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1.  Program introduction: 

In 2010, SWJTU and OSU mutually settled on curriculum and credit validation and signed “2+2” undergraduate exchange agreement. About 10 students have taken part in this “2+2” exchange program so far. Furthermore, in 2016, on the basis of former cooperation between SWJTU and OSU, a cooperation agreement of joint declaration of Sino-foreign education program was signed.

A “double campus” model is set up within our program, that is, in the first 3 years, students study in SWJTU, while in the fourth year, they study in OSU. Education plan and training program are decided and implemented by the efforts of two schools. During the period in China, students are taught by Chinese and American professors in English or bilingual to complete majority educational and teaching activities, and during the period in USA, students get used to American campus life, learn some courses, improve their English-speaking and transnational social abilities, broaden their horizons and strengthen their international abilities.

Fire Protection Engineering of Faculty of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering was established in 2004 at SWJTU, which is the third domestic key university to set up this major and is the first university in the west of China qualified to award bachelor’s degree and master’s degree. Currently, Fire Protection Engineering at SWJTU is in the second position comparing to it at other universities within the whole nation, and this major is chosen to be a part ofSichuan Province Excellent Engineering Education Training Plan. Besides, Urban Rail Transit (Fire Protection Engineering direction) is selected to be a part ofNational Excellent Engineering Education Training Plan.

Oklahoma State University was founded in 1890, Fire Protection and Safety Technology was established in 1937 and is the oldest Fire Protection class major in North America, also is the first Fire Protection major to be certified by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). This major is known as “the West Point in the field of Fire Protection”, reputable in global fire protection education and fire researches, and available the global only one Fire Science Professional Accreditation Committee.

2.  Set-up major: Safety Engineering (undergraduate)

3.   Training model: 3+1 model, that is, 3 years in SWJTU, one year in OSU

4.   Awarded degree: 

qualified graduates will get the following certificates:

China: SWJTU undergraduate diploma, SWJTU bachelor’s degree certificate

USA: OSU diploma

5.   Curriculum:

SWJTU and OSU decide the education plan, training plan, courses and teaching contents together, the standard should be at least as the same academic level as that in OSU. The total curricula and core curricula provided by OSU and implemented in SWJTU should be at least one third of the whole curricula and core curricula of this program, and the total curricula and core curricula taught by excellent teachers who are hired by global open recruitment should be at least one third of the whole curricula and core curricula of this program.

Teaching method is mainly face-to-face teaching. Referring to required education systems of both sides, the first year education generally focuses on common courses, English intensive course and those basic courses of science and engineering majors. In the second and third years, teaching affairs should be comprehensively conducted according to the requirements of syllabus, practice training is emphasized, and experts are introduced to supervise the professional teaching. Every student can get the status as a student in both SWJTU and OSU, and according to the student management requirements of OSU, students must take an OSU online elective per year during their study period in China. After passing all the curriculum, students are qualified to study in OSU and work out their graduation thesis or project.

6.  Faculty:

The number of excellent teachers designated by OSU should be one third of the total number;

The number of excellent teachers who are hired by global open recruitment should be one third of the total number;

The number of excellent teachers who are experienced in teaching and practice and have overseas education backgrounds should be one third of the total number.

7.   Administration:

SWJTU-OSU management committee of Safety Engineering undergraduate program;

SWJTU-OSU Safety Engineering project group.

8.   Prospective students:

This program is a part of national higher education college enrollment plan. Students who want to take part in this program must take college entrance examination, reach the first tier admission criteria, and the score of English should be at least 75% of its total point.

9.   Admission criteria:

According to national admission policy, give admission to the best applications.

10.  Tuition:

Tuition in China: 65,000 RMB/Year/student;

Housing rate in China: 1,200 RMB/ Year/student;

Tuition in USA: The first three years in China, students should take an OSU online elective per year, the course fee is decided according to OSU charging rate. The fourth year in USA, the tuition is decided according to OSU charging rate, and all the American curriculum fees are collected by OSU.

11.   Scholarship and financial aid system:

Students participate this program are qualified to apply for the intramural scholarship and financial aid just the same as those students from other majors;

Additionally, a special scholarship for this program is provided by SWJTU, and the total amount is 200,000 RMB/Year, the highest scholarship is equal to one-year tuition in China.

12.   Available spots:

Enrollment Plan 2017: 60 students

13.   Resources and facilities:

Laboratory, professional equipment, seminar room and other supporting facilities are provided. English is used in self-regulated learning zone where air-conditioning system is installed, Wi-Fi is covered. The zone environment is similar to that of OSU virtual learning.

14.  Opportunities for working abroad:

After four-year study, students must have proficiency in a particular line, master theoretical knowledge well, be humanity-improved and skilled in using English to study and working. Besides, they should have international perspective and cross-culture communication, competition and cooperation abilities, finally become high-quality talents in the wave of global economy and society development. Cross-learning experience and double degree of SWJTU and OSU can make every student stand out among many candidates, be advantageous to hunt a job abroad and helpful for them to be global citizens.



1.   Where are the universities?

Southwest Jiaotong University E’mei campus (3 years), Oklahoma State University Stillwater campus (1 year)

2.   How can one be eligible to join this program?

Students who join this program must take college entrance examination, reach the first tier admission criteria, and the score of English should be at least 75% of its total point.

3.   If students can understand those English-teaching professional courses?

The first year curriculum mainly aims at improve students’ English studying ability and lay the groundwork for mathematics, physics and chemistry. All of these are the foundation of the following three-year professional courses studying. Through the first year studying, students can adapt to fully English teaching professional courses.

4.   Why the tuition of this program is higher than other majors’?

Because advanced teaching techniques and high quality education resources are introduced, excellent Chinese and American teachers are hired at a generous salary, besides, laboratories, office buildings and teaching buildings are constructed according to the SWJTU-OSU requirements of running a school.

5.   What is the administrative level of this program?

Bachelor’s degree education(as long as students reach the graduation standards, they will be rewarded diplomas of both SWJTU and OSU)

6.   If students can study continuously in China after graduate from school?

Students involved in this program are qualified to apply for postgraduate studying as well as other SWJTU majors’ students (the requirements of admission recommendation please refer to SWJTU judging requirements of examination exemption postgraduates)



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