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Additional Major – Japanese for the Professions

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Additional Major – Japanese for the Professions

Students who are admitted in a major may seek an additional major in Japanese for the Professions. This additional major does not lead to a degree. The additional major requires 37 credits, as follows: 1) Language Foundation (16 credits) -- JAPANESE 101, 102, 203, and 204; 2) Intermediate Language (9 credits) -- JAPANESE 306, 307, and 308; 3) Language for Specific Purposes (3 credits) -- JAPANESE 361; 4) Lower-level Culture/Literature course taught in English (3 credits) -- one from JAPANESE 111, 120, 123, and 131; 5) Upper-level Culture/Literature courses taught in English (6 credits) -- two from CHINESE 311, JAPANESE 320, JAPANESE 322, and ASIA 330; and 6) two Writing in the Major courses (see school). No course in which a C- or lower grade is earned will be counted toward the additional major. No course taken pass/fail may be included for credit toward the major. No course may be repeated for credit toward the major unless thus designated in the catalog. No course may count for both the major and the minor. The STAMP 4S (Standards-based Measurement of Proficiency) web-based assessment of foreign language proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening and will be taken during the semester in which the student is completing the final course for the major taught in the target language.

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