Aug 12, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021

Japanese Major



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Required Units


Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 10

Required Intensive units, if any: 0

Total units required: 10

Other


  • Number of units required is nine if the student starts language study from CHIN 205 /JAPA 205  
  • Number of units required is eight if the student starts language study from CHIN 305 /JAPA 305  or above
  • Students wishing to be considered for departmental honors must complete 1.0 units of senior project or thesis

Honors’ Requirements


Students who wish to be considered for departmental honors must complete a thesis or project of sufficient quality. A thesis is normally written in both semesters of the senior year. A senior project may be done either as a one-unit course in one semester, or a half-unit course in each of two semesters.

Chinese and Japanese Certification Programs


The Chinese and Japanese Department jointly with the Department of Education offers programs leading to the New York State Initial Adolescent Education Certificate (grades 7-12) in both Chinese and Japanese. Students who choose to obtain the credential must be major in Chinese or Japanese, and complete 9.5 units in education. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be eligible to teach in any secondary school in New York, as well as many other states that have signed reciprocity agreements with the State of New York.

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