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AA: Specialized Curriculum Area

Foreign Language Area Studies - Japanese

Foreign Language Area Studies - Japanese
Associate of Arts
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Within the overall outcomes of the AA degree in General Studies, the specialized curriculum in foreign language area studies will help you develop intermediate foreign language skills and related cultural knowledge in a variety of personal and professional settings.

Courses in the Foreign Language Area Studies Curriculum (25 Credits)

Language core courses (12 Credits)‚ Sequential courses in a single language, usually numbered 111‚ 112 and 114‚ 115 (or 211‚ 212)

Japanese Courses (12 Credits)

  • (3 Credits, JAPN 111)
  • (3 Credits, JAPN 112)
  • (3 Credits, JAPN 114)
  • (3 Credits, JAPN 115)

Related Area Studies Courses (12 Credits)

Choose from any courses in the culture, history, language, literature, or government and politics of the area (see specific courses for each language area)

Elective (1 Credit)

General Education Courses (35 Credits)

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult an advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Course

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)
  • ((course.ifsm201 or (3 Credits, CMST 301)

Communications Courses

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or other writing course
  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)
  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course

  • (3 Credits, MATH 105) or (3 Credits, MATH 103) (available overseas only); or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses

  • (3 Credits, HIST 125) or other arts and humanities course
  • (3 Credits, HUMN 100) or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses

  • (3 Credits, ECON 103) or other behavioral and social science course
  • (3 Credits, BEHS 103) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses

  • One of the following pairs of lecture and laboratory courses in the same session:
    • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and (1 Credit, BIOL 102)
    • (3 Credits, NSCI 100) and (1 Credit, NSCI 101)
    • Other paired science lecture and laboratory courses taken in the same session
  • (3 Credits, GEOL 100) or other science lecture course

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