Length of Schooling: 4 years
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Time of Revision:December 2017
The specialty of Japanese is intended to cultivate high-caliber professional interdisciplinary talents that can meet the needs of social and economic development in the region or nation. Graduates in the specialty are credited with proficient Japanese language skills, a wide range of humanities knowledge and desirable comprehensive qualities. They ought to understand the basic knowledge and theories regarding major scientific and technological fields and possess the ability to communicate in English in the context of science and technology. With high Japanese proficiency and extensive knowledge about business, they can get employed by government organs, foreign affairs institutions, foreign trade companies, foreign financial agencies, translation firms, news agencies and publishing houses, travel agencies, and hotels, etc. In such jobs as business management, business translation and business negotiation or in such roles as business secretary, foreign business agent, public relation worker and tour guide. They can also work in schools or colleges as teachers or researchers.
Knowledge, qualities and abilities required for graduates
During the cultivation process of the students in this major, emphasize the cultivation of basic theory, basic knowledge, basic ability (skills), healthy personality, comprehensive quality and innovation spirit; create conditions for students to fully participate in the teaching reform, scientific research and social services etc. activities; advocate students to discover and develop own interest and ability, and maximize the intelligence and potential by participation, encourage students to dare to face challenges, constantly explore, strive for progress, pursue the excellence; provide the conditions to encourage students to develop the ability of work independently and team work, help students form the habit of lifelong learning and autonomous learning.
After four years of systematic study, the graduates in this major should acquire the following knowledge and abilities:
1.Knowledge:Use the mathematics, natural science, engineering foundation and professional knowledge to solve the complex engineering problems in the fields of material forming process and equipment, mold design and manufacturing.
2.Qualities:a solid and systematic command of professional knowledge and a sound ability to use English in practice; a reasonable ability to autonomously acquire and apply new knowledge, to independently analyze and solve problems, and to adapt him/herself to new working environment; basic skills in retrieving literature, searching for references and obtaining information by means of modern information technology and doing scientific research; professional ethic and innovative consciousness.
3.Abilities:strong skills in English listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating; a reasonable ability to communicate in English in the context of science and technology.
4.Professional norms:Possess the humanities and social science literacy and social responsibility, understand and comply with the professional ethics and norms in the practic and fulfill the responsibility.
5.Individual and team:Undertake the role of individual, team members and the head in the team of multidisciplinary background.
6.Communication:Effectively communicate with English speakers and the social public communication, including writing reports and design documents, presentation speech, clear expression or respond to commands. Have a certain international vision, and be able to communicate under the cross-cultural background.
7.Lifelong learning:Possess the consciousness of independent learning and lifelong learning, and the ability to constantly learn and adapt to the development.
Characteristics of the specialty education
Ⅲ. Characteristics of the Specialty Education
(1)Talents Education is closely connected with local economic development and practical needs
The teaching content, course cases and methodology will focus on the practical issues related to local enterprises, promoting excellent disciplines and development of excellent textbooks, encouraging teachers to devote themselves to research, in the hope of cultivating more talents to cater for the needs of the manufacturing companies of Guangdong Province.
This specialty is geared to cultivating high-caliber professional talents proficient in Japanese and well-informed in business communication. Advanced educational and pedagogical ideas are adopted to develop students’ English competence, humanistic spirit, cultural quality, and capability of autonomous learning and knowledge application.
Main discipline for the specialty
Core courses of the specialty
Credits required for graduation