Credits Required for Graduation and Graduation Requirements for English Track Students

Credits Required for Graduation and Graduation Requirements

Please refer to the School of Global Japanese Studies English Track Catalog for further information

<For students who entered on April 1, 2013 or after>

Courses Number of Credits Necessary Comments
Required Electives
(required)
Electives
English Language - - 64 ■ Only English(Reading & Writing)Ⅱ, Integrated English and Practical Drama can be taken as English Language electives.
■ Credits earned for the above courses can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Second Foreign Language - - ■ Credits earned for a second foreign language (other than English and the student's native language) can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
■ A maximum of 8 credits for Inter-Faculty Foreign Language Electives, if approved by the SGJS Faculty Council, can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Japanese Language - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
■ Students who want to take Japanese Language classes should decide which classes to take in consultation with the instructor in charge.
Global Japanese Studies - *50 ■ Students should obtain at least 50 credits in English Track courses (conducted in English) in Global Japanese Studies.
■ Any credits earned in excess of 50 can be applied as electives toward the credits required for graduation.
General Studies
(Basic Education)
2 **8 ■ Students should obtain at least 10 credits in English Track courses, including 2 credits of Global Japanese Studiesconducted in English.
■ Any credits earned in excess of 10 credits can be applied as electives toward the credits required for graduation.
Seminars - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Study-Abroad Authorized Courses - - ■ Credits earned during study abroad in courses authorized by the Faculty Council can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
International Undergraduate Program - - ■ Credits earned in Core Courses of other faculties can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives. (Credits earned in Elective Courses of other faculties, with some exceptions, come under "Elective Courses from Other Faculties.")
Electives from Other Faculties - - ■ A maximum of 20 credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Human Resource Development Program for International Cooperation - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Program for Japan ASEAN Mutual Understanding - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Program for Global Citizenship - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Special Certification Program - - ■ A maximum of 8 credits earned in courses approved by the Faculty Council from among those required for obtaining a teacher's license can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives. For details, see the special certification program guide.
Subtotal 2 58 64  
Total 124credits ■ Students must obtain 60 credits in required and required elective English Track courses. The other credits may be earned in courses taught in Japanese.
■ Students must earn a minimum of 12 credits in their fourth year.
* Elective (required) courses : a set of courses from which at least 50 credits are required
  (50 credits selected from the Global japanese Studies`s Specialties conducted in English)
** Elective (required) courses : a set of courses from which at least 8 credits are required
    (8 credits selected from the Basic Education conducted in English. These credits are in addition to the 2 credits required for Global japanese Studies.) 



<For students who entered on September 20, 2012 or before>

Courses Number of Credits Necessary Comments
Required Electives
(required)
Electives
English Language - - 62 ■ Only Integrated English and Practical Drama can be taken as English Language electives.
■ Credits earned for the above courses can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Second Foreign Language - - ■ A maximum of 8 credits earned for a second foreign language (other than English and the student's native language) can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
■ Inter-Faculty Foreign Language Electives, if approved by the SGJS Faculty Council, can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Japanese Language - 50 ■ Students should obtain at least 50 credits in English Track courses (taught in English) in Japanese Studies and International Liberal Arts.
■ Any credits earned in excess of 50 can be applied as electives toward the credits required for graduation.
International Liberal Arts -
General Studies
(Basic Education)
2 10 ■ Students should obtain at least 12 credits in English Track courses, including 2 credits of Global Japanese Studies.
■ Any credits earned in excess of 12 can be applied as electives toward the credits required for graduation.
Seminars - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Study-Abroad Authorized Courses - - ■ Credits earned during study abroad in courses authorized by the Faculty Council can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
International Undergraduate Program - - ■ Credits earned in Core Courses of other faculties can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives. (Credits earned in Elective Courses of other faculties, with some exceptions, come under "Elective Courses from Other Faculties.")
Electives from Other Faculties - - ■ A maximum of 20 credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Human Resource Development Program for International Cooperation  - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Program for Japan ASEAN Mutural Understanding - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Program for Global Citizenship - - ■ Credits earned can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives.
Special Certification Program  - - ■ A maximum of 8 credits earned in courses approved by the Faculty Council from among those required for obtaining a teacher's license can be applied toward the credits required for graduation, as electives. For details, see the special certification program guide.
Subtotal 2 60 62  
Total 124credits ■ Students must obtain 62 credits in required and required elective English Track courses. The other credits may be earned in courses taught in Japanese.
■ Students must earn a minimum of 12 credits in their fourth year.


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