JAPN - Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 101 Beginning Japanese I

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

(JAPN 1411, 1511) Beginning Japanese I. Elementary language study with oral, written and reading practice; preparation for conversation; part of class preparation to be done in the language laboratory.

JAPN 102 Beginning Japanese II

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

(JAPN 1412, 1511) Beginning Japanese II. Continuation of JAPN 101; part of class preparation to be done in the language laboratory.
Prerequisite: JAPN 101.

JAPN 110 Functional Japanese: History and Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Designed to complement beginning Japanese courses; emphasis on oral production and ability to function in a variety of real-life situations; includes survey of Japanese history.
Prerequisite: Ability to read Hiragana and Katakana.

JAPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I

Credits 4. 4 Lecture Hours.

(JAPN 2311) Intermediate Japanese I. Readings of average difficulty; review of grammar; practice in conversation and composition.
Prerequisite: JAPN 102.

JAPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II

Credits 4. 4 Lecture Hours.

(JAPN 2312) Intermediate Japanese II. Continuation of JAPN 201 with more advanced material.
Prerequisite: JAPN 201.

JAPN 285 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Individual supervision of readings or assigned projects in Japanese, selected for each student individually; written or oral reports.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and Director of AALO.

JAPN 289 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of Japanese studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

JAPN 291 Research

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Other Hours.

Research in Japanese studies conducted under the direction of faculty member approved by the Director of AALO. May be taken 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

JAPN 301 Upper Level Japanese I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Reading and listening practice using authentic and near-authentic materials; conversation practice in different levels of formality; composition and grammar; conducted in Japanese.
Prerequisite: JAPN 202.

JAPN 302 Upper Level Japanese II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Continuation of JAPN 301 with more advanced material.
Prerequisite: JAPN 301.

JAPN 325 Japanese Language and Culture through Manga

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Examination of Japanese and Asian visual, linguistic, and cultural traditions, with emphasis on genre of Manga.
Prerequisite: JAPN 202.

JAPN 401 Advanced Japanese I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Readings with selected grammar and kanji lessons; focus on Japanese traditional and popular culture, religion, and history; taught in Japanese.
Prerequisite: JAPN 302 or equivalent.

JAPN 402 Advanced Japanese II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Readings with selected grammar and kanji lessons; focus on Japanese private and business life, education, politics, and contemporary culture; taught in Japanese.
Prerequisite: JAPN 302 or equivalent.

JAPN 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Individual supervision of readings or assigned projects selected for each student individually; written or oral reports.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and Director of AALO.

JAPN 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of Japanese studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

JAPN 491 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research in Japanese studies conducted under the direction of faculty member approved by the Director of AALO. May be taken 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.