Minor in Japanese

Japanese Minor — 24 units

  • Upper-division courses in Japanese are generally conducted in Japanese, and students are expected to use Japanese in their speaking, reading, and writing.
  • A minimum of 6 upper-division units are required to complete the minor.
  • All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
  • At least 12 units in the minor must be taken at SF State.
  • If course waivers are given for AP credit, advanced proficiency in the Japanese language, challenge by examination, or transfer credit from other institutions, additional upper-division JAPN courses may be needed to meet the 12 unit residence requirement.

Required Courses

JAPN 101First Semester Japanese4
JAPN 102Second Semester Japanese4
JAPN 103Third Semester Japanese4
JAPN 250Intensive Study of Kanji: Level I (Level 1)3
JAPN 301Japanese Conversation3
JAPN 302Japanese Reading and Grammar3
Any upper-division JAPN course (except JAPN 510)3