Skip to Navigation
    Winona State University
  Sep 25, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Japanese Studies (JAPN) - Minor

Return to Colleges & Departments Return to: Colleges & Departments

24 S.H.

Required Courses (12 S.H.)

Specialized Study in Japanese (9 S.H.)


GS 315 - Special Topics in Japanese Studies  may be taken for up to 12 credits of which only 9 S.H. can be applied toward Section II above (Electives) and only 3 S.H. may be applied to Section III above, the General Electives.


Requirements of Section II and III may also be met by taking approved courses abroad as suggested below. Courses taken abroad will transfer to WSU as substitutes for GS 315 Special Topics in Japanese Studies.

Study Abroad

Akita International University Option

Students studying abroad at Akita International University or Toyo University may elect to apply up to twelve (12) credits toward their minor. No more than six (6) S.H. may be taken for credit toward the minor from the same discipline area, e.g., Linguistics, Business, Japanese Culture, Japanese History and Politics.


Information on available courses may be obtained through the official websites of Akita International University and Toyo University. Students are urged to meet with the Japanese Language instructor prior to departure.

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course that is unique to the minor and not used in the major or additional requirements.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

Return to Colleges & Departments Return to: Colleges & Departments