Japanese - JPN


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. 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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101 Elementary Japanese I
4 hours. 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.

102 Elementary Japanese II
4 hours. Continuation of JPN 101. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): JPN 101.

103 Intermediate Japanese I
4 hours. 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.

104 Intermediate Japanese II
4 hours. 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.

196 Independent Study
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.

200 Advanced Spoken Japanese
3 hours. 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.

210 Advanced Japanese Language and Culture
3 hours. Expansion of communication skills, especially speaking, through an exploration of contemporary Japanese culture. Prerequisite(s): JPN 104; or appropriate score on the department placement test or appropriate AP test score. 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.