Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Kyoto, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
- Program Terms: Summer
All TnCIS programs are academic in nature and course work that takes advantage of the program location will be the central focus. Programs offered by TnCIS through any member institution are in keeping with SACSCOC policies for each respective institution where compliance is monitored at the institutional level. TnCIS program courses are for credit only.
In Japan, students will enroll in ONE course. For more information about each of these courses, including pre-requisites and syllabi, use the button provided below.
Students participating in the TnCIS Japan 2018 program will have the opportunity to take Composition II, World History, Principle Topics in Marketing, or Introduction to Film Studies. Understanding the global world today is more imperative than ever. This program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to live in one of the largest cities of in the world, to understand how old eastern trading culture meshes with the modern world, to meet new people, and to learn new ideas. This dynamic destination will provide infinite inspiration for students learning about business, history, writing, or film while enriching their creativity with a global perspective.
Please note: Prospective students should be aware that study abroad programs require a great deal of walking. You should be prepared to walk several miles each day at a brisk pace. You may also walk over uneven, possibly slippery or rocky terrain, even in cities.
Excursions May Include
There may be excursions to many major destinations and cultural attractions in Tokyo such as: Tsukiji Fish Market, Bunkyo Civic Center, Meiji Shrine, Yoyogi Park, Shibuya Crossing, Daimaru department store, karaoke, origami, taiko drums, kabuki theater, Akihabara technology district, sumo, and traditional Japanese bath. In addition, we may venture outside of Tokyo and, Kyoto (Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-dera), Hiroshima (A-bomb memorial) and Kamakura.
Students may be paired up with Japanese university students (Buddies) to take part in these excursions.
Classes will be held four times a week for one and a half hours per day in the mornings and subject-specific assignments will be given in the afternoons. Classrooms may be held in sponsoring universities and/or public libraries or other public spaces.