Course List

Introduction to Philosophy

History of Ancient Philosophy

Survey of Western Art from Prehistoric to Medieval

Introduction to Western Art from Renaissance to the Present

American History Since 1865

20-21 Century World History

World Religions

Religions of China


Public Speaking

College Composition

The History of the Novel


Managerial Accounting

Financial Accounting

Introduction to Marketing

Introduction to Consumer Behavior

Social Science

Introductory Psychology: Principles of Psychology

Positive Psychology

Introduction to Sociology

Social Problems





Linear Algebra

Calculus II

Calculus III

CREDIT Transfer

SJTU Summer School is sponsored by School of Continuing Education (SCE), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), and is responsible for the organization and management of the programs. Each course worth 4 credits and students can select one to three courses per session.

Will SCE Summer School provide accommodations?
We will provide students will limited off-campus accommodations. Due to limited resources, the accommodation reservation will be on “first come, first serve” basis according to the payment time.
How to apply for SCE Summer School?
For SJTU students, please register your courses via the course selection system.
For non-SJTU students, please log onto the Application to register for courses.
When can I apply for this program?
The application system for 2017 SCE Summer School is open, and we will upload the course syllabi. We encourage students to contact their Academic Advisor at home university with the most recent version of course syllabi and apply for the program as early as possible, in order to secure your place for the selected courses.
What should I do if I have problem during application?
Please call us at 021-62934274 or send us email to, or scan the QR code to raise your inquiry, and our staff will walk you through the process.
Can I change/add/drop the courses?
Yes. Students can change/add/drop courses in the application system after paying full tuition fees, on condition that the courses are not fully enrolled. In case you change the number of courses you selected, which result in the change of tuition fees, please call us at 021-62934274 or send us email to
When will the SCE Summer School start?
In 2017, SJTU Summer School will open two sessions in June and July. The first session is from May 29 to June 23 (Monday to Friday), and the second session is from July 3 to August 3 (Monday to Thursday). Please refer to Course List for detailed arrangement, and aware of the class schedules in case of time conflicts.
How many courses can I take at most?
In order to ensure the quality of learning, students are advised to select one to three courses.
How many students in each class?
The limitation of each class is 70 students, except that up to 25 students in English Writing and Public Speaking classes.
Do I need to buy my own textbooks?
Textbooks are not provided and students are required to obtain their textbooks before the start of the classes. The textbooks can be purchased on Amazon and Course Smart, which are convenient and less expensive. Please refer to the course syllabi in the Course List for the textbooks.
When is the examination? What is the format?
Generally speaking, each course will have the mid-term and final exams, which will be arranged by the professors. The format of the exams may include close-book examination, papers or group presentation. Please refer to the course syllabus for details.
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