2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Japanese Studies (JPNS) Minor

Japanese Studies Minor Requirements: 18 hours

  • Students must earn 18 JPN credits regardless of initial course placement. If you have AP or IB Japanese credit, see your Japanese Advisor.
Required Minor Courses
JPN 2105Intermediate Japanese3
JPN 2106Intermediate Japanese3
JPN 3105Advanced Japanese3
JPN 3106Advanced Japanese3
Elective Courses
Select 6 semester hours of the following:6
From Atom to Akira: Japan���s Pop Culture
Japanese for Oral Proficiency
Japanese for Oral Proficiency
Study Abroad
Japanese Advanced Grammar
Religion and Culture In Asia
Religion and Culture in China and Japan
History of Japan
Arts of China and Japan
Government and Politics of Japan
Governments and Politics of Asia
Total Credits18


  • A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in each course completed for the Japanese Studies minor. A minimum in-minor GPA of 2.0 is required, and all courses used to fulfill the requirements of the minor will be used to determine the minor GPA.
  • Courses used to fulfill minor requirements may not be taken Pass/Fail.
  • A form titled “Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere” must be filled out and signed by the student, the Chair of the Department, and the Director of the Office of Global Education before the student departs on a study abroad program.