Students studying Chinese at Carthage have many opportunities to enrich their education.
Carthage Chinese students can get involved in several student organizations dedicated to putting what’s learned in the classroom into practice. Join the Chinese Club, the International Friendship Society, and more!
See Chinese Student Organizations
January Term is a month-long period of study in January in which all academic departments at Carthage offer innovative courses on campus and study tours in other countries. Recent J-Term offerings from the Modern Languages Department include:
- Chinese and Japanese Cultures Through Films: An on-campus study of cinema and culture
- Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity, and Environment in Southeast Asia (study tour)
All modern language majors must study abroad for at least one term. Carthage offers courses before traveling abroad that prepare students both linguistically and culturally for this experience. Carthage is affiliated with several reputable institutions to provide our students with academically rigorous, high-quality international programs in a variety of locations around the globe.
Target Language Experts
At Carthage, introductory language courses are taught by native speakers. The College hires graduate students from around the world to come to Carthage to share their language and culture. These Target Language Experts bring an energy and authenticity to modern language courses, giving students new to a language a vibrant and exciting introduction.
Modern Language Scholarship
Carthage offers two Chinese scholarships to each incoming class. The scholarships cover $20,000 per year and are renewable for four years.