Japanese Language and Literature Degree at San Jose State University

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Japanese Language and Literature Degree

The college degree track of Japanese Language and Literature is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on the culture, politics, and history of Japanese people. The Japanese language is part of the Japonic language family which is related to the Austro-Tai language & is spoken by over 125 million people worldwide. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer japanese language and literature degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Japanese Language and Literature Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University offers a bachelor's degree program in japanese language and literature.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male5
Female2

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian4
White3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Japanese Language and Literature program at San Jose State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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 Japanese Language and Literature Programs in California

Japanese 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

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

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
  • 17 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
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

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

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)

Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

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

California State University - Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)

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)

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