B.A., Japanese Studies

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Program Requirements (all courses in this category are taught in Japanese)
JPN F301Advanced Japanese 13
JPN F302Advanced Japanese 13
JPN F431Studies in Japanese Culture 13
JPN F432Studies in Japanese Language 13
JPN F475Seminar on Contemporary Japan 23
Electives
Japanese Studies Electives
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Classical Japanese Literature
Women's Voices in Japanese Literature
Japanese Cultural Traditions and Arts
20th-Century Japanese Prose Fiction
Selected Topics in Japanese
Japan-Related Electives
Select 12 credits from the following as approved by an advisor: 3,412
Beginning Kanji
Intermediate Kanji
Advanced Kanji
Classical Japanese Literature
Women's Voices in Japanese Literature
Japanese Cultural Traditions and Arts
20th-Century Japanese Prose Fiction
Selected Topics in Japanese
East Asian Civilization
East Asian Civilization
Modern Japan
Foundations of Japanese History
Women and Gender in East Asian History
Geography of Asia
International Politics
East Asian Governments and Politics
Completion of semester exchange in Japan or written departmental approval. 1
Total Credits33
1

After completion of language training through the 200 level, students may study in Japan as long as they complete a minimum of 15 credits of Japanese language study at the upper-division level to fulfill the Japanese studies core requirements. JPN F475 must be taken in residence at UAF.

2

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

3

Instructor-approved Japan-related courses taken during time abroad may count toward this requirement.

4

Courses taken to satisfy Japanese studies electives requirement may not be retaken or otherwise counted to satisfy Japan-related electives requirement.

Note: Students planning a double major for a single B.A. may double count a maximum of 9 credits from the major requirements toward a second major. Students earning two degrees are not subject to double-counting restrictions.