As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing courses from a variety of fields.

Most courses at Toyo are taught in Japanese; however, there are also many courses available in English. Students who have passed N1 or N2 of the JLPT can take courses in Japanese, English, or both. Those who have not passed N1 or N2, can take courses in English and/or enroll in the NEST Program, which is Toyo’s Japanese language and culture program.

Students can take courses in the Faculties of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Sociology, Global and Regional Studies, and International Tourism Management.

Program Website

Course Description

Toyo’s undergraduate course listing features a comprehensive Excel spreadsheet of undergraduate courses available to ISEP students. While the spreadsheet includes English courses, there is also a separate list of Courses taught in English.

Students interesting in taking classes in Japanese should have passed the JLPT N2 or N1. You can see their for ISEP students by clicking "Courses and Registration" on their program website's side bar. Courses taught in English will note that in the Excel spreadsheet. 

Toyo highly recommends you go to Toyo motivated to learn more about Japanese language and culture. If you aren't already familiar with Japanese, you should consider enrolling in Toyo's NEST program, which offers up to 10 credits of Japanese language and culture per semester. It is divided into four levels, from beginner to advanced.

Integrated Japanese (4 credits)

The Japanese culture component for your language proficiency level:

-Japanese Culture and Society A or B, for J1 and J2 levels (2 credits)

-Introduction to Japanology A or B, for J3 and J4 levels (2 credits)

Electives:

-Japanese Listening Comprehension (1 credit)

-Japanese Reading and Composition (1 credit)

-Project Work (1 credit)

-Kanji Literacy (1 credit)

You can see descriptions for these classes on the NEST course page. You'll also have room in your schedule for elective courses taught in English.

 

Contact your student advisor if you're having trouble adding this program to your ISEP application.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Anthony Ciero 703-504-9994 | aciero@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Area Studies, Other Asian Studies Japanese Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Regional Studies (U.S., Canada, Foreign)

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Economics Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication

  • Education

    Elementary Education

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth)

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Japanese Language and Literature

  • History

    Asian History

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • International/Global Studies:

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Language and Culture

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law International Law

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Philosophy Religious Studies

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 3 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 61
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 500
  • IELTS Score: 5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Toyo's minimum GPA requirement is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If you have between a 2.7-2.99 Toyo will consider your application with an explanation. This does not guarantee admittance.

*Application requirement - Please submit the following documents along with your ISEP application documents. 

-Personal Statement
①Introduce yourself and explain why you would like to participate in the program at Toyo University. Please include details of any academic field you are interested in, courses you wish to take, and goals you have for study abroad. 
②It is your responsibility to make the most of this experience. What aspects of your background (i.e. coursework, job experience, travel, intercultural experience) have prepared you to live abroad? How will you prepare beforehand and what will you do while abroad to accomplish those goals?)

-Academic transcript

*Toyo University will send information about the Toyo application procedure along with the confirmation information (acceptance package).

Undergraduate
(in Japanese)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Asian Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies

  • Business:

    Accounting Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Business Communications Business Management Economics Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication

  • Education

    Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth)

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Korean Language and Literature

  • History: Recommended!

    Asian History History, Other

  • Hospitality and Tourism: Recommended!

    Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

  • Language and Culture

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law International Law

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Philosophy Religious Studies

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences

    Sociology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 3 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • Language Test: JLPT   N1
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Toyo's minimum GPA requirement is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If you have between a 2.7-2.99 Toyo will consider your application with an explanation. This does not guarantee admittance.

*Application requirement - Please submit the following documents along with your ISEP application documents. 

-Personal Statement
①Introduce yourself and explain why you would like to participate in the program at Toyo University. Please include details of any academic field you are interested in, courses you wish to take, and goals you have for study abroad. 
②It is your responsibility to make the most of this experience. What aspects of your background (i.e. coursework, job experience, travel, intercultural experience) have prepared you to live abroad? How will you prepare beforehand and what will you do while abroad to accomplish those goals?)

-Academic transcript

*Toyo University will send information about the Toyo application procedure along with the confirmation information (acceptance package).

Other Academic Conditions

Toyo's minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. If you have between a 2.8-2.99 Toyo will consider your application with an explanation. This does not guarantee admittance.

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