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Asian Studies, Japanese Language, B.A.

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Overview

The program brings together highly qualified faculty and interested students from different departments of the university. Corporations need employees who understand Asia and its rapidly developing economy. The program draws on multiple disciplines to prepare students with a variety of goals for a rewarding career.

Students who successfuly complete the Japanese language teacher preparation program will be qualified for a certificate of eligibility and earn a second BA in the Asian studies program Japanese language track. The 30-credit curriculum provides state-approved courses in Japanese language, pedagogy, methodology, culture, and literature, offered in evening, weekend, and online formats, convenient for both full-time students and working professionals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Asia: Introduction To Asian Studies
  • East Asian Civilization
  • Japanese Conversation
  • Advanced Japanese
  • Seminar In Japanese Literature And Culture
  • Japanese History Through Cinema
  • Women In Modern Japanese Literature
  • Japanese Culture In Global Context
  • Contemporary Japan Culture
  • Japanese Literature And Film In Translation
  • Japanese Society And Culture

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • If submitting scores, your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from The College Board or the American College Testing Program
  • $50 application fee
  • Admission for international students is based on a review of the appropriate educational documents as well as proficiency in English as measured by the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Testing System (IELTS).

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10568 USD/semester
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  • National

    10568 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    6468 USD/semester
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  • Part-Time (local, per credit): $ 414
  • Part-Time (national and international, per credit): $ 685

Living costs for Passaic

  • 1226 - 3020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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