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ACCP CENTERS

An ACCP Center is an elite international high school or university that has been approved to serve as a facilitator of ACCP courses for international students. To be certified as an ACCP center, all institutions must meet the requirements set forth by the ACCP, and all instructors must be approved to serve as ACCP adjunct instructors.

ACCP Quality Control

The high quality and integrity of the ACCP program are of utmost priority to IPERC and its ACCP partner institution. To ensure that ACCP centers maintain these standards, IPERC will take the following quality control measures:

 

  1. Syllabi developed for each course must be approved by the ACCP to ensure it meets ACCP course requirements.
     

  2.  Final examinations for each course are based on the learning objectives provided by the ACCP.
     

  3. Final exams will be recorded to ensure that academic integrity standards are maintained.
     

  4. The ACCP will conduct random checks of student examination forms to ensure academic integrity. Additionally, examination forms will be kept for 2 years to maintain records of student performance.
     

  5. In the event of any academic dishonesty, the school in question will be required to retest its students.
     

  6.  The ACCP will conduct site visits to each ACCP Center at least once per semester and provide a detailed report of each site visit, explaining what was observed during the visit and providing feedback to the ACCP Center for methods of improvement. The ACCP will maintain records of past site visits and future plans for site visits.
     

  7. The ACCP will compile an annual report on the implementation of each subject.
     

  8. The ACCP will conduct end-of-term student course evaluations for each course to provide instructors with student feedback.
     

  9. ACCP will provide students the opportunity to engage with ACCP alumni.

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Western-Style Learning

All courses offered at ACCP centers follow a Western-style of instruction that emphasizes active student participation and discussions, and encourages analysis and critical thinking. Instead of spending their time preparing for standardized testing, students will learn in an authentic college environment that allows them to strengthen their soft skills and English proficiency. Additionally, all ACCP center courses are accredited by ACCP Partner Universities, ensuring that all credits earned will transfer to the student's university of choice.

First Year Seminar

All ACCP Center students are required to take a first-year seminar course. Similar to universities around the world, the first-year seminar course is meant to prepare students for studying and living on a university campus abroad. Each seminar course will focus on topics such as introductions to each ACCP Partner University and the culture, stress and time management skills, resources available to students and how to access these resources, social life, and other topics that help students to successfully acclimate to their college of choice.

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Community Connections

In addition to the in-person courses taken at ACCP centers, students may participate in ACCP sponsored events and activities outside the classroom. Events include school outings, speaker series and presentations, alumni networking events, and major-specific information sessions. These events are a great way for students to participate in professional networking, build relationships with their fellow classmates, and connect with ACCP alumni, all of which will help them to further their future career goals.

INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

ACCP Instructor Requirements

To ensure the quality of ACCP courses, all instructors must:

1. Have at least a master's degree in the course subject or at least 18 graduate credit hours related to the subject they are teaching.

2. Have at least 3 years of teaching experience

3. Have the ability to teach the course completely in English

To ensure the quality of ACCP courses, all instructors must:

1. Have at least a master's degree in the course subject or at least 18 graduate credit hours related to the subject they are teaching.

2. Have at least 3 years of teaching experience

3. Have the ability to teach the course completely in English

4. Be recommended by home institution and be able to pass initial interview

ACCP Instructor Requirements

ACCP Student Requirements

To ensure the quality of ACCP courses, all students must:

1. Partake in a Freshman Seminar course

2.Achieve a sufficient score on the ACCP English Entrance Exam, TOEFL or IELTS

High School Specific

1. Have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher

COURSE OFFERINGS

English

ENGL 1500: The Process of Composition


ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research

Art

ARTH 1010: History of Western Art

ART 2500: Computer Art 1

THR 1000: Approaching the Arts

Business

IB 2000: Introduction to International Business

ECON 1900: Principles of Economics

ECON 1910: Principles of Microeconomics

ORLD 2500: Financial Concepts

Math

MATH 1200 College Algebra

MATH 1300: Elementary Statistics with Computers

MATH 1510: Calculus I

MATH 1520: Calculus II

History

HIST 1115: Origins of the Modern World to 1500

HIST 1120: Origins of the Modern World, 1500-Present

HIST 1600:United States History to 1865

HIST 1610: United States History Since 1865

Communication

CMM 1200: Public Speaking

CMM 2400: Media and Society

Computer Science

CSCI 1010: Introduction to Computer Science

CSCI 1300: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

ECE 1001 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

Science and Social Sciences

BIOL 1240: Principles of Biology

CHEM 110: General Chemistry I

CHEM 1120: General Chemistry II

PHYS1200: General Physics I

PHYS 1240: General Physics II

PSY 1010: Introduction to Psychology

SOC 1100: Introduction to Sociology

Non-Credit Classes

1. EAP English

2. Freshman Seminar

CURRENT ACCP CENTERS

  • With over 100 years of history, Beijing No.35 High School (B35) was founded by Dazhao Li, a founding member of the People’s Republic of China, and was recognized as a model high school by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission in 2005. This prestigious high school is composed of two campuses, with an older campus just miles from Tiananmen Square, and a newer international campus about an hour from the heart of Beijing. Using a combination of Chinese and Western-style education, B35 strives to lay the foundation for a student’s academic and lifelong development.

  • The Beijing Jiaotong University Overseas Program was established in 2003 and has trained thousands of outstanding graduates. The main campus is located in the Haidian District, in central Beijing, while its prestigious international campus is located in Tangshan, only an hour away by high-speed train. Beijing Jiaotong University is committed to developing overseas channels of cooperation with high ranking universities to provide Chinese students with the opportunity to receive a high-quality education at home.

  • Zizhu International Education Park is an innovative international university designed to facilitate global cooperation and the advancement of scientific research. In addition to the university, an entire education community has been created including high schools, middle schools, laboratories, and research centers. The university is located right on the Shanghai subway line 5, which provides quick and easy access to the most famous landmarks in the city.

  • SWUFE is known for its entrepreneurial character and continued endeavors to address the needs of both people and society through academics, research, and exemplary alumni. SWUFE is one of China's key universities for enrolling and training foreign students and is a world-class university that has instructed hundreds of exchange students from over 40 countries around the world and has established partnerships with 130 universities and financial institutions from 36 countries and regions.

  • Xinhua College of Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou)

    Founded by Dr. Sun Yat-sen in 1924, Xinhua College of Sun Yat-sen University is a major Chinese public research university with two beautiful campuses in Guangzhou, Guangdong, and Machong Town, Dongguan City. With an educational tradition, spanning over 100 years, it is a preeminent research, academic and cultural center, and has developed into a modern comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a top-tier university nationally, and a renowned university internationally with established relationships with more than 200 foreign universities and groups.

  • Menaul Qingdao School

    Founded in 1896 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (U.S.A.), Menaul School is a renowned private secondary school with a long and rich history that, in 2013, was granted permission by the Chinese Government to establish the Menaul School Taiyuan in Shanxi Province, also known as Menaul School Qingdao (MSQ). Menaul School Qingdao is the first international school in China with academic standards that integrates American education, Chinese education, and the best practices from current international education research. MSQ seeks to cultivate future citizens who will boldly explore the world and remain enthusiastic life-long learners.

  • Moonshot Academy

    Moonshot Academy is an innovative high school, located in Beijing,  whose mission is to develop"fulfilled individuals and active, compassionate citizens". At MSA, learning takes place in a comprehensive manner. Every learner is expected to acquire subject knowledge through flipped classrooms and interdisciplinary project-based learning and honor courses based on individual preferences and needs. Students are offered bilingual courses that target core competencies, and supports learners with rigorous academic learning, guiding them to be life-long learners and active social innovators.

 

2020 Fall Online ACCP Schedule

CHEM 110: Intro to Chemistry-September 14th-October 2nd

ENG 1500: English Composition 1- October 19th-November 6th

CMM 1200: Public Speaking-November 16th-December 4th

2021 Spring Online ACCP Schedule

ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research-January 4th-January 22nd

MATH 1510: Calculus I-February 1st-February 19th

POLS 1100-Introduction to American Government-March 1st-March 19th

MATH 1300: Statistics-April 5th-April 23rd

If your organization is unable to offer the following classes in-person, students may register to take these courses online and still earn ACCP credit.

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