Opened in 1851, Santa Clara is a private, not for profit university with around 9,000 students. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition and is committed to leaving the world a better place. SCU pursues new technology, encourages creativity, engages with local communities, and shares an entrepreneurial mindset. SCU's goal is to help shape the next generation of leaders and global thinkers with educational programs ranging from psychology to sustainable-energy engineering and from theatre arts to business analytics.
ACU Semester 1: early April to mid June
ACU Semester 2: mid September to early December
ACU students can take subjects from the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and the School of Business.
A full-time student load is 12-19 credit hours which is equivalent to a full-time ACU semester load (40cps).
Past ACU students have taken the following units:
SANTA CLARA UNITS
EQUIVALENT UNITS AT ACU
Short Documentary Production
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Business Economics
The Global Economy
Principles of Finance
Introduction to Statistics
Business Data Analysis
Management of Organisations
Strategic Analysis – the Business Capstone
Customer Centric Retailing
Integrated Marketing Communication
Science, Technology and Society
Political and Social Philosophy
Self, Community and Society
Sociology of Gender and Sexuality
* Please note that this list is to be used as a guide only. It is not exhaustive and some units will not be offered in every semester. The list of credit equivalencies does not guarantee approval for similar units in future intakes. Study plans will be formally assessed and approved by your Course Coordinator during the application process.