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The program's policy on letter grades has been amended for Spring 2020. Courses taken P/NP in Spring 2020 may be used toward requirements. Before selecting this option, please contact the advisor via VAC to assess how this will impact your specific situation.

Minor Requirements


Japanese Studies Course Planning Sheet
Japanese Studies Minor Requirements

Requirements:

  • At least 15 units of Japanese language courses
  • At least 16 units of non-language courses from two or more departments
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade; only 1 course with a D grade may count towards program requirements. 
  • If you test out of the upper division Japanese language courses, you may substitute them with upper division non-language courses (See Option 3).

Please choose the most appropriate minor requirement from the below options for your Japanese language skills

[Japanese Studies Minor Requirements Chart]

Option 1:
3 Lower-Division Japanese courses & 4 Upper-Division non-language courses

LD JAPN
(5 units)

LD JAPN
(5 units)

LD JAPN
(5 units)

 

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

 

Option 2:
3 Upper-Division Japanese courses & 4 Upper-Division non-lang. courses

UD JAPN
(4 units)

UD JAPN
(4 units)

UD JAPN
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

 

Option 3 (for those who have tested out of upper division Japanese language courses):
7 Upper-Division non-language courses

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

UD Non-lang. course
(4 units)

 

 

Questions? Contact Japanese Studies Program via the Virtual Advising Center (VAC)!