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How to Petition Courses

Please follow the instructions carefully to petition community college and Study Abroad Program courses toward a Japanese Studies Major or Minor.

 

How to electronically submit petitions in Spring 2020

To petition a Japanese language course, you need:

1. UCSD Undergraduate Petition form (include the course numbers and units) https://japan.ucsd.edu/_files/undergrad/petition-form.pdf
2. Course syllabus
3. Five photos or scanned copies of hand written materials (essays, exams, kanji practices, etc.)
Note: If the instructors need additional materials to determine the JAPN equivalency of your course(s), they may ask you to videotape all the materials you used and submit it. Keep all the course materials until you get an approval.

To petition a Non-language course, you need:

1. UCSD Undergraduate Petition form (include the course numbers and units) https://japan.ucsd.edu/_files/undergrad/petition-form.pdf
2. Course syllabus


How to submit petitions electronically

Submit all the required documents to japan@ucsd.edu in one email. In the subject line, enter “Course Petition: Last, First (PID).” The petition form and syllabus must be submitted as PDF documents and the images of your written materials as PDF, JPEG, or PNG.  Online documents (such as Google Docs.) will not be accepted.

Name your PDF petiion form as follows:
Name(LastFirst) PTTN Date (MMDDYYYY)
Example: YamadaHanakoPTTN03252020

 


To determine if you need to petition the courses you took at your community college in order for them to count towards your Japanese Studies major/minor, please visit http://www.assist.org/web-assist/welcome.html.

The petitioning process takes up to 3 weeks. Please be sure to submit all the required documents and information in a timely manner.