(18 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages, 172 Irvin Hall (513-529-2526).

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

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.

Program Requirements

Select courses from the following:

ATH 309/ENG 303/GER 309/SPN 303 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

JPN 201, 202 Second Year Japanese (3, 3)

JPN 231 Japanese Tales of the Supernatural in English Translation (3)

JPN 255 Drama in China and Japan in English Translation (3)

JPN 260 Topics in Japanese Literature in English Translation (3)

JPN 266 Survey of Japanese Cinema (3)

JPN 279 Buddhism and Culture: China and Japan (3)

JPN 381 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (3)

JPN 301, 302 Third Year Japanese (3, 3)

JPN 401, 402 Japanese Culture and Society in Contemporary Texts (3, 3)

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

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