The 42-credit hour Japanese major combines language courses with courses in Japanese culture to ensure you get a full experience in the program. You can also enhance your program and fulfill major requirements by studying abroad through the Japan Center for Michigan Universities.
Japanese honors requirements
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, and at least 6 designated honors courses (18 hours minimum) overall, including at least two honors courses outside the major. A minimum 3.5 grade point average for honors courses.
- At least two honors courses (of the 6) taken in the Hubers Asian Studies Program, at least one of the two at 300-level, earning at least a 3.5 average for them.
- Completion of a 'substantial' honors paper by enrolling in a departmental (i.e. a department other than Asian Studies) honors thesis course or by independent study in the last semester of enrollment (typically three hours of credit) and writing an honors thesis of 35-50 pages. The thesis must be read and approved by the honors supervisor and two other faculty members and defended in a meeting with them.
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