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Code

Course

Credits

1

CS101UC

 Introduce Computing: Engineering   & Science

3

2

Math221UC

Calculus I

4

3

Chem102UC

General Chemistry I

3

4

Chem103UC

General Chemistry Lab I

1

5

Rhet101UC

Principles of Writing

3

6

Engr 00UC

Engineering Orientation

1

7

Engl101GN

Integrated English

4

8

PE101GN

Physical Education

1

9

PS111GN

Chinese Social Development Situation and Policies

1


Above courses can be categorized into:

1)   Foundational Mathematics and Science: Math221UC, Chem102UC, Chem103UC.

2)   Technical Electives: CS101UC

3)   Orientation and Professional Development: Engr100UC

4)   Composition: Rhet101UC

5)   Liberal Arts Education Compulsory: Engl101GN, PE101GN, PS111GN

All freshmen at ZJU-UIUC Institute are required to take all above courses in fall semester 2016.

Course CodeSubject Area + Catalog Number + Institute code

Institute code: ZJU-UIUC = UC, ZJU-UOE = UE, Liberal Arts & Sciences College = GN


2.   Course Description

Computer Science 101

Description

Introduce Computing: Engineering & Science
Credit: 3 hours.
 
Fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of computing, with emphasis on applications in the physical sciences and engineering. Basic problem solving and programming techniques; fundamental algorithms and data structures; use of computers in solving engineering and scientific problems. Intended for engineering and science majors. 

Prerequisite

MATH 220 (Calculus) or MATH 221(Calculus I).

Textbook

Online   Textbook

Instructor

CS 101 Lec:  Dr. Tao Xie
Dr. Tao Xie is an Associate Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before July 2013, he was an Associate Professor in the   Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He   received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington at   Seattle in 2005. Before that, he received an MS in Computer Science from the   University of Washington in 2002, an MS in Computer Science from Peking   University in 2000, and a BS in Computer Science from Fudan University in   1997. He has worked as a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research. His   research interests are in software engineering, focusing on software testing,   program analysis, software analytics, software security, and educational   software engineering.
CS 101 Lab A1:
Dr. Zicheng Liao
CS 101 Lab B1: Dr. Qinxian Shen



Mathematics   221


Description


Calculus I
Credit: 4 hours.
 
 First course in calculus and analytic geometry for students with some  calculus background; basic techniques of differentiation and integration with applications including curve sketching; anti differentiation, the Riemann integral, fundamental theorem, exponential and trigonometric functions. Credit is not given for both MATH 221(Calculus I) and either MATH 220 (Calculus) or MATH 234.


Prerequisite


High School Calculus


Textbook   for Math 221U


Title: Calculus:Early Transcendentals
Author: James Stewart
Press: Cengage
ISBN: 978-1285741550
Edition: 8th


Instructor


Math 221 Lec: Dr.   Zhong-Jin Ruan
Dr. Zhong-Jin Ruan is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at   Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Ruan received his BA from Nankai University in   Tianjin, China in 1982, an MA from Pennsylvania State University in 1984, and his PhD from UCLA in 1987. He has been on the UIUC faculty since 1988. His research interests include operator spaces, operator algebras, and locally   compact quantum groups.
Math 221 Disc A1:
Keren Chen
Math 221 Disc B1: Jiaqing Jiang


Chemistry   102

Description

General Chemistry I
Credit: 3 hours.
 
For students who have some prior knowledge of chemistry. Principles governing atomic structure, bonding, states of matter, stoichiometry, and chemical equilibrium.

Prerequisite

One year of high school chemistry or equivalent. All students   enrolled in CHEM 102 should also enroll in CHEM 103.

Textbook


Title: Chemistry
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl
Press: Brooks Cole
Edition: 9th
Title: Lab Manual for Zumdahl/Zumdahl's Chemistry
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl
Press: Cengage Learning
Edition: 9th
Title: Student Solutions Guide for Zumdahl/Zumdahl's Chemistry
Press: Cengage Learning
Edition: 9th
 
 

Instructor


Chem 102 Lec, Chem 102 Quiz: Dr. Min  Wang

Dr. Min Wang is a Professor of Chemistry from Zhejiang   University. She received her BS from Peking University, China in 1997, and   PhD from Ohio State University. She was post doc at UIUC from 2002 to 2003,   and visiting scholar at UCSD from 2014 to 2015.

 



Chemistry 103

Description

General Chemistry Lab I
Credit: 1 hour


Laboratory studies to accompany CHEM 102 (General Chemistry I).

Prerequisite

Credit or concurrent registration in CHEM 102(General Chemistry I) is required.

Textbook


Title: Lab   Manual for Zumdahl/Zumdahl's Chemistry
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl
Press: Cengage Learning
Edition: 9th
 
 

Instructor

Chemistry   103 Lab: Dr. Xiuqiong   Zeng

Dr   Xiuqiong Zeng is an Associate Professor of Chemistry from Zhejiang   University. She received her BS in 1995 and PhD in 2003 from Zhejiang University,  China.


Rhetoric   and Composition 101

Description


Principles of Writing
Credit: 3 hours
Instruction in structuring academic, argumentative essays, including how to develop thesis statements and use evidence across different types of writing.  This course is the first semester of a two-semester sequence (RHET101 - RHET102) that fulfills the campus Composition I general education requirement.


Prerequisite

None

Textbook   for Rhetoric and Composition 101U


Group1:

1. Title: So What? The Writer`s Argument

 Author: Schick and Schubert, Press: Oxford University Press , Edition: 1st
2. Title: The Little Seagull Handbook with Exercises
Author: Bullock, Brody, Weinberg, Press: Norton, Edition: 2nd

Group 2:

1. Title: Writing Analytically
Author: David Rossenwasser, Press: Cengage, Edition: 7th
2. Title: Norton Sampler
Author: Thomas Cooley, Press: Norton, Edition: 8th

3. Title: Classic Fairy Tales Norton Critical Edition
Author: Maria Tata, Press: Norton, Edition: 1st
4. Title: They Say, I Say
Author: Gerald Graff, Press: Norton, Edition: 3rd


Instructor


Rhetoric   and Composition 101: Dr. Aaron LaDuke, Dr. Marilyn Holguin

Dr. Aaron LaDuke is a Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was previously a Lecturer in the Department of Language   and Literature at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Dr. LaDuke received his BA from Northwestern University and earned a PhD in American literature   from Ohio University. He has been teaching writing and literature courses for   the past 17 years. 


Dr. Marilyn Holguin is a lecturer in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her BA with honors at Lafayette College (Easton, PA) in 2005 and her PhD in English Literature at the   University of Illinois in 2015. She specializes in British literature from the long eighteenth-century (1660-1800) with a focus on Restoration tragedies   and early novels.

TA: Dantong   Zhao



Engineering   100 A

Description

Engineering Orientation
 Credit: 1 hour.
 
Serious lectures and seminars are for orientation required of new freshmen in   the ZJU-UIUC institute. Approved for S/U grading only.

Textbook

Online Textbook

Instructor

Dr. Philip Krein

Philip T. Krein received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and the A.B. degree in economics and business from Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana. At present, he holds the Grainger Endowed Emeritus Chair in Electric Machinery   and Electromechanics and is Professor Emeritus and Director of the Grainger Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics. Dr. Krein is a registered professional engineer in Illinois and in Oregon. He was a senior Fulbright   Scholar at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom in 1997-98, and was recognized as a University Scholar in 1999, the highest research award at the University of Illinois. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and in 2003 received the IEEE William E. Newell Award in Power Electronics. In 2015-2016, he is Chair   of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community. He was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 2016.

 

Dr. Er-ping Li

Er-Ping Li is currently a Changjiang Distinguished Professor, Vice-Dean for Faculty of Information Technology, Dean at ZJU-UIUC Institute, Director for RF and Nanoelectronic Research Center at Zhejiang University, China. He received the Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University,   Sheffield, U.K, in 1992 under the Scholar of Chinese Ministry of Education. Late of 1992, he started to work in Singapore under the Singapore Government Talent Plan served as a Senior Research Fellow, Principal Research Engineer   at the Singapore Research Institute and Industry. In 2000, he joined the Singapore A*STAR National Research Institute of High Performance Computing as a Principal   Scientist and Director  of  the Electronic and Photonics  Department,    and then as Senior Director for Research of the Institute. Concurrently, he works as Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer   Engineering (ECE) of National University of Singapore from 2002-2007. Dr Li   authored or co-authored over 400 papers published in the referred international journals and conferences, authored two books published by Wiley-IEEE Press (2012) and Cambridge University Press (2014). Dr Li is a Fellow of IEEE (2008), and a Fellow of MIT Electromagnetics Academy, USA.

 

 


English   101

Description

Integrated English

Credit: 4   hours.

Close reading and analysis of poetry and other literary texts. Introduction to argumentative strategies for writing about poetry. Addresses prosody, poetic language (diction, metaphor, image, tone), and major verse forms (the sonnet,  elegy, ode, ballad, dramatic monologue, free verse). Students also study poems from a range of literary periods and movements to learn how formal   qualities change and develop over time and are relevant to everyday life.

Prerequisite

Online Textbook

Textbook   for ENG 101G

Title: Key Concepts1- reading and writing across the   disciplines

Author: Barbara Smith-Palinkas, Kelly Croghan-Ford
 Press: Heinle
 Title: Key Concepts1- Listening, note taking, and speaking across the   disciplines
 Author: Elena Vestri Solomon, John Shelley
  Press: Heinle 

Instructor


English101: Richard Johnson,  Paul   Madden,  Lynken Ghose

Mr. Johnson, Canadian, got his M.A. TESOL Degree from   University of Birmingham. He is also the holder of CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults). Mr. Johnson has 10-year experience in teaching ESL. He has taught English in universities in Korea and Thailand and   is held in high regard by both students and colleagues. He is well organized and delivers well-balanced, pedagogically-sound lessons. Also, he creates a   friendly, non-threatening atmosphere and displays a genuine interest in the   success of his students. 


Mr. Madden, American, got his M.A. TESOL Degree from New York  University. He has 13 years teaching experience. He worked at Kaplan,   University of Miami and University of Wisconsin in the US and Tsinghua University in China, and won high evaluation from the students. Mr. Madden is a passionate teacher. He is dedicated to making learning interesting and training students to be independent and collaborative learners. He has a strong background in sociology and is doing research on social structure and L2 motivation among Chinese University students.


Mr. Ghose, American, got his Ph.D. from McGill University and   Master's Degree from University of Pennsylvania. He has taught English   writing, reading, speaking, literature and culture courses for more than 20   years. He worked in universities in the US and Canada as an assistant   professor. He also has extensive teaching experience in universities and   schools in Thailand and China. Mr. Ghose focuses on training students'   academic skills and has a deep commitment to student success.



 

Physical   Education 101

Textbook

Title: 健美操(第1版)
Author:
朱晓龙
Press:
浙江大学出版社
Title:
乒乓球(第1版)
Author:
俞惠琳
Press:
高等教育出版社

Instructor

Physical Education 101 A1/ B1: Yajin Ye (Table Tennis),  Xiaolong Zhu (Gymnastics)

 

Yajin Ye held a bachelor’s degree. She is a senior table tennis coach from the Dept. of Public Physical and Art Education, Zhejiang   University. She has been engaged in the teaching of table tennis. At present, there are more than 500 students in her primary class and intermediate class of table tennis.

 

Xiaolong Zhu received his bachelor's degree in 1998. He has been engaged in teaching gymnastics. More than 500 students each year take his class at Zhejiang University. Now he is a national gymnastics referee.