Lehigh University Modern Languages in Literature - Japanese writing

The Japanese section offers major in Japanese studies and minor in Japanes language. Questions about the major/minor should be directed to Professor Kiri Lee.

Requirements for the Major in Japanese

Click here for the CAS Major Declaration Form (both forms for major must be completed)

Click here for Japanese Minor Declaration Form

The major in Japanese studies requires 35 credits: a minimum 23 credits from Japanese language courses beyond Japanese 2, 3 credits from Study Abroad, and 9 credits from courses on Japan taught in English (electives). 3 credits of 23 credits in Japanese language must be for a major paper (JPNS 290). If a student is financially or academically unable to fulfill study abroad requirement, other options could be negotiated with an advisor’s approval.  


The minor in Japanese requires a minimum of 16 credit from any combination of Japanese lanuguage courses.


Please visit the online Course Catalog for Japanese course listings:

Japanese Course Listings    

MLL Course Listings

Catalog Home Page


Lehigh University Modern Languages in Literature - Photo taken in Japan