- 1 Japanese language course at the appropriate level (6 credits)
- 3-4 Japan studies courses (2 credits each)
- 1-2 seminars in Traditional Japanese Arts (1 credit each).
Independent Study is also available on a limited basis for students with well-defined research interests.
The Japanese studies classes vary only slightly from year to year; however, the specific classes to be offered in a given semester are only determined a few months in advance. Visit the NUFS website for course information. Sample course offerings are listed below:
-Japanese Business Practices Compared to Other Foreign Countries (2 credits)
-Japanese Management (2 credits)
-Classical Japanese Literature: Beginnings Through Tokugawa Era (2 credits)
-Modern Japanese Literature: Meiji Era to Post World War II (2 credits)
-Contemporary Japanese Literature (2 credits)
-Japanese History (2 credits)
-Contemporary Japanese Society (2 credits)
-Peace Studies (2 credits)
-Seminar in Traditional Japanese Martial Arts and Sports (1 credit)
-Seminar in Traditional Japanese Fine Arts (1 credit)
-Independent Study (3 credits)
In addition to your courses, during the semester you will interact regularly with a Japanese university student who serves as a language tutor.
Please keep in mind that this is a historical record of past course equivalences. There is no guarantee that the same courses will be offered in the future, or that they will be offered during the term in which you are abroad
updated 5/8/13 jmk