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Academic Information/ Syllabus

In 2021, Summer Session in East Asian Studies will be held ONLINE due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Courses

East Asian Studies Courses < 1course >, < 2 courses >, or < 3 courses >
Participants are to choose a minimum of 1 course and a maximum of 3 courses.

Classes will be held using Zoom.

Time Table
(JST)

Courses

Credit

Period2
10:55-12:35

HSZ331

History of Modern Japan: From Edo to Tokyo

2

Period3
13:30-15:10

LIZ334

Japanese Literature and the City

2

MAZ410

Management in East Asia

2

Period4
15:25-17:05

SOZ330

Japanese Popular Culture

2

Period5
17:20-19:00

IBZ436

Development Issues: Asia and the World

2

Period6
19:10-20:50

JPZ117

First Steps in Japanese

1

SOZ480

Contemporary Japanese Society

2

Cancellation Notice; listed below courses will be cancelled. 
Period1 First Steps in Japanese
Period1 Japanese Art A: Prehistoric to 12th century (focus on Buddhist art)
Period2 Contemporary Korean Society

 
Credit

It 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

23 hours, 20min per course: One 100 minute lesson a day×14 days

 
Class Size

About 20-40 students. (The number of the class may vary depending on the number of participants.)

Up to 10 students- “First Steps in Japanese”

 
Syllabus & Instructor's Profile

“First Steps in Japanese”

【Period6】(216.65 KB)

Course Introduction Video

【Period6】

Lecturers’ Profile

【Period6】(42.76 KB)


“History of Modern Japan: From Edo to Tokyo”(378.34 KB)

Course Introduction Video

Lecturer Profile(101.29 KB)


“Japanese Literature and the City”(109.84 KB)

Course Introduction Video

Lecturer Profile(67.97 KB)


“Management in East Asia”(113.73 KB)

Lecturer Profile(32.02 KB)


“Japanese Popular Culture”(123.29 KB)

Course Introduction Video

Lecturer Profile(67.97 KB)


“Development Issues: Asia and the World”(71.37 KB)

Course Introduction Video

Lecturer Profile(58.68 KB)


“Contemporary Japanese Society”(171.56 KB)

Lecturer Profile(86.14 KB)



Transcript

An official transcript will be issued upon successful completion of the program. It is available in hard copy only. Your official transcript will be sent to the designated address by postal mail by the end of August.

* For exchange student, it will be sent to home university.


Grading System

The student work is graded according to 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.


Transfer Credits

Students expecting to transfer credits to other institutions should secure approval in advance of their course selections from the institution to which they wish to transfer credits. The syllabus and study hours will be helpful to be determined.

*How to convert the credits differs according to the policy of university you belong to.
The credit hours per course of this program may be less than the ones at your university, so please consider how many courses you need to take based on your required number of credit hours before the application.


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