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B.A. in Japanese Studies

B.A. in Japanese Studies

University of San Francisco

Main Campus, San Francisco, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    1001+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The Japanese language curriculum is designed to develop your Japanese language proficiency from the Novice to Intermediate and Advanced level (based on the ACTFL standards). Language classes are small, and instructors pay attention to individual students’ progress. Classes are also enhanced by native-speaking tutors. Upper-division language courses are content-based, and they explore the diverse regions of Japan, in light of their distinctive histories and cultures. They are also complemented by Robo-Sensei, an award-winning artificial intelligence program that allows students to practice their language skills and receive immediate feedback. This program provides a solid grounding in Japanese language, culture, literature, and linguistics, with 32-36 credits of core courses covering each of these areas and 4-8 credits of elective courses in Japanese history, religion, philosophy, economics, politics, art, and business. Students will: acquire Japanese language proficiency at the intermediate to advanced level, according to the ACTFL national standard. learn the Japanese language through the lens of the rich variety of cultural landscapes in historical and contemporary Japan and will develop substantial cultural knowledge about Japan. gain a comprehensive understanding of the historical development and contemporary state of the Japanese language, literature, and selected aspects of culture. acquire the competency to employ the analytical and conceptual tools relevant to their study.

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