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Studying Japanese at Calvin unlocks fantastic opportunities.

Japanese languages courses greatly expand your options in careers like business and international relations, and can contribute toward a degree in Asian studies. Studying Japanese is also a unique way to satisfy your core language requirements.

In classes that cover elementary and intermediate Japanese, you'll gain a mastery of the language in a community of enthusiastic learners. Outside your classes, you'll engage with Japanese culture through opportunities like a semester spent studying in Japan, local events organized by the Japanese community, and more. You'll develop a deep appreciation for Japanese culture—while gaining language skills that will give you a big advantage in the job market and your career.

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Looking to stretch yourself further? Find even more collaboration and academic depth in one of Calvin’s two distinct honors programs.

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