The minor in Japanese requires a minimum of 15 credit hours distributed as follows:

  1. Language Study: Students must complete at least two semesters of the language or the equivalent, beyond the first year.
    • 10000 level language courses do not count toward a major, supplementary major, or minor.
    • Students are allowed to use a maximum of 1 credit from language reading courses to fulfill requirements of the minor in Japanese.
    • Students with grades lower than B- are not advised to proceed to the next level.
  2. Literature and Culture: At least one upper division 3 credit course in Japanese literature taught by EALC faculty.  University Seminars do not satisfy this requirement.