JAPN - JAPANESE

Department of Foreign Languages & Literature (ARS)


JAPN - 1080 JAPANESE CULTURE AND COMMERCE
[3 hours] Study of Japanese culture and society with emphasis on business and economics. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)


JAPN - 1090 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE CULTURE
[3 hours] An introduction to principal social, artistic, and literary aspects of modern Japanese culture. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)


JAPN - 1110 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE I
[4 hours] An introduction to Japanese language and culture through aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit)


JAPN - 1120 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE II
[4 hours] An introduction to Japanese language and culture through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: JAPN 1110 or satisfactory score on placement test.


JAPN - 2140 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I
[3 hours] Further practice of the four language skills with grammar review and readings of a literary-cultural nature. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: JAPN 1120 or satisfactory score on placement test.


JAPN - 2150 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II
[3 hours] Further practice of the four language skills with grammar review and readings of a literary-cultural nature. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: JAPN 2140 or satisfactory score on placement test.


JAPN - 2190 STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 3 hours] The course permits beginning students of Japanese to spend time in a country where Japanese is spoken. Credit awarded in accordance with established departmental procedures. Prerequisite: JAPN 2150 & permission of instructor.


JAPN - 3010 CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I
[3 hours] Work on advanced aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts dealing with contemporary issues relating to Japan. Laboratory practice required. Prerequisite: JAPN 2150 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 3020 CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II
[3 hours] Further work on advanced aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts dealing with contemporary issues relating to Japan. Laboratory practice required. A writing-intensive course. Prerequisite: JAPN 3010 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 3170 BUSINESS JAPANESE
[3 hours] An introduction to the language and practices of Japanese business and commerce. Prerequisite: JAPN 2150 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 3410 SURVEY OF JAPANESE CIVILIZATION I
[3 hours] A study of different aspects of Japanese culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science, and philosophy. Prerequisite: JAPN 2150 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 3420 SURVEY OF JAPANESE CIVILIZATION II
[3 hours] A study of different aspects of Japanese culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science, and philosophy. Prerequisite: JAPN 2150 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 4010 JAPANESE SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS I
[3 hours] A review of Japanese stylistic structures through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises in Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPN 3020 or consent of instructor


JAPN - 4020 JAPANESE SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS II
[4 hours] Further review of Japanese stylistic structures through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises in Japanese. The course includes an introduction to Japanese calligraphy. A writing-intensive course. Prerequisite: JAPN 4010


JAPN - 4050 ADVANCED CONVERSATION I
[3 hours] Practice in speaking idiomatic Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPN 3020


JAPN - 4060 ADVANCED CONVERSATION II
[3 hours] Continued practice in speaking idiomatic Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPN 3020


JAPN - 4070 JAPANESE TRANSLATION
[3 hours] Practice in translation of texts from Japanese into English and English into Japanese. Subject matter area will include commerce, natural, physical, and social sciences, and the humanities. Prerequisite: Two 3000-level courses


JAPN - 4190 STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 12 hours] The course permits the student minoring in Japanese to spend time in a country where Japanese is spoken. Credit awarded in accordance with established departmental procedures. Prerequisite: JAPN 3020 & consent of instructor


JAPN - 4980 SPECIAL TOPICS IN JAPANESE STUDIES
[1 - 3 hours] Study of a selected topic in Japanese language, literature, or culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: Two 3000-level courses


JAPN - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN JAPANESE
[1 - 3 hours] Independent research on special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

Last Updated: 5/5/14