Modern Languages B.A. (Concentration in Japanese)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

See Modern Languages Suggested Chronology for four year suggested course rotation.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Area A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Required:0-6
JAPN   2001Intermediate Japanese I 3
JAPN   2002Intermediate Japanese II 3
Elective Courses12-18
Any lower-division course in any field in which knowledge of a foreign language will benefit the student is acceptable for Area F. Students should consult with their advisor on appropriate courses for Area F. Additional language courses are encouraged:
Elementary Arabic I
Elementary Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II
Elementary Chinese I
Elementary Chinese II
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
Elementary French I
Elementary French II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Selected Topics in Foreign Languages
Intermediate Foreign Language
Elementary German I
Elementary German II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Elementary Japanese I
Elementary Japanese II
Elementary Latin I
Elementary Latin II
Intermediate Latin I
Intermediate Latin II
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Major Requirements
24 additional upper-division credit hours in JAPN.24
Minor or Second Major Required
Select 15-30 credit hours of Minor or Second Major courses (credit hours will vary according to minor or second major)15-30
Free Electives
Select 6-21 credit hours of Electives as needed to complete 124 total credit hours (advisor approved)6-21
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in each course in Japanese.

  • Students must complete the Modern Languages Exit Exam.

  • Students must complete a minimum of 39 upper-division hours.

Honors in Japanese

To graduate with Honors in Modern Languages with a concentration in Japanese, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete an additional six credit hours in JAPN at the 4000-level (for a total of 30 hours of upper-division JAPN), three of which must be JAPN 4890 (Honors);
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Advisement

All Modern Languages majors, including students in the UHP, are advised by an advisor located in the Interdisciplinary Academic Building on the Statesboro Campus, (912 478-7740) and in the Student Success Center on the Armstrong Campus (912-344-2570).