Students may be exempt from lower division courses. Students may challenge elementary and intermediate courses by exam. Students who test out of the lower division courses will be required to take a fourth upper division course to meet the 15 unit minimum for the minor.
NOTE: Minor students should take all courses for a letter grade.
Lower Division Core
The lower-division core consists of 0-16 units. Students who are NOT exempt to demonstrate Intermeditate-level proficiency must take three (3) of the following courses for 12 units:
All Japanese Language and Culture minor students who complete the lower and upper core requirements must choose at least one (1) elective course with MLL prefix for 3 units form below. Students who test out of some or all of the lower-division courses are required to take an additional 9 units of electives with MLL prefix from the list below to reach the minimum 15 units for the minor: