As a nation, Japan plays a key role in global economics and politics. Learning the language and culture of Japan will open doors in fields such as international relations, business, engineering and more.
As a Japanese major at Calvin, you will get a truly 360 degree view of Japanese culture by taking classes in Japanese philosophy, history, culture, religion and more. Many Japanese majors pair their major/minor in Japanese with majors/minors in business or international relations. Interested in studying abroad? Take advantage of a semester program hosted by a college in Japan. Or, consider a summer internship in Japan.
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Study international business in Japan for a semester; Help plan the student-led Faith and International Development Conference; Intern with the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee; Participate in Rangeela
(25 semester hours)
New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.
For a complete listing of departmental scholarships available to first-year students, use the Scholarship Search ».
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Japanese Studies as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: