JAPN 1001 Elementary Japanese I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Elementary grammar, practice with simple conversational patterns, introduction to writing systems. Not open to native speakers of Japanese.

JAPN 1002 Elementary Japanese II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 1001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Elementary grammar, practice with simple conversational patterns, introduction to writing systems. Not open to native speakers of Japanese.

JAPN 1101 Intensive Elementary Japanese
Credit Hours 6.0
Description

Intensive introduction to Japanese, with emphasis on communicative competence, equivalent to JAPN 1001 and JAPN 1002. Not open to native speakers of Japanese.

JAPN 2001 Intermediate Japanese I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 1002 or JAPN 1101 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Intermediate grammar; practice in conversation, composition, and reading.

JAPN 2002 Intermediate Japanese II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 2001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Intermediate grammar; further practice in conversation, composition, and reading.

JAPN 2012 Intermediate Composition and Conversation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 2002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Continued practice of oral and compositional skills, with an emphasis on presentation of personal viewpoints.

JAPN 3001 Advanced Japanese I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 2002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Continued practice in conversation, composition and reading; expansion of vocabulary; further mastery of grammatical structures.

JAPN 3002 Advanced Japanese II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Practice in all receptive and productive language skills; further vocabulary expansion; grammar review.

JAPN 3010 Listening and Pronunciation Clinic
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 2002 with grade of C or higher
Description

JAPN 3001 recommended. Analysis of differences between English and Japanese phonetic segments and rules; exercises to help students overcome their foreign accent in Japanese through use of recently developed audio-lingual materials.

JAPN 3011 Advanced Japanese III
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3002 with grade of C or higher
Description

Advanced grammar and word formation; conversation and writing practice.

JAPN 3012 Advanced Japanese IV
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3011 with grade of C or higher
Description

Advanced grammar and word formation; conversation and writing practice.

JAPN 3013 Intensive Grammar Review
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3002 with grade of C or higher
Description

Review of syntax and morphology for those who have completed the first three years of Japanese. This course serves as a prerequisite (with a grade of B or higher) for an upper-level composition course.

JAPN 3081 Japanese Language and Society
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 1002 with grade of C or higher
Description

Grammar review with emphasis on the social origins of linguistic structures of Japanese.
Global Perspectives Course.

JAPN 3082 Reading and Writing in Japanese I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3001 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Three lectures and one supervised lab a week. Mastery of 250 Kanji and practice in Japanese word processing.

JAPN 3084 Business Japanese
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites JAPN 3001 with grade of C or higher
Description

This course will aim at enhancing a student’s ability to understand and apply the practical Japanese encountered in realistic business situations.
Global Perspectives Course.

JAPN 4063 Practicum in Japanese
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Senior standing and consent of instructor
Description

Directed work in special projects; field experience; internship. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

JAPN 4990 Independent Study – Special Topics for Majors
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Completion of at least two 3000-level Japanese courses with a grade of C or higher and consent of the instructor
Description

For Asian Studies majors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in major courses and all course work. No more than four credit hours may be applied toward the major. Special topics readings and/or research to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

JAPN 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements.