Japanese, Minor

Liberal Arts (Code 270-401)

A minimum of 24 semester credits, including 16 credits in core courses:
JAPN 101Beginning Japanese I4
JAPN 102Beginning Japanese II4
JAPN 201Intermediate Japanese I4
JAPN 202Intermediate Japanese II4
Eight credits from the following, of which a minimum of six credits must be at the 300 or 400 level:8
Economics of Pacific Asia
Foreign Civilization and Culture (when focusing on Japan)
Modern East and Southeast Asia
History of Japan
Advanced Japanese Language and Culture I
Advanced Japanese Language and Culture II
Buddhism: Past and Present
Chinese and Japanese Religions
Asian Religious Philosophies
Additionally, up to three credits of Directed Studies or Independent Study for projects focusing on Japan may be applied to the minor with approval from the minor advisor.3

Other Special Topics courses focusing on Japan may be considered as elective courses with consultation and approval of the minor advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in the study abroad program in Japan. Course credit gained at the study abroad site may be used to fulfill part of the Japanese minor with approval of the minor advisor.