The minor in Japanese Studies may be of particular interest to students in business, social sciences, and other languages and interdisciplinary subjects. It includes both language and literature and other Japanese area studies courses.
The Minor in Japanese Studies consists of fifteen (15) credit hours in Japanese Studies or related courses approved by the program coordinator, excluding courses at the 100 level. To earn a minor in East Asian Studies, you must have:
“In Japanese language class, we also learned about Japanese culture. Japanese class easily became my favorite subject. I currently work for Nippon Express (Indianapolis office), a global Japanese logistics company. On a daily basis at work, I communicate with our customers (many of them Japanese companies), create quotations and also arrange international shipments. From my experience working at Nippon Express, I have learned there are a lot of Japanese companies in Indiana. Therefore, I think a Japanese major can be a good choice for someone who would like to either live and work in Japan or stay in the United States to work for a Japanese company.”
— Kimberly Walsh, ’14, B.A. in Individualized Major in Japanese Studies
To declare the minor in Japanese Studies, complete the online declaration.
Contact Keiko Kuriyama, Director of Japanese Studies.