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College of Arts & Sciences
Confucius Institute

Courses and Services

The Confucius Institute and the University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, offer the following courses: Chinese Language Business Chinese Language The faculty at CI is among the best Chinese language education specialists with Ph.D. degrees and over ten to twenty years teaching experiences in the U.S. and around the world. We will offer small classes as well as individual tutoring to interested students and charge very reasonable fees. Courses open to anybody in the Columbia area. Chinese Civilization/Culture/Geography

Chinese Calligraphy/Painting

中國繪畫與書法課 中級班

Chinese Painting & Calligraphy Class
Intermediate Level

This is a continuation of the beginning painting and calligraphy course offered last year by the Confucius Institute.  Our focus will be on developing the ability to recognize different styles of Chinese painting and calligraphy.  The instructor will provide model paintings for students to appreciate and analyze, and then they will learn to paint different elements from those model paintings.  There will also be more discussion of calligraphy, with an emphasis on incorporating calligraphy into the paintings.

There is no class in 2017 Fall

Traditional Taiji (Tai Chi) Quan

Curriculum Includes One Set of Tai Ji Quan and
an Introduction to Chinese Martial Arts Culture & Customs.
Meeting Times: 

    October 16-November 16

    4:30pm-5:30pm (Wednesdays & Fridays, USC hollidays are excluded)
    Horseshoe of USC

Fee:  Free Admission
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute at USC

These courses will be taught by professors and highly accomplished professionals from China. They will be enjoyable and efficient access to the knowledge and experience of Chinese culture for either one's career or personal interests.

CI will also offer counseling services to companies and individuals who want to do business in China.

For more information about current or future courses and counseling services, contact Mr.Tiejun Zhang at