Intensive Japanese language and culture in Japan.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 10

Beginning-level speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar. Introduction to Hiragana and Katakana writing systems and some Kanji. Aspects of culture. Emphasis on accurate communication.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 5

Further work on beginning-level speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar. Continued emphasis on accurate communication. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 5

Intensive Japanese language and culture in Japan.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 10

Intermediate-level speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar. Aspects of culture. Additional Kanji. Emphasis on accurate communication.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 5

Continuation of JPN 201. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture. Continued emphasis on accurate communication.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 5

Special projects in Japanese studies arranged by an individual student and a faculty member in areas supplementing regular course offerings.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6

Intensive Japanese language and culture in Japan.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 10

High intermediate-level speaking, listening comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar of modern Japan. Use of some authentic materials, both spoken and written. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture. Class conducted mostly in Japanese.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 4

Continuation of JPN 301. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture. Class conducted mostly in Japanese.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 4

Outline of the Japanese language, partly taught in English. History, styles, socio-linguistic issues (e.g. honorifics, gender differences, dialects). Review of important structures and phrases.

Offered: Spring 0f every year
Credits: 3

Critical concepts and tools necessary to analyze discourses on Japanese culture and literature. Key issues in Japanese studies, including the emergence of pre-modern and modern literary genres and styles, the canonization of national literature, and the nature of translation and transformation. Taught in English and Japanese.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring 0f every year
Credits: 3

Intensive Japanese language and culture in Japan.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 10

Advanced work on speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. Some classical grammar. Extensive use of original technical and non-technical materials, both spoken and written. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture. Class conducted entirely in Japanese.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 3

 
Continuation of JPN 401. Additional Kanji and aspects of culture.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Present-day spoken Japanese. Mastery of common advanced vocabulary and grammar, Various aspects of Japanese culture and social interaction. Video and web materials and role-play practices. Taught entirely in Japanese.

Offered: Fall of odd years
Credits: 3

Short stories from various genres. Reading strategies. Onomatopoeia. Taught entirely in Japanese.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Preparation for Japanese Language Proficiency Test Levels 1 or 2. Practice in advanced-level Kanji (Chinese character), grammar, and reading comprehension. Advanced speaking practice. Taught entirely in Japanese.

Offered: Fall of even years
Credits: 3

Critical concepts and tools for analysis of discourses on Japanese culture and literature. Re-examination of the received notion of Japanese uniqueness through focused investigation of a specific foundational literary narrative in circulation via various cultural mediums in the twenty-first century. Taught in English and Japanese.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Special projects in Japanese studies arranged by an individual student and a faculty member in areas supplementing regular course offerings.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6

Selected topics in the language and culture of Japan.

Offered: On Demand
Credits: Variable from 1 to 3

Japanese language training in Japan.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: 2

Individual research project supervised by a faculty member that demonstrates the student’s ability to do independent research and submit or present a major paper.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 4