Architecture, Art, Landscape Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning
This is an intense travel and study experience in China, a giant of development showcasing extreme examples of our disciplines. Experience the controversies of an upcoming super power through a view at 5,000 years of history in cities like Beijing in sharp contract with modern cities like Shanghai.
Live in North China University of Technology and work and travel with Chinese faculty and students in this award winning program led by Cal Poly Pomona faculty. See some of the largest and most populated cities in the world. Experience a political ideal in this, the largest communist country. Only in China can you experience the contrasts and controversies of a country rapidly changing as it seeks to balance modernity and tradition.
Open primarily to student from the College of Environmental Design. We also welcome non Cal Poly Pomona students. Please inquire: Professor Irma Ramirez at email@example.com
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2015 (or until full)
Professor Irma E. Ramirez (ARC), firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Professor Rennie Tang (LARC), email@example.com
Assistant Professor Courtney E. Knapp (URP), firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit the following 2 items:
1. Application Form (click here)
2. One Letter of Recommendation (click here)
Turn in application to either of these offices:
Architecture Department Office, 7-210
Landscape Architecture Department Office, 7-222
Urban Planning Department Office, 7-224
$3070 Living/Travel Expenses approx.
- lodging in dormitory facilities living on campus at North China University of Technology in Beijing in a two-person room.
- Food at on-campus cafeterias and restaurants and during travels. There are approximately 5 days when food is not provided in order for students to explore on their own.
- All trips/tours admissions entry tickets.
- Bus transportation to scheduled sites/tours and overnight trains to multi-day tours.
- Chinese Visa
- 4-week international medical insurance
$3600 Undergraduate Tuition. $3856 Graduate Tuition
COURSEWORK - 13 units total
1. Urban Design Studio and Lecture (3-unit lab and 2 unit lecture)
- Architecture Undergrads: Credit for one topic studio that may be applied as ARC 401/L, or ARC 402/L, or ARC 405/L. If you are a 4th year, this program will put you ahead and will allow you to focus on senior project during your 5th year.
- Architecture Grads: Credit for one topic studio (3 lab units for ARC 601L or 602L, and 2 lecture units of ARC 601 or 602). Arch grads will also take a 1-unit independent studies in Fall.
- Art Students: Credit may be used to satisfy elective requirements.
- URP Undergrads: Credit for URP 400, 498, 498L. Petition upon return
- URP Grads: May satisfy URP 641 and URP 642. Upon return, grads must make a presentation to URP faculty.
- Landscape Architecture Students: Successful completion of the program with a grade of B or better in all courses can be used for credit towards Asian Gardens History, Senior Seminar, Senior Project, Directed Electives, and is a basis to petition an upper Division Topic Studio by portfolio review. Consult Professor Rennie Tang and Professor Andy Wilcox.
2. Chinese Cities and Gardens - 4 units of 499 Upper Division Elective
- All students take this class
3. Chinese Architecture, Landscape and Planning Practices 4 units of 499 Upper Division Elective).
- All Students take this class
- Architecture Students: Undergraduates currently in 3rd or 4th year may apply. Graduate students currently in their 2nd year of studies may apply.
- Landscape Architecture Students: Consult with Professor Rennie Tang and/or Professor Andy Wilcox.
- URP Students: Students in 3rd and 4th year have priority. Open to all URP Grads.
- ART Students: Consult with your department advisor for credit.