Courses AY 2017 (2017-2018)

Special International Students

Courses AY 2017 (2017-2018)

1. Japanese Language Courses
Spring Semester (1 class equals 1 credit)
Japanese Language and Japanese Culture A
Japanese Language and Japanese Society A
Japanese J0 (J0 level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J1-1 ~ J1-5 (J1 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J1S (J1S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J2-1 ~ J2-5 (J2 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J2S (J2S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J3-1 ~ J3-5 (J3 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J3S (J3S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J4-1 ~ J4-4 (J4 level)
Japanese J5-1 ~ J5-4 (J5 level)
Japanese J6-1 ~ J6-4 (J6 level)
Japanese J7-1 ~ J7-4 (J7 level)
Japanese J8-1A, J8-2A, J8-4, J8-5A, J8-5B, J8-73, J8-74, J8-8 (J8 level)
Seminar on Japanese Language and Culture 1A, 2A, 3A
Integrated Japanese 6-8 A1~A3, B1~B3
Kanji A (offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 4-6 A, 4-6 B (offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 6-8 A4, 6-8 A5 (offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 6-8 B4, 6-8 B5 (offered at Niiza Campus)
Japanese J8-4, J8-5A, J8-73 (offered at Niiza Campus)
Fall Semester (1 class equals 1 credit)
Japanese Language and Japanese Culture B
Japanese Language and Japanese Society B
Japanese J0 (J0 level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J1-1 ~ J1-5 (J1 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J1S (J1S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J2-1 ~ J2-5 (J2 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J2S (J2S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J3-1 ~ J3-5 (J3 level) 5 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J3S (J3S level) 3 classes per week as one unit
Japanese J4-1 ~ J4-4 (J4 level)
Japanese J5-1 ~ J5-4 (J5 level)
Japanese J6-1 ~ J6-4 (J6 level)
Japanese J7-1 ~ J7-4 (J7 level)
Integrated Japanese 6-8 C1~C3, D1~D3
Japanese J8-1B, J8-1C, J8-2B, J8-3, J8-5A, J8-5B, J8-73, J8-74, J8-8 (J8 level)
Seminar on Japanese Language and Culture 1B, 2B, 3B
Kanji B(offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 4-6 C, 4-6 D(offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 6-8 C4, 6-8 C5 (offered at Niiza Campus)
Integrated Japanese 6-8 D4, 6-8 D5 (offered at Niiza Campus)
Japanese J8-3, J8-5B, J8-74, J8-8 (J8) (offered at Niiza Campus)
2. Special Tutorial (available only for guraduate students on inter-university exchange agreements)
Spring・Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 1 credit)
Graduate students who are hosted at Rikkyo through inter-university exchanges or on MEXT scholarships may be eligible to attend special tutorials if their supervising professors consider it necessary. The students can earn one credit per semester and the tutorials are evaluated as part of the official academic record.
3. Japanese Studies in Foreign Language
The following courses are offered in English for primarily undergraduate students, but graduate students may be enrolled in them as well. In order to be enrolled in these classes, you need to have the minimum required level of English proficiency. If you do not meet the requirements below, please talk to the lecturer during the first class.

1. Native speaker of English
or
2. (Advanced level) Non-native speakers of English at a level equivalent to TOEIC 700 or higher.
3.(Intermediate level) Non-native speakers of English at a level equivalent to TOEIC 550 or higher.
*Although the lectures for intermediate level will be in English, Japanese may also be used in order to conduct the class effectively for non-native speakers of English.
Spring Semester: 2 credits per course
(Advanced)
Modern Japanese History 1
Politics and Economy 1
Japan in Asia 1
Japanese Society 1
Japanese Culture 1

(Intermediate)
Japanese Ethnology (offered at Niiza Campus)
Japanese Arts A (offered at Niiza Campus)
Japanese Arts B (offered at Niiza Campus)
Fall Semester: 2 credits per course
(Advanced)
Modern Japanese History 2
Politics and Economy 2
Japan in Asia 2
Japanese Society 2
Japanese Culture 2
Tokyo Studies
Saitama Studies (offered at Niiza Campus)

(Intermediate)
Japanese Ethnology
Japanese Arts A
Japanese Arts B
Japanese Mind
Science Studies
4. Courses offered in English in University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects
Spring Semester: 2 credits per course
GL202 (Leadership Development through Action Learning)(limited enrollment)
Introduction to Global Issues(limited enrollment)
Solution Approach B (Development Economics)(limited enrollment)
Solution Approach C (Humanitarian Aid)(limited enrollment)
Solution Approach G (Why Do Conflict and Peace Process Prolong?)(limited enrollment)
Fall Semester: 2 credits per course(* intensive courses)
GL111 (An Introduction to Leadership Development)(limited enrollment)
GL202 (Leadership Development through Action Learning)(limited enrollment)
GL302 (Effective and Responsible Leadership in a Changing World)*(limited enrollment)
Solution Approach F (Understanding Refugees' Feeling and Environment)(limited enrollment)
Seminars for Students of Rikkyo University 5 (Environmental Ethics and Virtue)(limited enrollment)
Rikkyo Service Learning on Local Scale Fields(Minami-Uonuma)(limited enrollment)※The detailed
information will be announced during the orientation.
Rikkyo Service Learning on Global Scale Fields(Philippines)(limited enrollment) ※The detailed information will be announced during the orientation.
5. Sports Courses in University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects
In principle, students are required to have the minimum Japanese proficiency of J5 level in Japanese Placement Test to take sports courses. J3 and J4 students, however, may be permitted to register with course instructor’s approval. As for intensive courses, students must obtain the permission to register from the course instructor regardless of their Japanese level. “Sports Study 1 (Recreational Sports)” offered by Professor McGrath and Professor Sugimoto do not require the Japanese proficiency, but the enrollment of Special International Students is limited to 8 people.
Spring Semester: 2 credits per course
Sports Study 1(Recreational Sports)
Sports Study 1(Recreational Sports) (offered at Niiza Campus)
Fall Semester: 2 credits per course
Sports Study 1(Recreational Sports)
Sports Study 1(Recreational Sports)(offered at Niiza Campus)
6. English Subjects in University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects(limited enrollment)
Spring Semester: 2 or 4 credits per course
English Communication 1 (2 classes per week)
English Communication 2 (2 classes per week)
Current English 1 (reading)
Current English 2 (reading)
Current English 1 (listening)
Current English 2 (listening)
Japanese Studies through English
Language and History
TOEFL 2 (vocabulary and grammar)
TOEFL 2 (reading)
TOEFL 2 (listening)
TOEFL 2 (speaking and writing)
Lecture and Discussion A (2 classes per week)
Lecture and Discussion B (2 classes per week)
Lecture and Discussion C (2 classes per week)
IELTS

English Communication 1 (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
English Communication 2 (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 1 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 2 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 1 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 2 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Japanese Studies through English (offerd at Niiza Campus)
World Heritage Sites (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (vocabulary and grammar) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (speaking and writing) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Lecture and Discussion D (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
IELTS(offerd at Niiza Campus)
Fall Semester: 2 or 4 credits per course
English Communication 1 (2 classes per week)  
English Communication 2 (2 classes per week)
Current English 1 (reading)
Current English 2 (reading)
Current English 1 (listening)
Current English 2 (listening)
Japanese Studies through English
World Cultures
TOEFL 2 (vocabulary and grammar)
TOEFL 2 (reading)
TOEFL 2 (listening)
TOEFL 2 (speaking and writing)
Lecture and Discussion E (2 classes per week)
Lecture and Discussion F (2 classes per week)
Lecture and Discussion G (2 classes per week)

English Communication 1 (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
English Communication 2 (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 1 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 2 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 1 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Current English 2 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Japanese Studies through English(offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (vocabulary and grammar) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (reading) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (listening) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
TOEFL 2 (speaking and writing) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
Lecture and Discussion H (2 classes per week) (offerd at Niiza Campus)
7. Language Courses B in University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects (Chinese, French, German, Korean and Spanish)
Minimum Japanese language requirement: J5 Level in the Rikkyo Japanese Language Placement Test

Students must be at J5 level or higher of Japanese Placement Test and have prior learning experience of the language they wish to learn. In case that the students’ home institutions require them to be enrolled in language courses, under J5 level may be granted the permission to register if they have the advanced level of the language that they are able to take advanced courses. If required by their home institutions but they do not have prior learning experience, please contact the International Office.
8. Academic Courses offered in English at each College

College of Arts (Limited enrollment)

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
※The detailed information will be announced during the orientation.
English Seminars 1
English Seminars 3
English Seminars 5
English Seminars 7
English Seminars 9
English Seminars 11
English Seminars 13
Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
※The detailed information will be announced during the orientation.
English Seminars 2
English Seminars 4
English Seminars 6
English Seminars 8
English Seminars 10
English Seminars 12
English Seminars 14

College of Sociology

Spring Semester: 1 class per week (** quarter basis courses), 2 credits each
Lecture & Discussion on Social Issues A(limited enrollment)
Lecture & Discussion on Culture A(limited enrollment)
Lecture & Discussion on Media and Communication A(limited enrollment)
Studies of Contemporary Society A(Comparative Asia Studies)**
Studies of Contemporary Society B(Globalization, Mobilities and Identities)**
Sociology of News1
Fall Semester: 1 class per week (** quarter basis courses), 2 credits each
Lecture & Discussion on Social Issues B(limited enrollment)
Lecture & Discussion on Culture B(limited enrollment)
Lecture & Discussion on Media and Communication B(limited enrollment)
Studies of Contemporary Society C(Special Topic in Risk Communication)**
Studies of Contemporary Society D (Critical and Dialogic Approaches to Culture and Society in a Globalized World)**

College of Law and Politics

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
Special Lecture on Law (Moot Court)
Special Lecture on Law (International Civil Procedure)
Seminar (Leading Cases in American Law)(limited enrollment)
Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
Seminar on Law and Politics (Legal Argument Making) (limited enrollment)
Special Lecture on Law (Moot Court)
Seminar (Japanese Law in an American Casebook)(limited enrollment)

College of Tourism(offered at Niiza Campus)

Spring Semester: 1 class per week(* intensive courses), 2 credits each
Special Lecture on Tourism 4(Understanding the Tourism Industry in Hawaii)(Limited enrollment)*
Western Tourism*
Business Development in Tourism 2
ESP (Investment and Finance) 1
Fall Semester: 1 class per week(* intensive courses), 2 credits each
Special Lecture on Tourism 3(Limited enrollment)
Special Lecture on Tourism 5(Limited enrollment)
Business Development in Tourism 1
ESP (Investment and Finance) 2

College of Community and Human Services (offered at Niiza Campus)(Limited enrollment)

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
English for Working in a Global Society 1
English for Foreign Studies and Internships(Social Work)
English for Foreign Studies and Internships(CDSP)
English for Foreign Studies and Internships(SW)
Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
English for Working in a Global Society 2
Present Situation of Foreign Social Work in English
Community Development and Social Policy in English
Sport Management and Sport Business in English

College of Business

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
Marketing Communications and Penetrating the Japanese Market
Global Strategic Management(Limited enrollment)
Introduction to Strategic Management
Finance
Financial Accouting
Intercultural Business Management(Limited enrollment)
※ Courses listed in the following document are also available for students who belong to College/Graduate School of Business in addition to the 6 courses above.
Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
Modern Consumer Culture and Society
Japanese and East Asian Business Environments
Strategic Management
Corporate Finance and Valuation
Business and Society
Business and Society in Asia
※ Courses listed in the following document are also available for students who belong to College/Graduate School of Business in addition to the 6 courses above.

College of Contemporary Psychology(offered at Niiza Campus)

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits per course
Cultural Psychology

College of Intercultural Communication

Spring Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits
Cultural Exchange
Environment Communication
Topics in Intercultural Communication A
General Area and Culture Studies A(The American Short Story)
Psycholinguistics
Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 2 credits each
Introduction to Translation and Interpreting Studies

GLAP (Limited enrollment)

Spring Semester: 2 or 4 credits per courses(* intensive courses)
World History (2 classes per week)
Political Sociology (2 classes per week)
University Education in the World(Summer session)*
University in Modern Society(Summer session)*
Fall Semester: 2 classes per week, 4 credits
World History
Culture and Fine Arts
Nature of the Earth
Literature and Society
Economic Thought
Health and Wellness
9. Regular Academic Courses Conducted in Japanese (University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects)
(limited enrollment: 5 seats available for each class, 3 seats available for art-related courses )

Most of the regular courses in University-wide Liberal Arts Subjects are open to exchange students except limited enrollment classes (limited student number on the syllabus is set at below 50 except "Japanese Studies in Foreign Language" courses and "Sports Subject") and a few others. There are some classes that special international students cannot register. In order to take regular academic courses offered in Japanese, it is normally required that the students pass J6 level or above in the Japanese Placement Test which students need to take after their arrival at Rikkyo. However, J4 and J5 students may be permitted to take regular courses if their academic advisor or supervising professor requests the course instructor to allow you to take those subjects and the instructor grants the permission. Please refer to the International Students Handbook for detailed information.
10. Regular Academic Courses Conducted in Japanese (College / Graduate School Specialized Courses)
In order to take regular academic courses offered at individual colleges or graduate school, exchange students must meet the minimum required level of the Japanese Language proficiency. For detailed information, please refer to the below (in Japanese only).