Starting from Japan in April

This is a sample study plan for students starting from Japan in April (Cohort A – Spring Admission).

This plan is a general example and can be subject to changes based on a student’s interest of the study, earned grades, course offerings, and / or other reasons beyond prediction. Students are highly encouraged to consult with the Academic Advising Center for questions.

Year 1 SPRING (RU)
CGL19ES 1001E Intro to Global Liberal Arts I 4
CGL19ES 1102E Research Design & Research Method 4
CGL19IN 1801E Knowledge & Innovation 4
Select one of the following:
CGL19ES 1011E Philosophy Basics 4
CGL19ES 1501E Algorithm & Programming
(CGL19LA xxxxJ) (Japanese Language) (2-4)
Semester Subtotal 16 (or 18-20)
Year 1 FALL (RU)
CGL19ES 1002E Intro to Global Liberal Arts II 4
CGL19ES 1101E Statistics 4
CGL19CO 1601E Cultural Studies 4
CGL19CI 1701E Civilizations in Global History 4
(CGL19LA xxxxJ) (Japanese Language) (2-4)
Semester Subtotal 16 (or 18-20)
Year 2 SPRING (RU)
CGL19xx xxxxE GLA Elective: Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
Select one of the following:
CGL19JA xxxxE One Japanese Studies Cluster course (if not taken during the 1st year) * 4
CGL19xx xxxxE GLA Elective: Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation
ANU 1000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU 1000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 16
Year 2 FALL (RU)
CGL19xx xxxxE GLA Elective: Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
CGL19xx xxxxE GLA Elective: Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
ANU 1000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU 1000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 16
Year 3 SPRING (ANU)
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU), Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU), Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 16
Year 3 FALL (ANU)
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU), Civilization, Cosmopolitan, or Innovation 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 16
Year 4 SPRING (RU)
CGL19CA 4101E Research Seminar (Spring A)*
2
CGL19CA4101E Research Seminar (Spring B)* 2
CGL19CA4102E  Thesis (Spring)*
2
GLA19xx xxxxE GLA Elective 4
ANU 3000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU 3000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 18
Year 4 FALL (RU)
GLA19CA 4101E Research Seminar (Fall A)* 2
GLA19CA 4101E Research Seminar (Fall B)* 2
CGL19CA 4102E Thesis (Fall)* 2
(GLA19xx xxxxE) (GLA Elective) (4)
ANU 3000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
ANU 3000 Level Course (to be transferred as a 4-credit course at RU) 4
Semester Subtotal 14 (18)
Total Credit Hours (minimum required for RU) ** Min. 124

* Students must register for two (2) sections of the Research Seminar in the 7th and 8th semesters. Consequently, they must earn a sub-total of 4-credit each semester and a total of 8-credit in their 4th year of study. Thesis will be excluded from the semester credit cap.
** Of the 64-credit to be earned at ANU, maximum 60-credit will transfer and count toward the degree requirement at RU. All of these 64-credit will count toward the degree requirement at ANU.