Japanese

The Japanese major includes courses in language, literature, and linguistics. Japanese students are engaged in and outside the classroom, including weekly Japanese Conversation Hours.  Study abroad is an important part of a Japanese education.

All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success:  communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.

Japanese Website

Plan of Study

Japanese, BA

Related Career Interests

Careers in Japanese

  • Teacher
  • Translator
  • International Sales
  • Policy Developer
  • Foreign Aid Services
  • Humanitarian Services
  • Community Relations
  • Importing/Exporting

Transfer to Japanese

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.2

Contact Information
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