Global Diversity General Education Requirement

Participation in programs listed with a (G) designation below will automatically fulfill the Global Diversity general education requirement.  Students participating in a program that does not have a (G) designation below can use the regular petition process to have a particular course taken in their program to fulfill the Global Diversity requirement.  Students who wish to have their off-campus programs work applied toward general education requirements in a particular way should petition the Faculty Subcommittee on Administration with support from the relevant academic department before participation in the program.

Japan Study (G)

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Tags: Art History Linguistics Religious Studies East Asian Studies Chinese and Japanese Global Studies

This ACM/GLCA program places students at Waseda University's School of International Liberal Studies in Tokyo, pursuing language study and English-taught Asian studies elective courses. A family-living experience in Tokyo and a month-long cultural internship provides an invaluable education in Japanese culture.

Satisfies Requirement(s):
Diversity-Global GER (01cr)

At least one term of Japanese study is required, and preference is given to applicants who will be participating during their junior year. Selection is competitive and a minimum GPA of 3.0 strictly required.

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Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Year, Semester
Offering Note: The program is recommended to students for a full-year, though applications are considered for fall semester only.
This program has an early application deadline. Be in touch with the Off-Campus Programs office to discuss the early deadline in fall term of the academic year prior to the proposed study.

Direct admission is available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: Japanese
Secondary: English