Japanese
JAPANESE I
JAPN&121
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Primary emphasis on oral communication with additional practice in basic reading and writing. Not open to native speakers except with instructor's permission. [HA, SE]
JAPANESE II
JAPN&122
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Continuation of JAPN& 121. Not open to native speakers except with instructor's permission. Completion of JAPN& 121 or equivalent required. [HA, SE]
JAPANESE III
JAPN&123
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Continuation of JAPN& 122. Not open to native speakers except with instructor's permission. Completion of JAPN& 122 or equivalent required. [HA, SE]
STUDY ABROAD ORIENTATION
JAPN 150
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Preparing students to travel with the Clark College study abroad program in Japan. Successful completion of this course required for students to participate in the travel abroad program. Application and acceptance into the study abroad program also required. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in JAPN& 122 or above; or consent of Instructional Unit. [SE]
JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 151
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Reading and writing about various themes and topics in Japanese and English. Focus on manga; short literature, Japanese cultural readings, and letters from Japan. Instruction in English. No prior Japanese experience necessary. [SE]
JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 152
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Continuation of reading and writing about various themes and topics in Japanese and English. Focus on manga, short literature, Japanese cultural readings, and letters from Japan. Instruction in English. No prior experience in Japanese necessary. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in JAPN 151. [SE]
JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 153
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Continuation of reading and writing about various themes and topics in Japanese and English. Focus on manga, short literature, Japanese cultural readings, and letters from Japan. Instruction in English. No prior experience in Japanese necessary. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in JAPN 152. [SE]
JAPANESE SOCIETY
JAPN 171
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Structure of Japanese society and organizations. Emphasis on social obligation in the nature of one's relations to others. [SE]
SELECTED TOPICS
JAPN 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Course focuses on selected topics in Japanese. Topics vary and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. [SE]