Michigan State University

JAPANESE PROGRAM
JAPANESE TEACHING MAJOR

REQUIREMENTS

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I. Courses (minimum 31 credits )

ALL of the following (28 credits):

    JPN 202 Second-year Japanese II (5 cr)
    JPN 301 Third-year Japanese I (4 cr)
    JPN 302 Third-year Japanese II (4 cr)
    JPN 369 Introduction to Japanese Literature and Culture (3 credits)
    JPN 401 Fourth-year Japanese I (3 cr)
    JPN 402 Fourth-year Japanese II (3 cr)
    JPN 469 Seminar in Japanese Literature and Culture (W) (3 cr)
    LLT 307 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (3 cr)

ONE of the following (3 credits):
JPN 350 Studies in Japanese Language (3 cr)
JPN 431 Advanced Spoken Japanese (3 cr)
JPN 441 Japanese Short Stories (3 cr)
JPN 451 Advanced Japanese for Japanese Language Proficiency Test Preparation (3 cr)
JPN 471 Classical Japanese I (3 cr)
JPN 472 Classical Japanese II (3 cr)

II. Capstone experience

This requirement may be satisfied by completing JPN 493 or JPN 499, or completing special assignments in any of the following JPN courses: JPN 401, 402, 431, 441, 451, 469, 471, 472.

III.
Two sets of cognates

1. One set of courses (12 credits)

Courses  within or outside the College of Arts and Letters on  an East Asian theme,  including at least 6 credits in history, arts, and/or humanities.

2. One set of courses (12 credits)

Courses  within or outside the College of Arts and Letters on one theme.



Primary Major      Additional Major       Minor
Teaching Major        Teaching Minor
MSU Japanese Program JPN Major and Minor JPN & Related Courses TOP

Last modified: 03/15/11