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Modern Languages and Cultures - Japanese Immersion

Yukiko Maru Leary, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-4558,

This immersion introduces students to the language, customs, and cultural aspects (history, art, literature, politics, anthropology, and music) of Japan. The immersion consists of three language courses or, with permission, two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. This immersion is closed to students majoring in international and global studies who have chosen an area of study in Japanese language, a field specialization in Asia, or are native speakers of Japanese.

Choose three consecutive language courses:
   MLJP-201    Beginning Japanese I
   MLJP-202    Beginning Japanese II
   MLJP-301    Intermediate Japanese I
   MLJP-302    Intermediate Japanese II
   MLJP-401    Advanced Japanese I
   MLJP-402    Advanced Japanese II
   MLJP-403    Professional Japanese
With MLC faculty adviser permission, one of the following culture courses may be substituted for one of the sequential language courses:
   MLJP-404    Japanese Culture in Print
   MLJP-351    Language in Japanese Society
   MLJP-451    Structure of Japanese
   HIST-266    History of Pre-modern Japan
   HIST-450    Modern Japan in History, Fiction, and Film
   HIST-252    The United States and Japan
   HIST-465    The Samurai in Word and Image
   HIST-265    History of Modern Japan
   HIST-160    History of Modern East Asia
   POLS-350    Politics of East Asia