CICO offers courses in three departments at Binghamton University: Theatre, Music, and Asian and Asian American Studies (AAAS). In the Theatre Department, CICO provides courses such as Beijing Opera Face Painting, Beijing Opera Stage Combat and Beijing Opera Character Types. The Music Department has a Chinese Music Ensemble course. Over the past 10 years, instruments taught have included the dizi (Chinese flute), pipa (Chinese lute), guzheng (Chinese zither) and zhongruan (Chinese guitar). In the AAAS department, CICO offers a variety of Chinese language and culture courses. All courses are college credit-bearing and open to all students on campus. Since CICO’s illustrious establishment at Binghamton University, over 4,000 students have enrolled in CICO courses.