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Modern Language - Japanese Minor

Yukiko Maru Leary, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-4558, yxmgsl@rit.edu

This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. This minor is closed to fluent native speakers of Japanese.

Course
Electives
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLJP-201    Beginning Japanese I
   MLJP-202    Beginning Japanese II
   MLJP-301    Intermediate Japanese I
   MLJP-302    Intermediate Japanese II
   MLJP-401    Advanced Japanese I
   MLJP-402    Advanced Japanese II
   MLJP-403    Professional Japanese
   MLJP-405    Advanced Speaking in Japanese
Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the Japanese minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments dealing with aspects of Japanese culture, society, history, and art may also be approved by the faculty adviser.
   MLJP-404    Japanese Culture in Print
   MLJP-351    Language in Japanese Society
   MLJP-451    Structure of the Japanese Language
   HIST-450    Modern Japan in History, Fiction, and Film
   HIST-252    The United States and Japan
   HIST-265    History of Modern Japan
   HIST-266    History of Pre-modern Japan
   HIST-465    The Samurai in Word and Image
   POLS-350    Politics in East Asia
   ANTH-255    Regional Archaeology*
   PHIL-311    East Asian Philosophy
   FNRT-200    Anime

* Course may be used when topic focuses on East Asia.




Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

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Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.

Prerequisite:
0525-480 Beginning Japanese I

Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-481 Beginning Japanese II
0525-482 Beginning Japanese III
0525-483 Intermediate Japanese I
0525-484 Intermediate Japanese II
0525-485 Intermediate Japanese III
0525-486 Advanced Japanese I
0525-487 Advanced Japanese II
0525-488 Advanced Japanese III