Japanese

The Japanese Language Program at Rice offers a three-year academic program of studies. The courses offered through CLIC guide students to understand the Japanese-speaking culture and society through our focus on language awareness and critical language analysis.

Japanese is an option to fulfill the language requirements for the Asian Studies and Linguistics majors and is recognized as a critical language by the United States Department of State. The Center offers the Certificate in Language and Intercultural Communication in Japanese.

Course Sequence

Decorative infographic showing the sequence of Japanese courses from JAPA 141 to 142 to 263 to 264 to 301 and ending with 302

Before registering for a Japanese course, take the Language Placement Test to find out which course is right for you.

Study Abroad

Rice in Japan is our six-week summer study abroad program. Learn more about Rice in Japan at this link.

For other study abroad opportunities in Japanese, contact the Study Abroad Office at abroad@rice.edu .

Faculty

Naoko Ozaki
Naoko Ozaki

Lecturer in Japanese


Hiromi Takayama
Hiromi Takayama

Lecturer in Japanese