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    Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Japanese, BA

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Programs offered by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures provide insight into world cultures and languages. You can perfect your Japanese as well as earn a certificate of achievement in Japanese through immersive study at UNT and abroad.

Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Japanese.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences degree requirements .

Major requirements

Courses, 21 hours

Students take an additional 21 semester hours of advanced work, including 9 hours in 4000-level courses.

Suggested minors for BA with a major in Japanese

Students who wish to earn a minor are encouraged to choose a second foreign language, English, history, business, hospitality management, economics or computer science.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Other requirements

  • Students majoring in Japanese should consider taking history and geography courses that deal specifically with their language study.
  • Minimum grade of C is required for a course to count toward the major.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in Japanese course work is required for graduation.

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