Deciding on college major?

i was thinking on majoring in japanese in college, but a few people told me that is a useless major? i googled the jobs i can possibly get, and jobs such as linguist, translator etc.. came up they don't seem useless to me but if so please explain why? also what is the difference between a minor and a... show more i was thinking on majoring in japanese in college,
but a few people told me that is a useless major? i googled the jobs i can possibly get,
and jobs such as linguist, translator etc.. came up
they don't seem useless to me
but if so please explain why?
also what is the difference between a minor and a major?
i'm currently taking an AP class in Japanese
(i plan on taking more senior year, i'm a junior)
but please help? (:
Update: excuse me, but i'm a girl. >:[
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