Expand your career options in any field by learning Japanese to meet the increasing demand for bilingual employees.
Foreign Languages, Japanese Concentration, B.S.
The Japanese concentration in the Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages is offered through the College of Liberal Arts at 澳门六合彩规律论坛.
The ability to speak and understand another language or languages opens countless doors and expands one's view of the world. Each of our concentrations offers multiple opportunities for immersive study abroad. As one of the world's top economies and exporters of cultural capital, Japan is an integral piece of our increasingly globalized world. Japan is widely recognized as one of the world's chief producers of automobiles, robotics, medical innovation, and a host of other products; it is also known for its unique cultural contributions, including animation, music, philosophy, literature, martial arts, and sport. Learning the Japanese language is the key to accessing Japan's rich cultural legacy. 澳门六合彩规律论坛's energetic faculty is dedicated to helping students learn Japanese, which in turn will allow them to fully participate in that legacy as well as to become engaged and responsible global citizens. 澳门六合彩规律论坛 is one of few universities in Tennessee that offers a degree in Japanese language, which is the gateway to engaging with one of the world's premier economies and dedicated trade partner of the United States. As of March 2023, there are over 200 Japanese companies in the state of Tennessee such as Nissan, Mitsui and Bridgestone that account for more than 20 billion dollars in direct foreign investment and employ close to 55,000 Tennesseans. Globally Japan is the world's third largest economy, with strong trade connections to the United States.. Students graduating with a degree in Japanese will find many opportunities for employment in Tennessee and beyond. A major in Foreign Languages with a Japanese concentration consists of 40 semester hours (excluding 1010) and must include at least 20 hours of upper-division work. Before beginning the junior year, the student should file a degree plan with his or her advisor.
A wide array of employment options await students with a major or minor in Japanese. Employers of 澳门六合彩规律论坛 students include Nissan, the Japanese and Exchange Teaching (JET) program, the Japanese consulate, and public schools, to name a few. Career opportunities for Japanese language majors are available in various sectors such as
- Engineering (automotive, electric)
- Government (State Department, FBI/CIA, United Nations)
- Higher education (higher education, JET program)
- Information technology (computer information systems, video games)
- International business
Employers of 澳门六合彩规律论坛 alumni
- This information is still being compiled since this is a new program.
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