Japanese (JAPN)

Japanese (JAPN)

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JAPN 1101 Elementary Japanese I: 4 semester hours.

Basic communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in Japan. Practice in the language laboratory is required. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

JAPN 1102 Elementary Japanese II: 4 semester hours.

Basic communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in Japan. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: JAPN 1101 or equivalent.Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

JAPN 2200 Intermediate Enrichment: 1-4 semester hours.

Enhances intermediate students' progress in listening, speaking, reading, writing as well as broadening cultural and historical understanding. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQ: C- in JAPN 1102. COREQ: JAPN 2201 or JAPN 2202. F, S, Su

JAPN 2201 Intermediate Japanese I: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in Japanese. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the Japanese language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: JAPN 1102 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F

JAPN 2202 Intermediate Japanese II: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in Japanese. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the Japanese language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: JAPN 2201 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. S

JAPN 2205 Study Abroad: 3-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of intermediate-level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

JAPN 2220 Basic Kanji I: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to basic kanji practice through acquisition of communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in Japan. Writing, reading, and speaking of basic kanji and kanji components. PREREQ: JAPN 1101 or equivalent. D

JAPN 2221 Basic Kanji II: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to basic kanji practice through acquisition of communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in Japan. Writing, reading, and speaking of basic kanji and kanji components. PREREQ: JAPN 2220 or equivalent. D

JAPN 2299 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

JAPN 3301 Japanese Conversation and Composition I: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking and writing Japanese in forms and styles common to economics, politics, science, society, the arts and creative writing of the Japanese-speaking world. PREREQ: JAPN 2202 or equivalent. F

JAPN 3302 Japanese Conversation and Composition II: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking and writing Japanese in forms and styles common to economics, politics, science, society, the arts and creative writing of the Japanese-speaking world. PREREQ: JAPN 2202 or equivalent. S

JAPN 3303 Professional Japanese: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading and writing Japanese in business, medical, legal, or other professions. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. PREREQ: JAPN 2202 or equivalent. D

JAPN 3305 Study Abroad: 1-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of upper-division level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

JAPN 3320 Intermediate Kanji I: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice of intermediate kanji through development of intermediate level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in kanji and kanji components. PREREQ: JAPN 2221 or equivalent. D

JAPN 3321 Intermediate Kanji II: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice of intermediate kanji through development of upper-division level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in kanji and kanji components. PREREQ: JAPN 3320 or equivalent. D

JAPN 3341 Survey of Japanese Literature and Civilization I: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of main currents of Japanese cultural history and literature. Conducted in Japanese. PREREQ: JAPN 2202 or equivalent. D

JAPN 3342 Survey of Japanese Literature and Civilization II: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of main currents of Japanese cultural history and literature. Conducted in Japanese. PREREQ: JAPN 2202 or equivalent. D

JAPN 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times.

JAPN 4470 Readings in Japanese: 2 semester hours.

Reading, discussion, and writing on selected topics in Japanese literature. May be repeated for up to 4 credits with different content. Conducted in English or Japanese, depending on each student's skills. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

JAPN 4498P Professional Development Workshop: 3 semester hours.

New methods and opportunities to enhance and supplement skills. Subject to the approval of the Dean of the student's college, a maximum of eight credits earned in workshops may be applied toward a degree; students taking the courses only for personal development may choose the 0-credit option; those seeking professional development must choose a for-credit option.

JAPN 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

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