A Minor in Japanese from KSU focuses specifically on the Japanese language and culture. This minor program provides you with a solid foundation in a language designated as critical and can help prepare you for further graduate study in Japan-related fields, for work in contexts where the language and culture are pertinent, or to live and work in Japan.
A Minor in Japanese aims to offer learner-centered courses consistent with the Department of World Languages and Cultures’ dual emphasis on linguistic skill building and teaching content throughout the curriculum. You will need to complete 15 credit hours of Japanese, of which a minimum of six (6) must be taken in residence at KSU. Advanced speakers of Japanese should consult with the Japanese Program advisor about testing options using the Advanced Standing examinations available in the Department of World Languages and Cultures.
A native or near-native speaker of Japanese may:
Required Courses: 12 Credit Hours
Students will select four (4) courses from the following:
Elective Courses: 3 Credit Hours
Students will select one course from the following:
Total Number of Credit Hours: 15Curriculum