Japanese Major and Minor Requirements

For a major in Japanese
40 credits in language courses numbered 202 and above, including:

  • GLCS 380
  • GLCS 483. By departmental invitation, students may substitute GLJP 490 (Honor Thesis) for GLCS 483.
  • Study abroad: Full year in Tokyo or Kyoto. Two semesters of study abroad are required, normally yielding at least 20 of the 40 required credits.

For a minor in Japanese

  • 20 credits in courses numbered 202 and above
  • Study Abroad: Fall semester in Yokohama. Students normally earn 10 credits toward the minor during the required semester in Japan. The Japanese course taken abroad in August does not count toward the minor.