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Japanese Language Program Instructors

(Back row) Momoyo Lowdermilk, Yoshiko Tomiyama, Emiko Yasumoto Magnani, Kiyomi Nakamura, Momoe Saito Fu
(Front row) Hisayo Lipton,Yoshiko Matsumoto, Michelle Rogoyski


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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