Study Japanese at Calvin

Study Japanese within the context of a broad liberal arts education presented from a Christian perspective.

Calvin College is one of just a few Christian colleges in the United States to offer a comprehensive program in Japanese. Studying the subject at Calvin will give you a truly 360 degree view of Japanese culture through classes in Japanese philosophy, history, culture, religion and language.

  • Study abroad for a semester or May interim in Japan.
  • Combine Japanese with other majors like business or international relations for great career opportunities.
  • Outside traditional class time, learn to love the Japanese culture through opportunities that include lectures by guest speakers, a weekly cultural activity, local events organized by the Japanese community and more.

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Explore Japanese at Calvin
Japanese Majors, Minors and Courses

Majors, Minors and Courses
Take Japanese to fulfill your core requirement, or study the language and culture through a major or minor.

Study Japanese Abroad

Study Abroad
Study for a semester in Japan or spend three weeks there in May and June.

Careers and Outcomes in Japanese

Careers & Outcomes
Learn more about the success Japanese students have after graduation.