Japanese Language and Literature, B.A.
The curriculum for Japanese Language and Literature enables students to understand the extensive and rich literary, historical, social, and aesthetic achievements of Japan by studying its language, literature, film, religion, and other cultural accomplishments in depth.
All students must meet the University Requirements.
All students must meet the School Requirements.
All students are subject to the Language Other Than English Placement and Progression policies.
Departmental Requirements for the Major in Japanese Language and Literature
|JAPANSE 3C||Advanced Japanese 1|
|EAS 15J||Introductory Topics in Japanese Literature|
|EAS 190||Junior-Senior Colloquium|
|C. Select one of the following:|
Two upper-division courses dealing with premodern Japanese literature or culture or
|Classical Japanese |
and Classical Japanese
|D. Select one of the following: 2|
|Fourth Year Japanese|
|Fourth Year Japanese|
|E. Select one upper-division course dealing with modern Japanese literature and culture|
|F. Select one upper-division course dealing with the literature or culture of another East Asian country|
|G. Select five additional courses in Japanese literature, culture, history, art history, linguistics, film and media, religion, philosophy, gender studies, or comparative literature, of which two may be lower-division courses offered by the East Asian Studies Department. 3|
If a student is exempted from 3C, an upper-division course on a Japanese topic offered by the Department is required. JAPANSE 100A may be selected to fulfill this requirement only if the student has not selected JAPANSE 100A-JAPANSE 100B to satisfy requirement C.
If a student is exempted from 101, an upper-division course on a Japanese topic offered by the Department is required. JAPANSE 100A may be selected to fulfill this requirement only if the student has not selected JAPANSE 100A-JAPANSE 100B to satisfy requirement C.
For a list of approved courses, please consult
Residence Requirement for the Major: At least five upper-division courses required for the major must be completed successfully at UCI. Students are encouraged, however, to complete up to a year of their language study in approved programs of study abroad.