Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog

Japanese - Minor

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Minimum Departmental Requirements

Total Credits:


Japanese Minor


Grade Point Average to Declare Minor

2.5 Overall GPA

Grade Point Average to Graduate with Minor and 2.5 GPA within Minor Classes

2.0 Overall GPA

USU Credit Requirement: At least half (50 percent) of the credits earned for this minor must be earned at USU.



Courses for Minors require a minimum grade of C- or better.

Japanese Minor (12 credits) (2.5 GPA)

A. Required Course (8 credits)

B. Elective Courses (4 credits)

Students must complete a minimum of four credit hours from the following courses:


Gateway to Advanced Japanese, JAPN 3000  (4 credits), is a required transition course for students who are not quite ready to take JAPN 3010 . If the student needs to take JAPN 3000 , it will not count towards the Japanese Minor. Instructors for the third-year courses can give students a waiver of this course based on a valuational interview.

JAPN 3050  and JAPN 4920  are repeatable for credit, and may be taken a maximum of three times.

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