Students taking lower-division language courses are required to participate in the Japanese Conversation Tutor Program. They meet once a week (one hour) in a group session with a Japanese speaking tutor.
Students taking upper-division language courses are required to participate in the Japanese Writing Center. They individually meet once a week (thirty minutes) with a Japanese writing tutor.
Language Courses for the Asian Pacific Studies MA (MAPS) Program
The MAPS courses, Japanese 610, 611, and 612 correspond to
undergraduate courses, Japanese 101, 102, and 201 respectively. Students in the MAPS program have the option to take either Japanese 610, 611, and 612 or Japanese 101, 102, and 201.
Photo credit: © Noriko Nagata — Calligraphy class, Prof. Nagata and student, USF; Calligraphy class student, USF; Annual Japanese Speech Contest at the Consulate General of Japan, SF; 2009 Annual Japanese Speech Contest at the Consulate General of Japan, SF; Bizenyaki
event, USF; Okou event, USF; "White On Rice", Actor Hiroshi Watanabe, Director David Boyle, Prof. Nagata, USF; Shoogi event, Japantown, SF; Halloween Party, ACV (Anime, Comic, Video) Club, USF; and Noh event (top slideshow); Kimono event, USF (bottom)