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Japanese Studies Minor

Phone: 843.953.7821

Yoshiki Chikuma, Director

The Japanese studies minor is a structured course of study designed to acquaint students with Japanese language, civilization, and culture.


Credit Hours: 18

The two core courses (6 credit hours):

JPNS 313

Japanese Conversation and Composition I

JPNS 314

Japanese Conversation and Composition II

Electives (12 credit hours):

ARTH 103

History of Asian Art

ARTH 243

History of the Art of Japan

HIST 286

History of Japan to 1800

HIST 287

History of Modern Japan

JPNS 343

Advanced Japanese Conversation and Composition

JPNS 390

Special Topics

LTJP 250

Japanese Literature in (English) Translation

LTJP 350

Japanese Literature in (English) Translation

LTJP 390

ST: Japanese Literature in (English) Translation

POLI 343

Politics of East Asia

RELS 248

Religious Traditions of China and Japan

Certain approved special topics courses from other departments may also count toward the minor provided at least 1/3 of the content focuses on Japan. These courses will vary on a semester by semester basis. In addition, approved independent study and tutorial courses may also count toward the minor. See Program Director.