Major in Japanese Language and Literature
In addition to satisfying the University Studies Program and requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, each major must complete the following:
Premajor Requirements (8 Hours Total)
- JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I (4 Hours)
- JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II (4 Hours)
Major Requirements (44 Hours Total)
A. Language Requirements (12 Hours Total)
- JPN 301 Advanced Japanese I (3 Hours)
- JPN 302 Advanced Japanese II (3 Hours)
- JPN 401 Advanced Japanese III (3 Hours)
- JPN 402 Advanced Japanese IV (3 Hours)
B. Interdisciplinary Core Requirements (18 Hours Total)
- Arts, Literature, and Film
JPN 420G, JPN 421G, JPN 400G, JPN 405 and A-H301 and/or other related courses with the approval of the major advisor.
- Contemporary Culture, Society, and Politics
JPN/GEO 334, JPN 430G, JPN 321 and/or other related courses with the approval of the major advisor.
- Geography and Economics
JPN/GEO 491G, JPN/GEO 551 and/or other related courses with the approval of the major advisor.
- Cultural History
HIS 295, HIS 296, JPN 320 and/or other related courses with the approval of the major advisor.
C. From Outside the Major Department (14 Hours Total)
Choose 14 hours outside Japanese Language and Literature at the 300+ level from the following areas: anthropology, Arabic and Islamic studies, architecture, art history, business and economics, Chinese, Classics, communication, community and leadership development, education, English, French, gender and women’s studies, Hispanic studies, geography, German studies, history, international studies, journalism, library sciences, linguistics, modern and classical languages, literatures and cultures (MCL), music, philosophy, political science, religious studies, Russian studies, sociology, theater, or other disciplines approved by the major advisor. 200+ level courses used to satisfy USP and College requirements can also be counted here.