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Meeting my bright future with a smile

We produce talented Japanese speakers with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of tourism through intensive Japanese conversation interpretation training and familiarization with Japanese culture, geography, history and customs. In order to give students practical job skills, we offer courses focused on daily life in Japan, and have classes conducted entirely in Japanese. Moreover, intensive classes focused on JLPT, JPT, International Japanese Tour Guide and Tourism Interpretation exam preparation are offered alongside training aimed at preparing students for transfer to degree programs.

Curriculum | Two-year Program

  1. Understanding College Life(1)(2), Basic Japanese Conversation( 1)(2), Basic Japanese Reading(1)(2), Basic Japanese Listening Skills(1)(2), Introduction to Tourism, Tourism Resources, Japanese Grammar(1)(2), Japanese Writing and Vocabulary (1)(2), Understanding Japanese Culture, Japanese Composition, Japanese Lab(1), JLPT Practice(1), Self-Development Skills, Korean History, Information Ability
  2. Career Guidance & Professional Ethics(1)(2), Japanese Conversation for Tourism(1)(2), Tourism Law, Practice of Japanese Translation and Interpretation, Current Japanese, Japanese Lab(2), Japanese Sentence Structures(1)(2), Intermediate Japanese Reading(1)(2), Intermediate Japanese Listening Skills(1)(2), Intermediate Japanese Conversation (1)(2), JLPT Practice(2)(3), Freelance Interpreter and Tour Guide Business

Department Strengths

Students get a head start through the Premium Specialization Program offered only in the
Department of Tourism and Japanese

  • First class education offered by outstanding professors
  • Full preparation for the workforce through onsite training programs
    (We're proud of our annual graduate employment rate of 70% or higher!)
  • Transfer to a 4-year degree program or graduate school in Jeju or at overseas universities
  • Mentor program offers students lifelong personal consultation with professors
  • Seminars, cultural and student exchanges with sister universities in Japan
    (Beppu University and Tokyo's Tama University) - over 30 students have already gone to Japan as exchange students
  • Active participation in Japanese-Korea cultural events and many CHU graduate prize winners at management competitions

Careers and Continuing Education

  • Licenses
    tour interpreter, domestic tour guide, hotel manager, hotel service personnel, hotel operator
  • Career Opportunities
    Domestic and international tour guide, tour interpreter, hotel operator, hotel manager, duty free shops, casinos, airline company personnel, flight attendant, various tourism industry enterprises, import and export companies
  • Overseas Career Program
    Self-development opportunities through overseas employment; workplace and global mindset through language and major subject skills improvement. About 35 students are currently employed in Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, Nagato and other cities
  • Awards received by current students and graduates
    "Japanese Composition Test" contest hosted by the Japanese Consulate General in Jeju, "Jeju Youth Academic Field Trip to Japan" hosted by the "Great 21st Century East Asia Exchange", Most Outstanding Award and 10-day Japanese cultural experience program at Josai International University's "Japanese Speech Contest"