Our Japanese program offers you a unique learning opportunity.
One instructor is a native speaker of English who learned Japanese the same way his students do. He has extensive experience using his language by working in Japan as well in the United States. The second instructor is an exchange teacher from Adrian's sister city of Moriyama, Japan. Together, these teachers work to build students' understanding of the language, combining a native speaker's mastery of Japanese with the American teacher's understanding of the challenges facing a new student of the language.
As a student of Japanese, you'll have wonderful opportunities to use your language abilities in Japan as well, whether through study abroad or through post graduate work. You can study abroad at Kansai Gaidai in Japan to deepen your knowledge of the language and the country's unique culture. This campus, located in the vibrant Osaka/Kobe region of Japan, will give you a window onto the world outside the Western culture of the United States. Adrian College students have gone on to work in Japan after graduation. Currently, one of our graduates teaches high school for the Ministry of Education, travels all over the country, and even participates in amateur sumo wrestling competitions!