Japanese Degree Requirements


A.A. Degree

By completing the degree requirements, the student will acquire proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding Japanese and will gain knowledge of Japanese culture. The student will be able to communicate in Japanese, write formal compositions, and read the texts of Japanese authors, all at the intermediate-mid level of competency. Competencies will be assessed throughout the language sequence with written and oral exams. This major provides career opportunities where knowledge of Japanese is useful and prepares students for continued advanced learning of Japanese.

The student who has completed two or more years of Japanese in high school will have the opportunity to enroll with advanced standing.

El Camino College Major Requirements

Complete the Following:
Japanese  4;
and 4-11 units from: Japanese 1, 2, 3, 21, 22;

And one course from the following:
Anthropology 2
Art 205B
English 35, 36
History 175, 176
Japanese 25
Philosophy 107
Political Science 2, 10

Total Units: 18

Other Requirements: 
At least 50% of the courses required for the Japanese major must be completed at El Camino College. Japanese 4 must be completed at El Camino College.

Preparation for the Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.