Major in Japanese Studies

At the core of the Japanese Studies major is three years of Japanese language. In addition, students take a variety of courses in Japanese literature, history, and philosophy. To see specific course descriptions, see the Undergraduate Bulletin for EAJ Courses, EAS Courses, or EAC Courses.

Requirements for the Major in Japanese Studies (34 credits)

  • One introductory course from: A EAS 103, 104; A EAJ 170; A EAC 170; A EAK 170
  • Required language: A EAJ 201, 202, 301, and 302
  • Required Information Literacy course: A EAJ 205
  • Two intermediate prerequisite courses from: A EAJ 210, 212, A EAJ/A HIS 278, A EAJ/A HIS 384, A EAJ/A HIS 385; A EAS 261, 265, 266, 270
  • One seminar from: A EAJ 435, 438, 460, 486; A EAS/A REL 450, A EAS/A HIS 468
  • One 300- or 400-level elective from: any A EAJ course; A EAS 357, 362, 375, 495

Requirements for the Minor in Japanese Studies:

A minimum of 21 graduation credits of which 15 must be A EAJ 102, 201, and 202. The remaining 6 credits may be earned from any A EAJ or A EAS course except A EAJ 101 and A EAS 220.

Note: No student may use a minor title that is the same as the title of the student’s major

Last updated May 5, 2015