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Linguistics and Japanese Requirements

Prerequisites (24 credits)

Japan 126: Intensive Elementary Japanese I (Fall) 6 credits

Japan 246: Intensive Elementary Japanese II (Spring) 6 credits

Japan 326: Intensive Intermediate Japanese I (Fall) 6 credits

Japan 327: Intensive Intermediate Japanese II (Spring) 6 credits


Linguistics Component

A. Required Courses (19-20 credits)

Ling 201: Introduction to Linguistic Theory 3 credits

Ling 401: Introduction to Syntax 3 credits

Ling 402: Speech Sounds and Structure 3 credits

B. Select 3 courses from among the following: (9 credits)

Ling 404: Field Methods 3 credits

Ling 410: Introduction to Semantics 3 credits

Ling 411: Introduction to Language Acquisition 3 credits

Ling 414: Introductory Phonetics for Linguists 4 credits

Ling 503: Intermediate Syntax 3 credits

Ling 505: Introduction to Historical Linguistics 3 credits

Ling 510: Introduction to Semantics 3 credits


Japanese Component

A. Select 3 courses from among the following: (9 credits)

Japan 375: Introduction to Japanese Linguistics 3 credits

Japan 556: Introduction to Classical Japanese I 3 credits

Japan 557: Introduction to classical Japanese II 3 credits

Japan 580: Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language 3 credits

B. Select 2 courses from among the following: (6 credits)

Japan 497A: Readings in Modern Japanese I 3 credits

Japan 497B: Contemporary Japanese I 3 credits

Japan 497C: Readings in Modern Japanese II 3 credits

Japan 497D: Contemporary Japanese II 3 credits

Japan 498T: Tutorial and Practicum varied credits

Japan 536: Advanced Modern Japanese I 3 credits

Japan 537: Advanced Modern Japanese II 3 credits

C. Select 1 course from among the following: (3-4 credits)

Japan 135: Japanese Arts and Culture 4 credits

Japan 143: Literature: Classical and Medieval 4 credits

Japan 144: Literature: Modern 4 credits

Japan 560: Seminar in Japanese Literature 3 credits


Junior Year Writing requirement:

All majors must complete the Junior Year Writing and Integrative Experience requirement in either department. The departmental website lists courses that satisfy the requirement. The course need not be taken in the junior year.


Common requirements for all majors:

Students must have a minimum GPA in the major of 2.0 in order to satisfy the requirements in Linguistics and Japanese Major.


For more information, contact Professor Yuki Yoshimura.