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Courses in LSA II: Japanese Studies
Japanese Studies (CJS)
CJS 451. Topics in Japanese Studies
Junior/Senior or Graduate students. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term. Rackham credit requires additional work.

This course draws on the expertise and research interests of visiting professors in residence, preeminent experts in their respective Japanese Studies subfields. It covers a broad range of the most current topics and methodologies in areas such as Japanese politics, religion, history, drams, film, music, psychology, and popular culture. Classes are taught in English and intended for Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students interested in various aspects of Japanese Studies as well as MA candidates in the Center for Japanese Studies.

CJS 591. Independent Study in Japanese Studies
Consent of instructor required. Enrollment in Asian Studies: Japan MA program. Permission of instructor. (1 - 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Students will pursue directed reading and/or research in Japanese Studies with a Center for Japanese Studies faculty member on topic(s) of study in consultation with the faculty supervisor.

CJS 592. Independent Study in Advanced Japanese Language
Consent of instructor required. Graduate standing. (1 - 3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Independent language study in Japanese beyond courses regularly offered in the Japanese language curriculum through the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Supervised by Center for Japanese Studies faculty members and associates.

CJS 799. Master's Essay in Japanese Studies
Enrollment in Asian Studies: Japan MA program. Permission of instructor. (1 - 6). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

This course is used to fulfill the Master's Essay requirement for students in the Asian Studies: Japan Master's Program. Under the supervision of two faculty members from the Center for Japanese Studies, the student completes a substantial research paper reflecting interdisciplinary training and the ability to use western and Japanese language sources.

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