Academic Catalog 2021-2022


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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Modern Languages


The offerings in Japanese include elementary Japanese language and conversation courses. These courses are ideal choices for students minoring in Asian-Pacific Studies, as well as for those students interested in learning a non-European language.

Academic Advising

The Department of Modern Languages is eager to provide all its students with the advisement they will need to continue their studies in a foreign language. An advisor can be particularly helpful in choosing the Japanese course best suited to the background and needs of each student.

Students are urged to see an advisor upon admission, upon completion of 60 semester units, and during the first semester of their senior year.

Academic advisors may refer their students to other student services when appropriate.