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.
Careers in Japanese Studies
- International Businessperson
- Government Employee
See job placement rates for Calvin grads.
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
By the numbers
- Off-campus semester programs in places like Ghana, England, China and Hungary.
Course Requirements 2013-14
Japanese Study group minor
(25 semester hours)
- JAPN-101 Elementary Japanese
- JAPN-102 Elementary Japanese
- JAPN-201 Intermediate Japanese
- JAPN-202 Intermediate Japanese
- Three courses from: