Japanese Minor

Minor - Japanese (Minor)

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019


Lower Division Core Courses23
Upper Division Elective Courses9
Total Hours32

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete all of the following courses:

JPNS 101Elementary Japanese I5
JPNS 102Elementary Japanese II5
JPNS 150HJapanese Cult & Civiliz3
JPNS 201Intermediate Japanese I5
JPNS 202Intermediate Japanese II5
Total Hours23

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper Division Elective Courses


  • JPNS 392 may be taken for up to 3 credits only.
  • Only 3 credits from JPNS 390 or JPNS 392 may count toward the 9 credits.
  • If offered, JPNS 191JPNS 291 or UD language courses such as JPNS 301 and/or JPNS 302 may be taken in place of up to 2 of the below electives.

Also permitted in substitution would be 1 course from outside the department if it has a substantial Ease Asia-related element.

Select 9 credits from the following:9
Jpns Clasc Lit Engl Trans
Jpns Lit Medieval to Mod
Japanese Film and Anime
Special Topics
Independent Study
Mod Jpns Wrtrs/Thinkers
Intro Classical Japanese
Post-War Japanese Lit
Special Topics
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-