An associate degree can be received as a precursor to a bachelor’s degree. Also, many students pursue associate degrees to bolster their professional skill sets and obtain employment in fields that require such a degree.
Associate Degrees in Japan
ALS - Associate in Liberal Studies (90 credits) [+]
Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.Program requirements Total 90 credits Electives 90 credits / 18 courses
Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration.... [-]