Academics: Majors and Programs

Japan Studies Goals and Objectives

Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Japan Studies Minor, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge essential for understanding Japanese society and its civilization from an inter/multi-disciplinary approach
  2. Identify and critically evaluate concepts specific to Japanese society
  3. Identify and use diverse methods for research on Japanese society
  4. Identify and understand distinctive characters of Japanese society and its relationship to rest of the world
  5. Demonstrate a general knowledge of the Japanese language and competence in cross-cultural communication
  6. Demonstrate preparation for pursuing graduate study
  7. Identify career options in Japan-related fields