In addition to a Chinese language minor, UCA boasts Arkansas’ only Chinese Major Course. The language major, began in fall 2016 and includes two tracks with emphasis on Business or Traditional Mandarin. Already, students have taken advantage of this new initiative including the study abroad program with our partner university ECNU and gained 6 credits. Another student has won employment with a $20 million Chinese manufacturing business  initiative in Little Rock. Confucius Institute networks closely with AEDC and Chinese Business entities relocating or starting operations in Arkansas.

Besides practical language training, Confucius Institute is committed to the cultural education of UCA’s diverse population through campus events including

  • Expo, Fair and Cultural Awareness Presentations
  • Scholar and Teacher Exchanges
  • Academic Salon
  • Culture Club
  • Chinese Festival and Gala Celebrations
  • Bilingual Movie Nights
  • Facilitating Chinese Visiting Performers
  • Chinese Conversation Table


Chinese Courses

Summer Programs in China

Community Language School