role in Asia and the world.

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