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JA 101 Elementary Japanese I. 4 hours.
Five hours of instruction per week. Acquisition of elementary Japanese language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Five hours of instruction per week. A continuation of JA 101.
A continuation of JA 102.
A continuation of JA 201.
A continuation of JA 202.
A continuation of JA 301.
Oral drills, pronunciation exercises, simple oral reports, and composition of letters and reports.
A continuation of JA 353.
JA 356 Traditional Japanese Literature in Translation (same as WL 356). 3 hours.
Introduction to Japanese literature from the earliest times through the Tokugawa period. No knowledge of Japanese is required.
Introduction to modern Japanese literature from the Meiji period to the present. No knowledge of Japanese is required.
This course is for students who need fundamental knowledge of current Japanese culture. The topics include modern history, characteristics of Japanese business, social problems, and traditional religions and philosophy of the Japanese.
This course is for students who need fundamental knowledge of current Japanese culture. The topics include traditional art forms, Buddhism sculptures, movies, traditional music and theatre, subculture, and martial arts.
JA 390 Topics in Japanese Studies. 3 hours.
Discussion and research of various topics related to Japanese language/culture. Topics may change each semester, such as KANJI, translation, or traditional and modern Japanese culture and society. With permission of the program director, this course may be applied toward the Japanese minor.