Chinese Language and Literature Degree at San Jose State University

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Chinese Language and Literature Degree

The degree path of Chinese Language and Literature is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on the culture, politics, and history of Chinese people. The Chinese language is a term used to understand the group of related language varieties forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family that includes over 1.2 billion speakers. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer chinese language and literature degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Chinese Language and Literature program at San Jose State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Interpreters and Translators

Description

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 150
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.96
    • Average Annual Salary: $66480

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Chinese Language and Literature Programs in California

Chinese Language and Literature programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (A)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (B,M,D)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B,M,D)

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (C,A)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (C,A)

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (B,M)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B,M)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (B,D)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B,D)

Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (C,A)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (C,A)

University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (B)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)

San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (A)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (A)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chinese Language and Literature (B)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (B)
  • Chinese Language and Literature (B)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)

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