Program Description

Program Description

DETAILED DESCRIPTION  Orientation Slide

Program Date: July 8 – July 31, 2020

Eligibility

This program is limited to students with an advanced level of English proficiency

You must be 18 years or older (by the program start date) in order to participate

Those that have a disciplinary record (受过处分) are not eligible to participate.

Courses

Each student will take 3 courses

Choose one required course:

  • American Popular Culture (includes 3 site visits)
  • American Studies (includes 3 site visits)

Choose two elective courses:

  • Business Case Studies
  • Data Science Overview
  • Ethics in Science and Technology
  • Graduate Admissions 101
  • Leadership Across Cultures
  • Public Speaking
  • Scientific Writing
  • 21st Century Communication Skills

Course Credits

Program courses earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). CEUs provide a measure of educational achievement and are widely recognized by employers, industry, professional associations, and certification and licensing agencies as evidence of educational progress.

Georgia Tech Language Institute certificates will be provided upon successful completion of the courses

Course grades are letter-based (A, B, C, D, F). *Data Science course will be offered pass/fail.

Courses can be transferred to home school (elective)

On-Campus Dormitory

  • Double-occupancy rooms
  • Air-conditioned, fully equipped (but you will need to bring your own pillow, sheets, and blankets)
  • Community bathroom on each floor
  • Kitchen on each floor
  • Activity lounge
  • study area
  • Workout/exercise room in the adjacent building
  • Laundry facility nearby

Additional Information

For safety considerations, ASP students must arrive in and depart from Atlanta as a group, led by the trip leader from your university. The program does not accommodate individual arrivals or departures.

Out of town travels during the program period (except when organized by the program) are strongly discouraged. Program insurance does not cover unauthorized out-of-town travels.