Minor Code: JAPANMIN
32 hours to complete
8 courses required
For the Declaration of Minor Form, contact the department:


JPN 101, 102, 201, and 202 (or equivalent) and four electives. No course for the minor may be taken S/U. Students must receive at least a C in each course taken for the minor.


List A

JPN 234 Japanese Linguistics

JPN 270 Introduction to Japanese Culture

JPN 372 Modern Japanese Literature in English Translation

JPN 378 Postwar Japan through its Media

List B

EAS/CHN/JPN 250: Introduction to East Asian Studies

JPN 232 Language Usage in Japanese Society

JPN 275: Nature and Culture in Japan

JPN 360 Japanese Modern Women Writers

JPN 361 Genji: Sensuality and Salvation

JPN 362 Samurai, Shoguns, and Women Warriors

JPN 363 Literary and Visual Culture in Japan

JPN 374 Japanese Literature: Reading and Writing the Classics

JPN 375 Topics in Japanese Studies

JPN 451 Great Writers of Modern Japan

POLS 328 Politics of Japan and East Asia

FILM 395 Japanese Film

HIST 371 Medieval and Early Modern Japan

HIST 372 History of Modern Japan

Language requirements may be fulfilled by demonstrating equivalent mastery of the language through oral and written examination administered by REALC.