Japanese Minor

Minor - Japanese

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020


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

Lower-Division Core Courses

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 191, JPNS 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 311
Jpns Clasc Lit Engl Trans
JPNS 312
Jpns Lit Medieval to Mod
JPNS 371
Japanese Film and Anime
JPNS 390
JPNS 391
Special Topics
JPNS 392
Independent Study
JPNS 411
Mod Jpns Wrtrs/Thinkers
JPNS 412
Intro Classical Japanese
JPNS 431
Post-War Japanese Lit
JPNS 491
Special Topics
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-