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*WKU Faculty Led: Digital Filmmaking in Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 04/06/2015** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Length:
Short Term
 Program Type:
Study Abroad
 Housing Options:
Hostels, Hotel
 Language of Instruction:
 Language Prerequisite:
 Language Courses Offered:
 Number of Credits:
 Credit Type:
WKU Credit
 Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
 Field of Study:
 Minimum GPA:
Good Academic Standing with WKU
WKU Faculty Led
WKU Insurance
 Faculty Leader:
Choe, Miwon, Sung, Joon
Program Description:
Learn fundamentals of Smartphone filmmaking with the picturesque backdrop of Japan.This program will provide students a digital filmmaking opportunity in a cross-cultural where students from WKU and Japan will share technical and aesthetic perspectives.

  • Art 490
  • Art 490 (Honors)
Hotels and Hotels

  • Graduate student in good standing (Graduate Catalog p.30).
  • Undergraduate students with 3.2 cumulative GPA or good standing in the Honors College.
  • Permission of instructor(s) is required.
  • Current WKU student eligible to register for WKU courses may apply. Students from outside WKU may participate as visiting students.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at time of departure (parent/guardian permission for anyone under 18 at time of departure).
  • Students must possess passport valid for at least six (6) months after return date.
  • Students must be free of active disciplinary sanctions as verified by Judicial Affairs.
  • Students must complete all pre-departure orientations.
  • Full payment prior to departure is required.
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