Introduction to BJTU International Summer School Program
Beijing Jiaotong University is a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and now is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the China Railway Corporation and Beijing Municipal Government. It is one of the first universities included into the “National 211 Project” and the “985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project”. BJTU has always targeted at the frontier of scientific and technological development and the demands of major national strategy.
The university had numerous significant scientific and technological achievements at international level. It has the East and West campuses in Haidian District with total area of nearly 67 hectares. All campuses have complete teaching and research facilities and beautiful environments. After the development in the past 120 years, the university has built a comprehensive discipline system with information and management as advantage, transportation science and technology as features, and engineering, management, economics, science, social science, law and philosophy developing synergistically.
As one of the most international universities in China, BJTU has established cooperative relations with 235 universities and famous multi-national enterprises from 45 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France in order to cultivate first-class talents with global vision, and promote studying abroad, summer programs and exchange student programs. As one of our global initiatives, it is opening the BJTU International Summer School Program in summer 2019.
The mission of BJTU International Summer School Program is to provide high standard college-level courses for international students and enrich their global perspectives by immersing in traditional and modern Chinese culture. BJTU International Summer School Program is a 5-week summer program expected to open from July 8 to August 9, 2019. The program will provide around 20 college-level courses. Courses cover subjects and fields of humanity, history, sociology, mathematics, literature, psychology, economics, finance, accounting, etc.
All classes will be instructed in English by visiting professors or lecturers from partner universities including Columbia University, College of William and Mary, University of California, Irvine and other world-renowned institutions. Each course will include 32 lecture hours from Monday to Thursday by instructors, 8 hours discussion sessions held by teaching assistants, 8 hours office hours and 4 hours review sessions. Some courses may have extra classes as arranged by the instructor. Students are required to attend classes regularly. Attendance, assignments, papers, projects, mid-terms and finals will be considered and evaluated as the final grade one student could get in a particular course. Each class will be counted 4 credits.
2019 BJTU International Summer School Program
Arrive in Beijing & Check in
Register & Ice breaking party
Make up missed lessons
Weekend activities 1
Add or drop courses deadline
Weekend activities 2
Withdraw courses deadline
Weekend activities 3
Principle of Marketing
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to World History
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Chemistry with Lab
Advanced College Writing
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to American History
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Biology with Lab
Human Capital in Organizations
Introduction to Finance
Introduction to Physics with Lab
Art History - Prehistory to Postmodernism
Elementary Japanese Language
Introduction to Statistics
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Unsatisfactory, repeat recommended
Current School: The George Washington University
Teaching Courses: Introduction to Biology (with Lab)
Introduction to Chemistry (with Lab)
Education background: Ph.D., Iowa State University
Postdoc, Wayne State University
Current School: University of Hartford
Teaching Course: Strategic Management
Education background: Ph.D. Indiana University
M.A. University of Denver
Current School: Case Western Reserve University
Teaching Course: Principle of Marketing
Education background: Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis
PGDM Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.
B.A. University of Delhi
Current School: University of Delaware
Teaching Course: Human Capital in Organizations
Education background: Ph.D., The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University in Hong Kong
M.B.A., Griffith University in Australia
Note: The courses and instructors are subjected to change. Please contact your academic advisor in BJTU for your study plan or update on courses and instructors.
1) Each student can only take no more than THREE summer courses in BJTU International Summer School Program.
2) All applicants should get the following English Proficiency before they apply for BJTU program:
TOEFL IBT: 90
SAT Reading above 500
Certificate of Enrollment from a university or college in the United States or Canada.
3) If you are interested in taking BJTU International Summer School Program, please consult with your academic advisor in your own institution for your study plan. Students are responsible for their own credit transfer results according to the policies in different schools.