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The Japanese minor in the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations can be selected by students who wish to gain a basic understanding of the Japanese language and its literary tradition. A minimum of 18 hours must be taken. A minimum of 13 hours must be upper-division courses, including JPNS 3110 - 3120. All course work applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C or better (no pass/fail work may be applied). For more information, see the ALC Undergraduate Advisor.
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Recent ALC Graduate
Passes Highest Level of
Proficiency Test (JLPT)
CU Boulder Alumna passes the N1 Level of JLPT conducted in December 2014.
JLPT is the largest standard test that measures and certifies the Japanese-language proficiency of non-native Japanese speakers. Read more about this achievement here.
ALC Students Win
To Study Hindi in Jaipur
Two of ALC's Hindi-Urdu students has been selected by the The Critical Language Scholarship Program to study Hindi in Jaipur this summer. This is an extremely competitive national scholarship; read more about this here.
Prof. Matthias L. Richter,
whose recent book
The Embodied Text: Establishing Textual identity in Early Chinese Manuscripts
has received honorable mention for the 2015 Levenson Book Prize from the
Association for Asian Studies.
Details of this honor can be found here.
Dr. Michiko Kaneyasu,
recipient of the Association For Asian Studies' Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching for 2014
Dr. Laurel Rodd,
awarded the Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation for 2014 in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the promotion of mutual understanding and goodwill between the people of Japan and the United States.
More about this well-deserved recognition can be found here.