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Academic Information/ Syllabus

Sophia January Session 2022 will be held online.

Detailed course information will be updated on this page by early September.

Course Information

Participants are to choose one of the following options - a minimum of 1 course and a maximum of 3 courses*:

*For the course fees, refer to Program Information.

Schedule

Courses [Course Number] <Will be held using Zoom>

Credit

Period 1
9:00-10:40

MEDIA AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN JAPAN [SOZ20]

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

Period 2
10:55-12:35

JAPANESE BUSINESS AND ECONOMY [IBZ200]

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

Period 3
13:30-15:10

JAPANESE 1 [JPZ105]

Syllabus

1

JAPANESE 2 [JPZ106]

Syllabus

1

Period 4
15:25-17:05

PERSPECTIVES IN INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: JAPANESE COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE [SOZ204]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

Period 5
17:20-19:00

CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY [SOZ202]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profiles

2

Credit

Credit number of each course is listed in the right column of the table above.
Participants can obtain the maximum of 6 credits upon successful completion of each course.

Study Hours

<For a course>
-One 100-minute lesson a day × 14 days
-Total number of hours per course: 23 hours and 20 minutes

*The total number of study hours throughout the January Session would differ among the participants, depending on the number of courses one takes.

Class size

About 20-40 participants per class.

Number of available courses may vary depending on the number of overall participants.

Grading and Transcript

Sophia Grading System

Participants will be graded according to the following table:

Grade

Numerical Score

Content

Quality Point

A

100-90

Excellent

4

B

89-80

Good

3

C

79-70

Satisfactory

2

D

69-60

Passing

1

W

 

 

 

F

59 and under

Failure

0

Each Grade is assigned a weight called The QUALITY POINT INDEX (QPI).
The number of credits of a course multiplied by QPI is the grade point (GP) of that course.


Transcript

An official transcript will be issued upon a successful completion of the program.
The transcript is available in hard copy only, and will be post mailed to the designated address by the end of February.

Credit Transfer

Participant expecting to transfer credits to another institution should seek for prior approval by the institution to which they wish to transfer the credits to. The syllabus and study hours will be helpful during the process.


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