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Japanese Minor

Learn about the minor in Japanese.

This 15-credit minor recognizes students who have undertaken a concentrated study of the language, literature/culture, and linguistics of Japan.

Program Requirements

Prerequities (18 Credits)

Course #    Course Name                  Credits    Prerequisites
JAPN101    Elementary Japanese I   6             None
JAPN102    Elementary Japanese II  6             JAPN101
JAPN201    Intermediate Japanese I 6             JAPN102

Note: Students with prior experience in Japanese must take the appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) and consult with the Japanese minor advisor.


Minor Requirements (15 Credits)

Japanese Language Acquisition (6 credits)
Japanese Linguistics (6 credits)
Japanese Literature/Cultural Studies

Japanese Language Acquisition  (6 credits)
Japanese Linguistics  (3 credits)
Japanese Literature/Cultural Studies (3 credits)

At least nine of the 15 hours required for the minor must be at the 300-level or above
No more than 6 of the 15 credits toward the minor may be transferred from study abroad.


Declaring a Japanese Minor

To explore or declare a minor, please contact the minor advisor.

Minor Advisor

Michele M Mason

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Japanese Minor Advisor, Japanese

4224 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3745