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Japanese Language Program

Photo of Japanese instructors
Back Row (left to right): Emiko Yasumoto Magnani, Michelle Rogoyski, Yoshiko Tomiyama, Momoe Saito Fu, Chie Muramatsu
Front Row (left to right): Emi Mukai, Professor Yoshiko Matsumoto (Coordinator), Momoyo Kubo Lowdermilk

The Japanese language program offers courses in a variety of focuses and levels to meet your goals of learning Japanese. All courses are designed to build a solid foundation of language proficiency and promote your further development of all-around skills in Japanese.

Japanese Language Tracks and Courses

Japanese Language, Culture & Communication Courses (5-unit Track)

  • First-Year: JAPANLNG 1, 2, 3 (Formerly 7, 8, 9)
  • Second-Year: JAPANLNG 21, 22, 23 (Formerly 17, 18, 19)
  • Third-Year: JAPANLNG 101, 102, 103 (Formerly 117, 118, 119)

Graduate Level Course

Japanese Language Essentials Courses (3-unit Track)

Conversation Courses

Summer Intensive Courses

Other Courses


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