Japanese

Note: Course details for Summer 2019 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2018 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

College of Arts & Sciences

First-Semester Japanese

CAS LJ 111

Introduction to spoken and written Japanese and to fundamentals of Japanese grammar with oral drills and written exercises. 4 cr.

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Second-Semester Japanese

CAS LJ 112

Prereq: (CAS LJ 111) or equivalent. Introduction to spoken and written Japanese and to fundamentals of Japanese grammar with oral drills and written exercises. 4 cr.

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Third-Semester Japanese

CAS LJ 211

Prereq: (CAS LJ 112) or equivalent. Elaboration and refinement of the fundamental skills introduced in CAS LJ 111 and LJ 112 with an introduction to reading and composition. 4 cr.

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Fourth-Semester Japanese

CAS LJ 212

Prereq: (CAS LJ 211) or equivalent. Elaboration and refinement of the fundamental skills introduced in CAS LJ 111 and LJ 112 with an introduction to reading and composition. Satisfactory completion of CAS LJ 212 fulfills the CAS language requirement. 4 cr.

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Topics in Japanese Literature

CAS LJ 451

Topic for Summer 2018: Japanese Popular Culture. Modern Japanese popular culture including manga, anime, fantasy, Takarazuka theater, and detective fiction. Works by Murakami Haruki, Edogawa Rampo, and Tezuka Osamu. In English translation. 4 cr.

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