JAPAN - Japanese

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the JAPAN subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

JAPAN 101 - Basic Japanese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 102 - Basic Japanese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 150 - First-Year University Japanese View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 201 - Basic Japanese III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 202 - Basic Japanese IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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


JAPAN 301 - Intermediate Japanese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 302 - Intermediate Japanese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

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


JAPAN 341 - Classical Japanese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 401 - Advanced Japanese I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 402 - Advanced Japanese II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


JAPAN 429 - Japanese-English Translation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 439 - Practical Translation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


JAPAN 500 - Topics in Japanese Language View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


JAPAN 502 - Methods of Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


JAPAN 503 - Colloquia in Japanese Language Research View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

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.


JAPAN 523 - Topics in Japanese Religions View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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


JAPAN 598 - Topics in Pre-Modern Japanese Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.


JAPAN 599 - Topics in Japanese Literature, Premodern and Modern View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.