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Course Introduction

UEIS is a high school in Taiwan that offers formal courses in American English in an all English environment. Based on the selection criteria of foreign universities and students’ learning ability and interests, we provide the essence of American education. In the process of learning, teachers will provide assistance including after-school tutoring, career guidance, and applications guidance. It is expected that every student will be admitted to the ideal university.
  • All-English American High School Progressive Course: Study the complete courses of the American high school system from G7 to G12 in Taiwan and after graduation, directly apply to universities in the 189 countries with diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  • ESL Intensive Program: For the G7-G10 English Bridge Program, students are classified according to their ability.
  • The TOEFL and IELTS language courses start from G7. Every semester, well-prepared students will be assisted to take the TOEFL and IELTS tests.
  • The language courses are arranged every summer for students to learn advanced English and adapt to the foreign learning environment in advance. The school also offers regular courses with credits and AP courses to assist students with the early completion of credits.
  • Qualified foreign teachers are hired to teach the Taiwanese students in English so that they will meet the admission requirements of top universities.
  • The required subjects of top universities are included in the selective courses. The AP courses of top universities are also provided.
  • Cultivate the skills of academic development: learning skills (how to acquire knowledge), research skills (critical thinking, academic inference skills).
  • Develop group life skills after school: teamwork, communication, leadership.
  • Reinforce students’ attitude of active learning and frequently communicate with parents about the students’ learning results.
  • The Study Abroad Office provides professional counseling services to assist students with successful application to the world’s top universities.
  • The admission rate of the exclusive “Worldwide Universities Network” and “uPass” is 100 percent. It’s the best way to enter the world’s top universities.

G7-G8: Study the G7-G8 courses of American high school

ESL 01008 English / Language Arts I 01001
English / Language Arts II 01002
Chinese for Native Speakers 06406
Chinese Literature 06409
Pre-Algebra 02051
Algebra I 02052
Earth Science 03001
Physical Science 03159
Computer Introduction 10001
Computing Systems 10002
Social Science 04260
Social Science Research 04261
Creative Art - Painting 05157
Creative Art - Sculpture 05158
PE 08001
Team Sports 08002
Japanese I 06421
Japanese II 06422
Fitness / Conditioning Activities 08005
Adapted Physical Education 08007
Health Science 14251
Exploration of Hospitality Careers 16001

G9: Study the G9 courses of American high schools

ESL 01008 World Geography 04001 Chinese Field Experience 06407
English / Language Arts III 01003 Biology 03051 English / Composition 01101
Geometry 02072 Individual / Dual Sports 08003 Standardized Test Preparation 22001

G10: Study the G10 courses of American high schools

Algebra II 02056 Chemistry 03101 World History 04052
Literature 01052 Literature H01052 Chemistry H03101
Fitness/Conditioning Activities 08005 Economics 04201 General Band 05101

G11: Study the G11 courses of American high schools

Pre-Calculus 02110 British Literature 01056 Physics 03151
Accounting 12104 Graphic Design 05162 Public Speaking 01151
Weight Training 08009 English—Test Preparation 01203 U.S. History 04101

G12: Study the G12 courses of American high schools

Calculus 02121 American Literature 01054 Physical Chemistry 03104
U.S. Government - Comprehensive 04151 Composition - Independent Study 01147 World Literature 01058
Robotics 21009 French I 06121 Psychology 04254

G12 :

Besides studying the G12 courses, students will directly apply to the world’s top universities with their grades from the first G12 semester. The school will assist students with TOEFL and IELTS language test courses and also offer the College Essay course. One hundred percent of our graduates will be admitted to the world’s top universities.

ESL

Besides studying the G12 courses, students will directly apply to the world’s top universities with their grades from the first G12 semester. The school will assist students with TOEFL and IELTS language test courses and also offer the College Essay course. One hundred percent of our graduates will be admitted to the world’s top universities.
Other Elective Courses:
Web Page Design 10201 Natural Resources Management 18504 Nutrition and Food Preparation 16054
Computer Programming 10152 Criminal Justice 15051 Biotechnology 14252
Nursing 14051 Internet Marketing 12162 Introduction to Communication 11001
Germanic Language I (Dutch) 06241 Korean I 06441 Law Studies 04162
AP Biology 03056 AP Chemistry 03106 AP Calculus BC 02125
AP Microeconomics 04203 AP Macroeconomics 04204 IB Economics 04206

24-credit Program

  • At least 180 minutes of instruction per week throughout the school year
    (i.e., 108 hours of instruction for a full year course), or the equivalent
  • Demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes in the course.
  • An overall course grade of 70% (C-) or above in each subject, and successful completion of 24 credits are required to earn your UEIS’ High School Diploma.

Honors Courses and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

  • Instruction of more than the 150 hours.
  • Honors courses require 8–10 hours per week for 30+ weeks.
    AP courses require 10–15 hours per week for 30+ weeks.
  • For a lab science course, instruction of a minimum of 180 hours is logged; the additional 30+ hours are for required lab work.
  • For an elective course (such as physical education, art, music, or another course that that is not a core academic course), log 120+ hours for 1.0 credit and 60+ hours for 0.5 credit.

Graduation Requirements

  • Language Arts (English I, II, III, IV - regular, honors, or Advanced Placement®*): 4 credits
  • Math (Algebra 1 and above): 4 credits
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science elective): 4 credits
    Social Studies (U.S. History, World History, American Government .5/Economics .5, Social Studies elective): 4 credits
  • World Language (2 years in the same language): 2 credits
  • Electives (Any other electives offered for credit): 2 credits

English – General

  • Four years of English are required to graduate high school.
  • Freshman and Sophomore years: Classes during these years will be primarily focused on developing writing and critical reading skills.
  • Junior year: This year will focus on American literature, as well as continued development of writing skills.
  • Senior Year: Electives
  • Possible electives include British literature, creative writing, and world literature.

English – to Exceed Expectations

  • Take honors or AP classes when possible.
  • There are two AP English classes: English Language and Composition (usually taken junior year), and English Literature and Composition (usually taken senior year).
  • There are three IB literature classes: Language A: Literature, Language A: Language and Literature, and Literature and Performance.
  • Also consider taking additional English electives in areas that you're interested in, such as literature or writing.

Math – General

  • Four years of math, including algebra and geometry
  • Course order:
    Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 2/Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Calculus
  • For STEM majors, most colleges require four years of math, sometimes including pre-calculus and calculus.

Math – to Exceed Expectations

  • Take honors or AP classes when possible.
  • There are three AP Math classes: Calculus AB, Calculus BC, and Statistics.
  • There are four IB Math classes that cover roughly the same material but vary in difficulty and speed.
  • Take pre-calculus and calculus, if possible.
  • Take additional math-related electives such as statistics and computer math.

Science – General

  • Four years of science, including biology and chemistry
  • Freshman year: Biology
  • Sophomore year: Chemistry
  • Junior year: Physics or Earth Science
  • Students who are more confident in their math and science skills typically take physics, while those who are not take earth science instead.
  • Senior year: optional electives
  • Potential electives include astronomy, environmental science, and human biology.
  • For STEM majors, most colleges require four years of science, including physics.

Science – to Exceed Expectations

  • Take honors or accelerated classes your first three years.
  • Take physics instead of earth science your junior year.
  • Take an AP science class your senior year.
  • AP science classes include: Biology, Chemistry, Physics (1,2, and C versions), and Environmental Science
  • There are seven IB science classes: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Design Technology, Environmental Systems and Societies, Sports, Education and Health Science
  • You can also take more career-focused classes if your school offers them, such as job shadowing at a hospital.

Social Studies – General

  • Four years of social studies, including US history.
  • Freshman year: Introductory course
    This can be a human geography course or another introductory social studies class.
  • Sophomore year: World history
    Junior year: US History
    Senior year: Optional electives
  • Possible electives include psychology, US government, and anthropology.
  • Most colleges require completing at least two years of social studies, often including US history and World or European history classes.

Social Studies – to Exceed Expectations

  • Take four years of social studies.
  • Take AP classes when possible during your first three years.
  • AP options during these three years include Human Geography, World History, European History, and US History.
  • During your senior year, take an AP social studies elective, if possible. AP electives include Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, US Government and Politics, and Comparative Government and Politics.
  • IB classes for social studies are offered under the group entitled "Individuals and Societies".

Foreign Languages – General

  • Most high schools require students to complete one-two years of foreign language.
  • Most colleges require one-two years of a foreign language, and highly competitive schools may require or recommend up to four years.
  • Most high schools and colleges require that these credits all come from the same foreign language. For example, if your high school requires two years of foreign language, taking Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 will meet that requirement, but taking Spanish 1 and then switching to Italian 1 often won't

Foreign Languages – to Exceed Expectations

  • Take one foreign language all four years of high school, including AP level if possible.
  • You may also want to consider taking a second foreign language.

Other Classes – General

  • Electives can be regular, honors, or AP level.
  • They can relate to a core subject, such as statistics, creative writing, and zoology, or not, such as choir, drawing, and woodworking.
  • Many high schools require students to complete one-four years of physical education. This may be waived if you participate in a school sport.

Electives – Business

Accounting
Business law
Business management
Consumer education
Entrepreneurial skills
Introduction to business
Marketing
Personal finance

Electives – Science and IT

Animation
App development
Audio production
Computer programming
Computer repair Film production
Graphic design
Keyboarding
Media technology
Music production
Video game development
Web design
Web programming
Word processing

Electives – English

American literature
British literature
Contemporary literature
Creative writing
Communication skills Debate
English language and composition
Humanities
English literature and composition
Journalism
Literary analysis
Modern literature

Electives – More English

Poetry
Popular literature
Rhetoric
Shakespeare
Technical writing
World literature
Written and oral communication

Electives – Consumer Science

Chemistry of foods
CPR training
Culinary arts
Early childhood development
Early childhood education
Family studies
Fashion and retail merchandising
Fashion construction
Home economics
Interior design
Nutrition

Electives – Foreign Languages

American Sign Language
Ancient Greek
Arabic
Chinese
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latin
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Electives – Math

Algebra 1
Algebra 2
Calculus
Computer math
Consumer math
Geometry
Fundamentals of math
Integrated math
Math applications

Electives – More Math

Multivariable calculus
Practical math
Pre-algebra
Pre-calculus
Probability
Quantitative literacy
Statistics
Trigonometry

Electives – Performing Arts

Choir
Concert band
Dance
Drama
Guitar
Jazz band
Marching band
Music theory
Percussion
Piano
Theater technology
World music

Electives – Physical Education

Aerobics
Dance
Gymnastics
Health
Lifeguard training
Pilates
Racket sports
Specialized sports
Swimming
Weight training
Yoga

Electives – Sciences

Agriculture
Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Earth science
Electronics
Environmental science
Environmental studies

Electives – More Sciences

Forensic science
Geology
Marine biology
Oceanography
Physical science
Physics
Zoology

Electives – Social Studies

Cultural anthropology
Current events
European history
Geography
Global studies
Human geography
International relations
Law
Macroeconomics

Electives – More Social Studies

Modern world studies
Physical anthropology
Political studies
Psychology
Religious studies
Sociology
US government
US history
Women’s studies
World history
World politics
World religions

Electives – Visual Arts

3-D art
Art history
Ceramics
Digital media
Drawing
Film production
Jewelry design
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture

Electives – Vocational Educations

Auto body repair
Auto mechanics
Building construction
Computer-aided drafting
Cosmetology
Criminal justice
Driver education
Electronics
FFA

Electives – More Vocational Studies

Fire science
Heating and cooling systems
Hospitality and tourism
Metalworking
Networking
Plumbing
Production technology
Refrigeration fundamentals
Robotics
Woodworking
United Education International School
Admissions Phone︰0800-820-000, 02-2370-0199
Rm. 702, No. 20-7, Guanqian Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City , Taiwan (R.O.C.)
No.12-3, Gonglao Rd., Zhuangwei Township, Yilan County 263, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
TEL : 886-3-9305908
FAX : 886-3-9305909