Bachelor of Arts in Japanese: Cultural-Intensive Option Program By University of Oregon |Top Universities

Bachelor of Arts in Japanese: Cultural-Intensive Option

Bachelor of Arts in Japanese: Cultural-Intensive Option

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures presents a wide range of courses in several programs, from introductory courses in the languages and literatures of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) to advanced graduate-level study of linguistics and literature. At all levels, students may choose to focus on either language or literature, though all degree programs require course work from both areas. The department typically supports dozens of students in graduate-level study while 100 undergraduate BA majors graduate each year. Faculty members are strongly committed to promoting a rich immersion in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and undergraduates and graduate students alike are encouraged to study abroad and conduct research throughout East Asia. Preparation: As much work as possible in the student’s major language, focusing on oral and written communication and reading comprehension; Knowledge of the history, culture, and geography of the area in which that language is spoken; Course work in literary analysis and cultural studies. Careers: Students with an undergraduate degree in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean are well prepared for graduate-level study in the humanities, social sciences, and professions (e.g., law or business). They are also suited to a range of jobs in many different sectors, including business, education, and journalism as well as government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Recent graduates have found jobs in all of these areas. This program focuses on Cultural-Intensive Option.