Mar 03, 2024
TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS: 15-17
Plans of Study
The certificate is constructed for individuals who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any field as well as non-degree seeking students and desire to advance their Japanese learning. By developing individuals’ knowledge and understanding for the Japanese language and culture, this certificate will prepare them for working in Japan or for Japanese companies, working as a foreign service officer in the U.S. Department of State, or applying for the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) program, etc. in the future. The certificate is offered through the Department of World Languages
Students must complete the following two courses or their equivalents before applying to the certificate program.
Certificate Core (11 Credit Hours)
Certificate Electives (4-6 Credit Hours)
Students choose two (2) courses from the following list of electives:
A minimum 2.0 GPA is required.
A minimum grade of C (2.0) or higher must be attained in each course.
A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of South Florida. In case of study abroad programs, exceptions can be made.
Relevant courses not listed as requirements or electives and offered in other departments may be substituted with the approval of the coordinator.
Advising Information - College of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Advising Information
The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Advising Team provides students with support to create timely graduation plans that will integrate both their academic and professional goals. Each of our undergraduate programs has dedicated professional advisors with specialized knowledge and understanding of the major requirements, course offerings, undergraduate research, and career opportunities in their field. Additionally, we have dedicated pre-health and prelaw advisors to help students prepare for admission to professional graduate programs.
CAS Academic Advisor Contact information can be found here: CAS Advisors
To schedule an advising appointment: Advising Appointments