Japanese Studies

Students must achieve an overall GPA of at least 2.25 in the coursework applied toward the minor.


Core Courses12
Culture Requirement
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Japanese Culture
Japanese Culture and Cinema
Select three of the following: *
Conversation and Composition 1
Conversation and Composition 2
Advanced Structure
Advanced Reading
Japanese Culture
Upper-Division Electives **3
Select one of the following:
1- Any alternate 300- or 400-level JAPN course
2- Any of the following courses:
Modern Japan
Introduction to Structural Linguistics
Environmental Policy
Government of Japan
Religions of China and Japan
3-Any alternate FCLT or FLIT courses, at the 200 or 300 course level
Total Hours15

 Upper-Division JAPN courses earned through Study Abroad may also be applied.


At least six of the upper-division hours must be completed on campus (exclusive of courses numbered 493 or courses obtained through credit by examination).