Programs of College of Liberal Arts

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5 Programs of College of Liberal Arts

Established in 2008, the Program in Japanese as a Foreign Language aims to provide a high quality of Japanese language courses, train specialist talent such as Japanese language editors and translators in Japanese language and culture. The program provides an opportunity for students to learn a different foreign language, with the skills learned enhancing students’ competitiveness in the workplace, earning them job opportunities as editors, interpreters, and translators, or work in mass media, tourism, finance, or technology. In the future, students may also choose to advance their studies in a graduate institute of the Japanese language. The Japanese program has become one of the most popular programs at NTNU. In 2016, the College of Liberal Arts worked with the Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University to conduct an overseas Japanese Teaching Practicum.

In order to implement to the goal of internationalization, Korean Studies and Language Program not only endeavor to provide a high quality of Korean language courses but also actively plans for diverse Korean history, contemporary society, or culture courses to provide an environment with various choices of  Korean studies.
CLA signed  Visiting Faculty Agreements with 4 top universities in Korea (Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Sungkyunkwan University, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies). We invite visiting professors every year to enrich our curriculum, to assist students to improve their professional skills, and to enhance students’ expertise.

Established in 2016, with the purpose of cultivating philosophical talents. The Program in Philosophy offers courses reading philosophical classics and discussing philosophical issues.

To implement the provisions of Article 24 of the Indigenous Education Act (education for the Indigenous People), this program integrates the existing courses related to the Indigenous culture and education at NTNU, and plans to improve teacher training in the secondary education for the Indigenous communities.
The series of courses for teacher training majors enable future teachers in indigenous education to be teachers with multicultural literacy and to deepen their understanding of the value and cognition of the subjectivity of Indigenous People. The program provides courses to improve teachers’ capacities in Indigenous education pedagogy, Indigenous languages, Indigenous societies, and related professional knowledge and training. It aims to lead the Indigenous education as Indigenous People-based education, to inherit indigenous knowledge systems, facilitate diverse talents of indigenous youths, and revitalize the Indigenous cultures and development.

The characteristic of this program is to encourage interdisciplinary learning for humanities, artistry, and digital information. Its content encompasses programming, database management application, integrating digital technology into arts & humanities, and future educational application, etc. The program aims to cultivate professional talents with literacy of humanity and art and digital skills.