The Program offers 17 courses that fulfill the International component of the Perspectives on Diversity Requirement, JPNS 172, 226, 228, 236, 238, 342, 343, 344, 357, 362, 364, 366, 374, 376, 380, 472 and 473; one course that fulfills the Domestic component of the Perspectives on Diversity Requirement, 372; and three Writing Intensive courses, JPNS 228, 238 and 372. The Program also offers Earlham Seminars.
Students seeking to major in Japanese Studies should take JPNS 236 before participating in an off-campus program in Japan. Because of the off-campus study requirement, students should work closely with their advisers to shape a four-year course of study that will make it possible for them to satisfy all requirements for the College and the Program. Students pursuing a major in Japanese Studies should choose either Focus One or Focus Two.
Students must complete:
In addition to the Japanese Studies courses listed in the catalog, students may:
In addition to courses listed in the catalog, students may apply certain courses taken off campus with the approval of the program convener. JAPN 352 may not be applied toward meeting requirements of the Japanese Studies Major.
Students pursuing a minor in Japanese Studies must complete:
Students completing a major in Japanese Studies are required to participate in one of the off-campus study programs in Japan offered by Earlham or in another program approved by the Japanese Studies faculty for a full year or one semester.
Students completing a minor in Japanese Studies are required to complete an off-campus program for either a full year, one semester or a May Term.