Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages AA, Japanese Option

Program Description

Majoring in foreign language is a likely choice for the students who are curious about learning and understanding a new culture as well as their own, studying and working abroad, increasing native language ability, and sharpening cognitive and life skills. The program will prepare students to develop a solid competence in, and sensitivity to, Japanese language and culture.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate a Novice High to Intermediate Low of proficiency in Japanese in speaking, listening, reading and writing as defined in ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency Guidelines.


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Student Organizations

Enjoy the benefits of networking with other Japanese majors by joining the Japanese Culture and Language Association (JCLA) at Metro campus or the Japanese Club at Southeast campus. For more information, speak to any Japanese faculty or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the World Languages, Japanese Option Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 37

Humanities 6 hours

See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.

Mathematics 3 hours

See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.

Science 7 hours

See the General Education Requirements  for the course list. One course must be a laboratory science (L).

General Education Recommended Electives 3 hours

General Education Required Electives 3 hours

Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 23

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.