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Ohio University Majors

Japanese Minor

Program Overview

A Japanese minor requires a minimum of 15 hours of language (JPN) courses beyond 2120 with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course. There are no specific course requirements, but prerequisites must be observed. Consult with the Department of Linguistics to develop a minor.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The purpose of the Japanese minor is to equip students with basic language skills to pursue interests related to their major or in new and/or different directions. Some students will continue their formal education in graduate school, while others will enter the workforce right away. Some students will begin internships that require a basic knowledge of Japanese.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details



College of Arts and Sciences 
Linguistics Department 
Gordy Hall 383
Phone: 740.593.4564
Fax: 740.593.2967

Administrative Contact

Michelle O'Malley, contact person

Request Info

Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.


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