Song Yang
Chair of Studies


JAPN 5313. Language and Society of Japan. 3 Hours.

The primary objective of this course is to investigate the way the Japanese language reflects the beliefs and custom of the Japanese people as a social group. For comparison purposes, this course makes reference to studies in American language and culture. Proficiency in Japanese not required. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both JAPN 4313 and JAPN 5313. (Typically offered: Fall)

JAPN 5333. Professional Japanese I: Business Writing. 3 Hours.

This course aims to familiarize the students with formats, vocabulary, and expressions in Japanese business correspondence. Emphasizes career-ready Japanese language proficiency. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both JAPN 4333 and JAPN 5333. Prerequisite: JAPN 3116 or equivalent Japanese proficiency. (Typically offered: Spring)