We live in a truly global world where the leaders of tomorrow will dwell in and negotiate all transactions in spaces not claimed in exclusivity by a single people, language or culture. Knowing Japanese will help you become a truly global citizen. Our minor certifies that you have attained intermediate to advanced levels of listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency in the language. It also opens before you a fascinating cultural and intellectual world in and beyond the classroom with a myriad of opportunities to travel, live and work abroad.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
Students will be required to take a total of five classes. These classes may include courses and language classes at or above the intermediate level in Dialogues of Civilization at NU. A maximum of two courses of transfer credits, including transferable courses taken abroad.
|CLTR 1120||Introduction to Languages, Literature, and Culture||4|
Required Language Courses
Students may waive any of these courses by taking the language exam in the World Language Center.
|JPNS 2101||Intermediate Japanese 1||4|
|or JPNS 2301||Intermediate Japanese Immersion 1|
|JPNS 2102||Intermediate Japanese 2||4|
|or JPNS 2302||Intermediate Japanese Immersion 2|
|Introduction to Japanese Pop Culture|
|Cultural Engagement Abroad|
|Japanese Literature and Culture|
|Advanced Japanese 1|
or JPNS 3301
|Advanced Japanese Immersion 1|
|Advanced Japanese 2|
or JPNS 3302
|Advanced Japanese Immersion 2|
2.000 GPA required in the minor