Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 1  Elementary Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   

Elementary course for students without prior exposure to Japanese. Includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures and an introduction to Japanese culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622377JAPN:1MW7:30am - 9:35amK. Appel12-1280
Fall 201622378JAPN:1TR7:30am - 9:35amM. Luther26B-3555
Fall 201622379JAPN:1MW9:45am - 11:50amY. Brown26B-3555
Fall 201622380JAPN:1TR7:30am - 9:35amG. Kiang66-209
Fall 201622381JAPN:1MW12:00pm - 2:05pmY. Brown26B-3555
Fall 201622382JAPN:1MW12:00pm - 2:05pmM. Sawada21H-1
Fall 201622383JAPN:1TR12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Saito26B-3555
Fall 201622384JAPN:1F1:30pm - 5:50pmY. Uchida26B-3555
Fall 201622385JAPN:1MW2:15pm - 4:20pmY. Parks40-125
Fall 201622386JAPN:1TR2:15pm - 4:20pmS. Tauchi26B-3551
Fall 201622387JAPN:1TR2:15pm - 4:20pmS. Saito26B-3555
Fall 201622801JAPN:1MW4:30pm - 6:35pmN. Fukushima26B-3555
Fall 201623044JAPN:1TR4:30pm - 6:35pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201623045JAPN:1TR4:30pm - 6:35pmS. Johnston26B-3555
Fall 201623108JAPN:1MW6:45pm - 8:50pmM. Sawada26B-3555
Fall 201623109JAPN:1TR6:45pm - 8:50pmG. Ketenchian66-267

JAPN 2  Continuing Elementary Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 1

Further development of elementary skills in Japanese including conversational, reading, and writing skills with special emphasis on verbs, grammar, and extension of vocabulary. Includes a discussion of Japanese culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622388JAPN:2MW9:45am - 11:50amK. Appel12-1280
Fall 201622389JAPN:2TR12:00pm - 2:05pmG. Kiang21A-2
Fall 201622390JAPN:2MW2:15pm - 4:20pmN. Fukushima26B-3555
Fall 201623047JAPN:2TR6:45pm - 8:50pmS. Johnston26B-3555

JAPN 3  Intermediate Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 2

Continued development of writing ability emphasizing development of thought through Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana. Additional development of cultural application of Japanese.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622391JAPN:3MW12:00pm - 2:05pmY. Parks40-125
Fall 201622392JAPN:3TR4:30pm - 6:35pmS. Tauchi26B-3551
Fall 201622945JAPN:3TR6:45pm - 8:50pmE. Okubo26B-3565

JAPN 4  Continuing Intermediate Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 3

Continuing intermediate study and review of grammar and vocabulary. Readings and discussions of Japanese cultural topics and introduction to Japanese literature.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622393JAPN:4TR9:45am - 11:50amM. Luther26B-3555

JAPN 5  Advanced Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 4 or equivalent

Japanese communication skills with emphasis on conversational skills for daily and social settings in Japanese culture. Advanced study of grammar, vocabulary, Kanji characters, listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive exposure to cultural elements from Japan such as art, music, film, and history.

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