Japanese Studies

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All courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.

Courses

For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog 2018–19, please contact the department for more information.

Japanese Studies

JAPN 190. Selected Topics in Contemporary Japanese Studies

Language

Students who have prior preparation of Japanese language are placed in language courses based on the results of a placement test and an oral interview with an instructor. Students who have lived in Japan and/or speak Japanese at home are required to take a placement exam administered prior to the beginning of the fall quarter. Contact the Japanese Studies office for more information.

JAPN 10A-B-C. First-Year Japanese (5-5-5)

(No prior study of Japanese language is required for 10A.) Prerequisites for 10B and 10C: previous course or consent of instructor.

JAPN 20A-B-C. Second-Year Japanese (5-5-5)

Prerequisites: previous course or consent of instructor.

JAPN 130A-B-C. Third-Year Japanese (5-5-5)

Prerequisites: previous course or consent of instructor.

JAPN 135A. Japanese for Professional Purposes (4)

Training in oral and written Japanese communication skills for professional settings. Broad aspects of cultural issues in Japanese organizations are introduced and comparison of American and Japanese cultural business patterns will be conducted. Prerequisites: JAPN 20C. Second-Year Japanese III, or consent of instructor.

JAPN 135B. Japanese for Professional Purposes II (4)

Continuation of training in oral and written Japanese communication skills for professional settings. Broad aspects of cultural issues in Japanese organizations are introduced and comparison of American and Japanese cultural business patterns will be conducted. Prerequisites: JAPN 135A. Japanese for Professional Purposes, or consent of instructor.

JAPN 135C. Japanese for Professional Purposes III (4)

Continuation of training in oral and written Japanese communication skills for professional settings. Broad aspects of cultural issues in Japanese organizations are introduced and comparison of American and Japanese cultural business patterns will be conducted. Prerequisites: JAPN 135B. Japanese for Professional Purposes II.

JAPN 140A-B-C. Fourth-Year Japanese (4-4-4)

Prerequisites: previous course or consent of instructor.

JAPN 150A-B-C. Advanced Japanese (4-4-4)

Prerequisites: previous course or consent of instructor.