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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages Certificate, Japanese Option

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Program Description

This certificate provides an in-depth study of spoken and written Japanese language and prepares students to use Japanese as a career skill. The courses are designed to emphasize acquisition of competency sufficient to communicate orally and in writing with a native speaker of Japanese on a professional or work-related basis. TCC instructional methods infuse technology into the learning process, which increases access to resources for the language. Graduates find a variety of positions with government or social organizations and firms involved with speakers of Japanese (translating, interpreting, investments, accounting, banking, education, publishing, manufacturing, sales, service, and travel).

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a novice high to intermediate level of proficiency in Japanese in speaking, listening, reading and writing as defined in ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language) proficiency guidelines.


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Student Organizations

Students majoring in Japanese will benefit from participation in the Japanese Culture and Language Association (JCLA) at Metro Campus and Japanese Club at the Southeast Campus.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the World Languages Certificate, Japanese Option Program Map.  

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