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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
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Graduate Certificate in Japanese Language Teaching (JLT)

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Revised Program, effective Fall 2016

The Graduate Certificate program in Japanese Language Teaching is designed to assist applicants in attaining the equivalent of an advanced level of proficiency in the Japanese language, as well as a broad knowledge of the geography and cultures of the regions where the Japanese language is spoken, and to improve overall teaching effectiveness.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Applicants in this graduate certificate program must demonstrate at least intermediate high level of Japanese proficiency using the ACTFL’s Oral Proficiency Interview or Level 3 of the Japanese Proficiency Test developed by the Japan Foundation, or equivalent.
  2. Conditional admission may be granted to candidates evidencing deficiencies in Japanese proficiency. Such candidates must successfully complete deficiency courses including, but not limited to, JPNE 343 - Japanese Composition JPNE 344 - Japanese Conversation  and JPNE 444 - Advanced Japanese Conversation .
  3. Submit a copy of Japanese Teaching Certification or Departmental permission.
  4. Submit a statement of reasons for pursuing this certificate
  5. Meet the requirements for admission to the Graduate School

Department Information:

World Languages - College of Arts & Sciences

Rosemary Weston-Gil, Ph.D.
Department Head

219 Alexander
(734) 487-0130

Department Website

Advisor Information:

Hitomi Oketani, Ph.D.

219 Alexander
(734) 487-0130

Degree Requirements: 14 hours

This certificate requires 14 hours of course work to be distributed as follows

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