The minor in Japanese has the acquisition of language and cultural competency as its primary objective. Students take language courses through the third-year level, but the minor also allows coursework in Japanese culture, history, and politics.
|Required Language Courses (12 credits)|
Those who are able to begin their study of Japanese beyond the third-semester level will take additional elective credits, approved by the Japanese language coordinator, to complete at least 18 credits in the minor. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits in language courses. The following (or equivalent or exemption) are required:
At least 3 additional credits, selected from courses in Japanese above 102 or from the following:
Students placed into a course beyond the 101 level who complete their first course with a grade of at least a B may receive retroactive credits,* to a maximum of 16 credits, for the courses leading to the one into which they are placed.
The College requires that students attain at least a 2.000 GPA on all credits for the minor, including any transfer work.