CURRICULUM

We have created a program that fully integrates classroom education and professional training to prepare students for the active engagement necessary to devise solutions for global technical challenges. This training allows students to develop into technical leaders of the global world. In addition, our customized curriculum further facilitates student growth, providing them with the knowledge and ability to cultivate their interests and pursue long-term career development in various fields such as business, management, and medicine.

"Our program takes place over 4 semesters and 10 courses for a total of 30 credits. "

Of these 10 courses, 8 are technical courses and 2 are industry preparation courses. Each course is worth 3 credits, and students are required to take additional language (English for non-native English speakers and non-English for others) and professional training courses (0 credits per course). Students are expected to spend their first year in China, complete a summer internship, and then spend their second year in the United States.

  1. Two industry preparatory course (6 credits total): Management of High Tech Industries; Business Fundamentals for Engineers
  2. Three ECE concentration electives (core courses, 9 credits total) from one of the following focus areas: software development; big data analysis
  3. Two graduate technical electives (6 credits total)
  4. Three approved electives (9 credits total)
  5. Language and professional training courses (0 credits)
  6. Summer internship (0 credits)

Focus Area: Software   Development

Core:

Fundamentals of Computer   Systems and Engineering

C++ Programming, Data   Structures and Algorithms

Systems Programming and   Engineering

Software Engineering

Other Technical Electives

Industry Preparatory Courses

Management of High Tech   Industries

Business Fundamentals for   Engineers

Language and Professional Training   Courses

Summer Internship

Focus Area: Big Data   Analysis

Core:

C++ Programming, Data   Structures and Algorithms

Random Signals and Noise

Vector Space Methods with   Applications

Pattern Classification and   Recognition Technology

Other Technical Electives

Industry Preparatory Courses

Management of High Tech   Industries

Business Fundamentals for   Engineers

Language and Professional Training   Courses

Summer Internship

First Year (Duke Kunshan   University, China)

4 technical courses

Language and professional training courses

Summer internship

Second Year (Duke   University, US)

4 technical courses

Language and professional training courses

2 industry preparatory courses