Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU)

FULL COURSE CATALOG

For a list of all available courses and course descriptions at your host university, visit:

Full Course Catalog


Pre-Approved Course Equivalencies

IMPORTANT: Other GVSU students have studied abroad at this institution. The chart below reflects GVSU equivalencies they have received. If you are planning on taking a course listed below, it does not require a departmental evaluation. Courses listed on this chart are not guaranteed to be offered during your semester abroad. This is not a complete list of course options offered at this institution. 

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

International Comparative Business Dimensions

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

Interpreting Japanese Culture & Society

BUS 301 International business and culture

3 Credits

Japanese Economy and Business

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Intercultural Communication and Technology

COM 380 Special Topics in Communications

3 Credits

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Comparative Social Organization & Control

CJ 380 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Japanese Economy and Business

ECO 365 Comparative Economic Systems

3 Credits

EAST ASIAN STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Examining and Recording Traditional Art in Japan

EAS 380 Special Topics in East Asian Studies

3 Credits

Invisible People: Minorities of Japan

EAS 380 Special Topics in East Asian Studies

4 Credits

Japanese Culture & Society: Law and order

EAS 380 Special Topics in East Asian Studies

3 Credits

Japanese Social & Cultural Psychology

EAS 199 Japanese Social & Cultural Psychology

3 Credits

FILM

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Japanese Culture and Society

FVP 375 World Cinema

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Japanese Culture and Civilization: Buddhism and its Expression in Japanese Life and Art

HST 342 History of East Asian Religions

3 Credits

Japanese Culture and Society 

HST 310 Cultural and Social Topics in Nonwestern History 3 credits +

HST 380 Special Topics in History 1 Credit

4 Credits

Japanese Religion

HST 342 History of East Asian Religions

3 Credits

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Contemporary Issues in Japanese Politics

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

JAPANESE

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

Invisible People: Minorities of Japan

JPN 380 Special Topics in Japanese

4 Credits

Japanese Culture and Society: Model Japan

JPN 380 Special Topics in Japanese

4 Credits 

Japanese Culture and Society: Popular Culture in Japan

JPN 380 Special Topics in Japanese

3 Credits

Japanese Language

JPN 180 Japanese Language

3 Credits

Japanese Social and Cultural Psychology

JPN 380 Special Topics in Japanese

3 Credits

Level I (Beginner)

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I & JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II & JPN 180 Special Topics in Japanese

10 Credits

Level II (Lower Intermediate)

JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I & JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II  & JPN 280 Special Topics in Japanese

10 Credits

Level III (Upper Intermediate)

JPN 380 Special Topics in Japanese & JPN 399 Independent Study

10 Credits



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