Providence University offers courses in foreign languages and literature, humanities and social sciences, physical sciences and mathematics, management, computing and informatics, computer science and information management, and service learning development.

Students have the option of taking either Mandarin language classes alongside their English-taught electives, or devote their time to intensive Mandarin language curriculum.

Course Description

Students can view Providence's full course list page for their general course offerings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Click here to find Providence's course catalog page and to view syllabi.

Undergraduate students can also enroll in graduate-level courses, taught in English through the college of management and the college of computing and informatics.

At Providence, each regular course is 2 or 3 credits, and the maximum number of credits exchange students can take is 22. Students have several options for arranging their coursework:

1. 10 hours of Mandarin course and 3-4 regular English taught course

2. 15 hours of Mandarin course plus 2 regular English taught courses

3. All regular courses (no Chinese language course)

Take a look at the Chinese Language Education Center's course listings for information on Mandarin class levels. Students can determine the academic level of courses in the second column of the course catalog. Next to each course name, 一 means first year/beginner level, 二 means second year, and 三 means third year/advanced level.

Website for Course Availability

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Providence University

Providence University is a Catholic co-educational institution that was founded by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in Indiana. The university’s historic foundation can be traced back to 1920...

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    Japanese Studies

  • Business:

    Accounting Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Communication

    Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences

    Informatics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Chinese Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Hospitality and Tourism

    Tourism Management

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 61
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 500
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Business:

    Business Management Marketing

  • Computer and Information Sciences

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Graduate
(in Mandarin)

Fields of Study

  • Business:

    Business Management Marketing

  • Computer and Information Sciences

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Other Academic Conditions

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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