Japanese is one of the ten most widely spoken languages in the world. Japanese language and culture have become very popular and widespread in the United States.

Are you a technophile interested in the latest cool technologies from Japan? Are you a Japanese manga or animé fan? There is a growing Japanese community in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and there are Japanese companies headquartered here as well.

Taking Japanese classes may interest you if you are:

  • Working toward a college degree and need foreign language credit.
  • Seeking professional and personal enrichment.
  • Seeking Dual Credit opportunities.
  • Trying to do business with a Japanese partner.
  • Interested in Japanese culture.

Although learning Japanese may sometimes feel like a challenge, the in-person and online classes at Richland offer you the opportunity to increase your skills while also having fun. Faculty members are dedicated, highly trained, professional individuals who provide student-oriented instruction. The aim of our program — besides teaching you the language — is to help you understand Japanese culture, while also strengthening your communication skills, which are essential in the global economy. We invite you to embrace the challenge!