Japanese | World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Japanese

Coordinator

Ms. Yayoi Takeuchi

Yayoi.Takeuchi@unt.edu

Faculty

Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Kaori Furuya

Lecturers

  • Ms. Yayoi Takeuchi

Adjunct

  • Ms. Mariko Kline

Please see the Faculty section of our website for contact information and additional information about faculty.

Major in Japanese

A major in Japanese consists of the six foundational courses (1010, 1020, 2040, 2050, 3020 and 3030) plus seven mandatory courses including the following: (The Topics courses may be repeated. A grade of C or higher is required.)

Required courses (2):

  • JAPN 4020
  • JAPN 4030

Topics courses (5; may be repeated):

  • JAPN 3040
  • JAPN 3060
  • JAPN 4040

Minor in Japanese

A minor in Japanese consists of a minimum of 21 semester hours in Japanese, including JAPN 3020 and JAPN 3030. Demonstration of proficiency may be substituted for credit in courses equivalent to LANG 1010-LANG 2050. A minimum grade of C is required for a course to count toward the minor.

Syllabi & Courses

For full listing of courses with descriptions and prerequisites, please visit UNT's Catalog home page. You can also find syllabi listed on faculty profiles at https://faculty.unt.edu/.

Transfer Credit and Placement Test

Students may earn credits in Japanese through a placement test or by transferring credits from another institution. For more details, please look for testing information under the Resources section of this website or call the department office.

Study Abroad

Second year Japanese, JAPN 2040 and 2050, is offered in May and June in a unique study-abroad format. The group starts out on campus with intensive study for 3½ weeks, then travels together to Japan for another 3½ weeks of study and first-hand cultural experience. This program is directed by Ms. Yayoi Takeuchi.

For study-abroad opportunities, please look under the Resources section of our website for the Study Abroad page, contact our main office, or contact the Study Abroad Office at https://studyabroad.unt.edu/ or by calling (940) 565-2207.

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