Reasons to Study Japanese
- Gain extensive knowledge about a culture that has been thriving for more than 2,000 years.
- Add a credential to your resume that will set you apart.
- Read Manga and watch anime in the original language.
- Learn how to deal directly with citizens of one of America’s strongest and most reliable trading partners in the far east.
- Receive training for study abroad at one of three universities in Japan.
- Take the short-term plunge with a faculty-led travel program “Survival in Tokyo!”
- Take the long-term plunge and study for a semester in Japan.
- Learn more about your own language and culture.
View Japanese Studies minor courses.
If you have studied Japanese before and wish to enroll at a level suitable for you, you can take the free Japanese placement exam online.