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VIPP Course Registration 

In general, you are required to take 3 VIPP courses unless you have arranged other MSU courses with your program coordinator in advance. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis. Our class size is limited to 22 students and each course will need a minimum of 5 students enrolled. 

Download Summer 2018 VIPP course schedule (PDF)

Download Summer 2018 course descriptions (PDF)

Download detailed instruction on registration in OpenSiS.  

The following are some examples of our course offerings (course offerings are subject to change each semester). 

  • VIP 401 America 101  
  • VIP 414 Idioms
  • VIP 415 Conversation
  • VIP 417 Academic and Professional Writing
  • VIP 418A Environmental Policy Issues and Community Engagement  
  • VIP 422 Academic Reading 
  • VIP 441 Pronunciation & Public Speaking
  • VIP 443 Pronunciation Pedagogy 
  • VIP 451A American Culture
  • VIP 451B American Culture through Movies and Music 
  • VIP 452 US Legal System and Government 
  • VIP 454 Discovering MSU 
  • VIP 455 Discovering Michigan 
  • VIP 464 Business English
  • VIP 471 Visual Presentation Skills
  • VIP 472 Critical Thinking 
  • VIP 474 Leadership through Change and Innovation 
  • VIP 475 Corporate Governance
  • VIP 477 American International Relations 
  • VIP 480 Cross-Cultural Business Communication Skills
  • VIP 483 Organizational Behavior 
  • VIP 487 International Perspective on Educational Psychology and Schools 
  • VIP 488 Personnel Training & Development
  • VIP 489 Compensation & Rewards System in HR
  • VIP 841 Current Macroeconomic Issues in the U.S.
  • VIP 815 US Telecommunication Systems 
  • VIP 842 Current Economic Issues 
  • VIP 854 Global Leadership and Management (additional fees apply) 
  • VIP 856A TESOL Pedagogy
  • VIP 856B Pedagogy of University Teaching
  • VIP 858 General Research Methodology
  • VIP 857 Instructed Foreign Language Learning 
  • VIP 865 U.S. Legal System
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