James Baskind

Adjunct Faculty


World Languages

Classes Taught

Fall 2023

JPH245 Traditional and Modern Japanese Culture 3 Credits

Survey of traditional and modern Japanese culture in context. Intellectual, spiritual, and artistic traditions of Japan will be examined with an eye on their popular-culture manifestations. The course, conducted in English, will consist of lectures, discussions, as well as oral and written reports. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability

Live Online

Live Online
08/22/2023 - 12/15/2023
7:10 PM - 8:35 PM


22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 19947 Students may contact instructor at james.baskind@mesacc.edu

Class 19947 Students must have access to a computer, webcom, scanner/camera and printer.

JPN101 Elementary Japanese I 5 Credits

Basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary of Japanese. Study of Japanese culture. Development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: If you have previous knowledge of Japanese or you have taken high school Japanse classes, please contact the World Languages department (480-461-7031) to be placed in the appropriate level

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
Dobson Campus
In Person
08/21/2023 - 12/15/2023
12:00 PM - 2:40 PM


21 of 24
Seats Available

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