Schedule of Classes




2022 Spring: January 12 - May 10
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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.
20443 7380 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Closed 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.
21170 7381 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ferrer, Noriko 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.
22047 6980 16 Feb 2022-12 Apr 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Egi, Takako 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.
22586 6380 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 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.
23040 6381 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Katagiri, Satoko 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.
23612 6382 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open 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.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
23741 6383 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 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.
24242 6384 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ferrer, Noriko 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.
28532 6385 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open 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.
21172 7380 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ogawa, Tetsuo 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.
23044 6380 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brubaker, Yuko 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.
23980 6381 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kabe, Yaeko 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.
28650 7381 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yoshida, Atsuya 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.
21173 7380 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Katagiri, Satoko 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.
22942 6380 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ogawa, Tetsuo 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.
21175 7380 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brubaker, Yuko 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.
28533 7381 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ozawa, Rie 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.
23562 6380 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 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.
21177 7380 16 Mar 2022-10 May 2022 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.
23645 6380 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 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.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
23663 6381 12 Jan 2022-08 Mar 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ericson, Mark D Syllabus Course Materials
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