** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants apply, may be accepted, and program may fill prior to the deadline.
Language of Instruction:
CMC GPA Requirement:
3.0 for Fall Study and 2.8 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement:
Internships are not offered on this program.
1. Second Semester Sophomore, 2. First Semester Junior, 3. Second Semester Junior, 4. First Semester Senior
Culture, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Japanese
On-Site Semester-Long Required Language Course:
Intensive Japanese Language & Culture Studies in Osaka
This program is for students who strive for communicative competence in Japanese. Students exercise their Japanese language every day--in fast-paced classroom, on the street, with their local roommates, for out-of-classroom assignments--and return home with vastly improved skills. Japanese language learners of all levels and majors are welcome. Students complete the entire textbook, typically one year of university-level Japanese, each term.
Study Abroad in Osaka, Japan: Features
Intensive Japanese language curriculum that completes the entire textbook in a term--typically 1 year of university-level language
Japanese language pledge: full-time in the summer, limited in the semesters
Language projects and exercises that take students outside the classroom
Electives in Japanese and English: business, performing arts, religion, history and culture
No language prerequisite for the fall and spring
Summer is open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Japanese language study