Japanese - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
109 Satterfield Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2150
mcls@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/mcls


Description

The Japanese minor provides a solid grounding in the Japanese language through challenging coursework in the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. The electives allow students to explore different aspects of traditional and contemporary culture and society in Japan.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

[JAPN]

Prerequisite Requirements 1
ELEMENTARY JAPANESE I
ELEMENTARY JAPANESE II
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II
Minor Requirements
JAPN 35101INTENSIVE JAPANESE GRAMMAR 3
JAPN 35325READINGS IN MODERN JAPANESE 3
JAPN 35326READINGS IN TRADITIONAL JAPANESE 3
JAPN 45211WRITING IN JAPANESE 3
JAPN 45212ORAL COMMUNICATION IN JAPANESE 3
Minor Electives, choose from the following:6
THE ARTS OF JAPAN
GEOGRAPHY OF EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (DIVG)
HISTORY OF JAPAN
BUSINESS JAPANESE
VOICES FROM JAPAN
JAPANESE CULTURE
VARIABLE TOPIC SEMINAR IN JAPANESE
ASIAN MUSICS
ASIAN POLITICS (DIVG)
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21
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Prerequisites may be satisfied with demonstrated language proficiency.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).

Program Note

  • Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies are offered on a rotating basis, and course availability may change at any time. Visit the department's website for course offering projections and advising with course planning.