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 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

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Lehigh University Modern Languages in Literature - Photo taken in Japan