Important Information

If you are planning to attend Shanghai for the Academic Year 2021-2022 (including Fall only 2021 and Spring only 2022), please make sure to review the prerequisites for your program. Shanghai students should plan to complete ENG 101 and CHIN 151 prior to going abroad for the fall term, and they should plan to complete CHIN 151 prior to the spring term. View the course list below for prerequisites for more specialized courses. If you are going abroad for the full Academic Year, make sure to plan out both your Fall and Spring semester courses. Remember, you must be enrolled in at least 12 units each semester. If you need assistance planning out your courses, please contact Beverly Cawyer Nuehs, the International Programs Manager of Academics & Internships, at

Helpful Links

Academic Year 2021-2022

Academic Year 2020-2021



The Pepperdine University library has partnered with International Programs and created a wonderful resource for Shanghai students; it includes language learning resources (Mango), information about Shanghai as well as Daily News, Getting Around Shanghai and Travel Guides. Here is the link to that site.