Japanese - JPN
The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Fall 2014. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.
500-level courses require graduate standing.
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Elementary Japanese I
Basic grammar. Conversation. Reading and writing in the two Japanese syllabaries. Introduction to selected Chinese characters. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory.
Elementary Japanese II
Continuation of JPN 101. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): JPN 101.
Intermediate Japanese I
Completion of basic grammar. Practice in conversation. Reading and writing in the two Japanese syllabaries and in selected Chinese characters. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): JPN 102 or the equivalent.
Intermediate Japanese II
Reading and writing of elementary prose using the two Japanese syllabaries. Reading and writing in selected Chinese characters. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): JPN 103 or the equivalent.
1 TO 4 hours.
Individual study under faculty direction for qualified students with special interests and needs. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.
Advanced Spoken Japanese
Emphasis on advanced oral and aural proficiency. Expression of cultural and personal topics using formal and informal language. Prerequisite(s): JPN 104; or consent of the instructor.
Japanese Language and Culture
Survey of the development of cultural traits and values throughout Japanese history, and the basic characteristics of Japanese grammar. Focus on the way in which grammar and vocabulary use reflect those traits and values. Same as LING 215.
World Cultures course.
Information provided by the Office of Programs and Academic Assessment.
This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.