Want to engage deeply and knowledgeably with China and Japan? Grinnell takes you there, with a full curriculum in Chinese language and literature and two years of Japanese language and literature. The Chinese major and Chinese studies concentration include courses in history, music, political science, and religious studies and encourage study abroad and independent study. Majoring in Chinese can prepare you for graduate study or a career in government, international business, education, and more.


Grinnell consistently appears on national list of 'top-producing' Fulbright Schools.

Grduating majors in Chinese attended a dinner with faculty from the Department of Chinese and Japanese on May 12, 2016 at Chuong Garden.