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Japanese Studies Program 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. and identify career options in Japan-relatedfields.