Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017



15-17 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences

Certificate Description

The certificate is constructed for individuals who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field and desire to advance their Japanese learning. By developing individuals' knowledge and understanding for the Japanese language and culture, this certificate will prepare them for working in Japan or for Japanese companies, working as a foreign service officer in the U.S. Department of State, or applying for the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) program, etc. in the future. The certificate is offered through the Department of World Languages.

Total Certificate Hours - 15-17 Hours

Core Information

Students must complete the following two courses or their equivalents before applying to the certificate program.

Core Courses - 11 Hours

Elective Courses - 4-6 Hours

Students choose two (2) courses from the following list of electives:

  • FOL 2100 General Foreign Language I: Japanese Calligraphy
  • FOL 4102 General Foreign Language II: USF Japanese Study Program (Summer)
  • FOL 4102 General Foreign Language II: Japanese VI

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  Additional Requirements

There are additional requirements for this certificate such as grade, GPA, and/or foreign language requirements.

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