or Nihon-koku, meaning "State of Japan") is a sovereign island nation in East Asia.Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian mainland and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and China in the southwest.Each campus in the CSU system determines how it will apply external examinations toward credit in the major.For students not already certified in GE (General Education) and/or American Institutions, the campus also determines how to apply credit from such exams toward the local degree requirement.Students who pass AP Environmental Science earn 4 units of credit.
The English word Japan possibly derives from the historical Chinese pronunciation of 日本.
The Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937 expanded into part of World War II in 1941, which came to an end in 1945 following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Japanese surrender.
Since adopting its revised constitution on May 3, 1947, during the occupation by the SCAP, Japan has maintained a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy with an Emperor and an elected legislature called the National Diet.
Tests prior to Fall 2009 may apply to either B1 B3 or B2 B3 of GE Breadth.
Fall of 2009 or later, those credits may only apply to B1 B3.