JAPN - JAPANESE

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

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Last Updated: 5/5/14