University Chemistry ›› 2016, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (5): 8-14.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201604016

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Comparison of the Curriculums and Teaching Contents for the Major of Chemistry of Universities between China and USA (Part Ⅰ)

Ya-Xian ZHU1,*(),Xin-Ping LIN1,Li-Ya ZHOU2,Lan-Sun ZHENG1   

  1. 1 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, Fujian Province, P. R. China
    2 School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, P. R. China
  • Published:2016-05-23
  • Contact: Ya-Xian ZHU E-mail:yaxian@xmu.edu.cn
  • Supported by:
    中国科学院咨询项目-我国高等化学教育问题及对策;国家基础科学人才培养基金(1210014)

Abstract:

The paper focuses on the research of the chemistry curriculums and teaching contents in the universities at home and USA based on information from the official websites of overseas colleges and doctorate students abroad. On the basis of the comparison and analysis, we can understand the different professional course systems and teaching contents in universities between China and USA. Moreover, some suggestions and thoughts for the major problems in chemistry teaching in China are put forward.

Key words: Curriculum, Teaching content, Analysis of the differences

MSC2000: 

  • O6