Effective Fall 2020

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

All majors and minors in the department must earn a minimum grade of 'C' 2.000 (a grade of C- is not acceptable) in each upper-division course that carries the LJPN subject code.

Any transferred language courses, other than gtPathways courses, will be evaluated by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures for equivalency to CSU language courses or as substitutions for CSU language courses.

Students must complete the following courses. If students place out of or directly into LJPN 201, they must complete additional courses to complete the minor. 19-10
Second-Year Japanese I (GT-AH4)
Second-Year Japanese II (GT-AH4)
Upper-Division Courses (Select 6 to 12 credits from the following courses):6-12
Third-Year Japanese I
Third-Year Japanese II
Introduction to Japanese Cinema Studies
Historical Aspects of the Language and Society
Integrated Japanese: Beyond Words
Advanced Kanji Study 2
Group Study-Japanese
Upper-Division Courses (Select up to 6 credits from the following courses):0-6
Tokugawa and Modern Japan, 1600-Present
Studies in Foreign Film: Asia
Philosophies of East Asia
Topics in Asian Philosophy
Comparative Asian Politics
Program Total Credits:21-22

Students placed out of or directly into LJPN 201 must complete additional lower-division or upper-division courses to complete the minor. Students should consult with their advisor about possible course substitutions (HIST 120, HIST 121, LJPN 208, LJPN 250, or PHIL 172).


LJPN 208 and LJPN 408 may only count once toward the minor.