Length of Schooling: 4 years
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Time of Formulation: March 2010
Time of Revision: March 2014
英文：The specialty of Japanese is intended to cultivate high-caliber professional Japanese 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 have a good command of basic knowledge and theories concerning business, trade and economy and a sound capability of handling business matters and professional affairs. They can get employed by government organs, foreign affairs institutions, foreign trade companies, foreign enterprises, foreign financial agencies, business management companies, translation firms, news agencies and publishing houses, travel agencies, 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
Knowledge required: a systematic mastery of basic knowledge regarding the Japanese language, an understanding of the Japanese society and culture, and a preliminary command of the basic knowledge and theories in the field of business, trade and economy.
Qualities required: a solid and systematic command of professional knowledge and a sound ability to use Japanese 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; good communicative competence, especially across cultures; basic skills in retrieving literature, searching for references and obtaining information by means of modern information technology and doing scientific research; and professional ethic, innovative consciousness and teamwork spirit.
a. strong skills in Japanese listening, speaking, reading writing and translating;
b. a reasonable ability to handle business matters, business negotiations and professional affairs;
c. some knowledge of policies and laws concerning business, trade and economy inChina;
d. an understanding of the Chinese society as well as the Japanese society, culture and their mindset;
e. a basic ability to conduct investigation and research;
f. preliminary skills in using a second foreign language;
g. skills in using a computer.
Characteristics of the specialty education
英文：This specialty is geared to cultivating high-quality professional talents majoring in Japanese and minoring in business. Advanced educational and pedagogical ideas are adopted to develop students’ Japanese competence, humanistic spirit, cultural quality, and capability of autonomous learning and knowledge application. Students are expected to have an understanding of Japanese corporate culture as well as a generous mind and spiritual strength for cross-cultural interaction.
Main discipline for the specialty
Core courses of the specialty
英文：Basic Japanese, Advanced Japanese, Japanese Writing, Japanese Reading, Basic Chinese-Japanese Translation Skills, Japanese Interpreting, Advanced Japanese Audio-visual-oral Course, Business Japanese, International Trade Practices and Documents, etc.
Credits required for graduation
英文：A minimum of 180.0 intra-curricular credits, including a minimum of 35.0 practical credits.
Main components of practical teaching
英文：Professional Internship, Graduation Internship, Graduation Thesis, Oral Japanese, etc.