Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
15-17 Credit Hours
College of Arts & Sciences
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
Students must complete the following two courses or their equivalents before applying to the certificate program.
Core Courses - 11 Hours
- JPN 2220 Modern Japanese III
- JPN 2221 Modern Japanese IV
- FOL 4102 General Foreign Language II: Japanese V
Elective Courses - 4-6 Hours
Students choose two (2) courses from the following list of electives: