University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Japanese Minor

Minor - Japanese


Lower-Division Core Courses23
Upper-Division Elective Courses9
Total Hours32

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
JPNS 101Elementary Japanese I5
JPNS 102Elementary Japanese II5
JPNS 150HJapanese Culture & Civilization3
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.
Complete 9 credits from the following courses:9
Jpns Lit Medieval to Mod
Japanese Film and Anime
Special Topics
Independent Study
Modern Japanese Writers and Thinkers
Introduction to Classical Japanese
Post-War Japanese Literature
Special Topics
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-