The Japanese Studies major is intended for students primarily interested in Japanese language and literature.

Occidentals program aims to help students gain in-depth knowledge of and insight into Japanese culture through intensive training in the language and critical reading of literature and film. With Japanese programs in Tokyo and Nagoya, study abroad is highly encouraged. Explore study abroad opportunities at the International Programs office or in consultation with your advisor.

For further information, please see the Japanese Studies Courses & Requirements page. You can also email the chair of Asian Studies, Prof. Day to schedule time to discuss the major.