Minor in Japanese

University of Oregon undergraduate students must complete an academic major to graduate; they may also complete additional majors, minors, or both. The department of East Asian Languages and Literatures also offers a minor in Japanese to undergraduate students.

The Japanese minor requires a minimum of 24 credits, composed of at least three language courses and two content courses. Students may choose their sixth course from either category. 

  • Language – a minimum of 3 language courses at 3rd year or higher
    • JPN301 Third-Year Japanese
    • JPN302 Third-Year Japanese
    • JPN303 Third-Year Japanese
    • JPN411 Fourth-Year Japanese
    • JPN412 Fourth-Year Japanese
    • JPN413 Fourth-Year Japanese
  • Culture/Literature/Film/Linguistics – minimum of 2 courses from the following
    • JPN305 Introduction to Japanese Literature
    • JPN306 Introduction to Japanese Literature
    • JPN307 Introduction to Japanese Literature
    • JPN315 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics

Upper-division language courses must be taken at the University of Oregon or through an Oregon State System of Higher Education program in Japan. Lower-division courses must be passed with grades of P or C- or better; upper-division courses must be passed with grades of C- or better.