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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Japanese Studies (JAPN) - Minor

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24 S.H.

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

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 - 9 S.H. applied toward Section II (Specialized Study) and 3 S.H. applied to Section III (Electives).

Study Abroad: Akita International University

Sections II and III requirements may also be met by taking approved courses abroad. Courses taken abroad will transfer to WSU as substitutes for GS 315 - Special Topics in Japanese Studies .

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 unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See DARS for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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