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JPNS 001A: Beginning Japanese

Course Description

Students in this course have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of Japanese grammar and pronunciation, to converse on a limited scale about topics of everyday importance, and to record this information in writing. Also, the course covers written and spoken Japanese and introduces foundational grammatical structures and vocabulary. Also, students have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities which encourage the creative use of the language in meaningful situations.

Units: 5

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 80 – 90
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 6A - IGETC Languages (LOTE)
Last Updated 10/14/22