Xihua University International Winter Session
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  • Project Name: Xihua University International Winter Session


  • Organizer: Xihua University


  • Project Duration:  December 21rd, 2020 to January 26th, 2021


  • Application Deadline: December 16th, 2020


  • Application Requirement: Students from Post-secondary education, Specific major, nationality, and education background is not required (students from undergraduate, graduate and master programs can apply).


  • Course List

Course Description


Accounting

  • Course Number: ACC 021

Course Name: Financial Accounting

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course provides students with the necessary background knowledge: 1) Understand the concepts and metrics that make up financial statements; 2) Develop the skills needed to effectively analyze financial statements; 3) Understand the choices companies make when reporting the results of their business activities. Topics include understanding operating cycles, accounts receivable, inventory, plant and equipment, intangible assets, liabilities, bonds, ownership and shareholder equity. Special topics include present value theory, calculations and applied mathematics.



Anthropology

  • Course Number: ANT 011

Course Name: Introduction to Anthropology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces anthropology. In order to understand humans themselves, anthropologists have added many different methods and tools to explain how humans interact and how they function. Anthropologists have investigated our biological and evolutionary roots, and explored the development of culture in prehistoric and historical periods. They also explored the unique ability of human beings to develop culture through communication. We will discuss from several fields: cultural anthropology, archaeology, natural anthropology and linguistic anthropology. You will learn about their unique methods and how they can be applied to solve global problems in today's complex and changing world.



Art History

  • Course Number: ARH 011

Course Name: History of Western Art, Ancient to Medieval

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Ancient to Medieval History of Western European Art and Architecture is a general introduction to the history of western European art, its ancestry and its heritage. It is designed for the beginning student and assumes no previous experience in art or art history. In addition to lectures, students will be expected to participate in class discussions.


  • Course Number: ARH 021

Course Name: Contemporary Art

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The course focuses on American and European art produced since 1945, but will also

consider art from other cultures. Students examine artwork and its cultural context with the aim of recognizing, understanding and discussing various art forms in a broader context. The course also aims to introduce students to the subject of art history and enable them to answer fundamental questions. This course focuses on themes that run through contemporary art, including issues of identity, avant-garde art, art and artwork, institutions and challenges to them, and branding and marketing in the art world.



Business

  • Course Number: MKT 021

Course Name: Introduction to Marketing

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course is intended as an overview of marketing. You will learn to respond to consumers' requirements, how the process of creating and providing goods and services. You will study the function of marketing in organizations. Also, analysis of the marketing functions of price, promotion, place, and product will be another core part of this class.


  • Course Number: MKT 031

Course Name: Consumer Behavior

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to provide you with a practical knowledge of key theories and research findings concerning customer behavior. Explain market behavior by drawing on a variety of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Students will explore how perception, learning, memory, personality and attitudes influence consumer behavior, how consumption changes over its life cycle, and the powerful influence of culture and subculture on consumers.


  • Course Number: FIN 021

Course Name: Introduction to Finance

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of fundamental ideas of finance, such as the time value of money, risk and return, the cost of capital, and the no-arbitrage principle. Emphasis will be placed on capital budgeting, financial asset valuation, portfolio theory, and capital asset pricing theory.


  • Course Number: BUS 031

Course Name: Business Law

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will introduce the student to basic ethical theories and value systems. Students will apply these perspectives to moral issues, problems, and situations which arise within the business environment. Emphasis will be placed on how the applicable laws are being interpreted


  • Course Number: BUS 032

Course Name: Canadian Business Law

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course aims to introduce the nature and framework of Canadian law and its implementation and segmentation. Should focus on the study of contract law and tort law. This course provides a foundation for future research on construction contracts and contracts administrative.


  • Course Number: BUS 033

Course Name: International Business

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course illustrates how successful managers must function in a competitive world. We will have lots of examples that reflect the vibrancy of the international business field. We will learn managerial approach that keeps an emphasis on skills development, emerging markets, and geographical literacy. We also greatly emphasize cultural literacy and gives students the tools to effectively communicate with foreign business representatives which help students successfully conduct business with organizations worldwide.


  • Course Number: BUS 034

Course Name: Business Design

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Focusing on function management rather than function operation, this course explores in detail the nature of business to-business markets and the differences in industrial buyer behavior and the marketing mix from that encountered in consumer markets.


  • Course Number: BUS 035

Course Name: Business Ethics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course examines specific features of business life through case and case studies, examines ethical dilemmas and issues that arise in business, and considers reasonable ways to apply ethical principles and standards to business. Ethics is also about good and bad, so the course will also address the role of business ethics in human life, while exploring topics such as corporate responsibility and conflicts of interest, employee rights, and advertising and disclosure.


  • Course Number: BUS 041

Course Name: Principles of Ethical Leadership

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course explores the ethical framework of moral behavior and moral influence within which truly effective leadership is rooted. This course considers the normative theories of leadership, issues of character, the practice of ethical decision making, general ethical perspectives, leading effectively in times of ethical crisis, and creating an ethical organizational climate.


  • Course Number: BUS 042

Course Name: Business Management

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

A study and analysis of the problems of operating a small business. Additionally, a discussion of the how’s, what’s and why’s an individual would consider in developing their own business. All areas of managing an entrepreneurial operation will be covered such as marketing, finance and financial controls, government regulations and strategic planning.


  • Course Number: BUS 043

Course Name: Business Strategy

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course includes the study of strategic plans, including the formulation of mission

statements, analysis of external environment and internal organizational factors, the

development of strategic choices, the selection of appropriate choices, the implementation of strategies, and competitive strategies and motivations. Special emphasis was placed on the integration and coordination of internal functional areas enterprise. The case method will be used to provide practical experience in the analysis and decision making of business problems.



Communication

  • Course Number: Com 012

Course Name: Public Speaking

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This skills-based course focuses on the practical skills of public speaking through theory. We will study concepts and models of communication and use visual AIDS to enhance the speaker's performance. Topics include how to tailor your presentation to different situations and audiences, how to effectively support your ideas, how to select and organize materials for your presentation, and how to use multimedia tools in your presentation.



Computer Science

  • Course Number: CSC 012

Course Name: Computer Science I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of programming and computer science. This course includes basic programming constructs such as variables, functions, conditions, exceptions, loops, tuples, lists, sets, dictionariesfiles, class, objects and methods. It also includes basic algorithmic techniques, object-oriented programming, test-driven development and problem-solving. Previous programming experience is not required.


  • Course Number: CSC 021

Course Name: Programming in Java

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the main purpose of the Java language programming method, new methods based on computer science. In the first part of the course, students will learn programming: software impose hierarchical structure development technology on program design. In the second part of the course, students will learn object-oriented principles programming (OOP): Object-based programming technology. The course includes algorithm construction principles, basic Java commands, control structures, arrays, various methods (including recursive methods), principles of object-oriented programming, collection, dynamic data structure and file operations.


  • Course Number: CSC 022

Course Name: Data Structures

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course teaches different techniques of storing, accessing and processing data as utilized in the development of programs and algorithms. Topics include linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, recursion and graphs. Algorithms for applications such as sorting, searching and merging will be analyzed and implemented. Solutions are designed using object-oriented techniques and implemented in the C++ programming language. This course is the third course in the C++ programming sequence and is a required course for students in the Computer Information Systems General Option.



ECONOMICS

  • Course Number: ECON 021

Course Name: Intermediate Microeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course focuses on the following topics: basic theory of consumer behaviour, production and cost, partial equilibrium analysis of pricing in competitive and monopolistic markets, overall equilibrium welfare, and externalities. More topics will be course if we have enough time. It is recommended for students planning to apply for postgraduate courses in economics, accounting or finance.


  • Course Number: ECON 022

Course Name: Intermediate Macroeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course uses the tools of macroeconomics to deeply study various macroeconomic policy issues. Problems include long-term economic growth, medium-term government finances, and short-term economic stability. Many economic models in use today have been investigated. It is recommended for students planning to apply for postgraduate courses in economics, accounting or finance.


  • Course Number: ECON 041

Course Name: Money and Banking

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

It provides students with the opportunity to learn and discuss the topics of money, money markets, money market participants, monetary policies and its effects, and regulation of money markets, in addition to examining banks, banking services, and the banking industry. The dynamic nature of the banking industry will be examined, highlighting recent changes and expected future developments. Students will also learn to identify and manage financial risks.  


  • Course Number: ECON 042

Course Name: Econometrics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Introduction to econometric models and techniques, simultaneous equations, program evaluation, and emphasis on regression. Advanced topics include instrumental variables, panel data methods, measurement errors, and limited dependent variable models.



Engineering

  • Course Number: EGR 011

Course Name: Engineering Graphics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The course will introduce the students to the Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (including graphic entities, hatch patterns, layering, and information extraction), object visualization, Isometric drawings and Multi-view projection. Two-dimensional drafting and pictorial drawings using a CAD system. Descriptive geometry.


  • Course Number: EGR 022

Course Name: Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the dynamics and vibration of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Topics covered include kinematics, force and momentum formulation of particles and rigid body systems in-plane motion, functional concepts, virtual displacements and virtual work. Students will also be familiar with the following topics: Lagrangian equations for particles and rigid body systems in-plane motion, and linearization of equations of motion.



English

  • Course Number: ENG 021

Course Name: English Composition I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course emphasized the fundamentals of written communications, including expository prose, reading comprehension and interpretation, and rhetorical modes.

Individual instructors develop the schedule of instruction and assignments for each course they teach and provide this information on a course syllabus. The outline which follows is confined to topics that commonly appear on course syllabus for English composition I.


  • Course Number: ENG 023

Course Name: Technical and Business Writing

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will expand upon your effective writing and critical reading abilities. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating. You will also learn how to locate academic sources and how to approach these academic sources in a critical way.


  • Course Number: ENG 034

Course Name: British Literature

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce the British literature chronically from its beginning to around 18th century. Most texts are in English; some are read in translation. The course focuses on connections between literature, power, and the formation of literary canons. We will cover all major genres of early British literature.



Environmental Science

  • Course Number: ENV 011

Course Name: Introduction to Environmental Science

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The environment affects our way of life in many ways. Adverse effects on this environment can affect the well-being of humans and other organisms. Therefore, students must understand natural environmental systems, the physical and social causes of environmental problems, and strategies to mitigate or manage these problems. The course is also designed to help environmental science students determine which majors they would like to pursue within their major.



Fine Arts

  • Course Number: FAS 025

Course Name: Introduction to Film Studies

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This class provides an introduction to the basic tools of film analysis. We will examine how elements like mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing and sound work together to create meaning in a range of films. We will also examine how these elements are put together in different types of films – narratives, documentaries and experimental cinema – and how films function in society to circulate ideas and ideologies. Intro to Film Studies provides you with the skills to analyze film aesthetics, as well as the tremendously important role movies, play in our culture.



Mathematics

  • Course Number: MATH 011

Course Name: Calculus I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the differentiation of algebraic and prior functions, application of derivatives, differentiation, indefinite integral, definite integral. Partially meet the core math requirements. The goal here is to develop students' geometric insight into the concepts of difference and integration, and to apply these concepts to problem-solving and "real-world applications."

  • Course Number: MATH 021

Course Name: Calculus II

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Continuation of MATH 011. Topics include integrated technology, applications of definite integration, introduction to incorrect integration, introduction to differential equations, the convergence of sequences and series, Taylor series, parametric equations and poles coordinate


  • Course Number: MATH 032

Course Name: Differential Equation

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This is an advanced calculus course for students of greater aptitude and motivation. Topics include: Ordinary differential equations first order; Second-order ordinary differential equations; systems of ordinary differential equations; Laplace transforms; Introduction to higher-order linear differential equations.


  • Course Number: MATH 041

Course Name: Foundation of Analysis

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course serves as an introductory course in more rigorous advanced calculus and analysis. It covers real numbers, sequences, series, continuous functions, differentiation, and integration. Students will be able to construct the real number system and to apply abstract mathematical thoughts to mathematical problems after completing this course. This course emphasizes understanding, constructing, and writing proofs.


  • Course Number: MATH 042

Course Name: Linear Algebra

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Linear Algebra is a mathematics area that deals with the study of properties and applications of vectors, matrices and other mathematical structures. Solving systems of linear equations is a basic tool of many mathematical procedures used for solving problems in science and engineering. This course is designed to introduce students to matrix algebra and solutions of linear systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to solve linear equations, use matrix and vector algebra, calculating determinants, finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors, apply basic strategies of mathematical proof and work with applications with linear algebra.



Statistics

  • Course Number: STAT 022

Course Name: Applied Statistics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts of statistics through examples including design of an observational study, industrial simulation. Theoretical development motivated by sample survey methodology; Randomness, distribution functions, conditional probabilities; Derivation of common discrete distributions; Sampling, regression and correlation analysis, curve fitting, chi-square analysis, test of significance; Expectation operator; Statistics as random variables, point and interval estimation; Maximum likelihood estimators; Properties of estimators. Excel, R, SAS or other statistical software are all acceptable for the data analysis.


  • Course Number: STAT 031

Course Name: Statistics and Probability

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This courses provides a practical approach to probability and statistical methods.

Topic includes: Discrete and continuous random variables and probability distribution, Joint probability distributions, Estimation of Parameters and Sampling Distribution,

Statistical Intervals, Tests of Hypotheses, Linear Regression.



Science

  • Course Number: BIO 011

Course Name: General Biology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will explore biology from the biochemical level through the individual organism. This includes cells, tissues and organ systems; genetics, DNA and protein synthesis, life cycles and development; the internal workings of the cell, and the physiology of organisms from single celled bacteria through multi-cellular plants and animals. Students will investigate the properties of life that unite all living organisms: how they are constructed, reproduce, and function. The course will also highlight the interactions between organisms and their environment in explaining the principles of speciation and biodiversity. Additionally, the course will teach how the processes of scientific investigation can lead to new discoveries.


  • Course Number: BIO 021

Course Name: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This is a lecture component of a comprehensive lecture laboratory course that

introduces the concept of the structural / functional relationships between

biological molecules, cell metabolism, and genetics and molecular biology.The

laboratory section arranged throughout the semester enables students to

strengthen the concepts covered in the lecture.


  • Course Number: BIO 031

Course Name: Ecology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Ecology covers species, communities, and ecosystem-level ecology of plants and animals. It focuses on interactions between living things and non-living environments. In ecology, almost everything depends on something else. This makes it very difficult to consider facts in isolation. We will consider the relationship between basic ecology and current environmental problems through different concepts and facts.


  • Course Number: BIO 032

Course Name: Nutrition

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the basic facts and principles of human nutrition in terms of the biology and chemistry of nutrients. How they are metabolized and what they do in the body. Emphasis is placed on the study of nutrition, nutrients and their uptake, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism, interaction, storage and excretion.


  • Course Number: CHEM 011

Course Name: General Chemistry I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will continue to study the principle of chemical equilibrium and the rate and mechanism of chemical reactions. Topics include solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, chemical thermodynamics, acid bases, electrochemistry, thermodynamics and nuclear chemistry. Each week we are going to have a three-hour lab that will reinforce the lecture material.


  • Course Number: PHYS 011

Course Name: General Physics I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course provides the introduction to principles and methods of physics.

Topics include Newton's laws; gravitation; mechanics, kinematics; energy

and momentum conservation, rotational motion, and angular momentum

conservation; simple harmonic motion; mechanical waves; fluids; ideal gas

law; heat and the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Atomic and

nuclear physics, and relativity are treated.


  • Course Number: PHYS 021

Course Name: General Physics II

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

General Physics II is the second part of a one-year course in physics. In this course, students will learn the basics of physics, i.e. electricity and magnetism, such as Coulomb's law, electric field and potential, electric currents and circuits, induction, electromagnetic wave and lights, and introduction to the special theory of relativity and quantum physics. Students are welcome to ask questions before, after and in the middle of the class. Lecture notes will be given on the site, which will be informed later.



Humanities

  • Course Number: PSY 011

Course Name: Introduction to Psychology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

An introductory survey of the scientific studies of human behaviour on the following topics: Human development, physiology, learning, individual differences, motivation, perception, personality, abnormal and social behaviour.  


  • Course Number: PSY 021

Course Name: Social Psychology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

A study of group behaviour and the influence of groups on the perception, thinking, and behaviour of the individual. Topics are chosen from the following: Social influences on the development of personality and attitudes; the causes of human aggression; the nature of prejudice why people conform; why people like each other; and the dynamics of groups.  


  • Course Number: PSY 031

Course Name: Abnormal psychology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the psychology of anomie. We will explore mental illness in historical, social, and other contexts as much as possible. We're going to look at the pathologic factors of psychological disorders, and their developmental theories; How to diagnose and evaluate diseases, analyze clinical processes and how to treat them.


  • Course Number: PSY 035

Course Name: Human Sexuality

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course explores the basic foundations of human sexuality including an overview of physical and psychological aspects. Special emphasis is also placed on the psychosocial aspects of human sexuality and its impact on individuals and society. Some of the topics to be covered are sexual relations, sexual intercourse, sexuality, sexual orientation, kinship, sexual aggression, pornography and prostitution.


  • Course Number: PHIL 011

Course Name: Introduction to Philosophy

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Philosophy is a course that is essential for living in the multi-cultural environment of today. This class challenges and clarifies what one believes, what one's notion(s) of reality are, what and how one comes to know about the world, and, in general, how one views the world at large. This class is an important element in preparing the student to be a careful and reflective critical thinker while being exposed to the greatest western philosophers who have ever lived. The basic understanding of philosophy and its various components are foundational to the notion of what it means to be an “educated” person in the world in which we live.


  • Course Number: SOC 011

Course Name: Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Sociology is a scientific study of social life. Sociologists recognize that all human behavior and interaction take place in a unique social and historical context and that the individual level of experience is made up of a person's group members, culture, interpersonal relationships, and major social institutions (including families, education). A system, Media, Economy, and Country. This course will introduce you to key concepts of sociological theory and methods, as well as some basic arguments about social life. Although a one-semester course cannot cover all subjects of sociology, we will cover society. Learn important substantive topics and issues in each sub-sector, some of which include social stratification, gender, family, medical sociology, crime, and bias. Students will receive a sociology concept toolkit for their own life experiences, Includes interactions with friends, family and romantic partners; education and employment experience; and perceptions of social issues and injustices in the US and elsewhere. We will also discuss how sociological research can provide social policies to improve the lives of vulnerable groups and practical information.



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Winter Session:

2020/12/21 -2021/01/26



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