Sophia University

Admissions Academic Information and Syllabus

Sophia Summer Session 2022 will be held online.

Academic Information and Syllabus

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.
*All courses are subject to change without notice.


Schedule

Courses [Course Number]  <Zoom will be used for live classes>

Credit

Period 1
9:00-10:40

JAPANESE ART A: PREHISTORIC TO 12TH CENTURY (FOCUS ON BUDDHIST ART) [ARZ331]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY [SOZ440]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

JAPANESE BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT [IBZ447]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE [SOZ330]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY OUTLOOK AND PRACTICE IN JAPAN [ENZ200]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus - updated on April 4 / Lecturer Profiles

2

Period 2
10:55-12:35

CONTEMPORARY KOREAN SOCIETY [SOZ490]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

MODERN HISTORY OF JAPAN [HSZ200]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

JAPANESE LITERATURE AND THE CITY [LIZ334]

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

DEVELOPMENT ISSUES: ASIA AND THE WORLD [IBZ436]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Course Introduction Video / Lecturer Profile

2

Period 3
13:30-15:10

MANAGEMENT IN EAST ASIA [MAZ410]

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

JAPANESE THEATER [LIZ450]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE SOCIETY [SOZ480]

- This course has been cancelled.

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

2

FIRST STEPS IN JAPANESE [JPZ117]

Syllabus / Lecturer Profile

1

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 one course>
-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 Summer 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.

Course Selection

-Applicant will be placed into each course on a first-come-first-served basis of the program fee payment completion.
-In principle, you will not be able to add or switch courses after your payment is complete. You may withdraw from a course during the designated withdrawal period, but no refund will be made.

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 August.

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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