JAPN - Japanese

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

JAPN 101.  Travel Japanese   (3).

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).

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).

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

JAPN 223.  Intermediate Japanese I   (3).

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).

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).

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

JAPN 225.  Japanese Conversation   (2).

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

JAPN 300.  Special Studies   (1-3).

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