Arizona in Kyoto: Japanese Food & Pop Culture

Japan
Kyoto
Arizona in Kyoto: Japanese Food & Pop Culture
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
SummerFebruary 25variesearly JulyBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.8
  • Language of Instruction
  • English
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA and Non-UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • UA Direct Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Program Type
  • UA Faculty-led
Program Overview

Kyoto, the former capital of Japan for over a millennium, is the heart of the nation’s cultural traditions. Students will explore many aspects of the city delving into the rich food culture of Kyoto while also learning about how Japan’s enormously influential pop culture took root in Japan and flourished.

Academics

Students can choose between a 5-week Culture Track or a 7-week Language & Culture Track. With both tracks, the time in Kyoto is the same. The dates for the program taking place in Kyoto will run from June 11th to July 6th. Students should plan to arrive in Kyoto the weekend prior (June 9th or 10th).

LANGUAGE & CULTURE TRACK:

  • Language Course Offerings (choose one):
    • JPN 102: Elementary Japanese (5 credits) or JPN 201: Intermediate Japanese (5 credits)
    • 3 weeks of intensive language studies here at the UA campus from May 14th to June 1st
    • 4 weeks of non-intensive language studies in Kyoto from June 11th to July 6th
       
  • Culture Course Offerings (choose one):
    • EAS 295: Japanese Food Culture (3 credits), JPN 245: Japanese Anime and Visual Culture (3 credits), or approved JPN or EAS 299/399 Independent study credit (1-3 credits)
    • 1 week of online coursework beginning June 4th
    • 4 weeks of continuing course works in Kyoto from June 11th to July 6th

 

CULTURE TRACK:

  • Students choose two of the following course offerings:
    • EAS 295: Japanese Food Culture (3 credits)
    • JPN 245: Japanese Anime and Visual Culture (3 credits)
    • JPN or EAS 299/399 Independent study credit (1-3 credits)
    • 1 week of online coursework beginning June 4th
    • 4 weeks of continuing course works in Kyoto from June 11th to July 6th

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