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Chinese Commerce, Minor

Requirements

The Chinese Commerce minor focuses on important aspects of Chinese commerce, language and culture. This program is designed to combine an understanding of the social, political, historical, and economic factors that make China one of the leading international powers today. As such, the minor offers proficiency in the Chinese language, augmented with cultural knowledge of the country and an introduction to international business practices. As an interdisciplinary minor, the program draws on faculty expertise from various disciplines and includes varied perspectives.

Total Program Credits: 22

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Students need to be admitted into a bachelor degree program. 
Discipline Core Requirements: 13 Credits
13 credit core requirement 13
  CHIN 2010 Intermediate Chinese I (4.0)  
  MGMT 4620 Developing Business in China (3.0)  
  POLS 362G Modern Chinese Political Economy (3.0)  
  POLS 4610 International Law (3.0)  
Elective Requirements: 9 Credits
In addition to 13 credit core requirement, students need to take 9 credit electives 9
  CHIN 202G Intermediate Chinese II (4.0)  
  CHIN 3050 Advanced Chinese (3.0)  
  CHIN 3200 Business Chinese I (3.0)  
  CHIN 351G Chinese Culture and Civilization (3.0)  
  CHST 362G Traditional Chinese History (3.0)  
  CHST 363G Modern Chinese History (3.0)  
  MGMT 332G Cross-Cultural Communications for International Business (3.0)  
  POLS 352G Chinese Politics (3.0)  
  POLS 3600 International Relations of East Asia (3.0)  
  CHIN 4200 Business Chinese II (3.0)  
  Or other approved electives  

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 22 credits.
  2. Completion of Baccalaureate Degree. 

 

 

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CHIN 2010 Intermediate Chinese I 4
  Semester total: 4
Notes: Prerequisites of CHIN 1010 and CHIN 1020 are required for CHIN 2010
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
POLS 362G  International Law 3
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
POLS 4610 Developing Business in China 3
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: Prerequisite of POLS 2100 and University Advanced standing are required for POLS 4610; Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the IDST advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 4620 Developing Business in China 3
Chinese Studies Elective  (see advisor/coordinator for list) 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: Prerequities of ENGL 2010, Junior class standing, and University Advanced standing are required for MGMT 4620; Elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including business management, history, political science, Chinese language, Chinese studies, etc. Students should consult the advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.
  Degree total: 22

Department

Name:

History & Political Science

Location:

CB 203A 303A

Telephone:

801-863-8487

Email:

HISTPOLS@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/hps

Chair:

Jay DeSart

 

 
 

Mission Statement

In keeping with the University's mission, the History and Political Science department is dedicated to providing students with a broad range of opportunities in general-education and discipline-specific courses. Our faculty members are committed to quality teaching, mentoring, and research. In an environment of discussion-based classroom experience and independent research opportunities, students develop analytical abilities, communication skills, and history and political science research methods. The History and Political Science department continually strives to provide a reflective, multicultural, and international perspective for students to actively engage in.

 
 

History & Political Science

 

Administrative Contact:

  • Kimberly Williamson
  • Telephone: 801-863-5885
  • Email:  Kimberlyw@uvu.edu
  • Mail Stop: 185

 Advisors:

  • John Macfarlane
  • Telephone: 801-863-6716
  • Office: CB 506w
  • Email: Macfarjo@uvu.edu


History Program Coordinator Contact:

 
 

Faculty

Baktybek Abdrisaev(2007)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.S., Computer Science, Bishkek Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Electronics, Academy of Science Belarus.

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Lyn Bennett(1996)

Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, B.A., Anthropology, M.S.E., Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D., History, University of Kansas.

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Andrew Bibby(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Honors English, Concordia University; Ph.D., Political Science, Michigan State University.

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Richard Cho(2015)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Ph.D., Political Science, Stony Brook; M.A., Political Psychology, Columbia University.

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Geoffrey Cockerham(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Political Science, University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., Political Science, University of Arizona; J.D., Louisiana State University

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Jennifer Cullison(2018)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, M.A., History, San Francisco University, M.A., Religious Studies, Ph.D., History, University of Colorado.

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Jay Desart(2004)

Associate Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Political Science and International Relations, Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Lynn England(2007)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., M.A., Philosophy, University of Utah; Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pittsburg.

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F. Farnsworth Jr.(1972)

Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Asian Studies, M.A., International Administration, Brigham Young University; M.Phil., Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Utah.

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Michael Goode(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Business Administration, Goshen College; M.A., Ph.D., History, University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Rick Griffin(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History; Ph.D., Education, Leadership, and Foundations, Brigham Young University; J.D., University of Mississippi.

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John Hunt(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, Indiana University Southeast; M.A., Medieval and Renaissance History, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Early Modern Italian and European History, The Ohio State University.

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Ernest Istook(2015)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., Journalism, Baylor University; J.D., S.J., Quinney College of Law.

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Dustin Jansen(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



A.S., Science, Utah Valley University; B.A., History, Brigham Young University; J.D., S. J., Quinney College of Law.

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Mark Lentz(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., PhD, Colonial Latin, Tulane University.

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Mark Lentz(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., PhD, Colonial Latin, Tulane University.

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Brendan McCarthy(2018)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, St. Mary's College of Maryland, M.A., History, Ph.D., History, Ohio State University.

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Jenna Nigro(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History & French, Allegheny College; M.A., French Studies, New York University; Ph.D., History, University of Illinois.

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Hong Pang(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., International Politics, B.A., Economics, Peking University, P.R. China; M.A., Economics, Ph.D., Politics and International Relations, University of Southern California.

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Luke Peterson(2014)

Lecturer

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, Utah Valley University; MPAA, Public Policy, Harvard University.

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Keith Snedegar(1993)

Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, University of Michigan; M.S., English/Latin, University of Edinburgh; D.Phil., Modern History, University of Oxford.

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Steven Sylvester(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., M.A., Political Science, California State University, Chico; Ph.D., Political Science, University of Kansas.

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David Wilson(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History and Classical Antiquities, M.A., Classics, University of Kansas; Ph.D., U.S. History, Brigham Young University.

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Adrienne Winans(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: History & Political Science
Faculty



B.A., History, University of Chicago; M.A., World History, New York University; Ph.D., History, Ohio State University.

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Kristin Youngbull(2019)

Lecturer

Department: History and Political Science
Faculty



BA, Brigham Young University, MA, University of Oklahoma, PhD, Arizona State University,

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