Courses Offered

Spring 2014 course offerings can be accessed here.

Japanese-related courses are offered across various disciplines and departments.  For more information, please refer to the University of Hawai’i at Manoa General and Graduate Information Catalog.

American Studies
Anthropology
Apparel Product Design & Merchandising
Architecture
Art
Asian Studies
Curriculum Studies
Dance
East Asian Languages & Literature
Economics
Educational Studies
Ethnic Studies
Finance
Geography
History
Japanese Language and Literature
Kinesiology & Leisure Sciences
Law
Management
Marketing
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Political Science
Religion
Sociology
Theater
Translation and Interpretation
Women’s Studies



AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 310 Japanese Americans
AMST 318 Asian America: Survey
AMST 319 America, Hawaii & World War II
AMST 411 Japanese Americans: Research Topic
AMST 438 Asian Women (cross-listed as WS 462 & POLS 372)
AMST 465 American Experience in Asia (cross-listed as ASAN 465)
AMST 611 Asian America
AMST 664 America in Asia



ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 462 East Asian Archaeology
ANTH 483 Japanese Culture & Behavior
ANTH 484 Japanese Popular Culture
ANTH 720 Anthropology of Japan



APPAREL PRODUCT DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

APDM 416 Costumes/Cultures of East Asia



ARCHITECTURE

ARCH 573 Asia-Pacific Architecture and Culture



ART

ART 320 Brush Art of the Far East
ART 380 Early Art of Japan
ART 381 Later Art of Japan
ART 400 (003) Japanese Woodblock Prints
ART 400 (004) Modern and Contemporary Art of Japan
ART 483 Applied Art of Japan
ART 780 Special Topics in Japanese Art History



ASIAN STUDIES

ASAN 310 Asian Humanities
ASAN 312 Contemporary Asian Civilizations
ASAN 320J Asian Nation Studies: Japan
ASAN 323 Way of Tea in Japanese History & Culture (cross-listed as HIST 323)
ASAN 324 Chado – The Way of Tea Practicum
ASAN 325B Japanese Film: Art & History 1900-1960 (cross-listed as EALL 325B)
ASAN 325C Japanese Film: Art & History 1960-Present (cross-listed as EALL 325C)
ASAN 325D Japanese Film: Art & History Special Topic (cross-listed as EALL 325D)
ASAN 393J Field Study in Asia: Japan
ASAN 462 Contested Issues in Contemporary Japan
ASAN 465 American Experience in Asia
ASAN 470 Sustainable Development in East Asia(cross-listed as FIN 470)
ASAN 482 Political Economy of Japan
ASAN 491J Topics in Asian Studies: Japan
ASAN 600J Asian Studies Seminar: Scope & Methods (Japan)
ASAN 625 Comparative Development in East Asia and Southeast Asia
ASAN 652 Contemporary Japanese Studies Seminar (cross-listed as GEOG 652)
ASAN 705 Asian Research Materials & Methods (cross-listed as HIST 705 and LIS 705)
ASAN 750J Research Seminar in Japanese Studies



CURRICULUM STUDIES

EDCS 641D Seminar in Foreign Language: Japanese



DANCE

DNCE 303 Japanese Dance I
DNCE 306 Okinawan Dance I
DNCE 403 Japanese Dance II
DNCE 406 Okinawan Dance II



EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES & LITERATURE

EALL 271 Japanese Literature in Translation: Traditional
EALL 272 Japanese Literature in Translation: Modern
EALL 273 Survey of Japanese Literature (Study Abroad)
EALL 325B Japanese Film: Art & History 1900-1960 (cross-listed as ASAN 325B)
EALL 325C Japanese Film: Art & History 1960-Present (cross-listed as ASAN 325C)
EALL 325D Japanese Film: Art & History Special Topic (cross-listed as ASAN 325D)
EALL 360 Literary Traditions of East Asia
EALL 371B Traditional Japanese Literature: Prose Fiction & Literary Miscellany
EALL 371C Traditional Japanese Literature: Drama & Poetry
EALL 372B Modern Japanese Literature: Fiction
EALL 372C Modern Japanese Literature: Poetry, Drama & Criticism
EALL 590/591 Intensive Japanese for Reading Knowledge
EALL 601 Method of Teaching East Asian Languages
EALL 603J Bibliographical & Research Methods: Japanese
EALL 750 Seminar in Comparison of East Asian Languages



ECONOMICS

ECON 317 The Japanese Economy
ECON 614 Economic Development of Japan



EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

EDEF 671 Topics in Comparative Education: Japan



ETHNIC STUDIES

ES 330 Japanese in Hawaii
ES 365 Pacific/Asian Women in Hawaii (cross-listed as WS 360)



FINANCE

FIN 470 Asian Business Environment (cross-listed as ASAN 470)
FIN 490C Advanced Topics in Finance: Japanese Financial Management
FIN 635C Advanced Topics in Finance: Japanese Financial Management



GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 352 Geography of Japan
GEOG 652 Contemporary Japan Seminar (cross-listed as ASAN 652)



HISTORY

HIST 309 East Asian Civilizations: to 1500
HIST 310 East Asian Civilizations: from 1500
HIST 321 History of Japan: to 1700
HIST 322 History of Japan: from 1700
HIST 323 Way of Tea in Japanese History & Culture (cross-listed as ASAN 323)
HIST 324 The Samurai of Japan
HIST 422 Tokugawa Japan
HIST 423 Okinawa
HIST 424 20th Century Japan
HIST 425 Women in Japanese History
HIST 665B Seminar in Japanese History: Traditional Period to 1600
HIST 665C Seminar in Japanese History: Early Modern 1600-1868
HIST 665D Seminar in Japanese History: 1868 to present



JAPANESE LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

JPN 100-2 Elementary Japanese
JPN 105 Accelerated Elementary Japanese
JPN 111-12 Elementary Japanese for Oral Communication
JPN 201-2 Intermediate Japanese
JPN 205 Accelerated Intermediate Japanese
JPN 211-12 Intermediate Japanese for Oral Communication
JPN 217 Introduction to Japanese Reading and Writing with Basic Kanji
JPN 258-9 Intermediate Japanese Abroad
JPN 301-2 Third-year Japanese
JPN 305 Accelerated Third-year Japanese
JPN 307-8 Special Japanese Reading & Writing
JPN 315 Third-year Japanese Aural Comprehension
JPN 318 Oral Fluency Through Film
JPN 332 Advanced Japanese Reading and Writing
JPN 350 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
JPN 358-9 Third-Level Japanese Abroad
JPN 370 Language in Japanese Society
JPN 399 Directed Third-Level Reading
JPN 401-2 Fourth-Level Japanese Reading
JPN 405 Accelerated Fourth-Level Japanese Reading
JPN 407B Readings in Original Texts: Newspapers & Magazines
JPN 407C Readings in Original Texts: Social Sciences
JPN 407D Readings in Original Texts: Humanities
JPN 407E Readings in Original Texts: Modern Literature
JPN 415 Japanese Aural Comprehension
JPN 420 Fourth-Level Spoken Japanese
JPN 421 Japanese Composition
JPN 423 Advanced Listening and Speaking
JPN 425 Japanese Translation
JPN 431 Advanced Business Writing
JPN 451 Structure of Japanese
JPN 452 Introduction to Japanese Pedagogical Grammar
JPN 458-9 Fourth-Level Japanese Abroad
JPN 461 Introduction to Classical Japanese
JPN 466 Readings in Classical Japanese
JPN471-72 Okinawan Language and Culture
JPN 475 Introduction to Japanese Sociolinguistics
JPN 485 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature
JPN 486 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Contemporary Topics
JPN 490 Advanced Language Study: Japanese
JPN 493 Project Work in Japanese
JPN 495 Internship Program
JPN 499 Directed Fourth-Level Reading
JPN 601 Japanese Phonology & Morphology
JPN 602 Japanese Syntax & Semantics
JPN 604 Introduction to Japanese Language Pedagogy
JPN 605 Research Methodology in Japanese Linguistics & Language Teaching
JPN 606 Japanese Sociolinguistics
JPN 610B Japanese Poetry: Classical
JPN 610C Japanese Poetry: Medieval Edo
JPN 610D Japanese Poetry: Modern
JPN 611B Modern Japanese Literature: Meiji-Taishô
JPN 611C Modern Japanese Literature: Shôwa-Heisei
JPN 612 Edo Literature
JPN 613 Medieval Japanese Literature
JPN 614 Classical Japanese Literature
JPN 620 Practicum: Teaching Japanese Language
JPN 626 Introduction to Japanese Manuscripts and Xylographs
JPN 631 History of the Japanese Language
JPN 632 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
JPN 633 Japanese Sociolinguistics
JPN 634 Advanced Japanese Syntax & Semantics
JPN 640 Themes in Japanese Literature
JPN 641 Traditional Literary Theory
JPN 642 Kambun
JPN 650C Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Jpn/Eng Contrastive Analysis
JPN 650G Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Structure
JPN 650H Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Historical Change
JPN 650K Topics in Japanese Linguistics: History of Japanese Language Studies
JPN 650M Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Morphophonemics
JPN 650P Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Pedagogy
JPN 650S Topics in Japanese Linguistics: Sociolinguistics
JPN 699 Directed Research/Reading
JPN 710M Research Seminar in Japanese Literature: Modern
JPN 710P Research Seminar in Japanese Literature: Pre-Modern
JPN 730C Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Jpn/Eng Contrastive Analysis
JPN 730G Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Structure
JPN 730H Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Historical Change
JPN 730K Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: History of Japanese Language Studies
JPN 730M Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Morphophonemics
JPN 730P Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Pedagogy
JPN 730S Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics: Sociolinguistics


LAW

 
MANAGEMENT

LAW 514 Law & Society in Japan
LAW 546 Asian-Pacific Law Journal
LAW 556 Asian Comparative Labor Law
LAW 575J Topics in International Legal Studies: Japan
LAW 577 US-Japan Business Transactions
LAW 587 Asian Comparative Law
MGT 343 Comparative Management Systems: US & Japan
MGT 460 Asia Pacific Business Systems
MGT 670C International Management & Industrial Relations: Japanese Management Systems



MARKETING

MKT 652 Japanese Marketing Systems



MUSIC

MUS 107 Music in World Cultures
MUS 127-8B Asian Music Performance Class: Koto
MUS 127-8C Asian Music Performance Class: Shamisen
MUS 127-8E Asian Music Performance Class: Shakuhachi
MUS 230B Elementary Applied Music, Ethnic: Koto
MUS 230C Elementary Applied Music, Ethnic: Shamisen
MUS 230F Elementary Applied Music, Ethnic: Shakuhachi
MUS 311C Ethnic Music Ensembles I: Japanese
MUS 311F Ethnic Music Ensembles I: Okinawan
MUS 311I Ethnic Music Ensembles: Gagaku
MUS 330B Advanced Applied Music, Ethnic: Koto
MUS 330C Advanced Applied Music, Ethnic: Shamisen
MUS 330F Advanced Applied Music, Ethnic: Shakuhachi
MUS 407 Music Cultures of the World
MUS 410N Theatre Music (Kabuki)
MUS 411C Ethnic Music Ensembles II: Japanese
MUS 411F Ethnic Music Ensembles II: Okinawan
MUS 457 Asian and Pacific Music in Education
MUS 472 Sound Systems of World Musics
MUS 478D Musical Cultures: Japan
MUS 657 World Musics in Undergraduate Education
MUS 670B Regional Musics: Asia
MUS 678B Advanced Problems in Ethnomusicology: Transcription of Music Performance



NURSING

NURS 342 Health-Care/Nursing in Japan in Comparison with the US



PHILOSOPHY

PHIL 360 Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 380 Japanese Philosophy
PHIL 406 Introduction to Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 665 Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 671 Neo-Confucianism
PHIL 760 Seminar in Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 780 Seminar in Japanese Philosophy



POLITICAL SCIENCE

POLS 307H Topics in Comparative Politics: Japanese Politics
POLS 372 Asian Women (cross-listed as AMST 438 & WS 462)
POLS 635G Topics in International Relations: US-Japan Relations
POLS 685B Topics in Asian and/or Pacific Politics: Japanese Politics
POLS 730 Seminar: International Relations (US-Japan Relations)



RELIGION

REL 204 Understanding Japanese Religions
REL 207 Understanding Buddhism
REL 308 Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Masters
REL 475 Seminar on Buddhism
REL 490 Buddhism in Japan
REL 661C Seminar on East Asian Religions: Japanese Religions
REL 661D Seminar on East Asian Religions: East Asian Buddhism



SOCIOLOGY

SOC 357 Sociology of Japan
SOC 720 Social Structures of East Asia
SOC 722 Modern Japanese Society



THEATRE

THEA 420C Intermediate Voice for the Actor: Asian Traditions
THEA 428 Japanese Acting Workshop
THEA 466 Drama & Theater of Japan
THEA 663C Topics in Asian Theater: Theories and Systems
THEA 663D Topics in Asian Theater: Modern Asian Drama
THEA 763D Seminar in Asian Theater: Japan



TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION

TI 411-12J Technical Translation (English): Japanese
TI 413J Translation Skills (Second Language): Japanese
TI 414J Technical Translation (into Second Language): Japanese
TI 432J Consecutive Interpretation: Japanese
TI 442J Simultaneous Interpretation: Japanese
TI 452JJ Sight Translation: Japanese
TI 499J Directed Reading/Studies: Japanese



WOMEN’S STUDIES

WS 360 Pacific/Asian Women in Hawaii (cross-listed as ES 365)
WS 462 Asian Women (cross-listed as AMST 438&POL 372)