The goal of the Japanese program is to equip students, both majors and non-majors, with functional proficiency in the language as well as cultural literacy and knowledge about Japan. The program employs proficiency-oriented approaches to teaching Japanese and emphasizes cultural and communicative competence in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

What can I do with Japanese?

Graduates in Japanese pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of Japanese language and culture.

Alumni work at:

Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program

Nagase America Corporation

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services

NNR Global Logistics

Amity Japan

Government of Japan

Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Alumni work as:

Civil Rights Managers

Content Developers

Nonprofit Program Coordinators

Speech Language Pathologists

Legal Assistants

Technical Writers

Operations Directors