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Linguistics BA - Japanese Language and Linguistics Concentration - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 15.05 LINGUISTICS, CIP: 16.0102 Linguistics)

Department of Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Jeff Good

Robert Hoeing
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Mitsuaki Shimojo
Director of Japanese Program

Associated Programs

Academic Opportunities

The Japanese Program offers optional tutorial sessions assisted by Japanese international students. These sessions provide opportunities for students of Japanese to study with Japanese tutors and practice language skills.

Experiential Learning

The Linguistics department offers a teaching internship, where interns are placed in the Buffalo public schools as teacher's aides or tutors; venues include Spanish-English bilingual schools, urban elementary schools and international schools. Interns can also work with literacy volunteers or as ESL tutors in the Linguistics department.

Study Abroad

Study abroad in Japan is strongly recommended to complete the program. Concentration language courses may be taken through the study abroad program up to 15 credit hours. See UB Study Abroad Programs for program information.

Extracurricular Activities

Japanese Student Association offers a variety of activities related to Japan and Japanese culture.

See the UB Student Association webpage.

Honors and Awards

Each year the department presents the Wolfgang W├Âlck Award to a graduating senior with outstanding academic accomplishments and service to the department. The department also regularly nominates students for the CAS Dean's Outstanding Senior Award.

Published: Jun 29, 2022 13:26:52