Japanese Studies Applicable to Students

Topics: 3rd millennium, Japan, Centuries in the future Pages: 10 (3073 words) Published: August 28, 2013
Japanese Studies Applicable to students admitted in 2012-13 (3-year curriculum) 1. Major Programme S6/S7 students Students are required to complete a minimum of 69 units of courses and to participate in one academic year (not less than eight calendar months) of resident study in Japan before graduation. However, with the approval from the Department, students can apply to take the existing local study scheme+ if they have strong justifications or when resident study in Japan is not possible due to unpredictable circumstances such as prevalence of SARS or a drastic decrease of exchange quota. (i) Required Courses: JASP1010, 1020 or 1090, 1030 and 1040 (recommended to be taken in first year) 22 units JASP1050 or alternative courses approved by the Department (recommended to be 3 units taken in first year) JASP4601/4602* (recommended to be taken in final year) 6 units Students are required to study in Japan for one academic year at universities 23 units recognized by this University and complete Japanese language and Japanese Studies courses with prior approval from the Department of Japanese Studies before graduation. Units obtained from Japanese universities will be recognized as up to 23 Major units. Academic results obtained from Japanese universities will not be included in the calculation of the Major GPA. Students who are unable to obtain required units in Japanese universities may complete the remaining units after their return to this University. (ii) Elective Courses: 15 units Students may choose to specialize in one of the following streams or not to specialize in any streams. Students choosing a stream must take 15 units of elective courses specified below. Students are encouraged to declare their stream choice as soon as possible but not later than the summer before their year of graduation. 1. Business and Management 4 courses from the following: JASP2600, 4080, 4180, MGNT1010, 1020 1 course from the following: JASP4390, 4510, 4520, MGNT4530# Non-credit bearing internship programme (optional) 2. Japan in Global Perspective 4 courses from the following: ANTH2350#, JASP1170, 2600, 2800, 2810, 3500, 4110, SOCI2103# 1 course from the following: JASP1020 or 1090, 1160, 1180, 2400, 2550, 2900, 3470 Students choose not to specialize in any stream must take 15 units of elective courses from the following courses with at least 6 units mandatory from the nonlanguage elective course section. The classification of language and non-language courses is as follows: Non-language Courses: JASP1020 or 1090, 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 1150, 1160, 1170, 1180, 2100, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2500, 2510, 2550, 2600, 2700, 2710, 2800, 2810, 2820, 2900, 3120, 3140, 3210, 3410, 3420, 3450, 3470, 3500, 4100, 4110, 4210, 4220, 4230, 4410, 4610/4620, 4710, 4720, 5052, ANTH2350#, HIST3210#, 3211#, 3212#, 3213#, MGNT4530#, SOCI2103# Language Courses: JASP2000, 3180, 3310, 3320, 3330, 3340, 3350, 3360, 3370, 3380, 3390@, 4080, 4180, 4310, 4330, 4350, 4360, 4370, 4380, 4390, 4420, 4440, 4450, 4510, 4520 Total: Notes: * If students specialize in a stream, their research topic must be relevant to their stream choice and should be approved in advance by the Department. # To be included in the Major GPA as well. 69 units

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Courses underlined are only offered to students before their resident study in Japan. Students are required to sit for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1) before December of their final year of study. Language Requirement: In addition to Faculty Language Requirements, all Japanese Studies Major S7 entrants with Grade “D” or “E” in HKALE AS-level “Use of English”, except when exemptions are granted by the Department, are required to complete one of the following ELTU courses: ELTU1106 Grammar for University Studies ELTU1107 English Improvement Strategies for Listening and Speaking ELTU1108 English Improvement Strategies for Reading and Writing ELTU1109 Vocabulary Expansion Strategies

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