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Introduction to BJTU International Summer School Program
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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

 

School Calendar:

Date

Content

July.7

Arrive   in Beijing & Check in

July.8

Register & Ice breaking party

July.13

Make up missed lessons

July.14

Weekend activities 1

July.14

Add or drop courses deadline

July.20-July.21

Weekend activities 2

July.21

Withdraw courses deadline

July.22-July.24

Midterm Exam

July.27-July.28

Weekend activities 3

August.7-August.9

Final Exam

August.10

Check out   

 

  

Course list:

 

Time   Slot

Code

Course

Instructor

Syllabus

8:00-   10:00

ENG   102

Public   Speaking

Brendan   Prawdzik

Downloaded

8:00-   10:00

MKT 201

Principle   of Marketing

Rakesh   Niraj

Downloaded

8:00-   10:00

ECON 101

Principles   of Microeconomics

George   Sarraf

 

Downloaded

8:00-   10:00

SOC 111

Introduction   to Sociology

Alexander   Angelov

Downloaded

8:00-   10:00

MATH 122

Calculus   2

CalistusNgonghala

Downloaded

10:00-12:00

HIS 120

Introduction   to World History

Alexander   Angelov

Downloaded

10:00-12:00

ECON 102

Principles   of Macroeconomics

George   Sarraf

Downloaded

10:00-12:00

CHEM 101

Introduction   to Chemistry with Lab

Aleksandar Jeremic

Downloaded

10:00-12:00

ENG 120

Advanced   College Writing

Brendan   Prawdzik

Downloaded

10:00-12:00

CPM 101

Introduction   to Programming

MahfuzaFarooque

Downloaded

12:00-14:00

HIS   105

Introduction   to American History

Alexander   Angelov

Downloaded

12:00-14:00

MATH 111

Calculus   1

CalistusNgonghala

Downloaded

12:00-14:00

PSY 101

Introduction   to Psychology

Simon   Howard

 

Downloaded

12:00-14:00

ECON 201

 

Intermediate   Microeconomics

George   Sarraf

 

Downloaded

12:00-14:00

ACCT 111

 

Financial   Accounting

Mark   Radding

 

Downloaded

14:00-16:00

PHIL 101

 

Introduction   to Philosophy

Alexander   Angelov

 

Downloaded

14:00-16:00

ENG 101

 

English   Literature

Brendan   Prawdzik

 

Downloaded

14:00-16:00

BIOL 101

 

Introduction   to Biology with Lab

Aleksandar   Jeremic

 

Downloaded

14:00-16:00

ECON 202

 

Intermediate   Macroeconomics

George   Sarraf

 

Downloaded

14:00-16:00

BADM 310

 

Human   Capital in Organizations

Joanne   Jung-EunYoo

Downloaded

16:00-18:00

FIN 101

 

Introduction   to Finance

Mark   Radding

 

Downloaded

16:00-18:00

PHY 101

 

Introduction   to Physics with Lab

Jordan   Morelli

 

Downloaded

16:00-18:00

ART 101

 

Art   History - Prehistory to Postmodernism

Brendan   Prawdzik

 

Downloaded

16:00-18:00

EJP 101

 

Elementary   Japanese Language

Huang-wen   Lai

 

Downloj   aded

16:00-18:00

STAT 100

 

Introduction   to Statistics

MahfuzaFarooque

 

Downloaded

 

 

 

Grading Standard

Grade

Quality Points

Score

Description

A+

4.3

95

Superior

A

4.0

87

Excellent

A-

3.7

82

Excellent, but needs improvement

B+

3.3

78

Very good

B

3.0

75

Good

B-

2.7

71

Good, but needs improvement

C+

2.3

68

Satisfactory

C

2.0

65

Satisfactory, but needs improvement

C-

1.7

61

Satisfactory with major flaws

D

1.0

55

Unsatisfactory, repeat recommended

F

0

49

Failure

W

Withdraw

Withdraw

Withdraw

 

 

 

Instructors

 

Aleksandar Jeremic.jpgAleksandar Jeremic

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

 

Anthony Smith.jpgAnthony Smith

Current School: University of Hartford

 

Teaching Course: Strategic Management

 

Education background: Ph.D.  Indiana University

M.A. University of Denver

 

 

Rakesh Niraj.jpgRakesh Niraj 

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 

 

 

Joanne Jung-EunYoo.jpgJoanne Jung-EunYoo

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.

 

Program Application:

 

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

IELTS6.5

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.