University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021


An educational, cultural experience is available in Tokyo. Although a basic Japanese course is offered, this is not a language program. Instead, students participate in courses taught in English by specialists on Japan-related topics. In addition, conducted tours enable students to learn about the people of Japan firsthand. Course offerings in Asian studies discuss Japanese social structure, economics, history, art, religion, and business and management practices.

The program is open to all qualified students, with a preference for global business majors. Those interested should apply early to ensure acceptance. Satisfactory academic achievement and favorable personal recommendations are required

Students will choose two courses from among several offered by Sophia University. Six undergraduate credits may be earned.