Japanese Studies

(New) Japanese Studies Graduate Certificate Program

Program Description

The objective of the Japanese Studies Graduate Certificate is to provide interdisciplinary graduate instruction in the culture and society of Japan within the context East Asian area studies. This program is available to students who are enrolled in the Asian Studies M.A., as well as students in other programs who wish to develop a specialized focus on Japan.

Certificate Requirements (15 credits):

Core Courses: (9 credits)

Must choose three of the following:

ASN 5050 Methods in Asian Studies
ASN 5130 Zen and the Arts
ASN 5315 Survey of Modern Asia
ASH 5446 Pre-modern Japan
ASN 6930 Asian Studies Seminar
FOW 5934 Special Topics in Language/Literature: Reading/Translating JPN LIT
SYD 5656 Global Japan

Electives: (6 credits)
ARH 5550C Art of China and Japan
ASH 5905 Readings in Asian History
ASH 5930 Topics in Asian History
ASN 5120 Religion and Society in Japan
ASN 5131 Zen and the Arts II
ASN 5211 Asian Cultures and Influences
ASN 5306 Applying Asian Cultural Values in Business
ASN 5815 Studies of Classical East Asian Texts
ASN 5910 Independent Research in Asian Studies
ASN 5932 Special Topics in Asian Studies: Politics of Japan
ASN 6930 Seminar in Asian Studies
INR 5543 International Political Economy of East Asia
INR 5544 The New Asian Century
REL 5352 Religions of East Asia
REL 6395 Seminar in Asian Religions
SYD 6655 Seminar on Social Change in Asia

Other courses can be approved by permission of the Program Director and Coordinating Committee

For a list of available courses, see the Complete List of Courses.