Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80157 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ozawa, Rie Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80634 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Yoshida, Atsuya Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81226 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Omata, Yumiko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81913 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Kabe, Yaeko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
83258 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Yoshida, Atsuya Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
84384 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Dow, Asuka Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
84488 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Dow, Asuka Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80637 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Katagiri, Satoko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81576 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferrer, Noriko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
84385 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ozawa, Rie Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
84386 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ogawa, Tetsuo Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 114 Elementary Japanese III (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 112 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further study of spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to communicate in Japanese in a variety of concrete, real-life situations, using culturally appropriate language and to expand recognition of kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80969 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ogawa, Tetsuo Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 114 Elementary Japanese III (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 112 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further study of spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to communicate in Japanese in a variety of concrete, real-life situations, using culturally appropriate language and to expand recognition of kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
84387 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Katagiri, Satoko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 115 Elementary Japanese IV (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 114 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further development of skills in elementary spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to interact effectively with native speakers of Japanese in a variety of real-life situations using culturally appropriate language and to recognize and distinguish more commonly used kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in fine-tuning pronunciation and applying language skills to a range of contexts.
84388 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Brubaker, Yuko Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 221 Intermediate Japanese I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 115 or appropriate score on a placement test. Development of skills in intermediate spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to interact effectively with native speakers of Japanese in a range of personal and professional situations and to recognize and read approximately 275 Japanese characters in context. Focus is on using culturally appropriate language in a variety of contexts.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81150 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Seya, Rika Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 222 Intermediate Japanese II (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 221 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further development of skills in intermediate spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to communicate effectively with native speakers of Japanese in a broad range of personal and professional situations and to recognize and read approximately 320 Japanese characters in context. Practice is provided in interacting with others in a variety of interpersonal contexts.
84389 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Seya, Rika Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 333 Japanese Society and Culture (3)
(Formerly ASTD 333. Fulfills the general education requirement in the arts and humanities. Conducted in English.) A study of the origin and historical background of contemporary Japanese society and culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 333 or JAPN 333.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81211 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ericson, Mark D Syllabus Course Materials
JAPN 333 Japanese Society and Culture (3)
(Formerly ASTD 333. Fulfills the general education requirement in the arts and humanities. Conducted in English.) A study of the origin and historical background of contemporary Japanese society and culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 333 or JAPN 333.
85605 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Ericson, Mark D Syllabus Course Materials
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