Department of World Languages and Cultures

Japanese Program Homepage

Welcome to the Japanese Section of the Department of World Languages and Cultures!

There are many new Japanese courses now available at The University of Toledo that have been established to facilitate the minor program and to further expand the department as interest and demand for such studies steadily increases.

  • To fulfill the University of Toledo's foreign language core requirements in Japanese the following courses are required: 1110, 1120, 2140, and 2150.
  • To complete the Japanese Minor Program, a student must accumulate at least 22 Japanese course credit hours above the 2000-level. 

Meet the Professors and Instructors:

Dr. Kasumi Yamazaki - Associate Professor/Director of Japanese Program

Dr. Taichi Yamashita - Visiting Assistant Professor

Kristi Pawlak Part-time instructor
Ryo KitamuraPart-time instructor

Mariko JohnstonPart-time instructor
Mie KinaPart-time instructor

For more information about the Japanese program contact Dr. Kasumi Yamazaki, FH 2400J, 419.530.2583

Last Updated: 8/19/21