Japanese (JAPN)

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

JAPN 101.  Travel Japanese   3 credit hours

Designed to teach basic conversational skills in a variety of situations that are commonly faced by travelers. Includes information about culture, expectations, and taboos that helps travelers better navigate in a country with different societal norms. Course includes diversity content. Repeatable for credit.

JAPN 111.  Elementary Japanese I   5 credit hours

Introduces fundamentals of pronunciation, vocabulary building, practice in understanding and speaking phrases, reading, and writing. Also includes cultural material.

JAPN 112.  Elementary Japanese II   5 credit hours

A continuation of JAPN 111, completing the basic course in Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or equivalent.

JAPN 223.  Intermediate Japanese I   3 credit hours

Includes fundamentals of pronunciation, vocabulary building, practice in understanding and speaking phrases, reading, and writing. Draws examples from Japanese culture, politics and society. Prerequisite: JAPN 112 or equivalent.

JAPN 224.  Intermediate Studies in Japanese Language   1-3 credit hours

The course may deal with one of the following topics in Japanese language as announced by the instructor: (a) continuing intermediate Japanese grammar; (b) Japanese business terminology; (c) intermediate Japanese readings; (d) other topics as approved by the department. Repeatable for credit provided the topic is different. Prerequisite: JAPN 223, 225, or instructor's consent.

JAPN 224A.  Intermediate Japanese Grammar   1 credit hour

Topics in Japanese language as announced by the instructor. Repeatable for credit provided the topic is different.

JAPN 225.  Japanese Conversation   2 credit hours

Develops oral fluency. Pre- or corequisite: JAPN 112.

JAPN 300.  Special Studies   1-3 credit hours

Topic announced by instructor. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: instructor's consent.