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Japanese Master's Degree Requirements

Program | Faculty | Master's | Courses

Students are required to complete at least thirty semester hours of course work and six credits of Master’s Thesis. Up to six credits of appropriate course work at the graduate level from other institutions may be accepted with the approval of the graduate committee.

Course work is to be distributed as follows:

A. Required Courses
1. 556 Classical Japanese I
2. 570 Research in Japanese Source Materials
3. 592 Pro-seminar in Japanese
4. 592 Pro-seminar in Japanese
5. 691 Graduate Seminar in Japanese

B. Electives (12 credits)
To be selected from the advanced level courses (numbered 500 and above) existing in the department. Certain courses from other departments may also be accepted with the approval of the graduate committee.

C. Thesis (6 credits) and Examination
Before starting the thesis the student must pass a general examination, on the thesis topic. The examination will be administered by a committee appointed by the graduate adviser.