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JAPAN101 Basic Japanese I Course Page

Description: A non-intensive written course designed to develop basic skills in spoken and written Japanese. Note: Not open to students with credit in Japanese 30, 35, JAPAN 150 or equivalent.

JAPAN102 Basic Japanese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of JAPAN 101. Prerequisite: JAPAN 101 or equivalent. Note: Not open to students with credit in Japanese 30, 35, JAPAN 150 or equivalent.

JAPAN150 First-Year University Japanese Course Page

Description: A non-intensive course designed for students who have some previous knowledge of spoken and written Japanese but need further training in grammar. Prerequisite: Japanese 30, 35 or equivalent.

JAPAN201 Basic Japanese III Course Page

Description: A non-intensive course designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPAN 102 or 150 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN202 Basic Japanese IV Course Page

Description: A continuation of JAPAN 201. Prerequisite: JAPAN 201 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN301 Intermediate Japanese I Course Page

Description: Designed to develop basic reading skills in modern Japanese prose with special emphasis on grammar and usage. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN302 Intermediate Japanese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of JAPAN 301. Prerequisite: JAPAN 301 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN341 Classical Japanese I Course Page

Description: Introduction to the classical Japanese language, involving study of classical Japanese grammar and reading of primary texts. Not a literature course. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 or consent of the Department. JAPAN 241 recommended.

JAPAN401 Advanced Japanese I Course Page

Description: An advanced course designed to develop skills in spoken and written Japanese with special emphasis on the acquisition of an extensive vocabulary. Prerequisite: JAPAN 302 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN402 Advanced Japanese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of JAPAN 401. Prerequisite: JAPAN 401 with a minimum grade of C+, or consent of Department.

JAPAN429 Japanese-English Translation Course Page

Description: Theory and practice in translation as applied to Japanese and English literary and non-literary texts. Prerequisite or corequisite: JAPAN 401 or consent of Department.

JAPAN439 Practical Translation Course Page

Description: The practice of translation in media, government, and business. Prerequisite: JAPAN 429 or consent of Department.

JAPAN500 Topics in Japanese Language Course Page

Description: A reading knowledge of Japanese is required. May be repeated for credit when course content differs.

JAPAN502 Methods of Research Course Page

Description: Theory and practice of historical and critical approaches to premodern and modern Japanese literature. A reading knowledge of Japanese is required.

JAPAN503 Colloquia in Japanese Language Research Course Page

Description: Seminars on research in Japanese language. Prerequisites: advanced knowledge of Japanese is required and consent of the Department. May be repeated when course content differs. Not open to web registration.

JAPAN515 Topics in Japanese Poetry Course Page

Description: A reading knowledge of Japanese is required. Note: Not open to students with credit in JAPAN 554.

JAPAN523 Advanced Studies in Japanese Religions Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. May be repeated for credit when course content differs.

JAPAN525 Japanese Linguistics Course Page

Description: Discussion of the major linguistics features of the Japanese language. Lectures in English. Prerequisite: advanced knowledge of Japanese language, a prior linguistics course required, and consent of Department.

JAPAN598 Topics in Pre-Modern Japanese Literature Course Page

Description: Graduate students specializing in pre-modern Japanese literature must take JAPAN 598 at least once. May be repeated for credit when course content differs. A reading knowledge of Classical Japanese is required.

JAPAN599 Topics in Japanese Literature, Premodern and Modern Course Page

Description: JAPAN 599 must be taken at least once and may be repeated for credit when course content differs. A reading knowledge of Japanese is required.