Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
JAPN 101 First Semester Japanese 4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16
Second Semester
JAPN 102 Second Semester Japanese 4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 2
 Units15-16
Third Semester
JAPN 103 Third Semester Japanese 4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
JAPN 250 Individualized Study of Kanji: Level I and Level II 6 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 5
 Units14
Fifth Semester
JAPN 250 Individualized Study of Kanji: Level I and Level II 5 3
JAPN 301 Japanese Conversation 3
JAPN 302 Japanese Reading and Grammar 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
University GWAR Course 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
MLL 325 Linguistics for Foreign Languages 3
JAPN 305
Advanced Conversation and Composition I
or Advanced Conversation and Composition II
3
JAPN 309 Advanced Readings in Japanese 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
JAPN 510 Modern Japanese Literature 3
Upper Division Electives (6 units) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
JAPN 401 Topics in Japanese Culture 3
Upper Division Electives (6 units) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 8
 Units14
 Total Units120-122