Japanese Minor

For information, contact the Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, 172 Irvin Hall, 513-529-2526, gramelac@MiamiOH.edu.

This minor provides exposure to literature and culture along with systematic language training in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Students must accumulate 18 semester hours at JPN 102 level or above. All Japanese courses must be taken for grade. Japanese language, culture, and relevant courses transferred from other institutions may be used to fulfill requirements. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. You must coordinate your program with a department advisor. 

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Select four courses from the following: 112
First Year Japanese
Second Year Japanese
Second Year Japanese
Third Year Japanese
Third Year Japanese
Introduction to Translating Japanese Media
Fourth Year Japanese
Fourth Year Japanese
Select two courses from the following: 6
Japanese Tales of the Supernatural in English Translation
Drama In China/Japan:Eng Trans
Topics in Japanese Literature in English Translation
Global Godzilla & Hello Kitty: Japanese Popular Culture in Global Context
Survey of Japanese Cinema
Introduction to Translating Japanese Media 2
Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
Fourth Year Japanese
and Fourth Year Japanese 2
Introduction to Linguistics

Other courses, including one-time offerings, honors courses, etc., may count; contact the Japanese program advisor.


 If not used for language hours