Japanese Courses

Mt. Fuji

Skills in listening to and speaking Japanese. Emphasis on useful expressions with cultural orientation. Hiragana and Katakana.

  • 5 Credits

Continued skills in listening to and speaking Japanese. Reading and writing intensified with further study of Hiragana and basic Kanji. Prer., JPNS 1010 or equivalent.

  • 5 Credits

Conversational Japanese at the intermediate level. Reading and writing with additional study of Kanji. Prer., JPNS 1020 or equivalent.

  • 5 Credits

Japanese at the advanced intermediate level. Speaking, reading and writing with additional study of Kanji. Prer., JPNS 2110 or consent of instructor.

  • 5 Credits

Advanced Japanese language with emphasis on grammar review, written exercises and composition. Prer., JPNS 2120 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

Advanced Japanese language. Emphasis on conversation and composition based on readings in literature and culture. Prer., JPNS 3000 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

Elements of history, culture, art, music and rituals of the Japanese experience. Meets with FCS 3220.

  • 3 Credits

Varying topics dealing with Japanese art, literature, and socio-cultural studies. Taught in English. May be repeated for credit as long as topics are different. Meets with FCS 3210.

  • 3 Credits

Surveys contemporary China from 1949 to the present. Covers major dimensions of People’s Republic of China including its politics, diplomacy, military, social policies, economy, ethnicity, ideology, culture, and art. Approved for Compass Curriculum requirement: Inclusiveness (Global/Diversity); Explore-Arts, Humanities, and Cultures.

  • 1 to 3 Credits

Selected topics in Japanese language, literature and culture. May be offered to meet specific student needs. May be repeated up to three times for credit. Prer., JPNS 2110, consent of instructor.

  • 1 to 3 Credits