Interesting Facts

  • More than 70 percent of Japan consists of mountains, including more than 200 volcanoes.
  • Japan has the world’s third-largest economy by gross domestic product.
  • In large Japanese cities, people are paid to cram subway passengers into crowded cars during peak travel hours.
  • Japanese people slurp their noodles loudly to indicate that they are delicious.

The Core Curriculum

In order to be eligible for a bachelor's degree at a Texas public college or university, you must first complete a Core Curriculum of courses.

When completed at Dallas College, the Core Curriculum is guaranteed to transfer as a block to any public university in the state of Texas.

You may apply two Japanese courses toward your Core Curriculum requirements:

  • JAPN 1411 or 1412 can be taken to complete the "Tier 1: Speaking and Listening" requirement.
  • JAPN 2311 or 2312 can be taken to complete the "Tier 2: Humanity, Creativity and the Aesthetic Experience" requirement.

Actual course offerings vary from semester to semester, so check eConnect or the online course schedules for current course availability.