Sophia Summer Session 2024 will be held in person.

Course Information

Participants are to choose one of the following options – a minimum of 2 course and a maximum of 3 courses*

*For the course fees, refer to Program Information.
*All courses are subject to change without notice.

Course Schedule
 Schedule Courses [Course Number]       Credit
Period 1
9:00-10:40
Global Sustainability Outlook and Practice in Japan [ENZ200]
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2
Contemporary Chinese Society [SOZ440]
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2
First steps in Japanese [JPZ120]
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1
Japanese Literature and the City [LIZ334]
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2
Education in Japan [EDZ200]
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2
Chado, the Way of Tea and Japanese Culture [CUZ100]
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2
Period 2
10:55-12:35
Japanese Language and Culture [LNZ200]
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2
Japanese Popular Culture [SOZ330]
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2
Modern History of Japan [HSZ200]
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2
Period 3
13:30-15:10
Contemporary Japanese Society [SOZ480]
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2
Japanese Theater [LIZ450]
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2
Food and Social Issues in Japanese Literature and Film [HUZ200]
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2
Period 4
15:25-17:05
Perspectives in Intercultural Communication: Japanese Communication and Culture [SOZ204]
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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 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

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

10090

Excellent

4

B

8980

Good

3

C

7970

Satisfactory

2

D

6960

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.

Inquiries about the
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Department Name
Center for Global Education and Discovery
Contact
Bldg.2, 1F