Official Minor Program

Japanese Language Program


Kazue Masuyama
Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo
Area Head
MRP 2061

Eliot Kelly
San Francisco State University

Instructor MRP 2063
Catherine M. Miskow
Ph.D. University of California
Instructor MRP 2019




Event in AY2015-2016

Mr. Kenko Sone, Director of Global Communication, Prime Misniter's Office, and his "Walk in US, and Talk on Japan" team visited in July 23, 2015

Representative Ito (Member of the House of Representatives in Japan)'s visited in Sep, 2014

Consul General Watanabe's visit, May, 2014

Got grants from the Japanese Government in AY2013-14 & 2014-15

MOU with the University of Shizuoka (Spring 2014)
- a photo with them.

MOU with Ehime University (Spring 2015)

Outstanding Student Awards from the Foreign Language Association of Greater Sacramento (FLAGS)
Mr. Rojie Calabiao, AY2014-15
Mr. Mitul Bhakta, AY2013-14
Mr. Dillon Scheive & Mr. Paul Press, AY2012-13

Why learn Japanese?

Please click the link. This video was made by Mitul Bhakta & Chase Elliott

"Visit Japan Channel"

Above: short video (3:24, Only music)

Above: short video (3:56. English)

Also Check

Web Japan

Highlighting Japan - Online Magazine

A working knowledge of Japanese is an increasingly important tool in the world of international business and foreign affairs. CSUS offers a Minor degree program in the Japanese language. Course work in Japanese may be applied toward other specially designed minors and majors, such as Asian Studies, Anthropology, Humanities, International Business, and International Affairs.

Department of Foreign Languages, 6000 J Street (MRP bldg, Rm 2051) Sacramento, CA 95819-6087
(916) 278-6333


updated 7/23/2015 (ls)