The Japanese Studies major consists of 33 credits, including 1) at least 24 credits from JAPN courses, at least 9 of those credits must be taught in Japanese; and 2) 6 credits from outside the program. Majors are encouraged to study abroad in Japan after completing at least JAPN 102; up to 9 credits my be counted from courses taken at universities in Japan and applied toward JAPN electives and/or Interdisciplinary electives, with approval.
Two or three additional JAPN courses (excluding JAPN 101, 102, 201, 202). JAPN 100 and JAPN 150 may be counted. Approved study abroad may also be counted.
3 credits from a course outside JAPN that includes significant Japan-related content, with advisor’s approval. Approved study abroad courses may also be counted. Appropriate courses include (but are not limited to):