Ms. Nagisa Shimizu
- Dr. Kaori Furuya
- Ms. Yayoi Takeuchi
- Ms. Angela Harris
- Ms. Nagisa Shimizu
- Ms. Mariko Kline
- Dr. Ryan Redmond
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 courses from the the following list: (The Topics courses may be repeated. A grade of C or higher is required.)
- • JAPN 4020
• JAPN 4030
• JAPN 3042
• JAPN 3046
• JAPN 3048
• JAPN 3068
• JAPN 4080
Topics courses (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.
Marketable skills for this degree include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas that are valued by employers and are primary or complementary to the major. The marketable skills goal was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. UNT's marketable skills were faculty-developed and approved by employers or discipline-specific agencies, e.g., internship providers, chamber of commerce, workforce development boards, and other workforce-related entities. For information on these marketable skills: https://vpaa.unt.edu/thecb/class.
Japanese National Honor Society
Students earning top grades in Japanese are eligible to apply for the Honor Society. Certificates of Excellence and red-and-white cords to wear at graduation will be given to students who are granted membership in the society. For more information contact faculty advisor Yayoi Takeuchi.
Japanese Program Events: Fall 2021
Syllabi & Courses
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.
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 and Ms. Angela Harris.
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.