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National University of Singapore FASStrack Asia: Summer School (Summer) (Direct Enroll)

The Program

On the NUS FASStrack summer program, you will be attending classes held in a dynamic and multi-cultural learning environment with NUS and international students from various universities from all over the world.

FASStrack Asia comprises courses from the Faculty’s Asian Studies Division and the Social Sciences Division. Courses are focused on Asia, and some of these courses will feature a 8-10 days’ field trip to the country of study. Our Centre for Language Studies will also offer relevant Asian language courses that will complement the field trips for a comprehensive learning experience and in-depth cultural immersion.

The Academics

You can enroll in up to 2 courses, including one that offers an extended overseas field trip. Other courses may also offer local day trips in Singapore or to nearby overseas location over the weekend in order to facilitate experiential learning outside the classroom. For a list of course offerings, please visit this page: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/fasstrack/.

In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.

Important!
This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution.  For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.

UConn Dept. and # University Course Title Foreign # Foreign Course Credits Accreditation Expiration Date
ACCT 2101 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Principles of Managerial Accounting ACC2002 Managerial Accounting 3 12/31/2021
ACCT 2101 + BADM 2893 Managerial Accounting + Foreign Study ACC2002 Managerial Accounting 3 + 1 12/31/2020
AGNR 3093 Foreign Study JS2230 Itadakimasu Food in Japan 4 6/30/2020
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study SE3220 Country Studies: Mainland Southeast Asia 3 6/30/2017
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study GEK1056 The Visual Image Around the World 3 6/30/2017
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study SE2210 Popular Culture in Southeast Asia 3 12/31/2018
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study SE4218 Majorities and Minorities in SE Asia 4 12/31/2019
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study SE1101E Southeast Asia: A Changing Region 4 12/31/2021
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study SN 2271 Religion And Society In South Asia 3 6/30/2022
ANTH 3093 (or POLS 3472) Foreign Study SN1101E South Asia: People, Culture and Development 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
ANTH 3098 Foreign Study: Beasts, People in S Asia GEH1010 Beasts, People and Wild Environments in South Asia 4 6/30/2021
BADM 2893 Introduction to Marketing Management MKT1003X Marketing 4 6/30/2021
BADM 2893 Management & Organisation MNO1001X Management And Organisation 3 6/30/2022
BADM 4893 Foreign Study PF1103 IT for Projects 4 6/30/2020
BLAW 4893 Foreign Study BSP1004FC Legal Environment of Business 4 12/31/2020
CE 3110 Mechanics of Materials CE1109 STATICS AND MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3 6/30/2022
CE 3610 Basic Structural Analysis CE3155 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 3 6/30/2022
CHEG 2111 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I CN2121 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 3 12/31/2021
CHEG 3123 Fluid Mechanics CN2122 Fluid Mechanics 3 12/31/2021
CHEG 3124 Heat and Mass Transfer CN2125 Heat & Mass Transfer 3 6/30/2022
CHEG 3151 Process Kinetics CN2116 Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design 3 6/30/2022
CHIN 1193 Foreign Study LAC1201 Chinese 1 4 6/30/2021
CLCS 3208 Studies in Film History EN3880A HISTORY OF NON-WESTERN FILM 3 12/31/2021
CLCS 3208 + CLCS Studies in Film History SN3274 SOUTH ASIAN CINEMA 3 12/31/2021
CRLP 1193 Foreign Study LAH1201 Hindi I 4 6/30/2020
CRLP 1193 Foreign Study LAT 1201 Thai 1 4 6/30/2022
DRAM 1101 Introduction to the Theatre GEK 1055 The Theatre Experience 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
DRAM 1101 + DRAM 4193 Introduction to the Theatre + Foreign Study TS1101E Introduction to Theatre and Performance 3 + 1 12/31/2019
DRAM 4193 Foreign Study TS3243 Stage and Film 4 6/30/2020
DRAM 4193 Foreign Study GEH1058 The Theatre Experience 4 6/30/2022
ECE 2000 Electrical Engineering Principles EG1108 Electrical Engineering 3 6/30/2021
ECE 3001 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves EE2011 Engineering Electromagnetics: General Information 3 6/30/2019
ECE 3101 + ENGR 3193 Signals and Systems + Foreign Study EE 2023 Signals and Systems 3 + 1 12/31/2020
ECE 4131 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing EE3101 Digital Signal Processing 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
ECON 1202 + ECON 1493 Principles of Macroeconomics BSP2001 Macro and International Economics 3+1 6/30/2020
ECON 2201 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory + Foreign Study EC2101 Microeconomic Analysis I 3 + 1 6/30/2021
ECON 2493 Foreign Study EC2374 Economy of Modern China 1 4 6/30/2021
ECON 2493 Foreign Study BSP3516 GEOECONOMICS & GEOPOLITICS OF BUSINESS 3 6/30/2021
ECON 2493 Foreign Study EC2373/SSA2220 Module GLOBAL ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF SINGAPORE 3 12/31/2021
ECON 3421 + ECON 3493 International Trade + Foregin Study EC3342 INTERNATIONAL TRADE 3 + 1 12/31/2021
ECON 3441 Theory of Labor Markets EC 3361 Labour Economics I 3 6/30/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
EEB 2245 Evolutionary Biology LSM3251 Evolutionary Biology 3 6/30/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
ENGR 3193 Foreign Study EE 2021 Devices and Circuits 3 12/31/2020
ENVE 3220 Water Quality Engineering ESE3001 Water Quality Engineering 3 12/31/2021
FNCE 3101 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Financial Management FIN3101A Corporate Finance 3 12/31/2021
FNCE 3101 + FNCE 4893 Financial Management + Foreign Study FIN2004X Finance 3 + 1 12/31/2020
FNCE 4302 + FNCE 493 Fixed Income Securities + Foreign Study FIN3131 Fixed Income Securities 3 + 1 6/30/2022
FNCE 4305 Global Financial Management FIN3115 International Financial Management 3 12/31/2019
FNCE 4306 Financial Services FIN 3117 Bank Management 3 6/30/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
FNCE 4893 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management FIN3102 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3 6/30/2022
GEOG 4093 Foreign Study GE2206 Geographies of Life and Death 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
GEOG 4093 Foreign Study GE 2220 Terrestrial and Coastal Environments 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
GEOG 4093 Foreign Study GE3206 Gender, Space & Place 3 6/30/2017
GERM 1131 Elementary German I LAG 1201 German I 4 12/31/2018
HIST 2993 Foreign Study GEH1059 Living in the Nuclear World 4 6/30/2022
HIST 2993 Foreign Study in Music HY1101E Asia and the Modern World 4 6/30/2022
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HY3252 From Tropical Medicine to Bioscience 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
HIST 3993 Foreign Study USE2304 Singapore: The Making of a Nation 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HY 3241 Religion in the History of China and Japan 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
HIST 3993 Foreign Study GEK1007 Chinese Heritage: History and Literature 3 12/31/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study SSA1208 Everyday Life of Chinese Singaporeans: Past & Present 4 6/30/2019
HIST 3993 Foreign Study USP3505 Asianism and Singapore 4 12/31/2019
HIST 3993 Foreign Study JS 1101 Introduction to Japanese Studies 4 6/30/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HY3204 Southeast Asia: Decolonization and After 4 12/31/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HY3240 Making America Modern 4 6/30/2021
LING 1793 Foreign Study EL2201 Structure of Sentences and Meanings 3 6/30/2020
LING 2010Q The Science of Linguistics GEK 1011 The Nature of Language 3 6/30/2019
MATH 1131Q Calculus I MA1102R Calculus 4 6/30/2021
Math 2110Q Multivariable Calculus MA1104 Multivariable Calculus 4 6/30/2021
MATH 3146 Introduction to Complex Variables MA3111 Complex Analysis I 3 12/31/2020
Math 3170 Elementary Stochastic Processes ST3236/ MA3238 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I 3 6/30/2021
Math 3793 Foreign Study MA3236 NON-LINEAR PROGRAMMING 3 6/30/2021
MCB 2893 Foreign Study LSM 1401 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 4 6/30/2022
MCB 3011 + MCB 3893 Human Metabolism and Disease + Foreign Study LSM 2101 Metabolism and Regulation 2 +2 12/31/2021
MCB 3893 Foreign Study LSM 2191 Laboratory Techniques In Life Sciences 4 12/31/2021
MCB 3895 Special Topics LSM1101 Biochemistry of Biomolecules 4 12/31/2020
ME 2234 + ENGR 3193 Applied Thermodynamics + Foreign Study ME2121 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 + 1 6/30/2022
ME 3221 Manufacturing Automation ME 4262 Automation In Manufacturing 3 12/31/2021
ME 3227 + ENGR 3193 Design of Machine Elements + Foreign Study ME 2101 Fundamentals of Mechanical Design 3 + 1 6/30/2020
ME 3250 + ENGR 3193 Fluid Dynamics I + Foreign Study ME2134 Fluid Mechanics 1 3 + 1 6/30/2022
ME 3251 + ENGR 3193 Fluid Dynamics II + Foreign Study ME 3232 Compressible Flow 3 + 1 6/30/2020
ME 3295 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering ME 3101 Mechanical Systems Design I 3 6/30/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
ME 3295 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering ME 4242 Aircraft Performance, Stability and Control 3 6/30/2017
ME 3295 + ENGR 3193 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering + Foreign Study ME 4231 Aerodynamics and Propulsion 3 + 1 6/30/2020
ME 3295 + ENGR 3193 Linear Automatic Control Systems + Foreign Study ME2142 Feedback Control Systems 3 + 1 6/30/2021
ME 3295 + ENGR 3193 Special Topics: Internal Combustion Engines + Foreign Study ME4227 Internal Combustion Engines 3 + 1 6/30/2021
ME 3295 + ENGR 3193 Aerospace Control Systems + Foreign Study ME4241 Aircraft Performance and Stability 1 + 1 6/30/2021
MGMT 1801 Contemporary Issues in the World of Management: Management and Organization MNO1001or MNO1001x Management and Organization 3 12/31/2019
MGMT 3101 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior MNO3301 Organisational Behaviour 3 6/30/2022
MGMT 3225+ MGMT 4893 International Business BSP2005 Asian Business Environments 3+1 6/30/2020
MGMT 3234 Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion MGMT 2009 Entrepreneurship 3 12/31/2018
MGMT 3236 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Managerial Negotiations MNO3322 Negotiations and Bargaining 3 12/31/2021
MGMT 3237 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Managing Human Capital MNO2302 Human Resource Management 3 6/30/2022
MGMT 4893 Foreign Study MNO 2302 Human Resource Management 3 12/31/2018
MGMT 4893 Foreign Study: Business Strategy BSP3001D Strategic Management 4 6/30/2020
MGMT 4893 Foreign Study UPI2209 Creation of Value 2 6/30/2020
MGMT 4893 Leadership & Ethics MNO2007 Leadership and Ethics 3 6/30/2022
MGMT 4893 Organisational Effectiveness MNO3303 Organisational Effectiveness 3 6/30/2022
MGMT 4893 Asian Business Environments BSP2005 Asian Business Environments 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 3753 Entrepreneurial Marketing TR2201 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3 12/31/2018
MKTG 3753 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Entrepreneurial Marketing TR2201 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Asian Markets & Marketing Management MKT2401 Asian Markets and Marketing Management 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Marketing in the Digital Age MKTG3415 Marketing in the Digital Age 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Promotional Management MKT3420 Promotional Management 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Branding Strategy MKT3424 Branding Strategy 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Marketing Strategy MKT4411 Marketing Strategy 3 6/30/2022
MKTG 4893 [must have taken all UConn prerequisites] Pricing Models and Strategy MKT4413 Pricing Models and Strategy 3 6/30/2022
MUSI 1193 Foreign Study in Music SE 2221 Old & New Music of Southeast Asia 3 6/30/2017
NO CREDIT MKT1003/MKT1003X Principles of Marketing
NUSC 3693 International Studies in Nutritional Sciences JS2230 Itadakimasu – Food In Japan 4 12/31/2021
OPIM 3104 + OPIM 4893 Operations Management + Foreign Study DSC2006 Operations Management 3 + 1 6/30/2020
PHIL 1102 + PHIL 4293 Philosophy and Logic Foreign Study PH 2110 Logic 3+1 6/30/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
PHIL 1104 + PHIL 4293 Philosophy and Social Ethics + Foreign Study PH2208 Applied Ethics 3 + 1 6/30/2022
PHIL 1105 Philosophy and Religion PH 2211 Philosophy of Religion 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
PHIL 1175 + PHIL 4293 Ethical Issues in Health Care + Foreign Study Medical Ethics 3 + 1 12/31/2020
PHIL 2208 + PHIL 4293 Epistemology + Foreign Study PH2243 EPISTEMOLOGY 3 + 1 6/30/2022
PHYS 1202Q General Physics II PC 1222 Fundamentals of Physics II 4 12/31/2018
PHYS 1502Q Physics for Engineers II PC1432 Physics IIE 4 6/30/2021
PHYS 3101 + PHYS 3102 Mechanics I + Mechanics II PC 2132 Classical Mechanics 3 + 1 6/30/2020
PHYS 3401 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics PC2130 Quantum Mechanics I 3 6/30/2020
POLS 1202 Introduction to Comparative politics PS2234 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 1402 Introduction to International Relations PS2237 Introduction to International Relations 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 1602 Introduction to American Politics PS2254 American Government and Politics 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3002 Classical and Medieval Political Theory PS2203 Ancient Western Political Thought 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3012 Modern Political Theory PS 2204 Modern Western Political Thought 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3032 American Political Thought & Theory PS 3259 American Political Thought 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3052 Women and Politics PS 3237 Women and Politics 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3062 Democratic Theory PS3232 Democratic Theory 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3206 Comparative Political Economy PS 3261 Comparative Political Economy 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3245 Chinese Government and Politics PS 2248 Chinese Politics 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3410 International Political Economy PS 3238 International Political Economy 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3442 The Politics of American Foreign Policy PS 3242 US Foreign Policy 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3993 Foreign Study PS 3249 Singapore’s Foreign Policy 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3993 Foreign Study SE 2217 War and Southeast Asia 3 12/31/2016 – Needs to be reaccredited
POLS 3993 Foreign Study SN2213 Governance and Politics of South Asia 3 6/30/2019
POLS 3993 Foreign Study JS4224 Japanese International Relations 3 12/31/2019
POLS 3993 Foreign Study PS2249 Government and Politics of Singapore 3 6/30/2021
POLS 3993 Foreign Study PS2204 Modern Western Political Thought 3 6/30/2021
POLS 3993 Foreign Study SSA2214 Singapore and India: Emerging Relations 3 6/30/2021
PP3031 Public Administration in Theory and Practice PS 2244 Public Administration in Singapore 3 12/31/2018
PSYC 2200 + PSYC 3883 Physiological Psychology + Foreign Study PL3232 Biological Psychology 3 + 1 6/30/2022
PSYC 3501 + PSYC 3883 Sensation and Perception + Foreign Study PL3243 Sensation and Perception 3 + 1 12/31/2021
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study PL3240 Group Dynamics 4 6/30/2022
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study PL3260 Moral Development 4 6/30/2022
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study SW3217 Mental Health and Illness 4 6/30/2022
SOCI 3251 + SOCI 3993 Social Theory + Foreign Study SC3101 Social Thought & Social Theory 3 + 1 12/31/2021
SOCI 3271 + SOCI 3993 Topics in the Sociology of Culture + Foreign Study SC2215 Sociology of Food 3 + 1 12/31/2019
SOCI 3271 + SOCI 3993 Topics in the Sociology of Culture + Foreign Study GET1003 Home 3 + 1 12/31/2021
SOCI 3271 + SOCI 3993 Topics in the Sociology of Culture + Foreign Study SSA1208/GES1005 EVERYDAY LIFE OF CHINESE SINGAPOREANS: PAST & PRESENT 4 +1 12/31/2021
SOCI 3271 + SOCI 3993 Topics in the Sociology of Culture + Foreign Study SE2210 POPULAR CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA 3 + 1 12/31/2021
SOCI 3311 + SOCI 3991 Deviant Behavior + Foreign Study SC2212 Sociology of Deviance 3 + 1 6/30/2022
SOCI 3991 Foreign Study SC1101E Making Sense of Society 4 6/30/2022
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study SE 2210 Pop Culture in Southeast Asia 3 6/30/2019
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study GES1028 Singapore Society 4 6/30/2021
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study USE2317 Singapore Studies: Multiculturalism in Singapore and Its Contested Meanings 4 6/30/2022
STAT 3025 Statistical Methods ST2334 Probability and Statistics 3 12/31/2018
STAT 4825 Applied Time Series ST3233 Applied Time Series Analysis 3 12/31/2020
WS 3993 Foreign Study SE3222 Gender in Southeast Asia 3 6/30/2017

The Experience

FASStrack Asia will be based at the University Town (UTown for short) at NUS. This recent campus expansion of NUS is a high-tech, modern educational hub that integrates environmental-friendly building features with the learning, social and cultural aspects of the NUS community. Besides classrooms, UTown is also well-equipped with IT and multimedia facilities at the Education Resource Centre, seminar rooms and study clusters, and a world-class research and innovation hub. For recreation, there are also sports and performing arts facilities, as well as a wide array of dining and retail outlets. Students staying on-campus at the residential colleges can live, study and play in NUS as part of an exciting summer programme experience.

Finances

Certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the third party program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.

Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

  • Location: Singapore, Singapore
  • Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/20/2018 02/27/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required: None
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 2.75