Summer abroad is a wonderful way to introduce yourself to study abroad. Many of the program sponsors Harvey Mudd College partners with for semester programs also provide summer opportunities. These opportunities offer students a chance to take interesting language and culture courses in countries all around the world!
A number of Harvey Mudd students have participated in both a summer and semester study abroad program. If you’re interested in this type of summer opportunity, visit the following websites: Arcadia CGS, IFSA-Butler, CIEE and IES.
|Program Name||Summer Engineering in China|
|Program Sponsor||Chinese Studies Institute (CSI)|
|Location||This program gives engineering students the unique opportunity to study abroad in the capital of the People’s Republic of China. One of the world’s most populous cities, Beijing is also China’s political, cultural and educational center.|
|Fields of Study||Chinese language and culture; engineering|
|Academics||Students enroll in 3 courses totaling 8 credits: Harvey Mudd’s Intro to Electrical Engineering (3 credits), China in Transformation (3 credits) and Chinese language (3 credits). The Chinese language and culture courses are taught by CSI staff, and the E84 course is taught by Harvey Mudd Professor Ruye Wang. The program is located on the campus of Peking University, a major research institution and one of the top universities in the world. Classroom learning is supplemented by weekend excursions and study trips.|
|Program Eligibility||2.5 GPA|
|Housing||Students stay in university residence halls.|
|Terms||Summer (mid June to mid Aug.)|
|Faculty Contact||Professor Ruye Wang|
|Did you know …||Non-engineers may enroll in the Chinese culture and language courses and waive the engineering course.|