2019-2020 Catalog

Publication date June 2019

Japanese (JPN) - Courses

+ next to a course number indicates a general education course

Courses

JPN 101 Cr.4

Elementary Japanese I

This is the first of two introductory courses in Japanese for students with no prior knowledge of this language, focused on developing the four communicative skills: listening, speaking, writing, and reading, with an introduction to Japanese culture through a variety of topics from everyday life (family, shopping) to the arts (cinema, literature). A year of high school study in this language is equivalent to the 101 level. Offered Fall.

+JPN 102 Cr.4

Elementary Japanese II

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence that develops communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as knowledge and understanding towards Japanese culture. The course aims to develop communicative skills in a wide range of contexts with increasing focus on reading and writing communication. The classes are conducted primarily in Japanese and typing in Japanese will be introduced. Prerequisite: JPN 101. Offered Spring.

+JPN 201 Cr.4

Intermediate Japanese I

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence that develops intercultural communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It also aims to develop knowledge and appreciation towards Japanese culture. The classes are conducted primarily in Japanese. Prerequisite: JPN 102. Offered Fall.

+JPN 202 Cr.4

Intermediate Japanese II

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence that develops communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It also develops socio-cultural understanding of Japanese language and society. Prerequisite: JPN 201. Offered Spring.

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