Japanese (JAPN)

JAPANESE I
JAPN&121 5 Credits/Units

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/Units

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/Units

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 Credit/Unit

11 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in JAPN 122 or above; or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [SE]

JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 151 1 Credit/Unit

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] [PNP]

JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 152 1 Credit/Unit

11 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in JAPN 151.

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. [SE] [PNP]

JAPANESE READING AND WRITING
JAPN 153 1 Credit/Unit

11 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in JAPN 152.

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. [SE] [PNP]

JAPANESE SOCIETY
JAPN 171 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Structure of Japanese society and organizations. Emphasis on social obligation in the nature of one's relations to others. [SE]

JAPANESE IV
JAPN&221 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Continuation of First-Year Japanese: speaking, reading and writing with primary emphasis on oral communication. [HA, SE]

JAPANESE V
JAPN&222 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: JAPN 221 or equivalent.

Continuation of First-Year Japanese: speaking, reading and writing with primary emphasis on oral communication. [HA, SE]

JAPANESE VI
JAPN&223 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: JAPN 222 or equivalent.

Continuation of First-Year Japanese: speaking, reading and writing with primary emphasis on oral communication. [HA, SE]

SELECTED TOPICS
JAPN 280 5 Credits/Units

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]