Enact the principles expressed in the Aims of a BYU education through the acquisition of language and cultural fluency, thereby enabling the interpretation and presentation of Japanese language and culture to others in a manner that will promote mutual understanding and respect for peoples of the world.
Japanese Business Presentations
Prepare and make business presentations in Japanese that demonstrate understanding of Japanese business protocol and using business terminology.
Japanese Business Environment
Analyze and discuss, in Japanese, important aspects of the business environment in Japan as compared to that in America.
Specialized Vocabulary Skills
Use specialized vocabulary in Japanese relating to their fields of interest.
Japanese Culture and Behavior
Analyze and discuss, primarily in Japanese, salient aspects of Japanese thought and culture specific to the business environment, including their effect on language, behavioral patterns, and interpersonal relationships.
Life-Long, Self-Managed Learning
Exercise self-managed learning skills that will facilitate life-long learning, through, among other things, the effective use of web-based dictionary, news, database, and other resources, the effective use of presentation software and other technological tools in support of oral presentations, and so on.