Academic Catalogs

Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN A1805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Japanese 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese, with an introduction to cultures related to the Japanese language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Japanese. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

JAPN A180H5 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Japanese 1 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC

The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese, with an introduction to cultures related to the Japanese language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Japanese. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

JAPN A1855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Japanese 2  
Prerequisite(s): JAPN A180 or JAPN A180H or completion of two years of high school Japanese with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of JAPN A180, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the Japanese language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Japanese. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

JAPN A185H5 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Japanese 2 Honors  
Prerequisite(s): JAPN A180 or JAPN A180H or completion of two years of high school Japanese with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of JAPN A180H, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the Japanese language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Japanese. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

JAPN A2805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Japanese 1  
Prerequisite(s): JAPN A185 or JAPN A185H or completion of three years of high school Japanese with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of JAPN A185, with further development of language skills at the intermediate level and exploration of cultures related to the Japanese language. Additional emphasis on reading and writing. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

JAPN A2855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Japanese 2  
Prerequisite(s): JAPN A280 or completion of four years of high school Japanese with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of JAPN A280, with further refinement of language skills at the intermediate level and additional investigation of cultures related to the Japanese language. Continued emphasis on reading and writing. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.