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Japanese Studies Minor


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With Japanese studies, students will be able to use the language both within and beyond the school setting. As the third largest economy in the world after the US and the European Union, Japan offers many opportunities to those knowledgeable in the Japanese language and culture.

Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Department of World Languages and Cultures web page at http://www.unlv.edu/wlc for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Japanese Studies | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (unlv.edu)

 

 

Advising


Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Wilson Advising Center https://www.unlv.edu/liberalarts/wac.

 

 

Accreditation


Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

 

 

Learning Outcomes

Communication

  • Students will be able to engage in conversation, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
  • Students will be able to understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
  • Students will be able to present information, concepts and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

Cultures

  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products (artifacts) and perspectives of the cultures studied.

Connections

  • Students will be able to reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.
  • Students will be able to acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures.

Comparisons

  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.

Communities

  • Students will be able to use the language both within and beyond the school setting.
  • Students will be able to show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

Total Credits: 18


Courses Include:


 
   
 
  

and six additional credits of upper-division (300–400 level) course work in JPN.

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