Courses

The courses listed below are provided by Student Information Services (SIS). This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Complete course registration information can be found at https://sis.jhu.edu/classes/.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

First Year Heritage Chinese
AS.373.111 (02)

This course is designed for students who were raised in an environment in which Chinese is spoken by parents or guardians at home and for those who are familiar with the language and possess native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking. The course therefore focuses on reading and writing (including the correct use of grammar). Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Bloomberg 178
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Heritage Chinese
AS.373.111 (01)

This course is designed for students who were raised in an environment in which Chinese is spoken by parents or guardians at home and for those who are familiar with the language and possess native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking. The course therefore focuses on reading and writing (including the correct use of grammar). Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Krieger 308
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese
AS.373.115 (03)

This course is designed primarily for students who have no prior exposure to Chinese. The objective of the course is to help students build a solid foundation of the four basic skills---listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an interactive and communicative learning environment. The emphasis is on correct pronunciation, accurate tones and mastery of basic grammatical structures. Note: Students with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Students may choose to attend either lecture at 12pm or 3pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Maryland 309
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese
AS.373.215 (03)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Hodson 211
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese
AS.373.115 (01)

This course is designed primarily for students who have no prior exposure to Chinese. The objective of the course is to help students build a solid foundation of the four basic skills---listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an interactive and communicative learning environment. The emphasis is on correct pronunciation, accurate tones and mastery of basic grammatical structures. Note: Students with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Students may choose to attend either lecture at 12pm or 3pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Maryland 114
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Heritage Chinese
AS.373.211 (01)

This course is designed for students who finished AS.373.112 with C+ and above (or equivalent). Students in this course possess native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking. The course focuses on reading and writing. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Krieger 308
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese
AS.373.215 (01)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Maryland 114
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Heritage Chinese
AS.373.313 (01)

This course is designed for those who have already taken AS.373.212 or equivalent. Students need to have native-level fluency in speaking and understanding Chinese. The course focuses on reading and writing. In addition to the textbooks, downloaded articles on current affairs may also be introduced on a regular basis. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yu, Chao
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese
AS.373.115 (02)

This course is designed primarily for students who have no prior exposure to Chinese. The objective of the course is to help students build a solid foundation of the four basic skills---listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an interactive and communicative learning environment. The emphasis is on correct pronunciation, accurate tones and mastery of basic grammatical structures. Note: Students with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Students may choose to attend either lecture at 12pm or 3pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Maryland 114
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese
AS.373.215 (02)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Hodson 211
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Chinese
AS.373.315 (01)

This two-semester course consolidates and further expands students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and further develops reading ability through work with textbook material and selected modern essays and short stories. Class discussions will be in Chinese insofar as feasible and written assignments will be given. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Krieger 308
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Chinese
AS.373.315 (02)

This two-semester course consolidates and further expands students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and further develops reading ability through work with textbook material and selected modern essays and short stories. Class discussions will be in Chinese insofar as feasible and written assignments will be given. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Chinese
AS.373.415 (01)

This course is designed for students who finished AS.373.316 with a C+ or above (or equivalent). Readings in modern Chinese prose, including outstanding examples of literature, newspaper articles, etc. Students are supposed to be able to understand most of the readings with the aid of a dictionary, so that class discussion is not focused primarily on detailed explanation of grammar. Discussion, to be conducted in Chinese, will concentrate on the cultural significance of the readings' content. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi
  • Room: Krieger 308
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Arabic
AS.375.215 (01)

Designed to bring students up to competency level required for third/fourth year Arabic. Students will consolidate and expand their mastery of the four basic skills acquired in AS.375.115-116. More authentic material--written, audio, and visual--will be used, and culture will be further expanded on as a fifth skill. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.115-116 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Krieger 302
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Third Year Arabic
AS.375.301 (01)

Designed to enhance students' ability to read, discuss, and write about various topics covered in traditional and contemporary Arabic texts. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.216 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Hodson 303
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

5th Year Chinese
AS.373.491 (01)

Fifth Year Chinese is designed for students who finished fourth year regular or third year heritage Chinese course at JHU or its equivalent and wish to achieve a higher advanced proficiency level in Chinese. The goal of the course is to help students further develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills cohesively and to enhance students’ understanding of Chinese culture and society through language learning.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Krieger 134A
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Arabic
AS.375.215 (02)

Designed to bring students up to competency level required for third/fourth year Arabic. Students will consolidate and expand their mastery of the four basic skills acquired in AS.375.115-116. More authentic material--written, audio, and visual--will be used, and culture will be further expanded on as a fifth skill. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.115-116 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

First Year Arabic
AS.375.115 (02)

Introductory course in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Presents basic grammatical structures and a basic vocabulary. Through oral-aural drill in classroom, tapes in Language Laboratory, and reading/writing exercises, students attain a basic level of competence on which they can build in subsequent years of study. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Hodson 303
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

First Year Arabic
AS.375.115 (01)

Introductory course in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Presents basic grammatical structures and a basic vocabulary. Through oral-aural drill in classroom, tapes in Language Laboratory, and reading/writing exercises, students attain a basic level of competence on which they can build in subsequent years of study. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Hodson 303
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Fourth Year Arabic
AS.375.401 (01)

This is an introductory course to different periods of the Arabic literature. Selections of famous Arabic poetry and short prose works are the substance of the course.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 3:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Fourth Year Japanese
AS.378.415 (01)

By using four skills in participatory activities (reading, writing, presentation, and discussion), students will develop reading skills in modern Japanese and deepen and enhance their knowledge on Kanji and Japanese culture. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.315 and AS.378.316 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Haitian-Creole
AS.379.115 (01)

This course is designed for students who have no background in the language and wish to learn the language at an academic level, obtaining knowledge of the linguistic aspects of the language as well as skills needed to communicate in Haitian-Creole. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency in survival level. It is expected that, by the end of the spring term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar, reading and writing skills. No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 3:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Instructor: Julien, Edwin
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Russian
AS.377.215 (01)

This course is designed for students who have finished AS.377.116 with C+ or above, or by a placement exam. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Russian linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency higher than that learned in First Year Russian.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Japanese
AS.378.115 (02)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the year, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 150 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in AS.373.215. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Student may choose to attend either lecture at 10:30 am or 12 pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Maryland 109
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings in Russian Studies
AS.377.395 (01)

The course examines aspects of Russian culture through Russian literature. Readings include a wide range of texts. In this particular course, we will read a play by a Soviet writer and watch a video recording of a contemporary stage show by the Moscow Art Theater. Participation in the course would require reading authentic Russian texts, extensive classroom discussions, and frequent writing assignments. (All texts and videos are in Russian.) Pre-req: 377.315-316 or by permission

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: Th 4:30PM - 6:30PM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Russian
AS.377.315 (01)

This course offers advanced training in spoken as well as written Russian. It is designed for students who have basic Russian language proficiency acquired through AS.377.216 or equivalent. Advanced level of grammatical structures will be learned and practiced through communicative tasks.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 4:30PM - 5:20PM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Japanese
AS.378.115 (03)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the year, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 150 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in AS.373.215. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Student may choose to attend either lecture at 10:30 am or 12 pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Hodson 301
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Japanese
AS.378.315 (01)

Emphasis shifts toward reading, while development of oral-aural skills also continues apace. The course presents graded readings in expository prose and requires students to expand their knowledge of Kanji, grammar, and both spoken and written vocabulary. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Krieger 306
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Japanese
AS.378.215 (02)

Training in spoken and written language, increasing their knowledge of more complex patterns. At completion, students will have a working knowledge of about 250 Kanji. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.115 and AS.378.116 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Japanese
AS.378.115 (01)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the year, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 150 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in AS.373.215. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Student may choose to attend either lecture at 10:30 am or 12 pm on TTh. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM, MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Korean
AS.380.401 (01)

This course is designed for those who have finished AS 380.302 or beyond advanced mid level of competency in Korean in four skills. By dealing with various topics on authentic materials including news, articles on websites, short stories, this course aims to help students enhance not only linguistics knowledge and skills, but also current issues in Korea. It is expected that, by the end of the term, students will be able to discuss a variety of topics and express opinions fluently in both spoken and written language.

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Japanese
AS.378.215 (01)

Training in spoken and written language, increasing their knowledge of more complex patterns. At completion, students will have a working knowledge of about 250 Kanji. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.115 and AS.378.116 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Krieger 302
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Korean
AS.380.101 (01)

Introduces the Korean alphabet, hangeul. Covers basic elements of the Korean language, high-frequency words and phrases, including cultural aspects. Focuses on oral fluency reaching Limited Proficiency where one can handle simple daily conversations. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Hodson 211
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Hindi I
AS.381.201 (01)

Course provides refinement of basic language skills in cultural context. Emphasis will be on expansion of vocabulary and grammatical structures and further development of communicative skills. Recommended Course Background: AS.381.101, AS.382.102

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Datla, Radhi
  • Room: Krieger 308
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Hindi I
AS.381.101 (01)

Course focuses on acquisition of additional vocabulary and grammatical structures in culturally authentic contexts, listening, speaking, reading, and writing comprehension. No Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • Instructor: Datla, Radhi
  • Room: Mattin Center 161
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Korean
AS.380.301 (01)

Emphasizes reading literacy in classic and modern Korean prose, from easy essays to difficult short stories. Vocabulary refinement and native-like grasp of grammar explored. Project due on Korean culture. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Krieger 306
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Hebrew
AS.384.115 (01)

Designed to provide reading and writing mastery, to provide a foundation in Hebrew grammar and to provide basic conversational skills. Cross-listed with Jewish Studies. Final day/time will be determined during the first week of classes based on students’ schedules.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: F 9:00AM - 9:50AM, MW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, T 9:30AM - 10:20AM
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room: Smokler Center 213
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Russian
AS.377.115 (01)

This course is designed for students who have no background in the language and wish to learn the language at an academic level, obtaining knowledge of the linguistic aspects of the language as well as skills needed to communicate in Russian. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Russian linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency in survival level. It is expected that, by the end of the spring term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar, reading and writing skills. No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Korean
AS.380.201 (01)

Aims for improving oral proficiency and confident control of grammar with vocabulary building and correct spelling intended. Reading materials of Korean people, places, and societies will enhance cultural understanding and awareness. Project due on Korean cities. Existing demonstrable skills in spoken Korean preferred.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Hodson 211
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Hebrew
AS.384.315 (01)

Designed to maximize comprehension and the spoken language through literary and newspaper excerpts providing the student with the language of an educated Israeli. Cross-listed with Jewish Studies. Final day/time will be determined during the first week of classes based on students’ schedules.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: F 10:00AM - 10:50AM, M 1:30PM - 2:45PM, W 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room: Smokler Center 213
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Hebrew
AS.384.215 (01)

Designed to enrich vocabulary and provide intensive grammatical review, and enhance fluency in reading, writing and comprehension. Cross-listed with Jewish Studies. Final day/time will be determined during the first week of classes based on students’ schedules.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: F 12:00PM - 1:15PM, M 3:00PM - 3:50PM, Th 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room: Smokler Center 213
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.373.111 (02)First Year Heritage ChineseMWF 1:30PM - 2:20PMZhao, NanBloomberg 178
AS.373.111 (01)First Year Heritage ChineseMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AMZhao, NanKrieger 308
AS.373.115 (03)First Year ChineseMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanMaryland 309
AS.373.215 (03)Second Year ChineseMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, ChaoHodson 211
AS.373.115 (01)First Year ChineseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanMaryland 114
AS.373.211 (01)Second Year Heritage ChineseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMChen, AiguoKrieger 308
AS.373.215 (01)Second Year ChineseMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, ChaoMaryland 114
AS.373.313 (01)Third Year Heritage ChineseMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PMYu, ChaoKrieger 517
AS.373.115 (02)First Year ChineseMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanMaryland 114
AS.373.215 (02)Second Year ChineseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yin, Lu, Yu, ChaoHodson 211
AS.373.315 (01)Third Year ChineseMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMChen, AiguoKrieger 308
AS.373.315 (02)Third Year ChineseMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, AiguoKrieger 504
AS.373.415 (01)Fourth Year ChineseMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMYang, ShuyiKrieger 308
AS.375.215 (01)Second Year ArabicMTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AMAlsayed Suliman, AnasKrieger 302ISLM-ISLMST
AS.375.301 (01)Third Year ArabicMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMJafire, SanaHodson 303ISLM-ISLMST
AS.373.491 (01)5th Year ChineseTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMZhao, NanKrieger 134A
AS.375.215 (02)Second Year ArabicMTWTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMAlsayed Suliman, AnasKrieger 504ISLM-ISLMST
AS.375.115 (02)First Year ArabicMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMJafire, SanaHodson 303ISLM-ISLMST
AS.375.115 (01)First Year ArabicMTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AMJafire, SanaHodson 303ISLM-ISLMST
AS.375.401 (01)Fourth Year ArabicTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMAlsayed Suliman, AnasKrieger 517ISLM-ISLMST
AS.378.415 (01)Fourth Year JapaneseMWF 1:30PM - 2:20PMKatagiri, SatokoKrieger 517
AS.379.115 (01)First Year Haitian-CreoleTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMJulien, EdwinKrieger 504
AS.377.215 (01)Second Year RussianMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.378.115 (02)First Year JapaneseTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoMaryland 109
AS.377.395 (01)Readings in Russian StudiesTh 4:30PM - 6:30PMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.377.315 (01)Third Year RussianMWF 4:30PM - 5:20PMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.378.115 (03)First Year JapaneseMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoHodson 301
AS.378.315 (01)Third Year JapaneseMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMNakao, Makiko PenningtonKrieger 306
AS.378.215 (02)Second Year JapaneseMTWThF 12:00PM - 12:50PMNakao, Makiko PenningtonKrieger 517
AS.378.115 (01)First Year JapaneseTTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM, MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoKrieger 504
AS.380.401 (01)Fourth Year KoreanTTh 1:30PM - 2:20PMLee, Soo YunKrieger 517
AS.378.215 (01)Second Year JapaneseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMNakao, Makiko PenningtonKrieger 302
AS.380.101 (01)First Year KoreanMTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AMLee, Soo YunHodson 211
AS.381.201 (01)Second Year Hindi ITTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMDatla, RadhiKrieger 308
AS.381.101 (01)First Year Hindi ITTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMDatla, RadhiMattin Center 161
AS.380.301 (01)Third Year KoreanMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMLee, Soo YunKrieger 306
AS.384.115 (01)First Year HebrewF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, MW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, T 9:30AM - 10:20AMCohen, ZviSmokler Center 213
AS.377.115 (01)First Year RussianMTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.380.201 (01)Second Year KoreanMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMLee, Soo YunHodson 211
AS.384.315 (01)Third Year HebrewF 10:00AM - 10:50AM, M 1:30PM - 2:45PM, W 1:30PM - 2:45PMCohen, ZviSmokler Center 213
AS.384.215 (01)Second Year HebrewF 12:00PM - 1:15PM, M 3:00PM - 3:50PM, Th 9:00AM - 10:15AMCohen, ZviSmokler Center 213

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First Year Heritage Chinese II
AS.373.112 (02)

For students who have significant previously-acquired ability to understand and speak Modern Standard Chinese. Course focuses on reading and writing. Teaching materials are the same as used in AS.373.115-116; however, both traditional and simplified versions of written Chinese characters are used. Lab required. Continuation of AS.373.111. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.111 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Gilman 17
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese II
AS.373.116 (03)

Introductory course in Modern Standard Chinese. Goals: mastery of elements of pronunciation and control of basic vocabulary of 800-900 words and most basic grammatical patterns. Students work first with Pin-Yin system, then with simplified version of written Chinese characters. Continuation of AS.373.115. Note: Student with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.115 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Hodson 110
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Heritage Chinese II
AS.373.112 (01)

For students who have significant previously-acquired ability to understand and speak Modern Standard Chinese. Course focuses on reading and writing. Teaching materials are the same as used in AS.373.115-116; however, both traditional and simplified versions of written Chinese characters are used. Lab required. Continuation of AS.373.111. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.111 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Gilman 381
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese II
AS.373.116 (01)

Introductory course in Modern Standard Chinese. Goals: mastery of elements of pronunciation and control of basic vocabulary of 800-900 words and most basic grammatical patterns. Students work first with Pin-Yin system, then with simplified version of written Chinese characters. Continuation of AS.373.115. Note: Student with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.115 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Gilman 381
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Chinese II
AS.373.116 (02)

Introductory course in Modern Standard Chinese. Goals: mastery of elements of pronunciation and control of basic vocabulary of 800-900 words and most basic grammatical patterns. Students work first with Pin-Yin system, then with simplified version of written Chinese characters. Continuation of AS.373.115. Note: Student with existing demonstrable skills in spoken Chinese should take AS.373.111-112. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.115 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi, Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Gilman 381
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Heritage Chinese II
AS.373.212 (01)

For students who have significant previously-acquired ability to understand and speak Modern Standard Chinese. Course focuses on reading and writing. Teaching materials are the same as used in AS.373.115-116; however, both traditional and simplified versions of written Chinese characters are used. Continuation of AS.373.211. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.211 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Krieger 304
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese II
AS.373.216 (01)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.215 or Permission Required. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Gilman 313
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese II
AS.373.216 (02)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.215 or Permission Required. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Hodson 313
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Chinese II
AS.373.216 (03)

Consolidation of the foundation that students have laid in their first year of study and continued drill and practice in the spoken language, with continued expansion of reading and writing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Students will work with both simplified and traditional characters. Note: Students who have native-like abilities in comprehension and speaking should take AS.373.211-212. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.215 or Permission Required. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo, Yu, Chao
  • Room: Hodson 313
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Classical Chinese: Philosophers, Poets and Fantasists: An Introduction to Chinese Literature in the Original Classical Texts
AS.310.316 (01)

We will read arguments, anecdotes and stories, beginning with the philosophers of the ancient period, including the imaginative paradigms of the Daoist writer Zhuangzi, and continue with the strange writings allied with shamanism and goddess-worship. We will continue with the fantastical writers of the medieval world and finish with anecdotes of the strange from the Ming and Qing. Because this is a language as well as a literature class, in addition to literary content and social history as background, we will emphasize grammar and vocabulary. Class preparation will require language exercises, translations, readings in English and there will be a final translation/research paper.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Cass, Victoria B
  • Room: Mattin Center 161
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Heritage Chinese II
AS.373.314 (01)

This course is a continuation of AS.373.313. Students need to have native-level fluency in speaking and understanding Chinese. The course focuses on reading and writing. In addition to the textbooks, downloaded articles on current affairs may also be included on a regular basis. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.313 or Permission Required. Lab required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Yu, Chao
  • Room: Mattin Center 161
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Chinese II
AS.373.316 (01)

This two-semester course consolidates and further expands students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and further develops reading ability through work with textbook material and selected modern essays and short stories. Class discussions will be in Chinese insofar as feasible, and written assignments will be given. Continuation of AS.373.315. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.315 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Krieger 304
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Arabic II
AS.375.216 (02)

Continuation of AS.375.215. Designed to bring students up to competency level required for third/fourth year Arabic. Students will consolidate and expand their mastery of the four basic skills acquired in AS.375.115-116. More authentic material--written, audio, and visual--will be used, and culture will be further expanded on as a fifth skill. Accelerated students should register for Section 01. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.215 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Bloomberg 178
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/7
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Third Year Arabic II
AS.375.302 (01)

Designed to enhance students’ ability to read, discuss, and write about various topics covered in traditional and contemporary Arabic texts. Continuation of AS.375.301. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.301or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Krieger 300
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Fifth Year Chinese II
AS.373.492 (01)

Fifth Year Chinese is designed for students who finished fourth year regular or third year heritage Chinese course at JHU or its equivalent and wish to achieve a higher advanced proficiency level in Chinese. The goal of the course is to help students further develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills cohesively and to enhance students’ understanding of Chinese culture and society through language learning.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • Instructor: Zhao, Nan
  • Room: Gilman 217
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings in Russian Studies II
AS.377.397 (01)

The course examines aspects of Russian culture through Russian literature. Readings include a wide range of texts. Participation in the course would require reading authentic Russian texts, extensive classroom discussions, and frequent writing assignments. (All texts and videos are in Russian.) Pre-req: 377.315-316 or by permission

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Japanese II
AS.378.116 (02)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the fall term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 60 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in 2nd year Japanese. May not be taken Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.115

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Maryland 309
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Arabic II
AS.375.116 (01)

Continuation of AS.375.115. Introductory course in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Presents basic grammatical structures and a basic vocabulary. Through oral-aural drill in classroom, tapes in Language Laboratory, and reading/writing exercises, students attain a basic level of competence on which they can build in subsequent years of study. May not be taken Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Gilman 77
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/12
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

First Year Japanese II
AS.378.116 (03)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the fall term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 60 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in 2nd year Japanese. May not be taken Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.115

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Maryland 309
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Russian II
AS.377.116 (01)

A continuation of AS.377.115. This course is designed for students who have no background in the language and wish to learn the language at an academic level, obtaining knowledge of the linguistic aspects of the language as well as skills needed to communicate in Russian. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Russian linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency in survival level. It is expected that, by the end of the spring term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar, reading and writing skills. No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Levering Conf. A
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Russian II
AS.377.316 (01)

Continuation of AS.377.315. This course offers advanced training in spoken as well as written Russian. Advanced level of grammatical structures will be learned and practiced through communicative tasks.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Japanese II
AS.378.116 (01)

This course is designed for students who have no background or previous knowledge in Japanese. The course consists of lectures on Tuesday/Thursday and conversation classes on Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Japanese culture. By the end of the fall term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar items, reading and writing skills, and a recognition and production of approximately 60 kanji in context. Knowledge of grammar will be expanded significantly in 2nd year Japanese. May not be taken Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.115

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Maryland 309
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Chinese II
AS.373.316 (02)

This two-semester course consolidates and further expands students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and further develops reading ability through work with textbook material and selected modern essays and short stories. Class discussions will be in Chinese insofar as feasible, and written assignments will be given. Continuation of AS.373.315. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.315 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM
  • Instructor: Chen, Aiguo
  • Room: Shaffer 303
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Chinese II
AS.373.416 (01)

Continuation of AS.373.415. Readings in modern Chinese prose, including outstanding examples of literature, newspaper articles, etc. Students should understand most of the readings with the aid of a dictionary, so that class discussion need not focus primarily on detailed explanations of grammar. Discussion, to be conducted in Chinese, will concentrate on the cultural significance of the readings' content. Recommended Course Background: AS.373.415 or Permission Required. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Yang, Shuyi
  • Room: Gilman 10
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Arabic II
AS.375.216 (01)

Continuation of AS.375.215. Designed to bring students up to competency level required for third/fourth year Arabic. Students will consolidate and expand their mastery of the four basic skills acquired in AS.375.115-116. More authentic material--written, audio, and visual--will be used, and culture will be further expanded on as a fifth skill. Accelerated students should register for Section 01. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.215 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Bloomberg 178
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/16
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Second Year Japanese II
AS.378.216 (01)

Continuation of Beginning Japanese and Intermediate Japanese I. Training in spoken and written language, increasing students' knowledge of more complex patterns. At completion, students will have a working knowledge of about 250 Kanji. Lab required. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.215 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Shaffer 100
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Russian II
AS.377.216 (01)

Continuation of AS.377.215. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of Russian linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency higher than that learned in First Year Russian.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Hniadzko, Iryna
  • Room: Krieger 504
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Arabic II
AS.375.402 (01)

This is an introductory course to different periods of the Arabic literature. Selections of famous Arabic poetry and short prose works are the substance of the course. Continuation of AS.375.401. Recommended Course Background: AS.375.302 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 12:00PM - 1:15PM
  • Instructor: Jafire, Sana
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Japanese II
AS.378.216 (02)

Continuation of Beginning Japanese and Intermediate Japanese I. Training in spoken and written language, increasing students' knowledge of more complex patterns. At completion, students will have a working knowledge of about 250 Kanji. Lab required. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.215 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Shaffer 100
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Arabic II
AS.375.116 (02)

Continuation of AS.375.115. Introductory course in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Presents basic grammatical structures and a basic vocabulary. Through oral-aural drill in classroom, tapes in Language Laboratory, and reading/writing exercises, students attain a basic level of competence on which they can build in subsequent years of study. May not be taken Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Alsayed Suliman, Anas
  • Room: Krieger 300
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST

Third Year Japanese II
AS.378.316 (01)

Emphasis shifts toward reading, while development of oral-aural skills also continues apace. The course presents graded readings in expository prose and requires students to expand their knowledge of Kanji, grammar, and both spoken and written vocabulary. Lab required. Continuation of AS.378.315. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.315 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Nakao, Makiko Pennington
  • Room: Gilman 381
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Korean II
AS.380.102 (01)

Focuses on improving speaking fluency to Limited Proficiency so that one can handle simple daily conversations with confidence. It provides basic high-frequency structures and covers Korean holidays. Continuation of AS.380.101. Recommended Course Background: AS.380.101 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.50
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Bloomberg 172
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Haitian Creole II
AS.379.116 (01)

A continuation of AS.379.115. This course is designed for students who have no background in the language and wish to learn the language at an academic level, obtaining knowledge of the linguistic aspects of the language as well as skills needed to communicate in Haitian-Creole. The goal of the course is the simultaneous progression of four skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as familiarity with aspects of linguistics and culture that are necessary for language competency in survival level. It is expected that, by the end of the spring term, students will have basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a solid grasp of basic grammar, reading and writing skills.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 3:00PM - 4:15PM
  • Instructor: Julien, Edwin
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/6
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Korean II
AS.380.202 (01)

Aims for improving writing skills with correct spelling. Reading materials of Korean people, places, and societies will enhance cultural understanding and awareness, including discussion on family tree. Continuation of AS.380.201. Recommended Course Background: AS.380.201 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Bloomberg 172
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Korean II
AS.380.302 (01)

Emphasizes reading literacy in classic and modern Korean prose. By reading Korean newspapers and professional articles in one’s major, it enables one to be well-versed and truly literate. Continuation of AS.380.301. Cross-listed with East Asian Studies Prerequisite: AS.380.301 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Krieger 306
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Grammar and Readings in Japanese Studies
AS.378.493 (01)

This course is designed for graduate students (in East Asian Studies, Public Health, History of Medicine, History,etc.) and undergraduate students with a strong interest in developing a thorough knowledge of Japanese grammar from both linguistic and cultural perspectives in depth well beyond regular language courses in order to advance reading and comprehension of materials written in Japanese without use of a dictionary. We first review the primary components of Japanese grammar, such as tense, aspect, particles, conditionals, passive and causative, etc., followed by readings of articles demonstrating particular grammatical items. Specific strategies and techniques are also introduced, followed by practice. Class materials include a broad spectrum of native materials, including novels, newspapers, scholarly articles, essays, and historical papers. A diverse range of articles and essays are selected by students to introduce and enforce various ways of reading Japanese effectively. 2 credits. Pass-fail grade option only.

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Johnson, Mayumi Yuki
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Japanese II
AS.378.416 (01)

By using four skills in participatory activities (reading, writing, presentation, and discussion), students will develop reading skills in modern Japanese and deepen and enhance their knowledge on Kanji and Japanese culture. Lab required. Recommended Course Background: AS.378.415

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Katagiri, Satoko
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fourth Year Korean II
AS.380.402 (01)

This course is designed for those who have finished AS 380.302 or beyond advanced mid level of competency in Korean in four skills. By dealing with various topics on authentic materials including news, articles on websites, short stories, this course aims to help students enhance not only linguistics knowledge and skills, but also current issues in Korea. It is expected that, by the end of the term, students will be able to discuss a variety of topics and express opinions fluently in both spoken and written language.

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 1:30PM - 2:20PM
  • Instructor: Lee, Soo Yun
  • Room: Krieger 517
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/6
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Hebrew II
AS.384.216 (01)

Designed to enrich vocabulary and provide intensive grammatical review, and enhance fluency in reading, writing and comprehension. Recommended Course Background: AS.384.215 or permission required.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Hebrew II
AS.384.116 (01)

Designed to provide reading and writing mastery, to provide a foundation in Hebrew grammar and to provide basic conversational skills. Cross-listed with Jewish Studies.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MTWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room: Smokler Center 213
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

First Year Hindi II
AS.381.102 (01)

This course prepares students to function in everyday situations in the Hindi speaking world. Focuses on the acquisition of basic vocabulary and grammatical structures in culturally authentic contexts through listening, speaking, reading, and writing comprehension. Hindi reading and writing is taught in its original Dayva-nagari script. Oral-aural drills in class and work in the Language Lab is required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • Instructor: Datla, Radhi
  • Room: Smokler Center 301
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/16
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Second Year Hindi II
AS.381.202 (01)

Course provides refinement of basic language skills in cultural context. Emphasis will be on expansion of vocabulary and grammatical structures and further development of communicative skills. Continuation of AS.381.201. Recommended Course Background: AS.381.201 or permission required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Datla, Radhi
  • Room: Smokler Center 301
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Third Year Hebrew II
AS.384.316 (01)

Designed to: maximize comprehension and the spoken language through literary and newspaper excerpts providing the student with the language of an educated Israeli. Recommended Course Background: AS.384.315 or permission required. Cross-listed with Jewish Studies.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Cohen, Zvi
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.373.112 (02)First Year Heritage Chinese IIMWF 1:30PM - 2:20PMZhao, NanGilman 17
AS.373.116 (03)First Year Chinese IIMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanHodson 110
AS.373.112 (01)First Year Heritage Chinese IIMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AMZhao, NanGilman 381
AS.373.116 (01)First Year Chinese IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanGilman 381
AS.373.116 (02)First Year Chinese IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMYang, Shuyi, Zhao, NanGilman 381
AS.373.212 (01)Second Year Heritage Chinese IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMChen, AiguoKrieger 304
AS.373.216 (01)Second Year Chinese IIMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yu, ChaoGilman 313
AS.373.216 (02)Second Year Chinese IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yu, ChaoHodson 313
AS.373.216 (03)Second Year Chinese IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, Aiguo, Yu, ChaoHodson 313
AS.310.316 (01)First Year Classical Chinese: Philosophers, Poets and Fantasists: An Introduction to Chinese Literature in the Original Classical TextsTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMCass, Victoria BMattin Center 161
AS.373.314 (01)Third Year Heritage Chinese IIMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PMYu, ChaoMattin Center 161
AS.373.316 (01)Third Year Chinese IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMChen, AiguoKrieger 304
AS.375.216 (02)Second Year Arabic IIMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMJafire, SanaBloomberg 178ISLM-ISLMST
AS.375.302 (01)Third Year Arabic IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMAlsayed Suliman, AnasKrieger 300ISLM-ISLMST
AS.373.492 (01)Fifth Year Chinese IITTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMZhao, NanGilman 217
AS.377.397 (01)Readings in Russian Studies IIHniadzko, Iryna 
AS.378.116 (02)First Year Japanese IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoMaryland 309
AS.375.116 (01)First Year Arabic IIMTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AMAlsayed Suliman, AnasGilman 77ISLM-ISLMST
AS.378.116 (03)First Year Japanese IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoMaryland 309
AS.377.116 (01)First Year Russian IIMTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AMHniadzko, IrynaLevering Conf. A
AS.377.316 (01)Third Year Russian IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.378.116 (01)First Year Japanese IIMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Mayumi Yuki, Katagiri, SatokoMaryland 309
AS.373.316 (02)Third Year Chinese IIMWF 3:00PM - 3:50PMChen, AiguoShaffer 303
AS.373.416 (01)Fourth Year Chinese IIMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMYang, ShuyiGilman 10
AS.375.216 (01)Second Year Arabic IIMTWTh 9:00AM - 9:50AMJafire, SanaBloomberg 178ISLM-ISLMST
AS.378.216 (01)Second Year Japanese IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMNakao, Makiko PenningtonShaffer 100
AS.377.216 (01)Second Year Russian IIMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMHniadzko, IrynaKrieger 504
AS.375.402 (01)Fourth Year Arabic IITTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMJafire, SanaKrieger 517
AS.378.216 (02)Second Year Japanese IIMTWThF 12:00PM - 12:50PMNakao, Makiko PenningtonShaffer 100
AS.375.116 (02)First Year Arabic IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, TTh 1:30PM - 2:20PMAlsayed Suliman, AnasKrieger 300ISLM-ISLMST
AS.378.316 (01)Third Year Japanese IIMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMNakao, Makiko PenningtonGilman 381
AS.380.102 (01)First Year Korean IIMTWThF 9:00AM - 9:50AMLee, Soo YunBloomberg 172
AS.379.116 (01)First Year Haitian Creole IITTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMJulien, EdwinKrieger 517
AS.380.202 (01)Second Year Korean IIMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, TTh 10:30AM - 11:20AMLee, Soo YunBloomberg 172
AS.380.302 (01)Third Year Korean IIMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMLee, Soo YunKrieger 306
AS.378.493 (01)Grammar and Readings in Japanese StudiesJohnson, Mayumi Yuki 
AS.378.416 (01)Fourth Year Japanese IIMWF 1:30PM - 2:20PMKatagiri, SatokoKrieger 517
AS.380.402 (01)Fourth Year Korean IITTh 1:30PM - 2:20PMLee, Soo YunKrieger 517
AS.384.216 (01)Second Year Hebrew IICohen, Zvi 
AS.384.116 (01)First Year Hebrew IIMTWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMCohen, ZviSmokler Center 213
AS.381.102 (01)First Year Hindi IITTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMDatla, RadhiSmokler Center 301
AS.381.202 (01)Second Year Hindi IITTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMDatla, RadhiSmokler Center 301
AS.384.316 (01)Third Year Hebrew IICohen, Zvi