January 14: comprehensive report on Tsinghua University open courses and mutual recognition of credits. Recently, Tsinghua University issued a circular, and the academic affairs departments of the two universities reached a consensus that they decided to open some undergraduate courses to each other and recognize credits. Among them, Peking University opened 27 courses, mainly in Humanities and Social Sciences, and Tsinghua University opened 12 courses, mainly in science and engineering.
According to the announcement, Tsinghua University will open 12 quality courses (15 classes and 170 places) in the spring semester of 2020. These courses include industrial system introduction, manufacturing engineering experience, artificial intelligence technology, biomedical electronics, systems and computational neuroscience and other well-known courses. The system will automatically record the relevant scores into the transcript, which will be recorded as class a general election credits or optional credits of the whole school, and the scores will not be included in the GPA.
In the spring semester of 2020, part of the 27 undergraduate general core courses of Peking University will be open to Tsinghua undergraduates. The course list shows that these open courses are mainly humanities and social sciences courses, including the introduction to Hanshu, the Republic, development psychology, introduction to logic, Chinese historical geography, western art history, etc. These credits will be included in the credits of the core course of the school’s cultural quality.
Peking University reminds students to arrange their studies properly. If there is a conflict between the examination time of Tsinghua University and the examination time of its own courses, which cannot be solved coordinately, it can be arranged to leave the course.
Tsinghua University stipulates that the credits of Peking University courses selected by students shall be included in the credits of the core courses of cultural quality of the University.