38 Faculty of Department in Japanese
Have you talked to your friends about what your major is? And did you answer it correctly? If you are a student at a college, you would have to talk about it. Let me introduce how you correctly answer what your major is today!
Faculty(School) of / Department(Division)
“学部 and学科” mean “Faculty(School) of and Department(Division)” and which has been used for people who are college/university students. The basic phrase for them is “専攻は何ですか？(What’s your major？)”, and “___学部で勉強しています。(I study at the faculty(school) of ___.)”, “専攻は___です。(My major is ___)”, etc. Bachelor of Arts is “文系” and Bachelor of Science is “理系“. For your information, a graduate student is 大学院生 and graduate school is 大学院. Additionally, Freshman is 大学1年生, Sophomore is 大学2年生, Junior is 大学3年生 and Senior is 大学4年生.
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Science (BS)